PADI Advance Open Water Diver Course

Course Description

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is designed to enhance your diving skills and knowledge beyond the basic Open Water Diver level. This course helps you to become a more confident and capable diver through a series of adventure dives that introduce you to new underwater activities and environments.

What to Expect

  • Knowledge Development: Start with PADI Advance Open Water Diver manual and video theory, where you’ll study the theory behind the adventure dives. This flexible, self-paced study covers navigation, deep diving, and a selection of specialty dives.Study at your own pace, online or offline, and complete quizzes. This phase typically takes 5-10 hours.

  • Adventure Dives: Complete five adventure dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor:

    • Mandatory Dives: Deep Dive (exploring depths beyond 18 meters/60 feet) and Underwater Navigation (using a compass and natural navigation techniques).

    • Elective Dives: Choose three more dives from options like Night Diving, Wreck Diving, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Digital Underwater Imaging, Fish Identification, and more.

  • Hands-On Experience: These dives will help you practice and refine your diving skills, gain new experiences, and build confidence underwater.


  • Age: Must be at least 12 years old.

  • Prerequisites: Must have a PADI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent.

  • Health: Participants should be in good health and fit for diving. A medical questionnaire may be required.


  • Duration: The course typically takes 2-3 days to complete.

  • Equipment: Equipment: Basic scuba gear is provided, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive computer, and tank. Please bring personal items like swimwear, sunscreen, and a towel with you.

  • Certification: Upon completion, you’ll earn the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification, allowing you to dive to depths of up to 30 meters (100 feet).

Who It’s For

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is perfect for:

  • Certified Divers: Those who have completed the Open Water Diver course and want to advance their skills.

  • Adventure Seekers: Individuals looking to explore different types of diving and underwater environments.

  • Travelers: Tourists who wish to enhance their diving capabilities and access more dive sites worldwide.

Next Steps

After earning your Advanced Open Water Diver certification, you can continue your diving education with courses like the PADI Rescue Diver, Divemaster, and various specialty courses. These courses help you gain more expertise and explore specific areas of interest in scuba diving.

Ready to take your diving to the next level? Contact us to book your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course and start your underwater adventure today!




The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is perfect for certified divers aged 12+. Enhance your underwater adventures.


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