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Advanced Open water diver

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences - That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

What will you learn?  You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. 
During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.  The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

What's Next?

  1. Review the medical questionnaire  - if you have any of these conditions you must get medical clearance prior to participating in class

  2. Sign up for our advanced open water certification classes by completing the Get In Touch form

    • Cost - ​$295 - includes everything except log book, mask, snorkel, fins and boots

    • Also you are required to have a flashlight and a knife

    • If you would like to do PADI e-learning instead of the included classroom learning - sign up here.   Please note there will be an additional cost charged by PADI.

  3. Check out the course catalog for the adventure dives that interest you