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Advanced Open Water Diver

Price: $324.99

Take the Next Step and Become a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver


Join your instructor as you go on 5 adventure dives during this fun weekend course. This course is the next step after the Open water course and is not difficult or really that " Advanced"  as it is simply designed to teach build on the skills you learned in your basic course while getting you out diving.

Two of the required adventure dives you go on will be Deep (60-100 ft. max) and Navigation, then the instructor will add 3 electives which will be based on the area you will be diving... (Like Wreck diving, Night diving, Drift Diving, Photography, Boat diving etc.) ... This is really just a fun dive weekend that opens up more dive sites and experiances for you. 

Course Flow:

  • Students read and complete exercises in the Adventures in Diving textbook before class. Often there is a single one evening classroom a few days before the dive weekend, to take up knowledge reviews answer questions, talk about the weekend and answer questions.

  • Upon completion of the open water dives, students will receive a PADI ADVANCED Open water Diver Certification card.alt


Who Should take this Course?:

  • This Course is suitable for all Open Water Divers and can even be taken as a bit of a refresher by those who might be a bit rusty or havent dove locally.


Course Particulars:

  • Pre-Requisites: Open Water Diver - 15 years old (Junior certification for ages 12 -14 years is allowed.)

  • Course Location & Time(s) : Dive Source Classroom for one evening then 2 days of Open water diving doing 5 dives, typically done on a Saturday or Sunday.


Books & Equipment Needed:

  • Books: PADI Adventures in Diving Manual with Data Carrier Slate

  • Scuba Gear: Full scuba gear with compass, Dive Computer and two tanks

  • Recommended Accessories: These vary with what electives are part of the class

  • Charter Fees: Are not included and vary with location.


Related or Complimentary courses:

  • Deep diver, Wreck diver and many other Specialties as well as the Rescue Diver course can be taken after you complete your advanced certification.


For course dates and times please visit our Course Calendar page located here.

 Click here for the PADI Registration Form for this course

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