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padi Advanced

Open Water Course

Continue the Adventure & Get Certified to Dive to 100'

Course Objective:

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is designed to introduce you to new skills and new types of scuba diving.  Add more experiences to your ever growing "Scuba Portfolio. "The PADI Advanced Open Water Course certifies a diver to dive to depths of up to 100'


  • 10 years of age to complete Adventure Dives in Group A

  • 12 years of age to complete Adventure Dives in Group B

  • 15 years of age to complete the Sidemount Adventure Dive

  • Must be a certified PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent

  • Complete the DIVER MEDICAL - Participant Questionnaire. Read the form carefully. If you are able to answer "YES" to any of the questions, a Physician must SIGN OFF and give APPROVAL for you to participate in diving activities.

Advanced Open Water Students

What is Involved?

  • Complete the PADI Advanced Open Water ​eLearning Course - to understand the basic principles of each adventure dive​. 

  • (5) - Adventure Dives to expand your knowledge with new skills and experiences.

What Adventure Dives Can I Choose From?

Group A (Must at least be 10 years of age)

  • Digital Underwater Photography ($150 upgrade)

  • Fish Identification

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Underwater Naturalist

  • ** Underwater Navigation ** -- Mandatory for the PADI Advanced Open Water Certification


Group B (Must at least be 12 years of age)

  • ** Deep Diver ** -- Mandatory for the PADI Advanced Open Water Certification

  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle - DPV ($75 upgrade)

  • Enriched Air ($100 upgrade)

  • Multi-Level Diver

  • Night Diver

  • Search & Recovery Diver

  • Underwater Videography

  • Sidemount Diver (Must be at least 15 years of age and $100 upgrade)

Required Course Materials:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Manual with Deluxe Data Carrier ​or the eLearning Course Pass

How Many Students In The Course?

We are proud to offer PRIVATE / SEMI PRIVATE COURSES!
Our courses are smaller, allowing us to focus on your every need, as you become a PADI certified open water diver. We enroll an average of 2-3 students per instructor.  Many of our courses offer PRIVATE 1 on 1 Instruction.

How Long Is The Course? 

The PADI Advanced Open Water course is performance based. This means we have no time limit on any of our courses. We will work with any student until they are 100% comfortable with the skills involved. You will leave our class feeling confident and ready to take on your next diving adventure. For scheduling purposes, the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification Course averages 2 days in length.​

What Is Included In This Course? 

  • PADI Advanced Open Water eLearning Course

  • Course tuition for this two day course

  • Course certification card fee

  • Additional air fills

  • Equipment Rental

Continuing From Here:

After completing Advanced Open Water the next step is Rescue Diver or Specialty Courses! For each PADI Adventure Dive you complete, you will receive credit for the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Course. For example, if you had completed the PADI Deep Adventure Dive, during your PADI Advanced Open Water Course, you would only need to complete three more Deep Specialty Dives to complete the PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course. (It would normally require four dives).

PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course --- $640

​Includes: PADI Advanced Open Water eLearning Course Materials, (5) Adventure Dives, Rental Equipment, Additional Air Fills, Course Tuition & Certification Fee
Does Not Include: Premiere Adventure Dives

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