PADI Advanced Open Water
Continue your adventure, explore new possibilities and deeper limits, become more confident by improving your diving skills. You can start this course after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you want to try out different specialties, log new dives and develop new capabilities, the best way is to enroll the PADI Advanced course that will take 2-3 days of training.
You will build up confidence and expand your diving knowledge through 5 Adventure dives whereas two of them are mandatory: Deep & Navigation. The remaining three are free to choose from a long list of options i.e. Enriched Air Nitrox, Wreck, Night, Buoyancy Control, Fish ID, Drift, Sidemount, Photography, etc.
If you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to participate in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – please check with us-.
Each adventure dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course.
For instance during the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives and understand more in detail about the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. Furthermore the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive helps you to master compass navigation skills and improves your underwater navigation when using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.