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Learn to dive deeper and longer with the Advanced Open Water Diver course

Enhance your scuba skills with the most fun course in diving – Advanced Open Water Diver. This course builds on your foundational knowledge of scuba diving and introduces you to specialties diving certifications. This is the perfect course to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the guidance of our experienced instructors.


With this course you will develop your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:
  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 meters/ 60-100 feet)
  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choice. Choose from 15 different specialties, like Digital Underwater Photography, Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Search and Recovery and more!



Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and dive knife or dive tool. You’ll also use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you do. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as dive light for night diving or lift bag for search and recovery diving.


What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course will vary based on the adventure dives you choose. This course will give you knowledge of:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)


Learning Materials

We teach our class using PADI eLearning, which gives you the ability to learn at your own pace. Once you sign up, you will receive a code to get started right away. And we are always here to help you come in or give us a call if you have any questions.

Advanced Open Water eLearning


To take this course, you must be a PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) and 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

This course includes

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning
  • 2 days of diving to complete five Advanced Open Water dives with instructors
  • Advanced Open Water Diver certification

Upon completion, you will receive the PADI Advanced Open Water  Diver certification (or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver for divers age 12-14). 

Course Fees

Tuition: $500 (e-Learning, five open water dives, and certification)

Class Schedule

Click here to see a schedule of our upcoming classes.

We also offer custom classes tailored to meet you schedule.  Call us for pricing and details.