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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

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Looking for the ultimate adventure? You found it! PADI's Adventures in Diving programme fine-tunes your scuba skills and allows you to explore all that diving has to offer and to advance your training to the next level. It's your dive - go for it!

The course offers you a structured programme where you gain confidence, additional experience and skills through different Adventure Dives under the guidance of a PADI Professional. This in-water, performance-based programme includes the following lesson choices:

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver with Dive The World

  • Altitude
  • AWARE-Fish Identification
  • Enriched Air Nitrox
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Boat
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Photography
  • Multilevel and Dive Computer
  • Deep
  • Night
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) - underwater scooter
  • Search and Recovery
  • Drift
  • Dry Suit
  • Underwater Videography
  • Wreck
  • Sidemount

This programme offers 2 certification options. Complete any 3 Adventure Dives to earn the PADI Adventure Diver rating. Complete the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives and 3 additional Adventure Dives and earn a PADI Advanced Open Water certification. What’s more, each Adventure Dive may gain you credit towards the first dive of the corresponding specialty course.

Each dive starts with a brief knowledge development presentation and test, a briefing, and then a scuba dive. For example, you’ll learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of diving at greater depth during the Deep Dive, and the Underwater Navigation Dive shows you how to better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time, and improves your compass skills. You will use the standard scuba equipment, plus a compass and a dive knife/tool. You might also need to use some specialist equipment, depending on which adventure dives you choose, for example a lift bag, an underwater scooter, a camera, a dry suit, a dive computer.

PADI's Adventures in Diving programme has something for everyone and is an ideal course to take on a liveaboard cruise. If you're an Open Water Diver (or Junior Open Water and at least 12 years old) or an Adventure Diver, then you're ready for the PADI Adventures in Diving programme. Options include the online interactive e-learning program, or the traditional Advanced Open Water Diver study manual and video. So what do the Adventures in Diving lessons offer you? New experiences, new skills, and lots of thrilling scuba adventures.

Course Details

Number of Dives: 5

Duration: 2 days

Price: Courses price list

Location: This course is available at our 5 Star Dive Centre in Phuket; as well as Phi Phi Islands and Krabi, Koh Tao and Koh Samui in Thailand; Cairnsf in Australia; Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh and Marsa Alam in Egypt; Mabul and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia; Bali, Manado and Raja Ampat in Indonesia; and Taveuni and Viti Levu in Fiji.


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