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Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Diving like any pastime diving requires practice to perfect existing skills and to learn new ones and this is where the PADI Advanced Open Water Course comes in. Most people assume that the Advanced Open Water Course is for 'advanced' divers and that they need vast amounts of dive experience to take part. In essence this course is aimed at not just the experienced diver but also at the new diver. This program gives students the chance to try new skills and learn new techniques all under the guidance of a qualified professional. For the diver who has been diving for a number of years this is a chance to brush up on skills, unlearn any bad habits that may have formed and learn new skills that they may not have.

You will be introduced to a range of different diving types under varying conditions. The dives will give you the ability to conduct dives such as Wreck, Deep, Night, Search and Recovery, Navigation and Buoyancy Control. By taking part in this course you will not only gain confidence in your diving ability but gain the freedom to take part in a wide variety of dives.

This course emphasises student involvement in all aspects of dive planning and gives them the ability to safely plan the dives independently once the course is finished.

The dives on this course also count towards the respective specialties and give you a taste of the various options that you have to continue your education. 

If you are unsure about what interests to follow in diving or just want to improve your skills then this is the course for you.


  • PADI Openwater Diver or equivalent
  • Minimum 12 years of age

Course Requirements:

Your own Mask, Snorkel and Fins are required for all courses.

Cost includes all PADI training, certification and study materials. All other necessary equipment will be provided for the duration of the course.