Advanced Open Water Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course requires five dives.

Important skills are learnt during this course to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a truly independent diver... you'll begin to think like a diver.

Dives which is a must in this course include:

  • Advanced deep dive to a depth near 30m (Mandatory)
  • Advanced navigation dive using a compass and the surrounding environment (Mandatory)
  • Advanced Peak Performance Buoyancy* (recommended)
  • Advanced U/W Digital Imaging
  • Advanced Drift Diving
  • Advanced Underwater Naturalist
  • Advanced Search and Recovery
  • Advanced Fish ID
  • Advanced Shark Awareness
  • Advanced Night Dive* (recommended)
  • Advanced Wreck Dive* (recommended)


Step 1: Complete theory component of the PADI Advanced Open Water course is all self-study of the relevant chapter in the “Adventures in Diving” manual to the Advanced Adventure Dive you will do! Real Easy! (the manual is available in either a book or Elearning).


  • PADI Advanced Open Water Course: $650 - 5 dives