Advanced Open Water Course

This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. Advancing your diving knowledge & skills is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.

During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control and fish identification.

If the dates do not suit your availability please contact us for additional options.

Minimum numbers (3 participants) do apply.

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Advanced Open Water Course$650 per person

*Standard courses are run over 2 days.*

The package includes the following:

  • Gear hire for the duration of the course
  • All PADI study materials
  • Keppel Konnections ferry transfers to and from GKI for all days required to complete the course
  • 20% off SCUBA gear hire or your next double dive (booked and paid within 4 weeks of course completion)
  • All prices include a per person, per day Environmental Management Charge (EMC) that contributes to management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
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