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PADI Advanced Open Water

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is specifically designed to increase diver confidence and build on the scuba skills learned in the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is the perfect way to gain quality “bottom time” while building on previously learned skills and gaining new skills, all while under the supervision of our instructors.


Divers can explore various aspects of scuba in a safe and fun environment!

Knowledge and Skills gained
during the PADI Advance Open Water course, included:

·      Practical aspects of Deep Diving.
·      Physiological effects of Deep Diving.
·      Divers will learn to properly use their underwater compass.
·      Divers will learn how to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.
·      Divers will better understand how to use their dive computers and the eRDPml.

ADC students enrolled in the PADI Advance Open Water Diver course will also learn to take their buoyancy control to the next level and so much more depending on the chosen Adventure Dives.

During the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, divers complete a minimum of five adventure dives (see choices below).                        

Altitude Diver
AWARE-Fish Identification
           Boat Diver
Deep Diver *
                        Digital Underwater Photo.
  Dry Suit Diver
Drift Diver
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
             Multilevel Diver
Night Diver
                           Peak Performance Buoyancy
Search & Recovery Diver
Cavern Diver 
         Ice Diver
Underwater Naturalist
    Underwater Navigator *
      Underwater Videography
Search & Recovery
                                                                 Semi-closed Rebreather
Wreck Diver
Underwater Hunter
* Required adventure dives.

What is included?
·  PADI’s Adventures in Diving Manual.
·  Class Tuition
·  Knowledge development, pre-dive planning.
·  5 Adventure Dives with course Instructor.
·  PADI Advance Open Water Certification (Upon completion)

Private and semi private lessons are available for an additional fee, please call to discuss pricing.

                        Course Price: $180.00

What is not included?

·  Divers Personal Gear

​·  Standard SCUBA System: (Buoyancy Compensator Device (BCD), Weight System, Regulators, Tank, Wetsuit w/Hood, Depth and SPG. 
(Rentals are available.)

Also Advanced Open Water Diver Specific equipment:
1.) Compass: To safely and accurately navigate underwater a dive compass is a must. We never dive without one! 
2.) Dive Knife: Self extraction tool, enough said.
3.) Whistle: Required safety equipment 101, the perfect safety device, cheap, small easy to use, it might just save your life!
4.) Primary Light: A primary light is exactly what the name implies, your primary means of illumination while underwater. 
5.) Back-up Light: Despite the high quality associated with submersible lights today, Murphy’s Law reminds us that batteries fail, bulbs break, lenses crack and
housings flood, that is why, at night, we always have at least one back-up light..
6.) Surface Marker Light: A Surface Marker Light enables boaters and others to see divers who are on the surface.

​ * Adventure/Specialty Dive specific equipment: to be determined.