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The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course
with Oceanlife.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about advancing your skills. You'll practice navigation and buoyancy, try deep diving and make three specialty dives of your choosing (it's like a specialty sampler platter). For every specialty dive you complete, you can earn credit towards PADI specialty certifications.

Here are a few of the many options: Enriched Air Nitrox, Deep, Fish Identification, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Digital Underwater Imaging, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigation, Dive Against Debris, Dry Suit, and Wreck Diver.

What You Learn

You will hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation.

  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres)

  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choosing, (subject to availability)


To enroll in the PADI Advanced Open Diver course you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)

  • 15 years or older (12 years for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver, 10 to 11 years Junior Adventure Diver)


Equipment Requirements

  • Swimming costume.

  • Towel.

  • Positive attitude.

  • Keenness to learn.


Course Timeframe

The course is run with the student time frame in mind.  It consists of five dives in total which can be completed over a single weekend or over five weeks or more depending on your requirements.


If you have any questions relating to this course, please contact us and we will be glad to answer them all.

Let the adventure begin!

With our highly trained instructors by your side, we will have you exploring further amongst the aquatic realm in no time.

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