Advanced Open Water Diver
This course is the next step after the PADI Open Water Diver certification.
Through knowledge and experience you will be able to explore wider interests and develop new skills.
PADI Advanced Open Water
The course involves five adventure dives, two of which are compulsory – Navigation and Deep. You can then choose a further 3 dives from the PADI Adventure courses. There are many adventure dives to choose from including: Underwater Photography, Drift, Naturalist, and many more.
Our promise to you
We are passionate about diving and teaching. We promise to take as much time as you need to make you the best diver you can be. To make that happen, our groups are small so you get the attention you need.
Qualifying course – PADI Open Water Course or Junior Open Water Course (or equivalent certification from another organization).
Minimum Age – 15 years old. ( or 12-year-old children for the PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification.)
Proof of qualification and experience (logbook and cards), must be provided on the first day of the course.
Completed Medical Declaration Form, to be returned to us before the course starts.
The course is broken down as follows:
Day 1 – During day 1 you will conduct dives 1 and 2. We will decide which dives are appropriate, given the conditions on the day, and the type of dive undertaken.
Day 2 – Two more dives will be conducted, usually commencing with the Deep dive.
Day 3 – Today is the last dive of the Advanced Open Water course, plus an extra dive. You can choose either a fun dive or another adventure dive.
Included in the cost of the course
3 days diving from our speedboat, all equipment hire, transport to and from our dive center, breakfast, lunch, fruit and drinks on the boat, PADI materials, and certification card.
Not included in the cost
Marine park fees. 600 Baht per person per day.
When you pass your course
The PADI Advanced Open Water certification allows you to dive independently to 30 meters.
Your next adventure
On completion of this course, you can move on to an Adventure Dive, the PADI Rescue Diver course, or complete a PADI Specialty course.
There is also the option of a 2 day Advanced Open Water course. For this option, two of the Adventure dives will be slightly shorter, due to time constraints. The price of this option is 13,000 Baht.