Advanced Open Water
Take your diving to new depths!
Course Cost: $549 for Instruction and Gear Plus $204 for Digital Course Materials
Ready to take your knowledge and love of diving to the next level? The Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about advancing your skills. The Advanced class includes five fun and different dives; you'll practice navigation and buoyancy, try deep diving and make three elective adventure dives of your choosing.
Times and Duration
- Day 1: 7:00 a.m. and the end time is determined by which dives we are doing.
- Day 2: 6:15 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on the boat
What to Expect
Prior to showing up for the first day of dive training, divers must complete the digital course materials, which is purchased separately through the training agency (PADI).
Our most requested class schedule/dive combo looks like this:
Day 1: Meet at shop at 7:00 to get geared up, then head down to the beach and complete navigation and three elective adventure dives.
Day 2: Check in for your deep and third elective adventure dives from one of our great boat options at 6:15. After your dives, we'll head back to the shop immediately afterwards to complete logbooks and certification details. You can plan on finishing up around 2:00.
Note: These courses typically run two days in a row, but not always. If you need special dates (for example, weekends only), please contact us and we’ll make it happen for you.
Most common elective adventure dives:
- Peak Performance Buoyancy
- Digital Underwater Imaging
- Fish Identification
- Boat Diver
- Underwater Naturalist
- Search and Recovery
- Night Diver
Ask us about adding on a Dive Against Debris or Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification to your Advanced Open Water course!
Divers must provide their own transportation and remember to bring their Open Water certification cards.
- 12 Years Old
- Open Water Certified
Don’t let your dives go to waste!
Add the PADI Dive Against Debris Specialty onto your Advanced Open Water Course for just $50.00! These courses are taught concurrently, so if you choose the DAD Adventure Dive option, you will earn two certifications in just 5 dives!
Note: Depending on your elective dives you might be required to or interested in purchasing dive lights/tank markers, a surface marker buoy and reel, fish identification books or other items. If purchased in our shop, you will receive a student discount.
All students participating in dive training are required to purchase and complete digital course materials and to complete a medical history questionnaire and may require a physician's release to participate in scuba diving. Please read the form at this link before booking. If you are booking additional divers, please share the link with them as well.
Advanced Open Water