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Become a better diver

A good control over your buoyancy is what makes the difference! 

New challenges!
 

Learn all about how to safely plan and conduct a deep dive...

A new underwater world!
 

Experience the adrenaline of going night diving!  


Become a better diver!

Do your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course to:

  • Enjoy new activities underwater
  • Widen your knowledge of diving skills
  • Feel more secure and expand your diving possibilities


PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

Children between 12 and 15 years old will get a Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certificate. This certificate allows them to dive with a adult certified diver to a maximum depth of 21 metres. This is also their maximum depth during the course. 

The PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certificate will change automatically to a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate when the child becomes 15 years old. 
 

PADI Adventure Dives

To complete your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course you will take part in the following five PADI Adventure Dives:

PADI Deep Adventure

The PADI Deep Adventure dive is a compulsory part of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. Of course you can also do this dive if you are simply interested in the excitement, effects and safety measures needed for deep diving! We will safely guide you through your first deep dive. Read more

PADI Underwater Navigation Adventure

The PADI Underwater Navigation Adventure dive is a compulsory part of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. It will teach you about both natural and compass navigation underwater. Read more

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure

We recommend the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy courses to every diver! Try it and you will see that it changes every dive afterwards! Become a more relaxed diver with freedom of movement. Read more

PADI Night Adventure

The PADI Night Adventure Dive is your gateway to experiencing another world underwater! Join our weekly night dive and you will see why it is so fascinating! 
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PADI Multilevel and Computer Adventure

The PADI Multilevel and Computer Adventure Dive will give you the knowledge to plan appropriate dives and safely dive with a computer. Learn about the modern style of diving! Read more
 

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Features

As a 5* rewarded PADI Dive Resort, we offer you:

  • A personalised, well organised course plan
  • High quality teaching, in your own language
  • The latest lesson materials available

 

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course consists of:

  • 5 theory sections
  • 5 open water dives
  • 5 hours self-study (on average) 

In the Advanced Open Water Diver it is mainly about practice, the theory is needed to support improving your practical skills. 

Which PADI Adventure dives?

To finish the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course your have to do the PADI Deep Adventure Dive and the PADI Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive. Which other three adventure dives you make is up to you. Go to the PADI Adventures and Specialties page to see what you can choose from. 
 

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Prerequisites

Minimum age

  • 12 years old for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver course (maximum depth 21 metres)
  • 15 years old for PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course (maximum depth 30 metres)

Diving Certification and Experience


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Equipment

Required:
  • Standard set of diving equipment
  • Dive computer
  • Compass
  • Torch
 
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course

Key Information
Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or equivalent)
Minimum age: 12 years old
Duration: 5 dives and 5 theory sessions
Required study materials: PADI Adventures in Diving Manual