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Advanced Open Water Diver Course

The Advanced Open Water Course introduces you to five ‘Adventure Dives’. Each dive explores a different aspect of diving that broadens your education and varies experience. Extend your limits and let our instructors open up the world of diving for you! How does pressure affect objects at 30m/100ft? Which techniques do seasoned divers apply when navigating back to exit points? How can you fine tune your buoyancy and positioning in the water to ensure you can observe even the smallest of critters? You’ll discover all of these and more when you take the plunge and become and Advanced Diver with The College!

Our High-Quality PADI Advanced Open Water course runs year-round, on demand and includes:

✔ Small group sizes

✔ Two free extra dives after graduation

✔ Accommodation included

✔ T-shirt included

✔ Rental gear with dive computer included

The complete course costs $369 USD

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Small group sizes

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Accommodation included

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Two extra dives!

Time To Leave The Classroom!


Ever wondered what the Ocean looks like at 30m/100ft? Our Instructors will show you just that on the Deep Adventure Dive! Amazed how your dive guides seem to effortlessly navigate to the boat? On the Underwater Navigation adventure dive, your instructor will teach you how Advanced Open Water divers always find their way back!

After these two dives, the choice is yours! Dive through the past on Utila’s Halliburton with the Wreck Adventure Dive. Discover the life that teems our sites after sunset on a Night Adventure Dive. Improve your air consumption and in water positioning to allow you to observe even the smallest of critters or perfect negative entries and DSMB deployment with the Peak Performance Buoyancy and Drift Adventure Dives!

And there is more! Every Adventure dive in the Advanced Open Water Course, credits towards the corresponding PADI Specialty Course! That means if you include the Wreck Adventure Dive in your Advanced Course you’re already one dive into the Wreck Specialty!

What Can I Choose From?

Required dives are Deep and Underwater Navigation, the rest is up to your interest! Due to our local conditions and what we know to be the most beneficial for your overall dive skills our recommended bundle is as follows:

  • Deep

  • Underwater Navigation

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Wreck/Drift

  • Night

The following dives are also optional however, due to equipment and time considerations some incur an added cost:

  • Full Face Mask

  • Enriched Air

  • Sidemount

  • Fish I.D.

  • Dive Against Debris

  • Photography

  • Search & Recovery

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