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Advanced Open Water

The Advanced Open Water certification serves as an important learning experience and is required at many destinations and dive sites throughout the world! Let your dive buddies know that you are serious about constantly improving your dive skills and are capable of handling the challenges that lie beyond basic shallow, open water dives.  The Advanced Open Water Diver course increases your foundational knowledge of scuba diving and teaches you how to be an even more confident diver. Through a minimum of 5 different Adventure Dives, you will try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This is the perfect course for Open Water divers who are looking to take their diving to the next level.

Is the Advanced Open Water class available for younger divers?
Yes!  Divers who are 12 through 14 can earn the Junior Advanced Open Water certification and can participate in all dives but, will stay shallower on the Deep Dive.


Course Structure

Our Advanced Open Water Diver course consists of a minimum of 5 adventure dives in which you will learn the skills of specific scuba specialties, Deep Diver and Navigation Diver are core dives that are required for your advanced certification.

Getting Started

To get started, Sign up for an upcoming class, and get started NOW! 


What’s included:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Materials
  • 1 Fun, Educational orientation session 
  • Minimum of 5 Advanced Open Water dives 
  • Advanced Open Water Diver certification
  • Special group pricing, flexible schedules and student discounts!


What’s Not included:

Any Boat fee if needed. 

Beyond using professional scuba equipment, you’ll need a dive knife/dive tool and a slate. Depending on which Specialties that we choose, your instructor may suggest additional specialized gear, such as dive lights for night dives, or DSMB’s for delayed surface marker buoy. You are responsible for providing your own personal gear (mask fins, snorkel & booties).

If you would like to purchase your own scuba gear, come on down to the shop and we can help guide you through the process on what gear will work best for you.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

Store Hours

    • Monday CLOSED
    • Tuesday 10am -5pm
    • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
    • Thursday 10am - 5pm
    • Friday 10am - 5pm
    • Saturday 10am - 2pm
    • Sunday CLOSED