Looking for the ultimate adventure? You found it! PADI's Advanced Open Water course is the next full step up from your Open Water license. It’s all about adding to your experience, fine-tuning your dive skills and allowing you to explore all that Phuket diving has to offer. There is no theory involved and no test, making it the easiest PADI certification earn!
You will complete a number of specific dives designed to teach you something new and make you a better scuba diver. Complete any 3 adventure dives to earn the PADI Adventure Diver rating. Complete the Deep, Underwater Navigation and 3 additional adventure dives and earn the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
On the Deep dive, you plan and execute dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving up to 30m. The Underwater Navigation dive enhances your compass skills and you learn how to navigate using kick-cycles, visual underwater markers and elapsed time.
This in-water, performance-based programme includes the following choices:
Whatever your interest, PADI's Adventures in Diving has something for everyone and is ideal for a Phuket liveaboard cruise.
Adventures in Diving is a structured programme where you gain additional experience and skills under the guidance of a PADI Professional. If you're already an Open Water Diver and at least 12 years old, then you're ready for PADI Adventures in Diving. What's more, the adventure dives also count towards PADI's specialty certifications.
The course is conducted over 2 days but you are not confined to a classroom at all. Each day it's out into the open water on board the dive boat, departing at 8.30 am and returning mid-late afternoon. You will make at least 2-3 adventure dives per day at the Phuket sites with a PADI Instructor. Lunch, breakfast and lots of fun included!
So what does the Advanced Open Water Diver course offer you? New experiences, new skills, lots of scuba and thrilling adventures. Are you ready to take the next step up the ladder beyond the Open Water Diver level? It's your dive, go for it!
Boat Dives: 6 (not the standard 5!) - You choose the dive sites from Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Phi Phi Islands, Shark Point, Kingcruiser Wreck, Anemone Reef - you’ll visit as many different sites as possible.
Adventure Dives: All choices available, from Underwater photography to James Bond Underwater scooter! Phuket offers a wide choice of underwater scuba adventures. Dive the local Kingcruiser car ferry wreck, or catch the manta rays at Racha Noi South Point on film.
Duration: 2 days
Total Price per person (incl. all taxes):
1 student - US$ 437, 2 students - US$ 424, 3 students - US$ 415
Note: If you prefer, you can pay for your course on the start date here in Phuket.
Location: Phi Phi Islands
Boat Dives: 5 - You choose the sites from Phi Phi Islands, Phuket Shark Point - Kingcruiser Wreck - Anemone Reef
Adventure Dives: Phi Phi diving offers a wide choice of underwater adventures. You will discover sunken treasures on the local King Cruiser car ferry wreck, or take underwater photos of the leopard sharks at Shark Point, or the turtles at Phi Leh Wall.
Duration: 2 days
Total Price per person (incl. all taxes): US$ 355
Location: Ao Nang Beach, Krabi
Boat Dives: 5
Adventure Dives: Krabi is a great opportunity to try enriched air nitrox diving. Learn all about multilevel dives, try your hand at drift or night dives. Practise search and recovery techniques underwater - all this and more ...
Duration: 2 days
Total Price per person (incl. all taxes): US$ 393