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Advanced Open Water Course

Learn new skills and dive up to 30m

Explore new sites, dive deeper and meet like-minded divers

The advanced open water course is the next step after completing your open water certification. Taking place in Dubai, Jebel Ali and Fujairah, Khorfakkhan, the advanced open water course opens up more dive opportunities, improves your dive skills and you get to explore more of the ocean! You do not need to complete a specific number of dives to move forward with this certification. This scuba diving qualification is designed to widen your knowledge, experience and confidence.


Quick Tip: To choose the remaining three adventure dives, ask yourself the following questions: What dives am I interested in? What type of dive locations will I be visiting? What skills do I want to improve on?


For further guidance, contact us on +971585870521 and one of our instructors will be able to help. 

Advanced Open Water Course

Ready to take your diving to the next level? With the PADI Advanced Open Water Course, you'll have five exciting dives over two days that will teach you advanced dive techniques and dive theory. You'll gain more control, feel more confident and comfortable in the water and make your dives safer. Take your diving to new depths, get ready for some adventure and join us for an unforgettable experience!

Wreck in the Sea
Diving in the Reef

How does the course work?

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course includes the following:

  • PADI eLearning for tablet, PC or Mac

  • Five adventure dives - navigation and deep is compulsory 

  • Equipment hire including fins, regulator, wetsuit, tank, weights and dive computer. 

  • PADI certification fee

Choosing your Adventure Dives

Speak to one of our instructor to help you decide on what three adventure dives to choose for your advanced open water course. Depending on your experience and interests, choose from peak performance buoyancy, diving on a wreck, fish identification, night diving and more! 

Did you know that each adventure dive is credited towards the first dive of the PADI specialty diver courses. After completing five specialties you can apply to become a master scuba diver. 

Turtle in the Reef

Adventure Dives

The deep and navigation dives you must complete to become an advanced open water diver. The adventure dives are a taster into the specialty courses where you'll learn even more! 

  • Wreck diving

  • Boat diving

  • Deep diving

  • Drift diving

  • Multi-level and computer diving

  • Night diving

  • Peak performance buoyancy

  • Search and recovery

  • Underwater navigation 

  • Underwater photography

  • Fish identification

  • Dive against debris

  • Enriched Air Nitrox


  • Prerequisites: Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)

  • Total time commitment: 2-3 days

  • Minimum age: 12 years or older

  • Depth: The maximum depth depends on your age, but maximum depth is up to 30 metres/100 feet

Eco Diver
2,030 AED

Underwater Photography or PPB

Fish Identification

Dive Against Debris

Deep Dive

Navigation Dive 

Extreme Diver
2,030 AED

Navigation Dive

Deep Dive

Enriched Air Nitrox

Wreck Dive

Night Dive

Safeguard Diver
1,890 AED

Navigation Dive

Deep Dive

Search and Recovery

Boat Diver

Multi-level and dive computer

A few inspirational ideas to determine what type of diving you enjoy...

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