PADI Advanced Open Water

PLEASE NOTE: Any SCUBA activity occurring in the open sea is especially subject to weather conditions. Dives may be postponed at the Instructor’s discretion if conditions are unfavourable, e.g.;

  • high winds
  • large swell / waves
  • strong currents
  • poor visibility (especially from preceding weather events)

Tropical island with dive boats in the foregroundAbout the Advanced Open Water Diver Course

The Advanced Open Water Diver course is designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through 5 different Adventure Dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. (Source:

This course is conducted over 2.5 days including theory and 5 totally awesome adventure dives!

On completion, you will be certified to dive to 30 metres!!!


Participants must;

  • be at least 12 years of age (will be certified as a “Junior Advanced Open Water Diver“)
  • be “Open Water Diver” (or “Junior Open Water Diver” certified)
  • review, complete and sign:
    • PADI Release of Liability/Assumption of Risk/Non-
      agency Acknowledgment Form
    • PADI Standard Safe Diving Practices Statement of
    • PADI Medical Statement (RSTC Medical form)

For divers under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must review, complete and sign the above documentation.

What you’ll need to bring

  • Bathers
  • Towel
  • Drinks
  • Sunscreen for outdoor activities where applicable
  • Any SCUBA equipment you own (hire fees may apply for equipment)

Scaled fees – multiple bookings

Fees are outlined on the Products page. Note the significant discounts for multiple bookings.

Making it easy – practical arrangements

Where travel to dive locations is required, BLO-H2O may be able to assist with transport from an agreed departure spot.