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Advanced Open Water


PRICE: $540

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences!!! This is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. We also include a breadth of knowledge development which includes dive planning, gas planning, dive theory, and physiology. We take a deeper look at equipment choices and configurations. Ultimately, the students will get into the pool for an Open Water review and then a challenging session to work on buoyancy, propulsion, trim, balance, and control. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you've learned and helps to create a foundation of skill and knowledge that results in safer, more skilled, confident and independent divers.

What Will You Learn?

You’ll broaden your knowledge and hone your skills and complete five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater Navigation 

  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30mt/ 60-100ft)

  • A sampler of three more Adventure Dives


The minimum standard requirements are completing the knowledge review questions in the Adventure In Diving Manual and 5 adventure dives. In this CSDA led course, you will get an additional classroom session, to go over information that is not covered in the book, and also a pool session to hone your skills, prior to your open water dives.

Min Age: 15y/o (12 y/o for Junior AOW)

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Complete a Medical Questionnaire as a prerequisite to a recreational scuba diving

Learning Materials: PADI’s AOWD Manual

Scuba Gear You'll Need: You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass


  • Class and Pool training

  • Open water dives

  • Study materials

  • Air for pool training

  • Air for open water dives

  • One pool practice voucher (value $25)


  • Transportation to open water dive sites

  • Lodging at an open water dive site (unless on a cert. trip to Cozumel)

  • Entry and parking fees to open water dive sites (when applicable)

  • Meals

  • Equipment rental

  • Coldwater wetsuit ($45)

How To Sign Up?

This class is scheduled upon request. To sign up/schedule this class, please call/text Kent or Samuel at 970-286-0072

If you want to send us a message, use the contact form on the Contact Us page.

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