PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification

Cozumel Scuba Dive Courses with Dive Paradise

Expand your scuba skills and try out new specialties with our seasoned Instructors!

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Description

A fun course to advance your diving skills and try new Adventure Dives with our seasoned Instructors in Cozumel’s beautiful reef system!

This course is designed to further develop diving skills and expose divers to the variety of adventures available underwater. It can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. Dive Paradise can take you on five or more dives to complete this certification over a 2-3 day period, to help build confidence and expand your scuba skills.

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Pricing and Reservations

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Activity Cost:
• $226 USD

Additional Fees

Materials:
• +$87 USD
Adventures in Diving manual, RDP table, sausage and whistle.
• Optional: PADI eLearning

Processing:
• +$26 USD
Certification processing – PIC (if PADI)

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Flexible. You will meet with your instructor to decide the specifics.

Duration
• 2-3 Days

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point

Check-in at any of our beach front dive shops and you will be connected with one of our instructors who will set up the specific details of your dives.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• A shore dive for Underwater Navigation, with personalized attention of a PADI instructor.

Additional Information

Minimum Age
• PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course.
• Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.

Additional Information
• Boat dive fees not included.
• Rental Gear fees not included.
• ** For this course, you are required to have one audible emergency surface signaling device (whistle, etc.). A dive sausage is also strongly recommended.
• If you’re already an Adventure Diver (a rating for someone who has completed Deep and Underwater Navigation dives plus one Adventure Dive), you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
• Group discounts available on all instruction – inquire via email HERE.
• Prices include Mexican tax.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Overview

This course is designed to further develop diving skills and expose divers to the variety of adventures available underwater. It can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. Dive Paradise can take you on five or more dives to complete this certification over a 2-3 day period, to help build confidence and expand your scuba skills.

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You don’t have to be “advanced” to take this course! It’s 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 a variety of Adventure Dives. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.

PADI requires five dives to complete Advanced Open Water Certification – two are specified by PADI: 1) Underwater Navigation and 2) Deep Diving, plus you must complete three additional Adventure Dives of your choice. Dive Paradise can take you on a minimum of 5 different Adventure Dives over a 2-3 day period to help build confidence and expand your scuba skills, for completion of this certification.

Included in your Advanced Open Water course with Dive Paradise is a shore dive for Underwater Navigation.

You can then schedule boat dives for Deep Diving and three other dives to complete the certification. To take advantage of the beauty of Cozumel’s reef system and Dive Paradise’s expertise, we recommend: Deep Diving plus Multi-Level Diving (can be combined in one boat trip), Underwater Naturalist, and Night Diving. All of these dives will be giving you valuable experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. They are also fun! You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to experience scuba diving.

To get started immediately, sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventures Dives – including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives, plus Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives. You study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor.

In your home town, you can also check with your local dive shop for copies of the Adventures in Diving manual and the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package).

Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

After completing your five dives, you’ll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water, and simply enjoy diving more because you will better enjoy the underwater environment. You may also develop a serious interest in one of the specialty areas that you can follow up on by earning a Specialty card in the area(s) of interest.

Pricing and Reservations

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Activity Cost:
• $226 USD

Additional Fees

Materials:
• +$87 USD
Adventures in Diving manual, RDP table, sausage and whistle.
• Optional: PADI eLearning

Processing:
• +$26 USD
Certification processing – PIC (if PADI)

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Flexible. You will meet with your instructor to decide the specifics.

Duration
• 2-3 Days

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point

Check-in at any of our beach front dive shops and you will be connected with one of our instructors who will set up the specific details of your dives.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• A shore dive for Underwater Navigation, with personalized attention of a PADI instructor.

Additional Information

Minimum Age
• PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course.
• Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.

Additional Information
• Boat dive fees not included.
• Rental Gear fees not included.
• ** For this course, you are required to have one audible emergency surface signaling device (whistle, etc.). A dive sausage is also strongly recommended.
• If you’re already an Adventure Diver (a rating for someone who has completed Deep and Underwater Navigation dives plus one Adventure Dive), you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
• Group discounts available on all instruction – inquire via email HERE.
• Prices include Mexican tax.

You will need to bring a completed Divers Medical questionnaire & Information Form signed by a physician (not related to you) which can be downloaded HERE [create link]. If you are unable to obtain this prior to arriving, we can refer you to a local physician who can do your medical evaluation and sign the form if there are no areas of concern.