Advanced Open Water Diver
Looking for the ultimate adventure? You found it! PADI’s Adventures in Diving program fine-tunes your dive skills and allows you to explore all that diving has to offer. It’s your dive – go for it!
The Adventures in Diving program offers you a structured program where you gain additional experience and skills under the guidance of a PADI professional.
PADI’s Adventures in Diving program has something for everyone. This performance-based program includes dives from the following program:
AWARE Fish Identification
Dry Suit Diver
Peak Performance Buoyancy Search and Recovery
If you’re at least 12 years of older and a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (of equivalent), then you’re ready for the PADI Adventures in Diving program. The PADI Adventures in Diving program offers two certification options. Complete any three Adventure Dives to earn the PADI Adventure Diver rating. Complete the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives (5 in total) and earn a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Divers between the age of 12-14 who complete the dives can earn a PADI Junior Adventure Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver rating. The maximum recommended depth for adventure dive is 30 metres / 100 feet.
PADI adventure Divers and Advanced Open Water Divers (15 years of age or older) may participate in PADI Wreck and Deep Diver Specialities. PADI Wreck and Deep Diver specialties. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification lets you continue on to the PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course. Provided you meet the minimum age requirement for an individual course, you may take a wide variety of PADI Specialties. What’s more, PADI Adventure Dives also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. For example, if you like night diving and want to earn your PADI Night Diver rating, your Night Adventure Div counts at the first dive of the specialty. So what does Adventures in Diving offer you? New experiences, new skills, lots of thrilling dive adventures!
- Download the PADI Discover Scuba® Diving Participant Statement
- Enrol in a PADI Discover Scuba Diving course
- Read the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
- Browse the PADI Learning Chart.
Basic Diving Courses