PADI Advanced Open Water Diver - 8500 Baht

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver


Looking for the ultimate adventure?

If you want to gain new experiences, new skills then the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program is for you. During the course you will get to explore some of diving's top adventures and complete a deep and navigation dive plus three adventure dives that interest you most from the following list:

Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive
  • AWARE - Fish Identification
  • Boat
  • Digital Underwater Photography
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
  • Multilevel and Computer
  • Night
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Wreck


What do I need to start?

  • Minimum age: 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can participate in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
  • Click here to download Divers Medical Questionnaire (PDF Document)
  • If the participant answers yes to any of the medical questions listed then a signed clearance from a doctor, valid within 12 months will be required

For those students who have not dived for over 6 months we recommend Wreck Adventure Divethat they also complete a Scuba Review.

The Scuba Review is a short refresher course including a review of the safety information you learned during your initial training along with a supervised skill session in confined water with your Instructor. It is also a good idea to get hold of a copy of the PADI Adventures In Diving Manual and complete the appropriate knowledge reviews for the Adventure Dives that interest you.


Why Advanced Open Water Diver?

After your five dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater environment


How long will it take?

  • Two Days
  • Five dives


What will I need?

  • Adventures in Diving Manual
  • Log Book


Can I also make PADI Enriched Air Dives in this course?

Two of your dives can also be combined with the Enriched Air Nitrox Course that will build your confidence as you extend your bottom time. By diving with enriched air rather than standard air you can extend your no decompression limits. This means more time underwater.


Blue Spotted Ribbontail Ray seen while diving on Koh Tao

Course Prices Include

  • Equipment Rental
  • Tanks, weights and Boat Fees
  • Certification Fee
  • Adventures in Diving Manual
  • 2 nights accommodation (basic fan room)


Book Online

For all online bookings you have the option of paying the full amount of your shopping cart total. Alternatively, you can take advantage of the web site and pay just a 30% deposit of the total amount to confirm your booking and then pay the remaining balance on arrival prior to the start your course.

Do you want to spend less time in the classroom? Then do e-Learning!

Then why not choose to do the academics for your PADI course online. PADI offers a range of e-Learning options through their web site, which allows you to do just this. That way when you arrive on Koh Tao, you can spend less time in the classroom and more time enjoying the diving and the island. With all e-Learning courses, with the exception of Divemaster, we offer a 10% discount on the course cost.

Please note that the cost of studying the academics via e-Learning are the responsibility of the student and payable directly to PADI via their web site.

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Where can I go from here?

The PADI Advanced Open Water Certification will allow you to participate in more advanced diving activities with a maximum recommended depth limit of 30 meters, so why not come along on one of our Daily Diving Trips. Or do you want to continue your education on to the PADI Rescue Diver course.

PADI Rescue Diver


PADI Adventure Dives can also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. If you liked your Deep Adventure Dive so much that you wanted to take a complete PADI Deep Diver Specialty course, your Deep Adventure Dive can count as the first dive for that specialty.


Would you like to make a Career out of Diving?

Entering into a new exciting and challenging career will allow you to go places, diving, meet new people and do things underwater that you never believed possible!

Like to find out more? Then take a look at our Go Pro page or why not take a look at our internship packages to take you all the way to Divemaster or Instructor: