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(Unfolded by water are the faces of the flowers)
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PADI Advanced OW
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*$435 If you bought an e-Learning code

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Duration: Two Days

PADI Advanced Open Water
Minimum Age:
12+ See Details*
Poipu, Kauai
Open Water Diver
Welcome to the exhilarating world of Advanced Open Water Diving at Seasport! If you've ever dreamt of venturing deeper into the ocean's mysteries, meeting the ocean's vibrant residents, and exploring captivating underwater realms, your next underwater chapter begins here. Join us for an unforgettable journey where you'll enhance your diving skills and embark on a thrilling aquatic adventure. Dive into the excitement of our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course today and take your underwater exploration to new depths!
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The Class, Explained.
Dive into the heart of adventure with our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. This thrilling two-day program is designed to elevate your diving prowess. Expect to emerge from this course with newfound confidence, mastery over buoyancy, and the ability to explore more diverse underwater realms. The Advanced Open Water Diver certification opens doors to the best diving opportunities, granting you access to depths of up to 30 meters (100 feet) and a world of exciting dive sites.
How old do I need to be for this course?
Minimum of 15 years old, although 12+ may be able to complete the Junior Advanced open water with some accommodations.
What elective (3) specialties do you recommend?
Seasport Divers Recommended Adventure Dives are Peak Performance Buoyancy (most important), Boat Diver, Drift Diver, Fish Identification, Underwater Naturalist and Search and Recovery.
What specialties are mandatory?
Each Advanced open water course requires the Navigation and Deep Adventure dives. You can pick the remaining 3 adventure dives based on your interests and the instructor's advice (Note. Not all adventure dives may be offered due to what is available on Kauai or the current conditions)
   Class Expectations

This is what we'll do

  • Master essential skills like navigation or buoyancy control
  • Gain confidence and competence as a scuba diver
  • Unlock access to deeper dive sites, up to 30 meters (100 feet)
  • Explore new and diverse underwater environments
   What will I Need?

This is the list for you

  • eLearning materials completed (Provided after sign-up)
  • Completed waivers (Find them in the footer)
  • Scuba Equipment (Included in the class)
  • Recommended Purchases: Underwater Compass, Surface Marker Buoy, Finger Spool or Reel, Underwater writing Slate and Cutting Tool.

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The Class Process at Seasport Divers
The Class Process
   Registration and Knowledge Development

First, you'll need to register for the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course with Seasport Divers. Our helpful team will assist you in the enrollment process and ensure you have all the necessary details. Once you're registered, you'll gain access to the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver online learning materials. If you haven't acquired them already, Seasport Divers will provide them to you. These online materials are tailored to prepare you for the exciting adventure ahead. During the online learning, you'll engage with various modules that focus on the specifics of your chosen adventure dives, enhancing your knowledge and skills. These modules cover essential topics related to advanced scuba diving, deep diving, navigation, and more. They're designed to equip you with the expertise needed to excel in the underwater world.

   Dive Dive Dive!

Each Advanced open water course requires the Navigation and Deep Adventure dives. You can pick the remaining 3 adventure dives based on your interests and the instructor's advice

Once You arrive on Kauai. Your first day of class will consist of your first 3 adventure dives done at the amazing Koloa Landing. Look out for Honu and Eels as you complete your navigation skills and more. The second day will be off one of our amazing dive boats exploring the best dive sites along the south side of Kauai while completing your Deep Adventure dive and 1 more dive to finish up your Advanced Certification. Each day will start and end at the Seasport Divers Shop where you can browse the latest dive equipment and technology to add to your scuba equipment arsenal.

Complete all of the e-Learning Knowledge Reviews, quizzes, and final exam prior to arriving so we can get you in the water right away!

   Upgrade To Nitrox Combo

Want to supercharge your diving experience? Consider pairing your Advanced Open Water course with our Nitrox certification. Nitrox, enriched air with a higher oxygen content, extends your dive times and enhances your safety. This dynamic combo allows you to dive deeper and longer while exploring the underwater wonders of Kauai. It's the ultimate package for those seeking the best in scuba adventure.

UPGRADE To Advanced + Nitrox Combo!