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summer-salt dive center

Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advance let you discover some different diving specialties to explore more and have more fun underwater !! You will gain experience, confidence and develop your skills to become a better diver. 
During all the training you will improve your skill and discover some other diving techniques who make diving more fun !!
You will have more knowledge and be able to go diving around the world up to 30 m...
You open the doors to new sensations and meet new species!! Let star now?!

trip advisor summer-salt dive center

What are the prerequisites?

You need to have your Open Water Diver certification without dives numbers restriction. Also to be in good health so you will have to fill a Medical statement form, we can send it to you for prepare better your visit.
You can begin the courses at 12 years old, the kits who have between 12 and 15 years old will be certificate has Junior Advance Open Water with a 21 m (63 ft) dive limit.
They will automatically upgrade Advance Open Water Diver at 15 years old and like you allowed to go until 30m (90ft). So why not continue the adventure together!?

Technical information about this course

2 to 3 Days
Total duration
5 hours
5 dives
Time Underwater
2 or 3 trips
Time on sea
30 m - 100 ft
12 year and more
All year

The times indicated are approximate, we adapt ourself to each student

What I'll going to do ?
peak performence buyancy course
frog fish
diving with giant manta

Our training dives generally take place during local our daily divers trips, but you have the possibility of integrating one or more AOWD training dives during our trips to Catalina or Murcielagos Islands.

You will follow a theoretical part with your instructor about all the diving specialties you choose (there is around 10 different).You have the choise to do it at home with the E-Learning who give you the opportunity to advance at your speed and have all your material in digital. Or you can have the Advance Open Water book at the Summer-Salt Dive Center and follow the theory part with us at the dive shop. In any cases, ours instructors will be there to follow you, respond at you questions  and explain you all the important point.
You will have 5 specialty dives to complete including one deep and one orientation, followed by 3 of your choice and you will improve your techniques.
This certification allow you to dive around the world up to 30m, you will open the doors to new sensations and you will meet new species!!

What is included in this course ?

No surprise !!

  • Complete diving equipment for the dives in swimming pools and in the ocean.

  • The AOWD course digital book or the e-learning.

  • Direct supervision of an instructor during the entire course.

  • 5 specialty sea dives made from the boat, cold drinks and snacks

  • Obtaining your AOWD certification card and registration on the Padi site.

padi course

Ready to make bubble with us?

2-day course, 2 boat trips, 5 dives

3-day course, 3 boat trips, 6 dives

430 $
dive bubbles
470 $

Summer-Salt prices already include all diving equipment, certification fees, pool sessions, dives, equipmenteducational material (digital book) and all taxes ...

No surprise, exept underwater

Possibility of combining the Advanced open water course with a Murcielagos Islands trip or a Catalinas trip
spotted eagle ray, papagayo gulf
white tipped reef shark papagayo gulf
bullsark isla murcielagos
frog fish
diving with shark playa del coco
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