PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course

Advanced Open Water Dive Coursefrom $620

One reason you’ll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from many types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, peak performance buoyancy, Fish Identification, deep diving, underwater navigation and much more. Get credit! Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding Specialty Diver course.

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course

About the Course

What will I learn on the course?
The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to better use your dive computer and Recreational Dive Planner
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose

There are two compulsory adventure dives; Deep Diver and Underwater Navigator. You can choose 3 of the following elective dives to complete your certification:

  • AWARE-Fish Identification
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Photography
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Underwater Videography

How long will the course take?
The Advanced Course is run over two days on EVOLUTION.
You will complete some basic theory in the comfort of our air-conditioned saloons then complete 5 training dives from the selection above, and 1 fun dive to practice your newly discovered skills.

When can I start the course?
Course start on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
You can split up your days as you wish. For more details please Contact our Reservations Staff.

What if I've already got my Adventure Certification?
No need to do the whole course!
If you've already completed your Adventure certification your half way to Advanced already. Just enrol in the Adventure Diver Course to complete your remaining Adventure Dives.
Alternatively you can enrol in the Full Advanced Course and spend your second day doing 3 Fun dives on Osprey V


What are the minimum requirements of the course?
Minimum Experience: PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)

Age Restrictions
Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water)


Inclusions / Exclusions


  • Full EVOLUTION Outer Reef Tour with 5 Training Dives + 1 Fun Dive
  • PADI Adventures in Diving Manual
  • Transfers to and from your Cairns City Accommodation
  • PADI Photo Certification Card
  • PADI Diver Log Book
  • All Dive Equipment & Wetsuits

What to bring:

  • Sunscreen, hat, change of clothes
  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Cash or Credit Card for additional purchases (Soft Drinks, Chocolates, Underwater Cameras, T-shirts etc.)


Transfers are available to and from your Cairns City Accommodation. Select your accommodation on checkout.


Prices [ Australian Dollars ] Tour Levy(s)* Total  
PADI Advanced Dive Course
Deep Dive, Navigation, Multi Level & 2 Elective Dives + Fun Dive.
$580 $40 $620 BOOK

* Levies are per person and include EMC (Environmental Management Charge) of $5 per day, Port charges of $1.25, administration fee of $3.75 and Fuel Levy of $10 inclusive of GST.

NOTE: Discounted price only applies to pre-booked tours (online, direct or through selected agents). These prices may not be available for last minute bookings on the day of travel.