Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced
Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure
dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you
complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive
and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced
Open Water Diver certification.
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.
What do I need to start?
- PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification
from another organization)
- Minimum age: 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
What will I do?
This certification includes five Adventure Dives, including the Deep
Adventure dive, the Underwater Navigator
Adventure Dive and three of the following:
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Search and Recovery
AWARE Marine Life Marine Biology or Fish Identification orWreck Diver
long will it take?
- Recommended Course Hours: 15
- Minimum Open Water Training: five dives over two days
What will I need?
- Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak
- Adventures in Diving Video
- Log Book
Where can I go from here?
PADI Advanced Open Water Divers at least 15 years of age can enroll
in PADI Wreck or Deep Diver Specialty courses and continue on to the
PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course.
PADI Adventure Dives can also credit towards the corresponding PADI
Specialty Diver certifications. Contact PADI Master Instructor Monte Lee Thornton for more information on the PADI Adventures In Diving program.
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