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Advanced Open Water

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Ready to take the next step in your dive education?

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course builds on the skills you have learned in your Open Water course and is the first step towards mastering your scuba diving skills and extending your limits. The course consists of 5 dives.

 

All courses include a deep dive (below 18 meters / 60 feet) and a dive focused on navigation skills. The remaining three dives are location-dependent and caters to each student’s needs and goals; we generally recommend to students to elect for a dive focusing on buoyancy, a search and recovery dive, and a night dive where possible. Contact us today to discuss your options!
 

$500 + HST

2023 course dates

June 30/July 1

July 29/30

September 9/10

ADDITIONAL DATES AVAILABLE -- PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL

Don't see a date you want? Email us with your availability! We are always adding classes on demand. Please check our calendar for the latest class dates.

FAQ

What is the minimum age requirement?

All students need to be 12 years old or older on the day they begin their course.

 

Do you offer e-learning?

Yes! We offer e-learning as the default; if you would like a more traditional format (paper textbook), please let us know.

 

Why are you more expensive than other dive stores in the GTA?

We limit our class sizes to 3 students, so our students can learn scuba in a safe environment and everyone gets the attention they need.

Where do you conduct your courses?

The Advanced Open Water course can be done in conjunction with one of our dive trips. We also offer courses held entirely at Cedar Hill Park in Wiarton, ON, or a combination of Cedar Hill Park, Gulliver’s Lake (Hamilton), and Humber Bay Park (Toronto). Choose your own adventure!

 

What is included in the course price?

  • Certification fees

  • Course materials

 

What is NOT included in the course price?

  • Full scuba equipment rental (mask, snorkel, buoyancy compensator, wetsuit, fins, tank, weights)

  • Any applicable entry / marine park fees (Gulliver’s Lake, Tobermory)

  • Fees for boat charters / dive trips

  • Additional training dives if deemed necessary by our instructors

 

What gear do I need?

  • Standard gear (mask, snorkel, buoyancy compensator, wetsuit, fins, tank, weights)

    • Rentals are available at a discounted price for students on a course​

  • Surface marker (preferably closed-circuit) with a finger reel or spool

  • Dive light (for night dives)

  • Wet notes or dive slate

  • Optional: cutting device

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