PADI Course - Advanced Open Water Diver

Going Diving Is Like Going Home

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course "Adventures in Diving" in Padangbai program is the next step beyond the PADI Open Water Certification. The aim of this PADI Course is to expand on your knowledge and skills gained in your Open Water Course and to develop more confidence to broaden your diving horizons. The course involves five adventure dives spread over two or three days. The course helps divers to build confidence and expand the scuba skills through different type of adventure dives. To qualify as an PADI Advanced Diver in Bali you must complete mandatory deep dive to 30 meters and a navigation dive as well as 3 or more adventure dives.

Improve Your Diving Skils with PADI Advanced in Bali

In Open Water Diver Course, you learned the basics and most important diving skills to scuba dive. PADI Advanced Diving Course in Bali is enhancing those skills, and teaching you more how to think and act like an experienced diver. It gives you opportunity to gain more diving experience and try different scuba specialities under the direct supervision of a diving instructor.The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is made of five different adventure dives. The AOWD course it's done in two days, with max three dives being completed in one day. Usually this will consist of two day dives and a night dive, if you choose the night dive as one of the options.

Duration: 2 Days
Dives: 5

What is involved in Bali PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course?

The dives in the Advanced Open Water course are different from those in your Open Water course. The adventure dives are more like regular dives, except that during and before the dive you focus on a particular diving specialty. It’s an opportunity to try a selection of different specialties to see which interests you the most.

The knowledge and skills you will learn on PADI Advanced Open Water course

  • Practical and theoretical aspects of deep diving
  • Physological effects of deep diving
  • Other ways how to use the underwater compass
  • Navigate using kick-cycles, landmarks and time
  • How to improve the use of a dive computer
  • Much more depending on the Adventure Dives you choose

The selection of adventure dives for Advanced diving course in Bali:

  • Boat dive
  • Digital Underwater Imaging
  • Drift dive
  • Enriched Air Nitrox Dive
  • Fish ID dive
  • Night dive
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search & Recovery dive
  • Underwater naturalist diver
  • Wreck diver

Advanced diving course in Bali is divided into two parts:

  • Knowledge development part, it may be completed through PADI eLearning
  • Five open water adventure dives at our local dive sites where you will focus on a particular field of speciality and become more familiar with all spects of scuba diving.

Why to do PADI eLearning for your Advanced diving course?

PADI Electronic learning (eLearning) is the education, using mobile device or web browser. PADI eLearning allows you to begin and continue your scuba-diving education at your home, using your desktop or mobile device. With PADI eLearning, you can complete the academic portion of the advanced cours at your own pace. You can study anytime and everywhere you have an internet connection or after you have downloaded the course. If your schedule on holiday is busy or you just prefer the easy and convenienced learning from your mobile device or computer, eLearning is a good choice.

  • Do all your theory for the Advanced diving course online before your arrival in Bali
  • Dive straight into the practical part of your course
  • eLearning save your time on holiday
  • Study at your own pace through interactive, convenient computer-based programmes
  • eLearning is designed to make things as convenient for you as possible
  • You'll have our full support during your eLearning proces if you wish to contact us to ask any questions

What is included in PADI Advanced course in Bali?

  • PADI materials
  • Five Adventure dives
  • Your PADI certification
  • Diving Log Book
  • Full set of scuba diving equipment
  • Personal attention from PADI instructor
  • Diving lunch and refreshements during dives

How much time do I need to finish my Advanced diving course?

Advanced course is a two day course and the theory can be completed online through e-learning. Every day begins and ends at the dive centre.

  • Day 1: Course Introduction, theory review and two or three dives aroud Bali
  • Day 2: Knowledge development and two or three dives around Bali 

Where do we dive?

The Bali Dive Sites we use for the Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Bali are dependent on weather and sea conditions although we generally use dive sites around Padangbai, Tulamben and Nusa Penida usually based on the type of adventure dives the diver chooses.

AOWD Course prerequisites

  • You must hold an Open Water Diver certification (PADI, SSI/NAUI or an other equivalent).
  • The minimum age is 12 years old; please note that participants aged 12-16 years will receive a Jnr. Advanced Licence.
  • Be in good Health

How to book Advanced diving course in Bali?

To book your place on the Advanced Course with OK Divers in Padangbai you simply contact us or come personally.

Why choose us?

  • Quality over quantity
  • Experienced instructors
  • Small number of students in class per diving instructor
  • Tropical island diving resort
  • World class diverse diving
  • Resort great location
  • Our aim is to treat each and every customer as an individual
  • Highest professional and safety standards
  • Returning customer discount

PADI Advanced Open Water Course Interesting Facts

  • The advanced course is not only for „advanced“ divers. The purpose is to improve and learn new skills. Many divers choose to complete it right after Open Water course.
  • You will build upon your navigation skills and learn how to navigate over a longer distance, in low-visibility or night.
  • Most of the truly exciting dive sites are below 18 meters and to access them, you will most probably need the AOWD certification.
  • Advanced dives such as Buoyancy control dive will improve your air consumption and you will learn how to control your position by using lungs.
  • You will have a chance to try new gadgets such as torch during the night dive as well as develop a deeper understanding of the standard gear you have used before.
  • By choosing specialty dives based on your interests, you can focus on specific skillset and start a new journey for instance as an underwater photographer.
  • Most of the popular wrecks are located deeper than 18 meters and AOWD can prepare you for diving them.
  • According to statistics, once you complete the advanced course, you are more likely to stick to diving for a lifetime.
  • This course will open the door to diving for you and allow you to complete additional certification such as Emergency First Response, Rescue and eventually maybe even Divemaster training.

Price includes lunch during the duration of your Advanced Open Water Diver Course our restaurant 'The Colonial' when we return from diving. The restaurant is situated just next to our swimming pool and you can read the reviews here on Tripadvisor.

If you would like to combine the PADI Advance Open Water Course with PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Course and be a Nitrox Certified Diver you able to do this at our Dive Centre in Padangbai for a special price. You have no PADI Open Water Certifocation yet? Do your PADI Open Water Diver Course together with Advanced Open Water Diver Course and get a special deal from us.
 
For more information about the price check out our price list.