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Advanced Open Water Course (5 Adventure Dives)

The PADI Adventures in Diving Program (or Advanced Course) is designed to increase the knowledge, skills and experience of a diver for practical applications in the diving environment. It is a course designed to introduce new skills for diving at night, navigation, deeper waters and in somewhat less than favourable conditions. 

PRE-REQUISITES: PADI Open Water Diver Course or equivalent and diving medical in the last 12 months, form is attached. If you have not had a medical in the last 12 months, the attached form needs to be signed by a doctor.

COURSE OUTLINE: The Course consists of five dives, two of which are mandatory core dives and three elective dives. On the Thursday night of the program you will discuss with you instructor what dives you will be doing on which particular days. Bring this form along with you to make notes on what dives you will be doing.

The Core Dives are:

Underwater Navigation and Deep Diving

There are a choice of three Elective Dives from the following Dives: 

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Wreck Diving

Dry Suit Diving 

Boat Diving

Underwater Naturalist 

Underwater Photography

Search and Recovery Diving

Night Diving 

COURSE FEE: Our Adventures in Diving Course requires an investment of $395. A $100 deposit will secure your place on the Course and the balance is due on the first evening. The Course is usually run over 1 weekend and possibly a night dive during the week.

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE: Fee-Certification costs, Air Fills (in Adelaide), Instructor Fees, PADI Adventures in Diving Manual/Workslate in Vinyl Wallet, 2 x† Boat Dives, Cylume Stick for Night Dive, Wall Certificate, Personal ID Card.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT FOR THE COURSE: Complete Open Water Diving Equipment, including Wetsuit, Gloves, BCD, Regulators with Octopus, Gauges, Knife, Compass, Depth Gauge, Timing Device, Underwater Light, Underwater Slate and Pencil.

EQUIPMENT PURCHASES: You are required to purchase a torch, slate, SMB, Whistle†and a compass, all available from the shop with your 10% club member discount. 

Note: The equipment is NOT supplied as part of the course. It is suggested that you purchase your own equipment at this level of training. Equipment can be hired from†DS at a cost of $105.00 for the entire course (excluding torches compass and slates).


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