Advanced Open Water Diver


Having completed your beginner certification and learnt the core skills, then you’re ready for the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course! This advanced course will build on the basics you’ve already acquired, allowing you to explore your diving interests, refine your skills and enjoy even more exciting diving experiences!

Advanced Open Water Diver Course Price:14,600 THB
 Duration:  2.5 days BOOK NOW

Why take the Advanced Open Water Diver course?

The Advanced Open Water Diver course aims to:

  • Fine-tune your diving skills and increase your confidence in the water
  • Train you to dive to 30 metres (if you are age 15 years or over)
  • Customise your training by offering a range of Adventure Dives
  • Broaden your awareness of the environment and your capabilities to help you become a well-rounded, experienced diver
  • Open the door to the next level of diving education, the PADI Rescue Diver course!

What's involved?

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course consists of two phases:

1. Knowledge Development

This can be completed in one of our dive centre’s fully equipped classrooms, or alternatively, online in your own time, via PADI elearning


2. Open Water Dives 

Five Adventure Dives are required to complete the course.  Two are mandatory, these are Deep Diving and Underwater Navigation, and three are chosen by you, with guidance from your Instructor.

Which Adventure Dives?

At Ocean Geo our goal is to make sure you have the best time possible while diving with us! Tell us what you’re interested in and we’ll talk you through the different diving options available to find the ones that suit you best.  Choose from:

  • AWARE – Fish Identification
  • Deep (18 - 30m)*
  • Drift
  • Digital Underwater Photography
  • Enriched Air
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Multi Level
  • Wreck*
  • Underwater Navigation
  • ....and more!

* Please note: for some Adventure Dives, the minimum age for participation is 15 years.


  Whole Course in Phuket With PADI eLearning
Before the course None 1 day (approx. 8 hours)
Classroom training / homework in Phuket 1.0 days None
Open water dives 2.0 days 2.0 days


To take the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you need to:


  • Tuition, provided by one of our experienced PADI Instructors, with a maximum of 4 students to 1 instructor
  • Classroom training as applicable, depending on independent study already completed
  • Pool training
  • 5 open water dives
  • Scuba equipment hire
  • Round-trip transfers from dive centre to pool, beach, dive boat
  • PADI Adventures In Diving digital eManual or Manual (not required if the eLearning option is chosen)
  • Diver certification, on completion of all performances requirements

Please bring

  • Diver certification card(s), medical certificate and logbook (if you have one) - please see our Scuba Diving Terms & Conditions
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Sun protection - sunglasses, suncream, hat
  • Your own equipment (if you have any), e.g. mask, snorkel


Ocean Geo Diving & Tours

31/43 Moo 1 (Road 4233)
Tambon Rawai,
Amphoe Muang
Phuket, 83130

Tel/Fax: +66(0) 76 613 253
Mobile: +66(0) 8 0321 8204 (English)
Mobile: +66(0) 8 2517 2699 (Thai)

Opening Times

Mon - Sun 8:00 - 20:00

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