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PADI Advanced Open Water

Are you ready to deepen your knowledge about San Diego's underwater world? Are you eager to fine-tune your diving skills and gain more confidence in the water? Our Advanced Open Water course in San Diego will help elevate your diving abilities and teach you about the unique ecosystems of our oceans worldwide.

Choose Us for an Exceptional Scuba Training Experience

We understand you have many options when selecting instructors and shops for your scuba certification. However, we go the extra mile to provide our students with an unmatched learning journey.

Why Choose Us:

  • Class Limit of 4 Students Per Class (Ensures a safer and more intimate experience with instructional staff.) 
  • Environmentally Friendly Rental Equipment (Our rental gear has been built from the ground up, ensuring we minimize our footprint as much as possible.) 
  • Highly Trained Staff (Our Training Director hand-picked and trained instructors. They also routinely undergo evaluations and training.) 

Join Us for an Unforgettable Dive Journey:

Choose us for scuba training that equips you with essential skills and aligns with your values. Dive safely, sustainably, and responsibly with instructors committed to your success and preserving our marine ecosystems. Dive into adventure with us today.


Enrolling in the Advanced Open Water course requires at least an open water level certification from any recognized training agency.

Explore the Wonders of the Ocean: Join Our Scuba Course

Embark on a captivating journey of discovery as you delve deeper into the mysteries of our ocean while honing your diving skills. This course is your gateway to a world of wonder, and here's how it unfolds:

Course Overview:

  1. Preparation: Your adventure begins with some straightforward steps. Fill out the required paperwork, gather the necessary equipment, and complete engaging homework before your first class.

  2. Classroom Session: In this informative session, your instructor will outline the course schedule and logistics and address any queries you may have. You'll also delve into essential diving skills required for your upcoming dives. Plus, discover fascinating insights into marine ecosystems, understand how these underwater worlds function, and find intriguing facts about our local ecosystems.

  3. Dive Sessions: The heart of the course involves five thrilling dives over two days. You'll tackle a navigation and deep dive, and the remaining three dives are customizable based on your preferences, those of your fellow divers, and your instructor's guidance. Options include fish identification, search and recovery, underwater photography, and other engaging and educational dives. Dive from Southern California's stunning shorelines and unlock the secrets of the underwater world.

  4. Certification: Upon completing and meeting all requirements, you'll earn certification to dive up to 30m/100ft. Young divers aged 12-14 will have a maximum depth limit of 21m/70ft.

Dive into Adventure Today:

Join our scuba course and embark on a journey of exploration, education, and excitement. Dive deeper, uncover the marvels of the ocean, and gain the skills to explore its depths with confidence. Start your adventure with us and discover a world beneath the waves that will leave you breathless.

Elevate Your Dive Journey with Specialty Diving

Completing the Advanced Open Water course is just the beginning of your scuba adventure. This course offers a unique opportunity to explore various specialty dives, allowing you to discover your diving passions and aptitude.

Expand Your Horizon:

During the Advanced Open Water course, each dive you undertake can be credited toward a related specialty certification, adding value to your diving resume. For example, if you try wreck diving during your Advanced Open Water course and find it exhilarating, you can credit that dive toward the Wreck Diver specialty certification.

Explore Exciting Options:

Consider these additional courses to enhance your diving skills and knowledge:

  • PADI Rescue Diver: Boost your confidence and become a valuable dive buddy. This course equips you with essential rescue skills and knowledge.

The Path to Mastery:

With each certification you earn, you'll be one step closer to achieving the prestigious Master Scuba Diver™ rating. This elite recognition sets you apart as a skilled and experienced diver, ready to take on new challenges and explore the underwater world fully.

Dive into the Future:

Join us on this remarkable journey of discovery and specialization. Explore a world of exciting dive options and expand your diving horizons. With each certification, you'll unlock new opportunities and reach the pinnacle of scuba diving excellence. Start your path to mastery today.

What's Included?

  • Instruction
  • All required learning materials 
  • Certification

What's Not Included?

  • Rentals
  • Additional equipment (Cutting, signaling, and flashlight) was required. Students save 10% when purchasing the required equipment through the store.

So that you know, the class requires at least two students to run. If the student count is not met, registered students will be moved to the next available course or offered private training at an additional cost. 

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After This Course

During the Advanced Open Water course, you'll try different types of specialty diving and discover your diving aptitude and interests. As an added bonus, each dive you make may be credited toward the related specialty certification.

For example, if you try wreck diving during your Advanced Open Water course and like it, you can credit that dive towards Wreck Diver specialty certification.

Here are some other courses to consider:

Want to improve your confidence and become a better dive buddy? Sign up for the PADI Rescue Diver course.

With each certification you earn, you'll be one step closer to earning the elite Master Scuba Diver™ rating.

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