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Continue to develop your dive skills and experience even more of the underwater world. You will have the option to select specialty dives that are most interesting and exciting to you.


Start today by signing up with the Adventures in Diving online module for the knowledge development. Its simple! Just click on the icon below and follow the registrations steps to affliliate with Al Mahara Diving Center and we will contact you schedule your adventure dives as you progress in your elearning!



 Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. 

They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water.


This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving. You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to: Underwater navigation 

Deeper water diving  (typically anywhere from 18-30 meters). A sampler of three more Adventure Dives of your choice


The Fun Part: Your Choice

 One reason you’ll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, wreck diving, night diving, diving with underwater scooters, peak performance buoyancy and much more.


Get credit! Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver course.


What You Learn

 The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include


  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose


The Learning Materials You Need

 PADI’s Adventures in Diving Manual and DV provide information on more than 16 types of specialty diving. You’ll use them as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.



 A PADI Open Water Diver  (or qualifying certification from another training organization)

15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)


Open Water Dives –5 open water adventure dives under the supervision of your instructor. This is where you have fun putting it all together and fully experience the underwater adventure.

You may make these dives near where you live or at a more exotic destination on holiday.


Cost: Dhs1800 per person minimum 2 participants (includes PADI student crew pak, certification processing, 5 open water adventure dives, equipment for training, wall certificate upon completion, professional instruction). Private, ladies only and corporate rates available. Price for Elearning Dhs1680 + 107GBP


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