• BluePlanetDivers

Advance Open Water Course

*Online Price: Rate available only if activity booked at least a month before the starting date of the reserve activity


Description

Get ready to take the next step after completing your first open water dives!

There are 5 dives to be completed in the advanced course which will improve your skills and help you to become a better diver. Forget those long hours of reading and theory. This course is fun and will teach you how to behave during your dives. The maximum depth for diving is 30 meters for Advance Course and 23 meters for Juniors.

We allow maximum 4 students per course!

What you will learn

You will learn how to navigate using a compass and natural landmarks underwater, and reach new depths while completing the deep dive. Peak Performance Buoyancy will teach you useful breathing techniques and improve your control in the water. There are a couple of options for the last two dives, so you are free to choose which specialties you would like to learn. Fish identification dive will allow you to learn some of the common species in the Andaman Sea, and search and recovery will prepare you for finding lost objects using search patterns. Other options include: boat diving, multilevel and computer, photography and naturalist dives.

 


Theory

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
  • Physiological effects
  • New ways to use materials
  • Recognizing the underwater world
  • Planning your own dives
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure dives you choose.
Advanced Open Water Dives

You will complete 5 incredible adventure dives and be able to choose 3 of them (Deep and Navigation are mandatory). Our dive center will offer you these options:

  • Underwater Navigator (mandatory)
  • Deep Dive (mandatory)
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Fish Identification
  • Multi-level and computer
  • Search and Recovery
  • Photography
  • Naturalist: Part of project aware
  • Boat Diving
The Scuba Gear You will Use

You will use all the basic scuba equipment and a diving computer during your open water dives. You will be able to buy your own mask in our retail shop as it is always better when it fits the face properly. A buoyancy compensating jacket that holds your scuba tank, a scuba regulator that delivers air, a weight system and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply will be used also. We will provide you with a short wetsuit as well.  We will give you a special 10% discount on anything you want to invest within our retail shop!

Prerequisites for this course:

To take this course, you must:

  • Being fit for diving (medical certificate)
  • At least 10 years old for the Junior Adventure Diver Course, 12 years old for the Junior Advance Open Water course and 15 years old for the Advance Open Water course.


  • Daily Transfers (pickup and return)
  • Breakfast; Lunch, Drinks, Fruits and Pastry
  • Full equipment
  • Small groups of 4 participants per class!
  • Online manual and Certification

  • Natioal park fee for Koh Haa / Hin Deang (applicable per day): 400 THB for passenger & Snorkeler, 600 THB for divers
  • National park fee for PhiPhi area: package 3 days 400 THB (everyone) + 200 THB per day for divers
  • Insurance avilable for 150 THB per day! Cover all diving expenses in case of diving incident only (Copy of passport needed).
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