The Advanced Open Water Course (AOW) is a 2-day course that takes the Open Water Diver to the next level.
This course offers 5 adventure dives. The deep dive and the underwater navigation dive are mandatory dives for the certification. The diver may select any 3 dives such as a shipwreck dive, search and recovery, peak performance buoyancy, night diving, and underwater naturalist to name just a few. After completion of the AOW course, the student receives their Advanced certification and receives a PADI license to dive to a maximum depth of 30 meters.
The package includes 2 days of diving & 1 night staying on Koh Tao, at our resort. This course requires one day notice prior to start.
Schedule of Course:
Day 1 - Orientation: complete paperwork & receive materials
- 2 adventure dives - optional night dive at 18:00
Day 2 - 2 Adventure dives (with a 3rd adventure dive, if no night dive)
- Additional Theory (if necessary)
Total: 5 adventure dives
The Trip Schedule is as follow:
- 08.00 Pick up from hotel
- 09.00 Embark for Koh Tao
- 10.30 Arrive Koh Tao
- 11.00 Course starts.
- 11:45 Meet for diving, and the boat will depart for your first dive trip at 12:00 pm.
- 5:45 p.m. you will meet for our Night Dive. The boat will depart at 6:00 pm.
- 5:45 Meet for the morning dives.
-10:30 Return from the dives and finish any theory you may need. You will also get your log book signed and finished all advanced paperwork!
- 15.30 Depart Koh Tao