"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- of which the deep dive and the underwater navigation dive are mandatory. The student may then select 3 other adventure dives such as night dive, search and recovery, shipwreck, peak performance buoyance, and underwater naturalist to name just a few. After completion of the AOW course, the student receives AOW certification and may dive to a maximum depth of 30 meters!
“The AOW Schedule is as follows:”
Day prior to starting: Orientation: complete paperwork and receive your course materials
Day 1 - 08:30 to 17:00 | Theory and two afternoon adventure dives (optional night dive at 18:00)
Day 2 - 05:45 to 11:00 | 2 morning adventure dives (optional night dive at 18:00)
The Trip Schedule is as follows:
- 08:00 Pick up from hotel
- 09:00 Embark for Koh Tao
- 10:30 Arrive Koh Tao
- 11:00 Course starts with 2 dives in the afternoon
- 11:45 Meet for diving and the boat will depart for your first dive trip at 12:00 pm
- 5:45 Meet for 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 for Koh Samui