PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Bali

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Explore new dive sites and experience new depths. The PADI Advanced Open Water course will advance your scuba diving knowledge and skills through five different PADI specialty courses.
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Go deeper and dive better with the PADI AOW course in Bali.

Each dive specialty chosen during the advanced open water course will earn you credit for the first dive of your corresponding PADI Specialty.
The advanced open water course is a two days course with a total of five dives as five individual PADI specialties. Out of five specialties, two are mandatory and cannot be changed: Underwater Navigator and Deep Diver.
The other three specialties are free to be chosen by you according to your preferences and interests. However, it is important to note, during the AOW course, you will be certified as Advanced Open Water Diver and not for the specialties.
You are required to complete five dives as five different specialties

Choose three of the highlighted PADI specialties below to complete your AOW course in Bali.

All specialties are available but the highlights
are most popular in Bali.
Adaptive Support Diver
Adaptive Techniques
AWARE – Fish Identification
Boat Diver
Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver
Equipment Specialist
Multilevel Diver
Search and Recovery Diver
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Navigator
Underwater Videographer

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The cost of the PADI eLearning is payable directly to PADI
The PADI eLearning price does not include the course price
The PADI eLearning is provided exclusively by PADI
Advance Open Water Diver course Price
For a single student joining the PADI course in a group of maximum 3 students or privately if requested.
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Adding Nusa Penida to the PADI Advanced Open Water Course
There is a small extra charge of USD 50 for adding Nusa Penida to your course. This applies as well for Drift Dive as the best location
for this adventure dive is Nusa Penida.
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Professional PADI Instructor
PADI registration
Boat rental
Full equipment rental
Towels, snacks, lunch, water/soft drink
Transfer to dive sites
Dive insurance
Hotel transfer to/from dive center in areas Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak and Nusa Dua


Certified PADI Open Water/Junior Open Water Diver (or equivalent)
Be at least 15 years old 
(12 y.o for Junior AOW)
No medical conditions: asthma, heart problems, high or low blood pressure, recent surgeries etc.

(extra costs apply)

Frequently Asked Questions

The PADI Advanced Open Water course takes a total of two days to complete
It takes a standard two days to complete the PADI Advanced Open Water course with a total of five days.

The days are planned depending the specialties chosen as well as the general personal timing of the student. 
The open water dives depend on the specialties chosen for the course
Because the PADI Advanced Open Water course is structured as five different dives with five different specialties, the dive locations can be different depending on these specialty choices.

As an example, drift dives can only be done in Nusa Penida, wreck dives only in Tulamben, night dives generally only in Padang Bai.
Yes you can depending on the specialty chosen and with an extra charge
Nusa Penida is the highlight of scuba diving in Bali and it’s also the most special for its logistics and reach.

Famous for spotting the Manta Rays, Nusa Penida is a good choice for the PADI Advanced Open Water course if the student is choosing the Drift Diver specialty.

There is an extra charge for this choice but it all depends on the general logistics. Contact us for more information.
Yes, dive insurance is included
During the entire course we are covering each and every student with specially designed dive insurance which is including also decompression chamber among general potential accidents.

Combined with the dive insurance, we also provide general health insurance during the hotel and dive location car transfers as well as boat insurance.
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