Our philosophy is, your adventure and excitement start from the moment you sign up!
At 3rd Reef Divers, we have been teaching scuba courses for over 34 years!
We are, Divers Taking Care of Divers since 1988.
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The Advanced Open Water certification serves as an important learning experience and is required at many destinations and dive sites throughout the world! Show professional dive operations, boat captains, scuba guides, and, most importantly, your dive buddies that you are serious about constantly improving your dive skills and are capable of handling the challenges that lie beyond basic shallow, open water dives. The Advanced Open Water Diver course increases your foundational knowledge of scuba diving and teaches you how to be an even more confident diver. Through a minimum of 5 different Adventure Dives, you will try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This is the perfect course for Open Water divers who are looking to take their diving to the next level.
Is the Advanced Open Water class available for younger divers?
Yes! Divers who are 12 through 14 can earn the Junior Advanced Open Water certification and can participate in all dives but, will stay shallower on the Deep Dive.
Our Advanced Open Water Diver course consists of a minimum of 5 adventure dives in which you will learn the skills of specific scuba specialties, Deep Diver and Navigation Diver are core dives that are required for your advanced certification.
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What’s Not included:
Any Boat fee if needed.
Beyond using professional scuba equipment, you’ll need a dive knife/dive tool and a slate. Depending on which Specialties that you choose, your Instructor may suggest additional specialized gear, such as dive lights for night dives, or DSMB’s (delayed surface marker buoy). You are responsible for providing your own personal gear (mask fins, snorkel & booties).
If you would like to purchase your own scuba gear, come on down to the shop and we can help guide you through the process on what gear will work best for you.
Stop by the shop to learn more about the gear you will need to continue your adventures in your Advanced Open Water Diver course.
A portion of your tuition will go towards 2 great causes
Project AWARE is a non-profit organization and global movement for ocean protection
W.A.V.E.S Project is a non-profit organization helping disabled veterans reach the water!
3rd Reef Divers is an official affiliate of the W.A.V.E.S. Project and Project AWARE.