Advanced Open Water Course


Upon completion of your Open Water course, the ADVANCED COURSE is the next step towards becoming an independently competent diver. The course focuses on expanding your diving knowledge in different areas, setting the foundation for additional training and adding towards your personal confidence level. It includes 5 dives, starting with a refresher pool session should you have not dived for a period of 6-12 months. After completion of the course you will be qualified to dive to a depth of 30m, which allows you to experience some of the best and deeper sites Cape Town has to offer – especially our wrecks!


Whenever you feel like diving! The course consists mostly of practical application in the form of at least 5 dives with in-depth briefings and tasks so it can be conducted at your convenience or sign up for e-learning…



  • Proof of open water diver qualification
  • Proof of last logged dive (up to date logbook)
  • Minimum age of 15 years, unless enrolling as a Junior Advanced Diver, then minimum age is 12 years.
  • A medical statement by a licensed physician, dated within the last 12 months, stating that you are medically fit to scuba dive
  • 1 recent ID photograph
  • Full payment required before any academic or water sessions

Aim of the Advanced Open Water Course:

In many areas, both locally and internationally, you need to be qualified as an ADVANCED DIVER to be able to take part in some of the most spectacular and enjoyable dives. This includes deep and night diving.

Sea Dives:

The required 5 specialty dives:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy dive (PPB) or Refresher pool session if required
  • AWARE Fish identification dive (bring a camera!)
  • Underwater navigation & mapping
  • Deep boat dive (Charter required)
  • Night / low visibility dive


padi-logo-superPADI Advanced Open Water: R4500*

PADI price includes:

– PADI Adventures in Diving manual
– Scuba set & cylinder hire
– Registration fee

ssi-logo-superSSI Advanced Adventurer: R4500*

SSI price includes:

– Scuba set & cylinder hire
– SSI Registration fee

*Course fees do not include boat charter cost if required for the deep dive (rate depends on the operator’s fees at the time) or transport to and from dive sites.

If you’re interested in this course, please contact us