PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

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If you want to take your diving to the next level, discover and experience new underwater attractions, then this is your chance! Become a PADI advanced open water diver, get certified to dive up to 30 meters, opening up your diving horizons for the future.

The two-day Advanced Open Water course consists of five dives which can be tailored to your interests and preferences. Two dives are designated to the compulsory categories of ‘Deep Dive’ and ‘Navigation Dive’ however the other three adventure dives may be chosen from the list below:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy - will help you to master this tricky skill
  • Boat Diver - will broaden the variety of dives you do, there are over 25 boat dive sites in Malta! (availability April - October)
  • Night Diver - invites you to open up a completely new world where you will encounter nocturnal underwater creatures not usually seen by day (availability April - October)
  • Enriched Air Nitrox - helps to extend your time under the water
  • Underwater Naturalist - discover major aquatic life groups and their role within the environment
  • AWARE Fish Identification - learn to recognize the creatures you see underwater
  • Wreck Diver - introduce yourself into the world of historic wrecks and artificial reefs

There is a small amount of theory associated with this course which is covered by home study.

This involves reading the chapters and completing the knowledge reviews corresponding to Deep Dive, Navigation Dive and the three adventure dives you have selected from the list above.

This may be done in two ways:

  1. Via PADI’s online training facility at your own convenience prior to your dives. 
  2. By reading and answering the questions of the five relevant chapters in the PADI manual which can be done at your own convince prior to your dives.

      (PADI Advanced Open Water course e-Learning is now available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch languages)

So if you are ready to take your diving to the next level and discover what the big blue is really all about then don't hesitate to contact us to book your space on this course today!



Minimum requirements
  • PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent 
  • To be in reasonable health
  • Minimum age of 12 years (Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Minimum age of 15 years
  • Under 18s must have parental consent
What's included
  • All necessary equipment
  • Instructor tuition
  • Return transport to and from your accommodation in Mellieha, Ramla, Xemxija, Cirkewwa areas
  • Return road transport to the dive sites
  • PADI E-learning or Manual (depending on the method of theory training you choose)
  • PADI Certification card

2-3 days


We start our courses daily: Monday to Saturday

How to book
  1. Decide on training method (online or in the classroom)
  2. Enquire availability via email and fix a date
  3. Pay deposit online

Book online