Advanced Open Water

Lamai Scuba Divers Hawks bill 1The PADI Advance Open Water course is the next step in the PADI continuing education system. The course is designed to increase your confidence, experience and hone your scuba diving skills. In the course you get to do Deep Dive and Underwater Navigation plus you get to choose any three PADI Adventure scuba dives with the help of your PADI Instructor making a total of five dives.


You begin your training with knowledge development to ensure you understand the information necessary to safely complete you dives. This is done by completing the knowledge reviews in the Adventures of diving manual and the dive briefing given by your PADI Instructor.The Advance Open Water will open many more exciting and intriguing dive sites that lay in deeper water and your instructor will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge to make these type of dives safe and comfortable.


The three adventure dives why not try Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV), we will teach you how to operate while at the surface, including proper body position, propeller clog prevention, snorkeling under power and riding in tandem with a buddy. We show you how to make a proper descent moving underwater, banking, and how to ascent safely.


If you want to learn about fish identification there the Padi Fish ID we will show you how to identify different fish by placing them in there correct family groups. There’s also Peak Performance Buoyancy, boat dive, search and recovery, Multilevel, Digital underwater photography and Computer diving.


This two day course starts at 7.00am with pick up from you hotel (Lamai), with a short drive to the pier to Bophut or Bangrak. The boat leaves at 8.00am to Koh Tao or Sail Rock and we return to Koh Samui 2.00pm (Sail Rock) 4.00pm (Koh Tao). The next level in the Padi continuing education is the Padi Rescue Course.

Diver Prerequisites

  • Certified as PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent from another dive origination.
  • For Junior Divers, 12-14 years – maximum depth is 21 metres

Included in the price

  • All of your Padi materials required
  • Transfer to and from hotel
  • Coffee or tea in the morning
  • Light breakfast
  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Equipment and your PADI Advance open water certification card

Only 14,000 Thai Baht – Maximum 4 to one PADI instructor.