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PADI Advanced Open Water: Formation of diving in Koh Tao

What is PADI Advanced Open Water?

The PADI Advanced Open Water is the second level of training in diving conducted under the auspices of PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) This training is for people certified Open Water PADI (Or equivalent) who wish to improve in different specialties in diving

You must choose 3 dives Adventure Dive to perform from the following:

  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Multi-level dive
  • Buoyancy
  • Underwater photography
  • Underwater videography
  • Search and retrieval of objects
  • Night diving
  • Diving with enriched air (NITROX)
  • Diving from a boat.
  • ** A whether: to Koh Tao the diving Adventure Dive are all from a boat.

    You also must perform these 2 dives:

    • Underwater guidance
    • Deep dive

    During this training on Koh Tao, you will realize therefore immersed 5 on the Koh Tao diving spot and gain experience in different specialties. This training, mainly based on the practice and the underwater training, is generally allocated on 2-3 days Koh Tao. Advanced Open Water Padi training includes a part theoretical and practical part.

    The theoretical part of the Advanced Open Water includes a review of knowledge applied to each dive Adventure Dive and you will have less personal that at the training work Open Water.

    Practical part of the Advanced Open Water is on the different spots of Koh Tao. According to the Adventure Dive you have chosen, you will need to carry out corresponding exercises and generally you will end the dive by the exploration of the dive site.

    At the end of this training you will be issued a certification and you will be able to practice scuba diving up to 30 m (21 metre less than 14 years old), diving with a binomial without be supervised by a professional.

  • Who is the training of PADI Advanced Open Water?

  • Formation is PADI Advanced Open Water accessible from 12 years people certified Open Water PADI (Or equivalent) who meet the medical conditions required Children 10 to 14 years will get a certification of Advanced Open Water Junior

    A medical questionnaire will be handed to you prior to your training. Generally people with no particular health problem have no problem for the training of PADI Advanced Open Water If in doubt, consult your doctor and ask for a medical certificate for the practice of diving. To know that doctors are also present on Koh Tao

    Generally, those wishing to make a training PADI Advanced Open Water, are people who want to gain experience and delve deeper and discover the sites inaccessible to them before

    The formation of Advanced Open Water will also help you discover the various diving spots of Koh Tao in your training dives and can be see gray sharks Chumphon Pinnacle which are generally at depths of about 30 metres.

  • What to do after the Open Water PADI Advanced?

  • If you are Certified Advanced Open Water PADIideal if you want to perfect you yet, it is continue your diving training with the Rescue Diver PADI training and learn to handle rescue operations. It is also the training that you need to follow if you want to direct you to a vocational training.

    If you do not want to continue your training and just enjoy your Advanced Open Water PADI level, you can make a Dive fun (exploration dives) to discover the different dive sites of Koh Tao.

    If you have not dived for a while (over 6 months), it may be advisable to follow a session called review Scuba Review.

    You might also like...

  • List of Koh Tao diving centres
  • Guide to Koh Tao diving rates
  • To apply for additional info
  • Advanced Open Water in short...

    Advanced Open Water
    Minimum age:
    12 years
    Number of diving:
    5 dives
    Maximum depth:
    30 metres
    Number of days:
    2-3 days
    8600 THB
    See all rates Advanced Open Water to Koh Tao


    Free hosting : If you want to perform a training of Advanced Open Water PADI to Koh Tao, Koh Tao accommodation can you be provided free of charge for the duration of the training.

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