Advanced Open Water Diver Certification in Key Largo

Scuba Dive in the Florida Keys with Sail Fish Scuba

Advanced Open Water Diver Course Description

Key Largo is the diving capital of the world, the ideal place to take your scuba certification to the next level.

Go deeper, increase buoyancy control, navigate the seas with ease and advanced your diving skills. If you don’t want to limit yourself to 60 ft dives relying solely on your compass to navigate, and instead dive to 100 ft comfortably while learning the secrets of natural navigation, this course is for you!

Advanced Open Water Diver Course Outline

Core Dive #1

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Swim like a fish without bumping into the sand / reef.

Core Dive #2

Underwater Navigation 

Navigate the seas without solely relying on your compass, learn the secrets to natural navigation.

Core Dive #3

Deep Dive

Explore the deep abyss, get certified to dive to 100 feet where animals get bigger and air spaces get smaller.

Adventure Dives #4 & #5

Pick two of these suggested dives

  • Boat Diving – Learn how we set up the boat and precautions when boat diving
  • Underwater Photography – Perfect your picture taking skills underwater
  • Under Water Naturalist – Identify Corals and learn to act responsibly with aquatic life
  • Wreck Diving – Explore shipwrecks and take the first step to your wreck diving specialty
Pricing and Reservations

Advanced Open Water Course

$449.00 + eLearner fee + tax

Registration Step 1

• Follow the link to register and pay PADI for your virtual classroom and virtual manual.

Registration Step 2

Book your dive course with us!

Schedule and Duration
*Check-in is an hour before each tour leaves!

Tuesday - Saturday

Boat Schedule (Tuesday – Saturday)

  • Morning Boat:
    • Leaves at 8:30 AM
    • Returns at 12:00 – 12:30 PM
  • Afternoon Boat:
    • Leaves at 1:00 PM
    • Returns at 4:30 – 5:00 PM
  • *Check-in is always an hour before each tour leaves!
Sunday

Boat Schedule (Sunday)

Morning Boat Only:

  • Leaves at 8:30 AM
  • Returns at 12:30 – 1:00 PM
  • *Check-in is always an hour before each tour leaves!
Closed Mondays

Shop Closed on Mondays

What if my schedule does not work with this course outline but I still want to get certified?

What if my schedule does not work with this course outline but I still want to get certified?

  • No worries! we can work around your schedule completely! Give us a call at 305-453-3446 for any scheduling concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Included?

What’s Included?

  • Your Instructor
  • 5 advanced open water training dives – and possibly one extra fun dive!
  • PADI certification & processing fees
  • Certification card
  • All SCUBA gear you will use for the day including wetsuits if needed
  • Boat fees
  • Water and candy on the boat
  • Snacks when you arrive back at the shop
What's Not Included?

What’s Not Included?

  • A tip for your Instructor & boat crew  $5 per person for fair service and $20 per person for excellent service for each boat trip is customary in the dive industry
  • E – Learning fee – This is paid directly to PADI through the link above
  • Bathing suit & Towel
How long does the course take?

How long does the course take?

  • This course consists of 5 dives spread out over a minimum of 1 day & 1/2 or three half days depending on your schedule
What are the course pre-requisites?

Pre-Requisites:

  • Must be Open Water Certified PRIOR to this course
  • Finish PADI e-Learner course before arrival
  • Required to fill out Medical Waiver & email to dive shop before course date

Review Medial Questionnaire

If you answer YES to any questions..
You will need to bring a signed letter from your doctor verifying that you are “fit for diving” before entering in the water.
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