Advanced Open Water Diver

Welcome to the next level. Here you will increase your skills by performing different dive styles. You can choose between a wide range of specialties, but also, we prepare a few combinations that will help you to have fun and dive safely anywhere. You need to perform 5 different adventure dives to became a advanced open water diver.

Course details and requirements

From 12 year old (Parents or guardian signatures and presence is required). Junior Open Water certification or equivalent is required. From 15yo Open Water Certification or equivalent is required.

The Junior Advanced Open Water Certification (12 to 14yo) maximum depth is 21m. From 15yo the maximum depth is 30m and the certification can be upgraded to Advanced Open Water Diver. The certification is international and life-time but we recommend a refresh course or Re-activate course if you are more than 6 moth without perform any dives.

Day17am to 3pm3 adventure shore dives – Peak Performance Buoyancy; Navigation; Nigh dive(depends on sea conditions)
Day27am to 2pm2 adventure boat dives – Deep dive; boat dive;
AOW cours preschedule

Adventure dives available according to the sea condition: Drift dive; Boat Dive; Fish ID; Search and Recovery; etc

Aiming to develop the best skills as possible we limit to a number of 4 students per instructor.

  • All the skills must be performed demonstrating confidence, comfort and coordination.


Towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, windshield jacket, water and some snacks are the basic kit for all divers. Make sure you have all you might need, the sun during the summer in Okinawa could be very challenging so we recommend to bring a rash guard with UV protection and a cap.


On the very first day we will meet at the shop at 8 am. Please make sure to arrive at least 10 minutes ahead of time so we can have a chat and fill the necessary forms before you training get started. All the other days will be informed in the afternoon according to the weather condition, tides and locations.

After the completion of the course you will be able to:

Dive with a buddy within 30m depth;

Perform dives with more comfort and confidence;

Join to more advanced and challenging dive sites;

Make new dive buddies and friends;

Join to Rescue Diver Course or Specialty Course;