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Improve and expand your skills as an Advanced Open Water Diver!

What to Expect?

The NAUI Advanced Open Water Diver course is an exhilarating next step for those who wish to expand their diving skills and explore more of the underwater world. Designed for divers who have successfully completed their basic open water certification, this course takes your diving knowledge and skills to the next level, allowing you to dive deeper, navigate more precisely, and understand the aquatic environment more fully.

Throughout the course, participants will engage in a series of specialized dives that cover a range of diving activities and environments. These may include deep diving, underwater navigation, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, and more. Each dive is structured to challenge and educate, providing divers with the experience and skills needed to navigate different underwater scenarios safely and confidently.

The NAUI Advanced Open Water Diver course is not just about diving deeper but also about becoming a more proficient, responsible, and environmentally aware diver. Students will learn advanced buoyancy control, fine-tune their rescue skills, and gain an understanding of the physiological effects of deeper diving. Additionally, the course emphasizes the importance of respecting and preserving the underwater environment, ensuring that divers are mindful of their impact on marine ecosystems.

Participants will be guided by experienced NAUI instructors who are committed to providing comprehensive training and support. The course includes a combination of classroom sessions, where divers deepen their theoretical knowledge of advanced diving concepts, and practical water sessions, where they apply these concepts in real diving situations.

Upon completion of the NAUI Advanced Open Water Diver course, divers will earn a certification that recognizes their enhanced skills and knowledge. This certification opens the door to more advanced diving opportunities, including specialized NAUI courses and diving in more challenging and rewarding locations around the world.

Whether you're looking to improve your diving abilities, take on new underwater adventures, or simply become a more confident and capable diver, the NAUI Advanced Open Water Diver course is an excellent choice. Join us to expand your horizons, explore the beauty of the underwater world, and take your diving to new depths.

This course is designed to expand your diving knowledge and skills over a 3-day weekend in Jupiter, Florida. We start with dives at the Blue Heron Bridge focusing on navigation, search and recovery, light salvage, and a night dive. The following two days involve boat dives through Jupiter Dive Center, covering boat, deep, drift, wreck diving, or fish ID. This comprehensive course offers a hands-on approach to advanced diving techniques in varied environments.

Possible activities include:

Search and recovery

Boat diving

Light salvage

Hunting and collecting

Exploration and underwater mapping

Wreck diving (non-penetration)

Observation and data collecting

Diving in surf or currents

Altitude diving

Salt Water diving (in areas where most diving is in fresh water)

Fresh water diving (in areas where most diving is in salt water)

Shore diving

Diving for photos and videos

Using dive computers

Course Includes

  • NAUI E-Learning

  • Instructor led Classroom Session

  • Confined Water Dives

  • Local Open Water Dive Site Fees

  • Advanced Open Water Dives (6)

  • NAUI Digital Diver Certification ID Card

Course DOES NOT Include

  • Personal Gear; mask, snorkel, boots, fins, and weights

  • Rental Life Support Equipment; BCD, regulator, wetsuit, gauge, computer, tanks, flashlights, etc.

  • Travel expenses to/from training and dive sites

  • Hotel/stay expenses near dive sites

Starting from $679

Ask us about a private lesson!

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Dive Sites

Jupiter, FL


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