Santa Maria: Advance Open Water Diver - PADI or SSI Course

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Advance your scuba diving skills on a course aimed at experienced divers in Santa Maria. Practice skills including navigation and deeper diving, and explore the marine life of Cape Verde.


  • Improve your diving skills; buoyancy, trim, breathing, fin kick,...
  • Discover the underwater world of Sal.
  • This certification is valid all over the world!


The Advanced Open Water Diver is designed to improve your underwater knowledge and skills. The course helps you build confidence in navigation, fine-tune buoyancy skills and introduces you to different diving activities such as wreck diving, drift diving or underwater imaging. After completing your eLearning, you'll make five Adventure Dives: a deep dive (beyond 18m/60F), a navigation dive, and three additional Adventure Dives of your choice to earn your certification. For the advanced course, we recommend you do double dives in the morning and finish in 2 mornings and 1 afternoon. The Advanced Open Water Diver course requires 5 training dives in total. No pool training is required. With this you: Gain more diving experience Practice navigation and different skills Sample different types of diving Go deeper than you have gone before (depending on age maximum 30m) What’s included: Transport Instructor Equipment 5 dives by boat Prerequisites: Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water Diver (or similar qualifying certification) Minimum age: 10 years or older Time commitment: 2-3 days


Transport Instructor Equipment 5 dives by boat

Important Information

  • All participants must be in good health or have a medical certificate from a doctor.

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