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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Continue Your Scuba Adventure in Lahaina, Maui

Quick Details

  • Ages 12+
  • Complete five dives in Lahaina
  • Maximum depth: 100 feet
  • Rental equipment included
  • PADI eLearning would require an extra fee

Prerequisite: To participate in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program, you must be a PADI Open Water Diver or possess an equivalent scuba certification from another agency. 

PLEASE NOTE: It is a requirement when taking scuba diving courses in Maui that all divers complete a medical statement confirming good health for diving. You must be able to answer “NO” to each of the questions on the form. A “YES” answer requires a medical release from your doctor.

Preview the medical questionnaire.

Adding three divers or more to group course, per person please select date and time below
Adding two divers to group course, per person please select date and time below
One diver receive 600 dollars credit when a group course becomes available

Advanced Scuba Diving in Maui

Scuba diving in Maui gets addictive because after completing your PADI Open Water Diver certification, you may want to dive deeper on a scooter dive. Enter the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. This certification course increases your self-confidence and knowledge as a scuba diver while introducing you to five new adventure dives.

Your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course gets completed with us in two to three days. This course requires two compulsory dives, Deep and Navigation so you can select three additional dives. We recommend you go for Peak Performance Buoyancy, Scooter Diving, and Underwater Photography, but you get to choose from a long list of electives, highlighted by:

  • Deep Diver
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Scooter Diver
  • Underwater Photography
  • Wreck Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Night Diver

The Deep Diver training means you can confidently join other experienced divers at some of the best Maui diving sites. The Advanced Diver certification safely increases your maximum depth limit to 100 feet, where you will continue to find coral reefs in Hawaii. Our favorite spot to deep dive is Airport Beach in Lahaina. You leave the inside reef at this dive site around 50 feet to descend a grassy slope to your destination!

If you want to go wreck diving, you can visit Mala Wharf in Lahaina. The remnants of the pier created multiple sections of swim-throughs that make for an excellent training ground. We can also scooter dive with ScubaJet at nearly any Maui dive site accessible from the beach.

Advanced Divers may use any completed Adventure Dives as credit towards a PADI Specialty certification. Contact us for additional details regarding Specialty courses. As you build upon your scuba diving experiences, you may ultimately achieve the most notable recreational diving certification of all: PADI Master Scuba Diver.

What to Expect for your Advanced Course

Mornings provide the best visibility underwater, so our guests arrive at our headquarters in Lahaina at 8:30 am. The preferred dive location is based on conditions and your instructor will choose the location each day. You will make two to three dives per day depending on how your instructor chooses to structure your course, so you’ll finish up at 3 to 4 pm.

Book now or contact us today to arrange this course to take your diving to the next level! You can read more about our Maui dive service or check out a future certification, such as the PADI Rescue Diver course.