PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Available on selected trips only; please contact our team for details of availability.

White Manta Diving offers the PADI Advanced Open Water course to prepare the student diver for diving in a wide range of conditions. It also provides a more comprehensive study of dive skills such as using dive computers at altitude.

Benefits of an Advanced certification include certified diving up to 30m; enhanced safety; guidance and supervision of an experienced PADI instructor; skills and experience necessary to command your own dive objective.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course also serves as a refresher for those who have not been diving for some time or need more experience in scuba diving. 


Divers undertaking the PADI Advanced Open Water course must have an Open Water Diver certification.

5 Training Dives include:
· Mandatory electives

  • Deep Dive
  • Underwater Navigation

Optional Adventure Dives (choose any 3 of the following electives)

  • Fish ID
  • Drift
  • Night
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search & Recovery
  • Naturalist
  • Photography
  • Wreck
Course Fee
  • Add S$450 or US$330 to your trip on the MV White Manta or the KM Blue Manta to be certified as an Advanced Open Water Diver. Please check with our team prior to booking to ensure the course is available on your preferred trip.

Course includes

      • 1 optional pool session (Singapore only)
      • peak performance buoyancy workshop
      • underwater navigation practice
      • SMB deployment skills
      • PADI Adventures in Diving manual & certification

Course excludes

      • Trip cost - check our trip prices here.