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Whitsunday Dive Adventures - Advanced Open Water Course PADI

FROM: $630

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$630 AUD per Person - PADI Advanced Open Water Course (Between: 01 Apr 2017 and 01 Apr 2019)

Increase your confidence and build your scuba skills!

Introducing new ways and activities to have more fun while your scuba diving. This PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course will give you experience, excitement and the opportunity for further exploration of the underwater world...

The PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course can be completed straight after your Open Water Dive Course and will enable you to build your confidence while working closely with your instructor and getting more dives under you belt. Taking place over two days on MV Mantaray, you will hone the skills required to take your diving to the next step. Choose 5 out of 15 possible Adventure Dives, depending on your own interests. This course can also be used towards a Dive Speciality course in the future and open your path to a Master Scuba Diver.

PADI Advanced Dive Course Features:

  • 2 full Days on MV Mantaray
  • 5 Adventure dives
  • All diving equipment including all speciality gear and underwater compass
  • Wetsuits
  • Certification Fees
  • PADI Advanced open water Manual
  • Full Buffet lunch on the boat on both days

What better place to further your dive experience, improve your skills and broaden your knowledge than the wonderful location of the Whitsundays islands. With colourful coral reefs abundant with marine life, this course is ideal for the avid diver.

What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you learn on your PADI Advanced Open Water Course will vary depending on your own interest and the adventure dives you choose, but will include:

  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving
  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • Deeper diving (from 18-30 metres)
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and timer
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive Planner


To enrol in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, you must:

  • Be 15 years or older (Australian Laws)or 12 years old for Junior Open Water Diver
  • Have an Open Water Dive Certification and medical questionnaire completed on the day

Please Note - minimum 2 students

Your Mantaray Experience

In one day, Mantaray will show you all the best of the Whitsundays! Departing from Abel Point Marina in Airlie Beach, you will get the chance to visit Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, as well as a selection of top dive/snorkel sites. Who knew that your dive course would also allow you to explore one of Australias top destinations too!?

Mantaray Features:

  • All snorkel and dive equipment
  • Body protection suits
  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments
  • BBQ Buffet Lunch on the beach
  • Courtesy bus pick up, and drop off
  • Bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Whitehaven Beach visit

Whenever possible students will be put on MV Mantaray, in rare occasions for example when minimum numbers not reached, an alternative purpose built dive vessel may be used which will not visit Whitehaven Beach.

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What To Bring

Ticket, PADI Open Water Certification or Junior Open Water Certification from different organisation.

What's Included

  • 2 full Days on MV Mantaray
  • 5 Adventure dives
  • All diving equipment including all speciality gear and underwater compass
  • Certification Fees
  • Manual

Terms and Conditions

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Courses may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that diving involves risk.Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of booking. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.


All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the tour or package. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to the departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance.

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