Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Experience five different open water dives from the five SSI Specialty programs without the need to finish the entire Specialty. If you are having uncertainties on your next move, this program is perfect to further improve your skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty program suits you best. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing the course.

Where Do You Want To Dive?

Starts at $599

Tioman island (or Pulau Tioman, as it is known locally) is one of Malaysia's most popular islands with all sorts of tropical marine life.

Weekly (Departs every Friday Evening, returns Sunday Evening - 3D2N)

Starts at $849

Hop on board to Southern Riau and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

Weekly (Departs every Friday Evening, returns Sunday Evening - 3D2N)

Starts at $899

Hop on board to Anambas Islands and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

Weekly (Departs every Friday Evening, returns Sunday Evening - 3D2N)

Looking for more trips and different levels of adventures and challenges? Let us know, we can customize a trip for you!

Advanced Open Water Diver Course Essentials

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PREREQUISITES

  • Be At Least 18 Years of Age or Older
  • Enriched Air Nitrox 40% certification
  • Deep Diving certification
  • 50 logged dives
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INCLUDES

  • All Course Materials
  • 2 Theory Classes
  • 1 Pool Session
  • 6 Open Water Dives over 2 weekends
  • Instructor Fees
  • Certification Fees
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EXCLUDES

  • Mersing Stay (if applicable)
  • Dive Travel Insurance
  • Mask & Fins Rental ($ 18 / Day)
  • Marine Park Fee (If Applicable)
  • VISA on arrival (If applicable)

Advanced Open Water Diver Course Components

The SSI Advanced Open Water Course consists  at least five (5) different open water dives.

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1 Theory Class

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1 Weekend Trip

Online Theory
Weekend Trip Session
Online Theory
  • The online theory will give you an introduction on what are the learning objectives during your adventure dives on trip.
  • Modules will cover diving in Different Types of Environmental Conditions (Night, Drift, Boat, Shore, Peak Performance Buoyancy, etc)
  • You can access the module thru Online Learning Portal via diveSSI.com
Weekend Trip Session
  • You will experience at least 5 different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty.
  • The course trip will include everything from travel, accommodation, diving and food.
  • Up to 6 Open Water Dives: Departs every Friday Evening (around 6.30pm) and returns every Sunday Nights (Tioman Trip)

Why Learn The Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Take your scuba diving skills and experience to the next level with the SSI Advanced Adventurer Course. This will help you distinguish which Specialty Course is perfect for you and prepare you to perform advanced diving underwater.

  • Experience the basics of the chosen scuba diving specialty program.
  • Know more about the basics of deep diving and navigation
  • Resume diving knowledge and skills from the previous Open Water Diver Course
  • Establish the skills and confidence to dive an average maximum depth of 30m.
  • Receive the SSI Advanced Adventurer upon the completion of the program.

Sample Itinerary

32DN Tioman Advanced Adventurer
3D2N MVN Anambas
3D2N MVN Tioman
32DN Tioman Advanced Adventurer

Day 1

  • Meet at Block 13 York Hill
  • Depart for Mersing Jetty, Malaysia via coach
  • Rest stop
  • Arrive at Mersing Jetty, Malaysia
  • Depart for Tioman

Day 2

  • Arrive Tioman Island
  • Check in resort
  • Breakfast & briefing
  • 1st dive
  • Lunch
  • 2nd & 3rd dive
  • Night Dive (For AOWD & above certified divers only)
  • Return to resort
  • Dinner

Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • 4th & 5th Dive
  • Lunch, log dives & debrief
  • Check out. Depart for Mersing Jetty
  • Depart for Singapore
3D2N MVN Anambas

Day 1

  • Meet at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
  • Depart for Nongsapura, Batam via Batam Fast Ferry (Singapore Time)
  • Arrive Nongsapura, board MV Nautica (Indonesia Time)
  • Dinner*We take ferry to Batam and board MV Nautica from there to facilitate faster immigration process. Check-in is required at least 1 hour prior ferry departure.

Day 2

  • Wake up call
  • Light Breakfast
  • 1st dive
  • Breakfast
  • 2nd dive
  • Lunch
  • 3rd dive
  • Light snack
  • 4th dive
  • 5th dive (night dive for certified divers)
  • 2100 BBQ dinner

Day 3

  •  Coffee and light toast
  • 6th dive
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Light snack
  • Sail back to Singapore via Nongsa
  • Dinner
  • Arrive at Punggol Marina Country Club Pier 1
3D2N MVN Tioman

Day 1

  • Meet at Punggol Marina Country Club (MCC) Pier 1.
  • Check in to MV Nautica
  • Depart MCC and sail overnight to Tioman
  • Dinner

Day 2

  •  Coffee and light toast
  • 1st dive
  • Breakfast
  • 2nd dive
  • Lunch
  • 3rd dive
  • Light snack
  • 4th dive
  • Rest & Relax
  • Night Dive
  • Dinner

Day 3

  • Coffee and light toast
  • 6th dive
  • Start to sail back to Singapore
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Arrive at Punggol Marina Country Club Pier 1

WHATS NEXT?

The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! It s your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures.

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