Looking to gain experience, build confidence and discover your diving abilities? The Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about advancing your skills. You'll practice navigation and buoyancy, as well as try deep, wreck and night diving! For every specialty dive you complete, you can earn credit toward PADI® specialty certifications.


To enroll in a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver course, you must be 12 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. PADI Open Water Diver certification is required to enroll in Advanced Open Water Diver.


Deep and wreck adventure dives will be conducted from a boat on our weekly charters, as weather permits. An additional fee is charged for boat travel, bringing the total course cost to $499.99

We offer courses all the time.  Email or call us if you don't see a date that works for you, East Coast Scuba & Watersports is here to grow the dive community.  Stop by the shop at 1440 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia to ask us more about the course!

PADI Advanced Open Water Course