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Are you Ready for Advanced Open Water?

Floating peacefully above coral reefs and observing the colorful fish and other marine creatures that come across your path is absolute bliss.

The sun touching the blue waters reminds you of how lucky you are to experience a world so different from the one you came from above the waves.

Taking the next step in your dive journey

Advancing your skills is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is focused on. It’s the next step in your dive journey after fulfilling the requirements of PADI Open Water Diving. The Advanced Open Water Diver is a 3-day course that provides you with the vital knowledge and skills to be able to explore more challenging dive areas in different parts of the world. Isn’t that exciting? Imagine learning new things and enhancing your skills to prepare you for more incredible underwater adventures.

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Just like the beginner courses, you will start your next journey by studying the e-Learning materials whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you. This digital study enables you to fit your scuba lessons into your personal schedule.

e-Learning allows you to study the theories of diving using your computer, tablet, or mobile device. The best thing about it is that you can learn at your own pace without pressure. As long as you have a dependable Internet connection, you can study at any time and from a location of your choice.

When you’re finished with e-Learning, you can schedule your in-water development training under the supervision of a PADI professional. Since you completed the academic part of the course online, there’s no need to spend any time in a classroom when you arrive at your destination.

You can maximize your holiday by focusing on the fun part – scuba diving. Our PADI-certified scuba instructors will be happy to meet you at the Azure Residences, the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.

What are the prerequisites of this course?

To participate in the PADI Advanced Open Water, you have to be a PADI Open Water Diver. We also accept qualifying certifications from different training organizations. For Junior Advanced Open Water Diver, the participant should be at least 12 years old. For the PADI Advanced Open Water, the participant should be at least 15 years old. You also have to be in good health and know how to swim.

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How many dives before Advanced Open Water?

The exciting part of this course is undergoing five adventure dives that will build your confidence and enhance your scuba skills. Our PADI-certified scuba instructors will guide you closely to ensure that all your dives will be safe and fun. To earn your Advanced Open Water certification, you’ll undergo underwater navigation and deeper water diving (depths from 18 to 30 meters/ 60 to 100 feet).

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You’ll be introduced to three specialty dives (sample choices: Wreck Diving, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Recovery, Night Diving, and more). Every specialty dive that you finish will be credited towards specialty certifications.

When you completed the PADI Open Water Diving, you were qualified to descend up to 18m with a dive buddy. Fulfilling the requirements of the Advanced Open Water Diver gives you the privilege of diving to a depth of 30m.

See you in Dubai

We look forward to seeing you in Dubai on your next holiday. Come and visit our dive shop Dubai and sign up for the next scuba course to move forward in your diving journey.


Scuba diving is an exciting and adventurous water sport that offers a chance to explore the beauty of the underwater world and its amazing marine life. The UAE, particularly Dubai, is one of the most popular destinations for scuba diving, attracting divers from all over the world. With its crystal clear waters and diverse marine life, scuba diving in Dubai offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

The cost of scuba diving in Dubai varies depending on the dive center you choose and the type of dive you opt for. On average, a single dive can cost anywhere from AED 250 to AED 550, with the average price for a single dive being around AED 350. This price usually includes all the necessary equipment, such as the dive tank, regulator, and wetsuit, as well as the services of a professional dive guide. At Nemo Diving Center, We offer a wide range of diving packages to suit every budget and experience level.

Diving in Dubai is an incredible experience, and the UAE is home to many dive sites teeming with amazing marine life including colorful soft and hard corals, sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, cuttlefish, octopus, nudibranchs, seahorses, and a plethora of fish species. It is also noted for its incredible dive wrecks that have become rich artificial reefs. These dive sites offer a unique and exciting diving experience, providing a chance to explore sunken ships and other structures that have become havens for marine life.

Come and explore the unique underwater world of Palm Jumeriah in Dubai and incredible dive sites in Fujairah such as Dibba Rock, Sharm Rock, Martini Rock, Snoopy Island, and more. At Nemo Diving Center, we offer dive trips to these amazing dive sites, allowing divers to discover the incredible marine life that has made the wreck its home. We also offer a wide range of other dive sites to choose from, including shallow coral reefs, deep wrecks, and drift dives, providing something for every level of diver.

In conclusion, scuba diving in Dubai offers an unforgettable experience for all levels of diver. With its clear waters, diverse marine life, and incredible dive sites, Dubai is a must-visit destination for any scuba diver. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced diver, our team at Nemo Diving Center will ensure that you have an amazing time exploring the beauty of the underwater world.



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