Advanced Open Water Diving

Course Duration

2-3 days

Session Duration

2 to 3 hours


9AM, 12PM, 3PM (daily)


5 Dives

2,100 AED

From: 1,300.00 AED

About the course

This is a three-day course that will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be qualified to scuba in more challenging dive sites around the world. You will receive a license from PADI and be able to dive to a depth of 30m with a dive buddy upon fulfilling all the course requirements.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Gain more diving experience
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive Planners (eRDPTM)
  • Sample different types of diving

Learn How to

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deep Dive up to 30 meters
  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choice
  • Improve your buoyancy



Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)

Total time commitment

2-3 days

Minimum age

12 years or older


The maximum depth depends on your age, but maximum depth is up to 30 metres/100 feet

How to Earn your Scuba Diving Certification

  • Step 1: PADI eLearning
  • Step 2: 5 Adventure Dives

3 Dives in Dubai and 2 in Fujairah or all 5 in Fujairah


More Info

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Elevate your diving prowess and explore the thrilling world beneath the waves with our PADI Advanced Open Water Diving Course at Nemo Diving Center. This course is your gateway to expanding your horizons and honing your underwater skills.

Under the guidance of our experienced PADI-certified instructors, you'll embark on a series of adventure dives designed to deepen your knowledge and expertise. From enhancing your proficiency with underwater compasses and dive computers to refining your kicking techniques and navigational abilities, you'll acquire valuable knowledge and practical expertise across a range of diving specialties.

Dive into exciting challenges and witness the incredible marine life that lies beyond the surface. As you complete this course, you'll earn your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification, signifying your readiness to dive confidently in diverse environments.

Join Nemo Diving Center today and embark on an exploration that will redefine your diving journey. Unveil new possibilities and discover the underwater world like never before.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diving program at NEMO Diving Center in Dubai is designed for certified divers who want to expand their knowledge and dive experience. This program will take you to the next level of diving, giving you the chance to explore new dive environments and try new diving techniques.

With the guidance of our experienced instructors, you'll learn advanced diving skills and knowledge, such as navigation, deep diving, and peak performance buoyancy. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in specialty dives, such as night dives, shipwreck dives, and more.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diving program provides you with the flexibility to choose the specialty dives that interest you the most. Our goal is to help you grow as a diver and develop your dive skills in a safe and comfortable environment.

At NEMO Diving Center, we believe in providing our students with the best dive experience possible. Our facilities are equipped with the latest diving equipment and our instructors are passionate about diving and teaching.

So if you're looking to take your dive experience to the next level, sign up for the PADI Advanced Open Water Diving program at NEMO Diving Center in Dubai. With our exceptional training and personalized attention, you'll be able to dive into the underwater world with confidence and ease. Book your program today and start your journey towards becoming a PADI open water diver!

  1. You will receive an email from PADI with E-learning you will need to create an account if you don't have to log in to your PADI account to access the course.
  2. From your Dashboard go to Student Details and Manage Your Courses.
  3. You can then decide to Start the eLearning yourself.

Five adventure dives- three of which are compulsory dives while the other two descents can be based on your personal interests and preferences. You'll hone your skills by completing the five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 meters/ 60-100 feet)
  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choice
  • You can try Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Search and Recovery, Peak Performance Buoyancy and much more.

After posting your payment, wait for the email from PADI containing the redeem code which you can use to get started immediately. Please check your inbox as the email will be sent within 24 hours. Simply follow the link and create an account on the PADI website and log-in to acquire the Advanced Open Water Manual or Advanced Open Water Touch app which contains sections of reading materials, videos, and interactive presentations. After going through all the online review materials, if you’re ready for the next phase of the course.

Upon finishing the e-Learning lessons, you can proceed to the thrilling highlight of the course, the adventure dives! Just get in touch with us to schedule the date and time of your dives according to your personal preference.

You’ll learn:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive Planners (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the adventure dives you choose

You must read the first 2 chapters of the e-Learning course before starting the dive sessions.
It usually takes 2 or 3 days to finish the course but it also depends on your performance - we want to be sure that you're confident enough when underwater.

The diving sessions don't have to be 3 consecutive days; you can take the succeeding session/s on a later date as long as it is within 6 months of the first one. Just let us know and we would be happy to arrange the sessions at a time that is convenient for you.

  • Comfortable swimming attire and footwear
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Towel
  • Refillable water bottle

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 200 to AED 500, 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, they 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.

One of the most popular dive sites in Dubai is the Abu Dhabi Falcon Wreck, which is located just offshore from the city and offers a chance to explore a unique underwater world. At Nemo Diving Center, they offer dive trips to this amazing dive site, allowing divers to discover the incredible marine life that has made the wreck its home. They 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, the team at Nemo Diving Center will ensure that you have an amazing time exploring the beauty of the underwater world.