The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.


Why PADI Adventure Diver?


Have you always wanted to try underwater photography? How about wreck diving? Here's your chance because you can sample three dives of your choice, get a taste of what you like, and feel more comfortable in the water, strengthening your underwater skills and letting you enjoy diving more than ever..


What do I need to start?


PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
• Minimum age: 15 years old (10 for PADI Junior Adventure Diver)


What will I do?


This certification includes three of the following Adventure Dives:

• Adventure Dives available to divers 10 years old and older:
• AWARE-Fish Identification
• Underwater Naturalist
• Boat Diver
• Underwater Navigator
• Peak Performance Buoyancy
• Underwater Photography
• Additional Adventure Dives available to divers 12 years old and older:
• Altitude Diver
• Multilevel Diver
• Deep Diver
• Night Diver
• Diver Propulsion Vehicle
• Search and Recovery Diver
• Drift Diver
• Underwater Videography
• Dry Suit Diver
• Wreck Diver.


How long will it take?


• Recommended Course Hours: nine
• Maximum Open Water Training: three dives over one day


What will I need?


•Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak

• Adventures in Diving Video
• Log Book


How much does it cost?


  £220                                             Incl materials? Yes                                          Incl Gear Hire?  Yes


Where can I go from here?


After your PADI Adventure Diver certification you can take the next step by completing two more adventure dives. If you've completed five total adventure dives that include deep and navigation, you're an PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.
PADI Adventure Dives can also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. If you liked your Night Adventure Dive so much that you wanted to take a complete PADI Night Diver Specialty course, your Night Adventure Dive can count as the first dive of that specialty.

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