PADI Advanced Open Water Course on Bunaken

Amazing Walls With Incredible Marine Life. World-Class Diving In Warm Waters With Great Visibility.

 Small dive groups

 Experienced instructors & instructors

 Equipment regularly maintained

 Western managed

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PADI Advanced Open Water Course on Bunaken

Rp4,650,000 2days

Want to dive on a wreck? Try underwater photography? New experiences is what the PADI Advanced Open Water course on Bunaken is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.  It will help you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. Once you are certified you can dive deeper to 30m/100ft giving you access to a wider variety of dive sites and marine life.

Course price includes:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water course on Bunaken over 2days;
  • 5 Adventure Dives – Underwater Navigator Dive and Deep Diver plus three others from the list below;
  • Digital course manual that you will have access to forever;
  • All scuba equipment including dive computer;
  • PADI Certification;
  • Two Fish Divers dive log book;
  • Unlimited coffee & tea at the dive center.
  • Free flow refillable drinking water – bring a refillable water bottle so that you stay hydrated AND help to keep the island plastic-free.


  • Certified as a PADI Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification of the same level from another training organization);
  • Be at at least 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver);
  • Complete the PADI medical statement, you can download this here.

Options after:
 Diving Discount – have an extra dive on us for only Rp680,000.
 Course Discount – get 10% off your PADI Rescue Course!! You can do this at any of our dive centres across Indonesia within 2 weeks of completing your PADI Advanced Open Water Course.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course on Bunaken Schedule

Your schedule will be something like this.

  • Theory

    The course is conducted over two days and you will do five course dives.

    For each course dive there is a chapter to read from your course manual and a knowledge review to be completed through self-study. You will review the knowledge reviews with your instructor before each dive.

    Your schedule will be something like this:

    • Arrive & collect manual – you will ideally collect your manual the day before your dives so you can choose which dives you want to do
    • Day 1 – Course dives – Check knowledge reviews with your instructor after diving
    • Day 2 – Course dives – Check knowledge reviews with your instructor after diving
  • open water course dives

    As there are five course dives, on one of the days you’ll make two course dives and on the other you’ll make three – this leaves time for an optional fun dive if you wish.

    Which dives you do on which days will depend on the conditions here at the time – your instructor will advise you.

    Note: If you decide to have an extra dive with us then we will only charge an extra Rp600,000. This means you can take the PADI Advanced Open Water Course over a relaxing 3days!!

    Our daily diving schedule is to depart about 8am for 2 dives, and return for lunch. Snacks, water & coffee/tea are provided during the surface interval.

  • finish your diving day

    You will finish off every day by logging any dives with your instructor, and reviewing the sightings in our fish-id books.

    Beers and cocktails are also readily available after your diving!

What course dives can you do?

There are 2 mandatory course dives that you need to do, and you can choose 3 other course dives from the following list of options.

Deep Diver. Mandatory During your Deep Dive, you’ll cover the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to dive deep to 30m (21m for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver).

Underwater Navigation. Mandatory During your Underwater Dive you’ll go on to familiarise yourself with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and enjoyment of underwater navigation.

Underwater Naturalist. Recommended During your Underwater Naturalist Dive we will introduce you to different aquatic life and include an overview of responsible human interactions with aquatic life.

Peak Performance Buoyancy. Recommended During this dive you will learn Peak Performance Buoyancy fundamentals. It is an ideal opportunity to polish buoyancy control beyond the Open Water Diver level, and for most people this is the dive that improves their diving the most.

Drift Diving. Recommended Learn techniques for entering the water and diving in a current including deploying a surface marker. This is an excellent choice as many of our dive sites are dived in this way!

Fish ID. Recommended Learn how to ID many types of fishes that our found on our abundant reefs. Look at characteristics of the fish, its habitat and behaviour to sharpen your ID skills.

Wreck Diver. During your Wreck Dive you’ll visit our local ship wreck to develop your knowledge and techniques for wreck dives.

Night Diver. During your Night Dive you’ll go to one of our dive sites. You’ll learn to prepare for night dive activities and develop your knowledge and techniques for night diving.

Multilevel Diver. During your Multilevel Dive you’ll learn about the importance of multilevel diving, and you will be exposed to a variety of different types of multilevel dive calculators (the Wheel and various types of dive computers).

Underwater Digital Photography. During your Underwater Photography Dive you’ll use our digital camera, and put in to practice the tips and techniques you learned from your instructor and the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Manual. You will take away with you a CD with the images that you took underwater so you can share the thrill of diving with friends and family.

Dive Against Debris. During your Dive Against Debris dive you will learn how to conduct a debris survey including photo techniques and learning what to take, and what to leave; and how to sort, weigh, report and dispose of marine debris.



PADI Advanced Open Water Course on Bunaken insist on PADI 5star

  • We have been in Indonesia for more than 15 years, teaching more than 3,000 people to scuba dive.
  • We have small class sizes of max 4 students, often with only 1 or 2 students.
  • We have full-time, experienced instructors.
  • Safety is our first concern, and our dive equipment is fully maintained.
  • We include dive insurance on the DSD and OW and a dive computer as standard on all courses, unlike other centres.
  • We are a PADI 5 Star center which means that we are committed to offering quality dive courses.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course on Bunaken PADI 5Star

As a PADI 5 Star IDC Center we teach all courses up to and including PADI Instructors to the highest level possible.

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