Advanced Open Water Diver Course and Continuing Education with Aloha Diving in Phuket
SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver, and includes four SSI Specialty Courses. After completing the four SSI Specialty programs that interest you will receive the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver recognition rating, along with your SSI Specialty course certifications.
The speciality courses we include in the Advanced Open Water Diver course package to become the best diver possible are:
SSI Deep Diver Specialty Course
SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Course
SSI Navigation Specialty Course
SSI Wave, tide and current Specialty Course or Wreck Diving Specialty Course
Have you always wanted to try underwater photography or videography? How about night diving? Ask us to tailor make an Advanced Open Water Diver training package that suits you. The choice is yours:
SSI Boat Diver Specialty Course
SSI Digital Underwater Photography Specialty Course
SSI Night-Limited Visibility Specialty Course
SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty Course
SSI Search and Recovery Specialty Course
The SSI Advanced Adventurer Course is a practically orientated training program, which does not require you to study for an exam and can be completed here in Phuket in just 2 days. You have a wide range of Advanced Adventure dives to choose from like Deep Diving, Night Diving, Wreck Diving and Navigation to name just a few. This certification is equivalent to the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. Furthermore these dives are credited towards future SSI Specialty Diver courses, and vice versa. We recommend to get your Advanced Open Water Diver rating with SSI specialty courses because you profit from more in-depth background knowledge and extensive diving experience.
It is up to you to decide how far you want to go. And the best part is recognition at SSI is free! Complete your continuing education program with the applicable SSI Specialty certification card and receive the SSI Recognition Ratings: Specialty Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver and Master Diver – free. SSI´s certifications are recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
Advanced Open Water Diver Course Itinerary
All Advanced Open Water Diver Course and Advanced Adventurer Course days will be conducted on the day trip boats. An example of a day trip itinerary see below.
07:45 am Pick up from the hotel with a transfer to Chalong Pier
08:30 am Depart to Racha Islands / Phi Phi Islands or King Cruiser Wreck, breakfast and fresh fruits served
10:30 am Arrive at the first dive site
11:30 am Lunch is served as part of the diving surface interval
12:30 pm Second dive location
2:45 pm Third dive location
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Arrival back at the Pier and transfer to your hotel
Diving days of exploration, excitement and experiences!, Dive at Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Shark Point, Anemone Reef, King Cruiser, Koh Doc Mai, Phi Phi Islands and Mai Thon. It’s your choice.
During the Advanced Adventurer Program you will have the chance to try out 5 different specialties. You will complete one open water training dive per specialty and if you decide to take a full course in any of the specialties you tried, the dive you took can be applied to your advanced certification.
Continuing Education is exciting and limitless. Choose your personal combination of 5 adventure dives from total 11 specialties to reach your diving goals today! The Adventure in Diving Program will provide you certain benefits and gets you one step closer to your ultimate dive experience.
Deep Diving (30 Meter)*
Digital Underwater Photography
Night and Limited Visibility (only as a specialty course available)
Enriched Air Nitrox Diving
Wave, Tide and Current
Search and Recovery
*Strongly recommended by Aloha Diving.
In our family-operated diving school in Phuket, you will not be treated like a number. The continuing education take place in small groups and private environment.
It does not matter where you are staying in Phuket. We pick you up from your accommodation (Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Chalong and Rawai – other regions upon request) free of charge and bring you to our dive center or to the pier.