THE NEXT STEP
Minimum age: 12 yrs
Price: 13 000 ฿
Price on liveaboard: 9 000 ฿
Duration: 2 days / 6 dives
ADVENTURE FILLED COURSE WITH MULTIPLE THEMES
PADI's AOWD (Advanced Open Water Diver) is designed to enhance your diving skills and widen your understanding of the aquatic world. After completing the course you will be certified to go as deep as 30 meters. This opens a huge array of internationally known amazing dive sites to your reach.
The course has a text book but no test. The course is done on 2 days out on the sea. The days start at 07:30 and end around 18:00.
During AOWD you will do 5 training dives and 1 sum up dive. You get to choose some of the training dive themes, where as some you must do.
MANDATORY 2 DIVES:
Navigation: Learn to navigate underwater with and without a compass
Deep dive: Recognise the risks of going deep and get certified to 30 meters depth!
Naturalist: Learn to recognise between different marine life
Peak Buoyancy: Train your buoyancy skills
Wreck dive: Get to know wrecks and their dangers
Photography: Learn more tricks about taking underwater photos, camera included for this dive
Search and recovery: Learn how to find and bring up big treasures with a lift bag
Night dive: How to gear up for a dive in the dark (only available on safari trips)
AOWD course price includes breakfast and lunch on both days, hotel transfer from Chalong, Kata, Karon & Patong areas, textbook, certification fee, diving equipment during the course and a NOSTE t-shirt!
In liveaboard -option price includes study materials, official certification costs, diving equipment for the duration of the course and a NOSTE t-shirt! Liveaboard cost and transfers to Khao Lak are not included.