PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver - AOWD

In the PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver course, or PADI® AOWD course for short, you will further develop your diving skills and receive an initial introduction to the specialty topics deep diving and underwater navigation as well as three other diving topics that we will determine together. At the end of the course, you will have completed 5 interesting first dives in special topics and will now be able to dive to depths of up to 30 m as well as gaining lots of experience.


  • Minimum age 12 years
  • Padi® Open Water Diver (OWD) completed (or qualifying certification)
  • Diver medical check or, if the check requires it, a diving fitness certificate from the diving doctor
  • Approximately 4 hours preparation and 2 days at the lake
  • PADI® Advanced Open Water eLearning (is included in the price)
  • Mask, fins &, snorkel
  • Own or rental equipment, which can be obtained from the ShipShop.
  • Possibly additional equipment, depending on the dive
  • Regular course:

  • 450.00 CHF incl. Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning

  • excl. rental equipment (can be purchased via the ShipShop)
    excl. additional costs for travel to Lake Thun, accommodation and meals.

  • personal supervision
  • U/W lamp on loan for the night dive, if this is carried out
  • small groups
  • PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver certification
  • As you already know, you will do 5 dives in the PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver - AOWD. These 5 dives are the first dives of each PADI® Specialty course. Now we offer you all in one. If you choose the "All in One" solution, you will be certified as a PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver plus in 5 PADI® specialty courses.

    What are your advantages?

  • The price is reduced by the combination
  • The combination of courses reduces the time required for you
  • Through the 5 PADI® specialty courses you will have more than 17 logged dives at the end
  • Thanks to your diving experience, you are well equipped for diving vacations or diving in Switzerland

  • The scope and content of the respective courses can be found in the respective courses. Please contact me if you have any questions.

    Important: Combination means, for example, that we first do a deep dive and then a navigation dive. We do NOT combine a deep dive and a navigation dive in ONE dive.

  • Vote together on which 5 special topics to look at
  • Complete 5 theory units in eLearning
  • 5 dives in the lake
    • 1x underwater navigation
    • 1x deep dive max. 21m (from 12 years) / max. 30m (from 18 years)
    • 3x selectable adventure dives, each with a specialty area
  • Regular course:
    In the regular course you take part in the PADI course together with a group. We will look for dates together when we can meet.

    Private course:
    There are two or more of you and you want to be on your own. Then a private course with us is just right for you. You are together as a group and set the pace when the dates suit you and when we meet.

    VIP course:
    Are you on your own and want to be able to schedule your appointments flexibly? Then the VIP course is just right for you.

    Any questions?

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