Increase your diving knowledge and depth limit

Advance your Open Water Diver Qualification and increase your knowledge and depth limit in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Advanced Open WaterIncludes:

  • hotel transfers*
  • boat transfers
  • park entry & jetty fees
  • freshly cooked lunch and refreshments
  • guide / instruction
  • equipment rental
  • required learning materials
  • required certification fees


  • 2 Full Days


  • from RM 1,030**

* KK city centre only incl. Tg Aru

**Subject to 6% Gov. Goods & Service Tax

PADI’s Advanced Open Water Diver program fine tunes your dive skills and allows you to explore some of diving’s top adventures.
We find that this course attracts divers with varied amounts of experience from those who have just gained their Open Water Certification to those who have been diving for some years.

The attraction is that it offers new experiences, new skills and lots of diving all under the direct supervision of your instructor, you don’t have to “feel” at an advanced level to embark on this new level of diving. The course is simply advancing from the initial open water course.

Frogfish in the TAR Park



The Tunku Abdul Rahman Park in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah provides an ideal venue for course, with wreck, reefs and lots of critters to explore.

We pride ourselves on small group instruction ensuring our clients get the very best of attention from the instructor. Safety is paramount, we adhere to PADI standards and procedures and follow British HSE guidelines.

Course Objectives

  • To provide student diver with navigation skills using compass and natural aid for orientation and positioning themselves while underwater
  • To provide the student diver with a better understanding and appreciation of both the physical and biological aspect of the environment
  • To prepare the student diver to dive safely in limited visibility or at night
  • To improve general diving skills emphasizing buoyancy to protect the environment

Program Outline

This course covers underwater phenomena, diving procedures, the diving environment and deep diving procedures. It consists of 2 Core and 3 Electives dives. The 2 core dives are Navigation and Deep dive and the Elective dives are Fish Identification, Search & Recovery, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy or any selected by the Instructor and participant.

Learning ApproachDive Deeper with an Advanced Open Water Qualification

Practical sessions with discussions, and small group activities, audiovisual materials.

Method of Assessment

Knowledge mastery is assessed using discussion through Knowledge Reviews. Skills mastery is assessed by student demonstration of skill proficiency and competency in water.

Course Duration

Two full days and can be tailored to individual needs and interests.

Learning Materials

PADI Adventure Manual, Recreational Dive Planner, ML eRDP & Training Log Book.

Entry Requirements

PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

Please contact us for more information, our courses run throughout the entire year.

The Fish ID Elective Dive as part of the Advanced Open Water course


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