2 day PADI or SSI Advanced Open Water Certification on Magnetic Island.

Tour Code: 503

Prices From

au$550

Live Availability

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$550.00
Family: au$2,200.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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Expand your skills on a or PADI or SSI 2 day Advanced Open Water Course on the balmy shores of Magnetic Island! Enhance skills, earn a new certification, and discover rare and exquisite marine life while exploring the famous Yongala Shipwreck!

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Advanced License to Dive

After gaining your license to roam the endless blue with an Open Water Certification, those with an adventurer’s soul and love for all things aquatic, will be ready to embark on the next step; your PADI or SSI Advanced certificate! Differing from you’re an initial open water course, your AOW (Advanced Open Water) certification requires very little theory and plenty of underwater action. An AOW focuses on adventure dives (such as an exhilarating voyage to the world famous Yongala Shipwreck) and fine-tuning skills like buoyancy and navigation. Gaining your AOW is also a thrilling way to opt, and practice, various types of dives that excite you most! Add a magnificent new dimension to your diving talents with this 2 day experience!

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Included In Price

  • All dive equipment including tanks & weights, BCD and regulator
  • 2 days with 5 full training dives
  • Wreck dives
  • Advanced Open Water photo ID card
  • Passport photos for identification card
  • All tuition and theory material
  • Experienced instructor/guide.
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Morning tea on Day 2
  • Afternoon tea on Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 2
  • Return vessel transfers on Day 2
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • French
  • German
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Day 1 course begins from Alma Bay, Magnetic Island at 8.30am
  • Day 2 course departs from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island at 7.50am
  • Day 2 course departs Townsville at 7.30am
Departure Instructions
  • If travelling from Townsville, please organize ferry across to Magnetic Island on Day 1 of course.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please check in at head office in Alma Bay at 8.30am.
  • If completing course from Townsville on Day 2, please check in at Townsville Breakwater Marina to board vessel by 7am for 7.30am departure.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please make your way to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal on Day 2 by 7.35am for 7.50am vessel departure.
Months of Operation

Jan - Dec

Days of Operation

Tue, Fri

Day 1 of course operates from Alma Bay on Magnetic Island
Day 2 of course operates from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, and Townsville Breakwater Marina

Duration

Two Days

What to Bring
  • Optional packed lunch on Day 1
  • Cash or credit card for snacks, meals and drinks
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothing
  • Light jacket in winter months
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Meals at local cafes
Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age 15
  • All participants must complete a Dive Medical.
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy

Minimum age 15 years.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be advised in writing.

Please note there are 2 differing cancellation policies for Day 1 and 2 of your course.

Day 1: Course cancellation must take place 7 days before course date for a full refund. Cancellations within 3-6 days will incur a 50% loss of deposit. Cancellations within 2 days will incur a 100% loss of deposit. 

Day 2: 20% Cancellation fee applies to cancellations between 48 hours and 14 days’ notice. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 48 hours’ notice.

Additional cancellation and administration fees may apply as per terms and conditions.

Additional Information

French and German guides available on Day 2 only.

Expand your skills on a or PADI or SSI 2 day Advanced Open Water Course on the balmy shores of Magnetic Island! Enhance skills, earn a new certification, and discover rare and exquisite marine life while exploring the famous Yongala Shipwreck!

Read More

Perfect Selfie

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Advanced License to Dive

After gaining your license to roam the endless blue with an Open Water Certification, those with an adventurer’s soul and love for all things aquatic, will be ready to embark on the next step; your PADI or SSI Advanced certificate! Differing from you’re an initial open water course, your AOW (Advanced Open Water) certification requires very little theory and plenty of underwater action. An AOW focuses on adventure dives (such as an exhilarating voyage to the world famous Yongala Shipwreck) and fine-tuning skills like buoyancy and navigation. Gaining your AOW is also a thrilling way to opt, and practice, various types of dives that excite you most! Add a magnificent new dimension to your diving talents with this 2 day experience!

Read More

Included In Price

  • All dive equipment including tanks & weights, BCD and regulator
  • 2 days with 5 full training dives
  • Wreck dives
  • Advanced Open Water photo ID card
  • Passport photos for identification card
  • All tuition and theory material
  • Experienced instructor/guide.
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Morning tea on Day 2
  • Afternoon tea on Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 2
  • Return vessel transfers on Day 2
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • French
  • German
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Day 1 course begins from Alma Bay, Magnetic Island at 8.30am
  • Day 2 course departs from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island at 7.50am
  • Day 2 course departs Townsville at 7.30am
Departure Instructions
  • If travelling from Townsville, please organize ferry across to Magnetic Island on Day 1 of course.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please check in at head office in Alma Bay at 8.30am.
  • If completing course from Townsville on Day 2, please check in at Townsville Breakwater Marina to board vessel by 7am for 7.30am departure.
  • If staying on Magnetic Island, please make your way to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal on Day 2 by 7.35am for 7.50am vessel departure.
Months of Operation

Jan - Dec

Days of Operation

Tue, Fri

Day 1 of course operates from Alma Bay on Magnetic Island
Day 2 of course operates from Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, and Townsville Breakwater Marina

Duration

Two Days

What to Bring
  • Optional packed lunch on Day 1
  • Cash or credit card for snacks, meals and drinks
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothing
  • Light jacket in winter months
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Meals at local cafes
Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age 15
  • All participants must complete a Dive Medical.
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy

Minimum age 15 years.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be advised in writing.

Please note there are 2 differing cancellation policies for Day 1 and 2 of your course.

Day 1: Course cancellation must take place 7 days before course date for a full refund. Cancellations within 3-6 days will incur a 50% loss of deposit. Cancellations within 2 days will incur a 100% loss of deposit. 

Day 2: 20% Cancellation fee applies to cancellations between 48 hours and 14 days’ notice. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 48 hours’ notice.

Additional cancellation and administration fees may apply as per terms and conditions.

Additional Information

French and German guides available on Day 2 only.

Tour Code: 503

Prices From

au$550

Live Availability

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$550.00
Family: au$2,200.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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