PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER
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The PADI Adventures In Diving program offers two certification options. Complete any three Adventure Dives to earn the PADI Adventure Diver rating. Complete the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives and three additional Adventure Dives (five total) and earn a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Divers between the ages of 12-14 who complete the dives can earn a PADI Junior Adventure Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver rating. The maximum recommended depth for adventure dive is 30 metres/100 feet.
PADI Adventure Divers and Advanced Open Water Divers (15 years of age and older) may participate in PADI Wreck and Deep Diver Specialties. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification lets you continue on to the PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course. And, provided you meet minimum age requirements for individual courses, you may take PADI Specialties such as Cavern Diver (18 years), Semiclosed Rebreather-Dolphin/Atlantis/Ray (15 years), and Search and Recovery (12 years).
What's more, PADI Adventure Dives also counts towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. For example, if you like night diving and want to earn your PADI Night Diver rating, your Night Adventure Dive counts as the first dive of the specialty