PADI Adventure Diver

Complete three Adventure Divers (underwater photography, fish identification, etc.) and earn the Adventure Diver certification, a subgroup of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course.

The Adventure Diver course is a subset of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. Have you always wanted to try digital underwater photography, fish identification or dry suit diving? There’s a long list of scuba adventures you can take part in during this program. Complete three Adventure Dives and you earn the Adventure Diver certification. It’s a great opportunity to work with your instructor to build your scuba skills and gain more confidence. Get a taste of what you like and enjoy scuba diving more than ever.

What the Course Entails

You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE - Fish Identification or Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dives. You’ll plan your path with your instructor, go over what you need to know and dive in quickly.

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Pre-requisites

Course Flow

This PADI adventure can be done in any of the resorts listed below.

  • Sharm El Sheikh
  • Hurghada
  • Marsa Alam
  • Palau


  • How Can I Get Started?

    Register for Advanced Open Water Diver Online - PADI’s eLearning option - to get started immediately. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventure Dives at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor.

    You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI Dive Centre and Resort to enrol in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.

    What is the next adventure?

    You can continue the adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Some of these dives will contribute towards your next qualification.

    Holidays featuring this Course

    Solo Divers

    Kuredu Island Resort

    Maldives, Northern Region

    The Kuredu Island Resort is a large, lively, fun and cosmopolitan resort located in Lhaviyani Atoll offering excitement in all areas with the beautiful blue sea rich in abundant exotic marine life.

    • Located on Lhaviyani Atoll
    • 383 bungalows and villas
    • Vibrant cosmopolitan resort
    • Choice of 7 restaurants
    • Pro Divers on-site
    • Reef sharks, turtles & mantas

    Solo Divers

    Siladen Resort & Spa

    Indonesia, Siladen Island

    Siladen Resort & Spa is exclusively located in the heart of the world renowned Bunaken National Marine Park abundant with amazing marine life, this exquisite hotel is the perfect place to relax.

    • Island resort with sandy beach
    • 10 bungalows split into 20 rooms
    • Premium and deluxe rooms
    • Spa/Pool/Pool Bar/WIFI/
    • Full board basis
    • Great for couples and non-divers

    Solo Divers

    Derawan Dive Lodge

    Indonesia, Indonesian Borneo

    Derawan Dive Lodge consisting of Balinese style rooms idyllically positioned on the white sandy beach with a myriad of exceptional diving spots on the doorstep welcomes you to paradise!

    • Excellent beach location
    • PADI dive centre onsite
    • Dive Sangalaki, Kakaban & Maratua
    • Full board basis with 3 meals a day
    • Great for all divers and non-divers
    • 10 Balinese style chalets

    Solo Divers

    Atmosphere Resort & Spa

    Philippines, The Visayas

    The Atmosphere Resort has an ideal location and offers comfort, quality and easy access to some of the top diving areas in the Philippines including Apo Island and the Dauin Marine Sanctuary.

    • Boutique Resort
    • PADI 5* dive centre & Free NITROX
    • Volcanic sand beach
    • Choice of restaurants
    • Ideal for families & couples
    • 20 minutes from Apo Island

    Solo Divers

    Borneo Mabul Resort

    TBC

    The Borneo Divers Mabul Resort occupies a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach on the north of Mabul Island just 45 minutes away from Malaysia Borneo by speedboat.

    • Divers resort with 30 rooms
    • Full board inc 3 boat dives per day
    • Unlimited house reef diving
    • Dive Sipadan/Mabul/Kapalai
    • Pool/Restaurant/TV Room
    • Suitable for all types of traveller

    Solo Divers

    Atlantis Dumaguete

    Philippines, The Visayas

    The luxurious Atlantis Dumaguete is located on a long peaceful stretch of beach with out of this world diving close by including Apo Island, Siquijor and Dauin marine.

    • Dive Apo Island & Dauin Marine
    • 36 deluxe rooms
    • PADI 5* on-site dive centre
    • Spa, pool & gym
    • Full board lodging included
    • Resort set in lush gardens

    Solo Divers

    San Andrea Hotel

    Gozo, Gozo

    The charming and intimate San Andrea Hotel is located on Xlendi’s promenade overlooking the Mediterranean sea, making it a perfect getaway on an island blessed by idyllic and beautiful scenery!

    • Great views of Xlendi Bay
    • 28 sea and mountain view rooms
    • Only 3 minutes walk from Moby Dives
    • Bed and Breakfast basis
    • Great learn to dive hotel
    • Bar/Room Service/Roof Terrace

    Solo Divers

    Kempinski Resort & Spa

    Gozo, Gozo

    The luxurious Kempinski San Lawrenz Resort & Spa is an exclusive resort surrounded by lush green gardens on the island of Gozo. This idyllic hotel is perfect for families and couples alike!

    • 5* International resort
    • 122 rooms (standard/deluxe/suites)
    • Top class spa facilities
    • Quiet location in north Gozo
    • Pool/Bar/Kids Club/Baby Sitting
    • Great for families and non divers

    Solo Divers

    Ulysses Apart Hotel

    Gozo, Gozo

    Ulysses Apart Hotel is the newest extension of the Moby Dives complex. Ulysses Aparthotel is a family-run 3 Star Plus Hotel situated in Xlendi Bay, 5 minutes away from the beach front.

    • Moby Dives on ground floor
    • Wheelchair access
    • Perfect for school groups and clubs
    • Bar / Restaurant
    • Ideal for dive and stay packages.
    • Purpose built scuba training pool

    Solo Divers

    The Grand Hotel

    Gozo, Gozo

    The Grand Hotel is a splendid getaway that is perfectly placed on the hills. This hotel is ideally situated overlooking the quaint fishing hamlet of Mgarr Harbour and the surrounding verdant valley.

    • Panoramic views of the islands
    • Sun terraces for relaxing
    • Good option for non-divers
    • Pool/Jacuzzi/Pool Bar/Restaurant
    • Selection of room types
    • Bed and Breakfast board basis