Advanced Diver

Advanced SCUBA Diver


The Advanced Diver course is designed to expand your diving skills and sample some of diving’s most popular specialties. There are three specific areas covered: navigation, night diving, and deep diving. While in the class, you will briefly touch on several other specialties, including altitude diving, boat diving, drift diving, search and recover, light salvage, and wreck diving.

This scuba class consists of:

  • 1 Academic Classroom Session
  • 1 Pool Session

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us! Of course we have our scheduled classes and checkout dives, but custom options are also available if these don’t fit your schedule. We offer weeknight classes, private classes at your pace and location, and you can do your checkout on our exotic dive trips.

The class schedule is as follows:

Tuesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm (classroom+test)
Wednesday: 6:00 - 9:00pm (pool)


During training, students complete a minimum of six open-water dives, including three separate dives for navigation, night or low visibility diving, and deep diving (130 feet/40 meters of maximum depth), plus three additional dives based on your individual preferences and available options.

Possible activities include:

  • Search and recovery
  • Boat diving
  • Light salvage
  • Hunting and collecting
  • Exploration and underwater mapping
  • Wreck diving (non-penetration)
  • Observation and data collecting
  • Diving in surf or currents
  • Altitude diving
  • Salt Water diving (in areas where most diving is in fresh water)
  • Fresh water diving (in areas where most diving is in salt water)
  • Shore diving
  • Diving for photos and videos
  • Using dive computers

Upcoming Advanced Diver Classes:

November December January February March April
May June July August September October

Of course, like all courses, if these dates don’t work, let us know and we will try our best to accommodate your schedule.

The Advanced Scuba Diver course is for certified divers who desire additional training or orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions. Divers must be a minimum of 10 years of age, in good health and and must be previously certified as a NAUI Scuba Diver or equivalent.

In addition to basic scuba gear, you will need:

  • 2 dive lights
  • Compass
  • Slate
  • Knife

*A Dive Computer is also highly recommended

Equipment packages are available from us as well. Click here for more information.

Course fee: $125

Up to 8 Openwater checkout dives in Panama city

E-Learning Package: $130.00

  • Since our prices can fluctuate from year to year please contact the shop for the most accurate pricing!