Why choose us?

Full Service Dive Shop
Established in 2002, Sea Experience is the premier dive center of Fort Lauderdale and the only full service dive center with boats in South Florida located in a resort hotel marina on the beach!

Professional training environment with full classroom facilities, retail shop, dive boat and glass bottom snorkel boat.

Sea Experience Staff, including Shop Staff, Dive and Snorkel Guides, Instructors and Instructor Trainers are all professionals, committed to great customer service.

Sea Experience is a leader in the scuba diving industry with several Awards of Excellence from PADI.

Located just minutes and a short taxi ride from the Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood Airport. Everything is within walking distance, no need to rent a car.

When you’re not diving, there is the Fort Lauderdale Beach to explore and enjoy

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

PADI Advanced Open Water


This course is designed to increase your confidence and skills while introducing you to new experiences and more ways to have fun while scuba diving; all while under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.  You learned to dive in your Open Water Diver course and now you are taking the next step by adding basic tasks.

You will complete five adventure dives including Underwater Navigation and Deep Diver; then along with your PADI Instructor you will pick three other adventure dives of your choosing.  You may be interested in diving a wreck, doing a drift dive, diving at night or trying your hand at Digital Underwater Photography.  With 15 types of dives to choose from you are sure to find more than enough dives to interest you. 

The Knowledge and skills you develop during the course vary with the dives, but include information on deep diving, using a compass, navigating using kick cycles and how to better use your dive computer. The Advanced Open Water Diver: eLearning Course can get you started, right now, with the background information you need for seven of the most popular Adventure Dives (though you and your instructor can still choose any of the Adventure Dives).

So what are you waiting for? Get started online today!


  • 3 trips aboard our dive boat
  • 6 open water dives (5 required for certification and 1 extra)
  • PADI Certification fee
  • Duration – 3 Days


  • Personalized Knowledge Development sessions.Course materials and books
  • 3 trips aboard our dive boat
  • 6 open water dives (5 required for certification and 1 extra)
  • PADI Certification fee
  • Duration – 3 Days


  • Minimum 12 years of age
  • PADI Open Water Diver certified (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • Prior to any water sessions return completed the Medical Statement and have physician approval for diving, if needed

Course Materials

  • E-Learning Enhancement Crew Pak (included in course fee) OR
  • Advanced Open Water Crew Pak (included in course fee)

Equipment Needed

  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, and booties)
  • Scuba equipment (rental is available)
  • Tanks and Weights provided
  • Required accessories for Adventure dives chosen


  • Traditional Course: $495 ($575 we provide all the equipment)
  • eLearning Course: $350 ($425 we provide all the equipment). $164 PADI online eLearning fee

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