The Advanced Open Water course is designed to take your diving skills to the next level. It’s the natural progression for most divers after taking the base Open Water Course. Depending on your dive operator, you’ll be required to partake in an adventure dive where you’ll complete diving related activities to test your water skills and knowledge.
Since you’ll be taking the advanced version of the Open Water Course, why not do the practical sessions in one of the best diving spots in Indonesia, Komodo Island?
Advanced Open Water Course in Komodo Island
The waters around Komodo Island are known to be especially challenging. Due to its geographical location, the waters surrounding the island are known for their powerful currents that are demanding even for the most seasoned divers.
Despite the formidable hydrology conditions, divers of any level are welcomed to dive the Komodo Islands. However, there are extra safety precautions that must be understood and followed to ensure the safety of the divers, and the preservation of this UNESCO Heritage site. In fact, some of the dive spots in Komodo are restricted only to Divemasters or other qualified divers and guides. The reason being its strong currents that require precision buoyancy control to prevent divers being carried away by the powerful tides.
This is not to say that the waters in Komodo Island are exclusively restricted or prohibited in any way, it’s just that depending on your diving experience, you will need to be accompanied by a Divemaster or a certified guide.
Don’t let the diving conditions intimidate you though. As long as you’re with our team of divers, we’ll make sure everything goes smoothly and ensure your safety. Are you planning a dive trip? Reach out to us at Aqura Dive and we’ll take care of your diving needs so you can enjoy your next diving adventure!