PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Cabo San Lucas

About the scuba diving course

The PADI Advanced Open Water certification is all about fun. This program helps you level up in scuba diving: dive deeper, explore new skills like underwater navigation and deep diving, and try different types of dives such as drift diving. Through adventure dives, you gain valuable experience, becoming a safer and more confident diver.

This certification opens up access to dive sites with more challenging conditions, allowing for exciting underwater adventures.

Peek at what you are interested about to find out if you want to become a specialty diver!

Reserve your spot


$525 USD

Per Person

5 Adventure dives

Professional, knowledgeable instructor


Certification fees

Vegetarian Burrito Snack




What’s not included

Scuba diving equipment Rental : $35 USD

Dive Computer:  $15 USD
  • $35 Gear Rental
    Full set of equipment; BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Fins and mask.
  • $15 Dive computer
    Full set of equipment; BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Fins and mask.
  • $10 Gear Item
    Per item of equipment
  • $100 Private Instructor
    Private Ninja instructor up to 4 divers
  • $160PADI Nitrox Course – Special Offer 35$ OFF
    Include E-learning, Certification fees.
These 5 Adventure Dives over the course of a couple of days will give you a taste of some of the most exciting specialties PADI has to offer. You will learn or refine skills through different scenarios in different diving environments with one of our seasoned instructors.

Course schedule
Contact us to make a plan for you
What to bring ?
It’s recommended that divers bring their own Reef Safe Sunscreen, Swimwear and towel. Warmer clothes and windbreakers during the winter season might be necessary.

Diving certification
Divers must hold a diving certification. PADI Open Water or an equivalent certification from another recognized diving organization.

Health & safety
All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (e.g., asthma, heart conditions, etc.) may prevent you from diving. Please, consult your doctor.
Free cancelation
The deposit will be refunded in case of a cancellation at least 48 hours prior to the activity. However, if a reservation is canceled within 48 hours of your activity, your payment will be forfeited. Read our Terms and Conditions
Contact Us
If you have any questions or would prefer to register via phone or email you can contact us directly at 973-619-9976 in the US, +52 624-177-4661 in Mexico, or via email at [email protected]

Diving Safety
Our diving tours are led by experienced instructors. Diving safety and respect of the standards are our top priorities at Dive Ninja. Additionally, first aid and a decompression chamber are located a short distance away.

Scuba Diving Insurance
We highly recommend that any diver/traveler obtains travel and dive insurance for their trip. We offer insurance through our partnership with DAN. Click here to purchase.

Flying after diving?
Avoid diving within 18 hours of flying. Sufficient surface intervals and safe diving procedures are followed during our diving trips.
Scuba Diver swimming over Coral Reef in Cabo San Lucas

What is the PADI Advanced Open Water Course ?

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives, such as underwater navigation, peak performance buoyancy and deep diving amongst others. Try out 5 different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your instructor.

This PADI certification is globally recognized. It allows you to dive worldwide and access sites as deep as 30 meters (100 feet) without supervision of an instructor – or 21 meters (70 feet) for 12 to 14 years olds.

What you’ll learn & dive course curriculum

Upon booking you will have access to your e-learning where you can find the diving theory. Underwater navigation and deep diving are required by PADI, and you can choose the remaining 3 adventure dives amongst the ones we propose. The theory takes about 2 days to go through and has to be completed before your start date.

The course itself spans 2 to 3 days, with 5 open ocean dives. The schedule will depend on availability. Throughout the program, you will improve your skills, discover different types of diving and gain experience, diving up to 30 meters (100 feet).

PADI Advanced Open Water - Compass Skills - Cabo San Lucas
Reef of Cabo San Lucas - View from underwater

Who the Advanced Open Water Course is for ?

The Advanced Open Water course welcomes anyone aged 12 years and above ready to bring their skills to the next level and willing to explore further the world beneath the surface. This program allows you to practice diving skills and test some specialties you might be interested in.

The Open Water certification is required to go on to this next level. Before completing the course, PADI asks participants to complete a medical questionnaire to ensure you are fit for diving.

Your scuba diving instructor

At Dive Ninja, our commitment is to deliver top-quality teaching with experienced instructors who prioritize safety and uphold PADI standards.

Our passionate team shares a love for the ocean, welcoming every guest with personalized service. We strive to create inspiring memories for our awesome ninja guests and students while protecting the oceans we love. With Dive Ninja, you can dive worry-free, knowing our safety record is spotless.

Why choose Dive Ninja Expeditions?

Our team at Dive Ninja believes in quality over quantity. We’re passionate about the ocean and love to share this passion with our guests. Dive Ninja provides personalized service, designed to showcase the best of Cabo San Lucas and Baja California in small groups, while providing a high level of safety and thought put into them.