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Scuba Diving Classes San Diego

Advanced Open Water Diver


Experience the Thrill and Beauty of San Diego's underwater world!

Specialty Diver Classes

  • Navigation
  • Deep Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Multi-level Diver
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Photography
  • Videographer
  • Naturalist
  • Peak-Performance Buoyancy
  • Hunting
  • Wreck Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Enriched Air Diver


Snorkeling/Freediving Classes

  • Water Acclimation
  • Snorkel Tours
  • Beginner Freediving
  • Advanced Freediving

Diver Rescue/First Aid Classes


Expand Your Horizons!



The Advanced Open Water Diver class is perfect for the newly certified diver who just has to get wet! Diving is what it's all about! 5 dives over 2-3 days, allowing you to increase your confidence and expand your limitations while under the direct supervision of an Instructor. It's a great excuse to to start growing your gills, and forging a safe, responsible respect for the sea!

Course Overview

This class is a favorite for our Instructors. It's an exciting course that is designed to expose you to several different dive environments that San Diego has to offer. We will challenge your dive skills and expand your limitations with deeper dives into the La Jolla or Scripps Canyons, Night dives and Navigation dives into the kelp beds and rock reefs of La Jolla Cove and Casa Cove. Learn to use Dive Computers, or the basics of underwater photography. Increase your bottom time by choosing either the nitrox or multilevel dive options.

In addition to the skills required for certification, we focus heavily on efficient entry/exits techniques, Navigation (compass and natural techniques), Buddy Techniques and Buoyancy skills on every dive.

You read the theory part in the comfort of your home, hotel, or beach if you prefer, and then we will discuss the particular section before each dive.


Here are a list of some dives you can choose from

  • Deep Dive
  • Navigation Dive
  • Multilevel Dive
  • Night Dive
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Dive
  • Search and Recovery Dive
  • Underwater Naturalist Dive
  • Underwater Photographer
  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Boat Dive
  • Wreck Diver
  • Hunting
We recommend shore dives for this class. We dive several different sites during this class, allowing you to experience the correct entry/exit techniques and locations as well as the navigation and planning/safety details required for diving the best dive sites San Diego has to offer. This Advanced Class will considerably increase your confidence in your abilities to Plan and Execute safe and efficient dives without the guidance of an Instructor, The Advanced Open Water Class is all about the diving Your general diving skills, including entry/exits, buoyancy control and navigation will improve drastically over the course of 5 dives.

Course Cost $275

Included in the Open Water Course

  • Private/Group Instruction, around your schedule,
  • Use of all gear (including mask, snorkel, fins and boots)
  • All Required Learning Materials (yours for future reference)
  • All Certification Fees
  • Lifetime Certification Card recognized worldwide
  • All Required ocean dives
  • 2 Complementary full-gear rentals (upon completion of class )
  • 6 Complimentary Guided Dives (upon completion of class)




  • Open Water Diver certification
  • Minimum age: 15 (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)


Further Information

Feel free to contact us at (619)203-3476 anytime, we will be happy to answer any questions about this course, other courses or any SCUBA related questions. We can also give you recommendations on Gear Purchases, or little items nice to have for your dives.

Get the Most from your diving!

Expand your Limitations with SeaClypse, contact us at (619)203-3476
















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