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Looking for the ultimate adventure? You found it! PADI's Adventures in Diving programme fine-tunes your dive skills and allows you to explore all that Burma diving has to offer. This course is all about new underwater experiences, excitement and exploration. It's your dive, now go for it!

Adventures in Diving offers 2 certification options. Complete any 3 Adventure Dives on your liveaboards cruise in the Mergui Archipelago to earn the PADI Adventure Diver rating. Complete the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives and any 3 additional Adventure Dives and earn a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver license.

The programme is structured so that you gain additional experience and skills under the guidance of a PADI professional. With a wide range of options, PADI's Adventures in Diving programme has something for everyone. This in-water, performance-based programme (no classroom study required) includes dives from the following:

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver - with Dive The World Burma

  • AWARE-Fish Identification
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Boat
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Photography
  • Multilevel and computer
  • Night
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) - underwater scooter
  • Search and Recovery
  • Drift
  • Underwater Videography
  • Wreck

These are in addition to the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives. The Deep dive exposes you to the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving, and you'll learn how to plan dives to deal with these. The Underwater Navigation dive develops your ability to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks, compass bearings and time monitoring.

If you're an Open Water Diver and at least 12 years old then you're ready for the PADI Adventures in Diving programme. What's more, Adventure Dives also count towards PADI Specialty certifications.

So what does Adventures in Diving offer you? New experiences, new skills, and lots of thrilling scuba adventures.

Burma Diving Course Outline

Location: on board Mergui liveaboards

Boat Dives: 5 - Integrated into your cruise

Adventure Dives: All choices available - Underwater Photography to James Bond Underwater scooter! Burma offers a wide choice of underwater adventures. Think you can identify a whale shark at Richelieu Rock, huh? Dive the Atlantis X wreck, or catch the silvertip sharks at Shark Cave on film.

Duration: 2 days

Total Price (incl. all taxes): US$ 160 per person

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