SDI Advanced Adventure Diver

SDI Advanced Adventure Diver

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you!

The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. The remaining specialty dives you can opt for include:

  • Advanced Buoyancy Control
  • Boat Diver
  • Computer Nitrox Diver
  • Night and Low Visibility Diver
  • Marine Ecosystem Awareness
  • Wreck
  • Many more!

This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

How do I begin?

You start with the training materials. We will provide you with an SDI Advanced Adventure online code so you can do all your studying at home before you come to Cyprus.

What's in the course?

you can expect to learn:

  • An overview of the SDI Deep Diver and SDI Navigation Diver specialties
  • Basic insight to three other chosen specialties of your choice as an introduction to that specific area in diving

Some of the in-water skills include:

  • Successfully perform skills listed for dive one of the three chosen specialties as well as both core specialties
    1. Deep Diver open water dive
      • Test and check all equipment
      • Familiarization with dive site
      • Descend to planned depth, do not exceed any pre-planned limits
      • Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 30 metres
        Divers between the age of 10 and 15 cannot exceed 21 metres
      • Ascend to safety stop
      • Exit and log dive
    2. Navigation open water dive
      • Establish a reference point, plan dive, and enter water from shore/boat
      • Practice out and back technique on surface
      • Squares and triangles on surface
      • Perform a square on the bottom
      • Perform a triangle on the bottom
      • Ascend to safety stop
      • Exit and log dive

How long does it take?

The SDI Advanced Adventure course takes 2 days.

What qualifications do I need?

The SDI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent is the prerequisite or you must be enrolled in an Open Water course.

The minimum age of enrolment on this programme is 10yrs.

You will need to fill out a self certification medical statement. If you have any medical conditions you think may prevent you from scuba diving please feel free to contact us and we will try to be of assistance.

What's next?

Once you have completed your SDI Advanced Adventure certification why not take some dives on Zenobia in the company of one of our SDI instructors and enjoy trying out you new-found skills and think about the SDI Computer Nitrox course to maximise your dive time.


SDI Advanced Adventure course costs €345.00 which includes eLearning materials, certification and kit hire