Store Hours: 

Monday  & Tuesday: Closed          

Wednesday 12pm-6pm

Thursday 12pm-6pm

Friday 12pm - 6pm

Saturday 10am - 6pm

Sunday 12pm - 6pm 

Location: 3615 Portola Dr.  Santa Cruz, CA 95062        

Phone: (831) 475-3483           

For general questions: tascuba@live.com

For travel questions: tatravel@live.com


That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. This course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives such as night, navigation, and Diver Propulsion Vehicle diving under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

From increasing your knowledge to exploring different diving techniques, the PADI Advanced Open Water course allows you to choose your own adventure!

$199 includes:

  • 5 Open water dives (navigation, deep, search and recovery or DPV, peak performance buoyancy, and night dive)
  • 5 tank fills
  • Certification card
  • 10% discount on all products

Additional costs:

  • $55 PADI Crew pack
  • Additional dive accessories required:  knife, lights (primary, backup, and tank light), compass, pencil
  • $150 gear rental for all 3 dive days (wetsuit, BCD, regulator/computer/octo, weights, tanks)

**Student is responsible for providing own soft gear (mask, fins, booties, gloves, hood, snorkel); in shop soft gear packages start at $219

Advanced Open Water -Continuing your scuba skills with new techniques