Discover Scuba Diving Course is an ideal one day beginner course for those who have never tried diving or for those who just don’t have the time to complete the Open Water course and would like to see the underwater world in all its glory.
The DSD consists of a confined water session (where you will be in a swimming pool or shallow water) and 2 open water dives. You will go to a maximum depth of 12 metres/ 40 ft and will be accompanied by a PADI instructor throughout.
On completion of this course you will receive a certificate which will last for a year and enable you to dive accompanied by a dive master to a maximum depth of 12 metres/ 39 ft.
Your Discover Scuba Diving Experience
Many people come to Phuket with a similar dream; just what is it like to be able to breath underwater. The actual experience itself cannot be truly described accurately as everyone feels slightly different. What I can tell you is this: it is an inspiring experience that you have never nor will again feel.
Prices for our Discover Scuba Diving program
Half Day Beach Dive Option THB 2,900
Boat Diving option incl. pool & 2 boat dives: THB 6,500
The price includes:
- All transfers to and from the boat from your specified hotel or accommodations. (Main tourist areas only)
- Diving Instructor.
- Boat trip with 2 dives.
- Scuba Equipment rental.
- Tanks and weights.
Half Day Trip THB 3,400
Included in the Price:
- Experienced Scuba Diving Instructor
- Scuba gear.
- Boat Dives
1-day trip to Similan Islands THB 8,000
The Dive Course price includes:
- Experienced dive instructor.
- Transfers from / to Khao Lak Hotels.
- Pool Training the day before.
- 1 day diving in Similan Islands
- Scuba diving equipment.
- Similan Marine National Park fee of Thai Baht 500 per person / per day
- Similan diving fee of Thai Baht 200 per person / per day
It is surreal, your brain is saying: ‘no we cannot breathe this way,’ yet the rest of your body is marveling at the wonders around you. I promise this, you will never forget your first time breathing underwater. It is quite simply marvelous.
There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to –after all, human beings weren’t designed to do that – but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realize how easy scuba diving really is.
What You Learn
You will learn all the basics you will need to dive whilst under the direct tutorage of a qualified PADI Professional. And the first thing that you will come to learn is how your body reacts to breathing underwater for the first time. One thing is for sure you will never forget this most amazing and surreal feeling.
You will be surprised to learn just how easy it is to wear scuba gear and how weightless you have become underwater, also just how easy it is to feel totally free from the constraints of gravity.
Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step. You will also see some beautiful wildlife that you will have only seen on TV or in an aquarium, even on this course you can just to and take in the whole experience with wonder and awe
The Scuba Gear You Will Use
All the equipment you need will be supplied by the dive shop and comes as part of the whole Discover Scuba Diving Package. You’ll use all the basic scuba gear including:
- Snorkel and Fins
- Buoyancy Compensating Jacket (BCD)
- A Regulator
- Depth and Air Gauges
- Weight system
The Learning Materials You Need
For this course all you need is a smile on your face and a willingness to try something new and enriching to your life.
Earn College Credits
Plus, you can get credit. If your Discover Scuba Diving program includes an actual scuba dive in open water, your experience may count toward PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certification, putting you a step ahead of the game when you decide to go for it.
To take Discover Scuba Diving, you must be:
- At least 10 years old
Your Next Adventure
Once you have completed and enjoyed the Discover Scuba Diving program, you may want to check out: Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver courses too, these courses are designed to get you back into the water and to learn just exactly how everything works.
Your first breath underwater is an experience you will never forget -an everlasting memory!