Open Water Course - Dive Phuket Today
Open Water Course – Dive Phuket Today

Open Water Course – This is the first level of full certification and no previous dive experience is necessary, although if you have completed the Discover Scuba Dive Program or the Scuba Diver Program these two courses can contribute towards completion of the course.

The course is either done over 3 or 4 days depending on time constraints and student’s eagerness and skill level. The course consists of dive theory, training sessions in confined water, and 4 training dives in open water.

Prices for our PADI Open Water Diver Courses

Group instruction: 1.5 – 2 Days THB 18,400 / person

Private Instruction: 1.5 – 2 Days THB 21,400 / person

Diving Courses start every day!

Included in our prices:

  • All transfers from Phuket hotels in main tourist areas to dive center and diving boat.
  • Dive Course materials.
  • Rental diving equipment.
  • Lunch & drinks on board.
  • Confined Training in a 50×70 meter pool.
  • Certification.
  • Experienced PADI Instructor.

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Group instruction: 3 Days THB 13,800 / person

Diving Courses start every day!

Included in our prices:

  • All Dive Course materials.
  • Certification.
  • Equipment rental.
  • Lunch when diving.

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Group instruction: 3-4 Days THB 16,500 / person

Dive Courses start every day from Nov to Apr.!

Included in our prices:

  • All equipment rental.
  • Lunch & Soft drinks on board diving vessel.
  • Return Transfers from Khao Lak Hotels.
  • 2 Day trips to Similan Islands.

Not Included:

  • Similan Marine National Park fee of Thai Baht 500 per person / per day
  • Similan diving fee of Thai Baht 200 per person / per day
  • Certification THB 2,000 / participant.

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All the Open water training dives will normally be conducted from a dive boat. The dive sites will be chosen during the course with factors of skill, weather and conditions of the sea taken into consideration; and will always at a safe and secure site with the emphasis on safety and fun.

The maximum depth for the first two training dives is 12 metres / 40 feet, the second two dives will be conducted no deeper than 18 metres. Upon completion of the course, the student will then be able to dive independently (without an Instructor) in conditions similar to those with which they have been trained in.

This certification is valid for life; please consider a Refresher Course every time you spend six months or more out of the water.

Experience The Open Water Course is the most popular diving course in the world, with millions each year going onto to further training and advancement in their dive interests.

South Siam 1 Dive Deck
South Siam 1 Dive Deck

Right here on the beautiful Island of Phuket, there is no better place to take this course not only are the conditions mostly perfect for diving throughout the year, but the marine life and scenery both above and below the surface will blow your mind.

Some of the amazing fish you can see here are Black Tip Reef Sharks and Leopard Sharks, you can see Hawksbill Turtles, Moray Eels, Beautiful Parrot Fish and maybe if you are lucky enough a Whaleshark or two. It’s all here waiting to be discovered. The choice is yours.

The Scuba Gear You 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:

  • Mask
  • Snorkel and Fins
  • Buoyancy Compensating Jacket (BCD)
  • A Regulator
  • Depth and Air Gauges
  • Wetsuit
  • Weight system

What You Will Learn The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, Open Water Diver Touch, in a classroom all three) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you’ve tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

Earn College Credits It is possible to earn college credits for your dive courses please contact us

The Learning Materials PADI offers a several different home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course. While eLearning is the most convenient option for some, other may chose the book and DVD package or even the multimedia DVD-ROM.

Bungalow Bay - Great Spot
Bungalow Bay – Great Spot

We strive to make it easier for you. PADI’s Open Water Diver materials are given to each individual student and they should keep them for future reference. Inside you will find everything you need to know about basic Scuba diving skills, the safety aspect and the terminology used.

For each concept you’ll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you’ll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

Prerequisites Be 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires an extra registration step for students under 13 years due to international internet laws)

Your Next Adventure Advanced Open Water is the next step or if you do not have the time to complete the course you could start with the Adventure Diver Course


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