eLearning Open Water Course

PADI eLearning Open Water Course Phuket

Learn Online In Your Own Time

Complete your PADI eLearning Open Water Course on-line prior to arrival in Phuket and you can maximise your holiday time, experience great Phuket diving, have fun and get certified!

The PADI Open Water Diver is the world’s most popular and most recognised scuba certification world-wide. eLearning online provides you with the theory and knowledge development section you need.

You can then complete the practical skills by diving with us here in Phuket. The price of our three-day all-inclusive course is just 12,500 THB per person which includes private tuition and 6 boat dives – 2 extra dives for free. Or if your vacation time is limited then you can become certified in 2 days at just 10,700 THB per person including private tuition (available November to April only). No credit card payment fee.

The eLearning online theory course costs approximately US$ 130 which you pay direct to PADI. This fee covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual as well as the video material.

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he PADI Open Water Diver Course Phuket is open to anyone who is aged 10 years or above, can swim 200 metres, tread water for 10 minutes and is in good health.

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The eLearning Course

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning course gives you interactive presentations including videos, audio, and reading. You will complete short quizzes to help you monitor your progress, and correct anything you might have missed. You can complete the programme entirely at your own pace and review the sections at any time.

Dive With Anemonefish on Your Open Water Course

Dive With Anemonefish on Your Open Water Course

Completing the Open Water Course

Option 1: Available November – April only
Day 1 – Confined Water Instruction and 1 beach dive
Day 2 – 3 Boat Dives to Phi Phi islands and Shark Point OR Racha Noi and Yai Islands

Option 2: Available all year round
Day 1 – Confined Water Instruction
Day 2 – 3 Boat Dives to Racha Noi and Yai Islands
Day 3 – 3 Boat Dives to Phi Phi Islands and Shark Point OR Shark Point, Anemone Reef & Koh Doc Mai


Your course begins on day 1 around 8am when you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the pool. There you will be met by one of our expert instructors who will teach you important and necessary scuba skills. You will then have the opportunity to practice and master these skills under your instructor’s expert supervision.

On option 1 you will break for lunch and then continue the course with your first open water dive which will be conducted from the shore. You will demonstrate some of the skills you already learned in the pool and get the opportunity to explore our local house reef.

On day 2 you will be collected from your hotel between 7.15-45am and transferred to Chalong pier where we will be waiting for you. After breakfast on the boat we will arrive at the first dive site. Once you have successfully completed a number of skills underwater then you can enjoy exploring the magical underwater world.

PADI eLearning Open Water course

A one-hour surface interval follows then you will be ready for your second dive of the day. After the second dive, buffet lunch is served up while the boat is moored up in a beautiful bay. Your third dive of the day will be around 3pm. You will arrive back between 5-6.30pm depending on the dive sites visited.

If you choose option 2 then day 3 will be spent similar to day 2 but at different dive sites.

Dive Sites

There is so much exciting marine life to be found at our Phuket dive sites. You will see an abundance of tropical fish, along with a variety of corals. Boat dives will be Phi Phi Islands & Shark Point and/or Racha Noi and Yai Islands and/or Anemone Reef & Koh Doc Mai.

You will likely see: Turtles, nudibranchs, leopard sharks, lionfish, butterflyfish, angelfish, parrotfish, scorpionfish, anemonefish, triggerfish, snappers, seahorses, sweetlips, pufferfish, moray eels, trumpetfish and barracuda.

You may also encounter: Black tip reef sharks, banded sea snakes, turtles, ornate ghost pipefish, stingrays, trevally, tuna, filefish, cuttlefish, manta rays and more.

Complete The In-Water Part of The Open Water eLearning Course in Phuket

Complete The In-Water Part Of Your Open Water In Phuket


The cost for the two day course is just 10,700 THB per person and for the three day course 12,500 THB per person.


  • Private, professional tuition with one of our qualified dive instructors
  • Logbook
  • Scuba equipment rental
  • Confined water session
  • Dives
  • Insurance
  • Hotel transfers to/from Rawai, Nai Harn, Kata, Karon, and Patong
  • Lunch on day 1, and breakfast, lunch and refreshments on days 2 and 3


  • PADI Open Water eLearning course fees (approx $130)

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Note: It costs slightly more to do the Open Water Course via PADI eLearning, but it is a great option if you are short of time or want to complete the theory at your own leisure.

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