PADI Open Water Diver Course

Take The PADI Open Water Course in Phuket

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The PADI Open Water Diver Course provides you with the most widely recognised and respected scuba diving rating in the world. On successful completion of the course you will be certified to dive anywhere worldwide up to a depth of 18 metres.

This page features our popular and great value 3 day Gold Package Open Water Course. The price – and investment in your future as a qualified scuba diver – is just 14,500 THB per person which includes private tuition and 6 boat dives – 2 extra dives for free. No credit card payment fee..

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Requirements

The 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 Gold PADI Open Water Diver Course Phuket

Day 1 – Classroom and Confined Water Instruction. Pick-up 8am, return 4pm.
Day 2 – 3 Boat Dives to Racha Noi and Racha Yai. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 5pm.
Day 3 – 3 Boat Dives to Racha Noi and Racha Yai. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 5pm.
Our 3 dive Phi Phi Islands and Shark Point trip is also available on day 3 by request. There is an extra 600 THB per diver marine park fees to pay. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 6.30pm.

You will be under the supervision of your own experienced and patient instructor at all times.

Day 1 is spent with your instructor in the classroom to learn the basics about scuba diving and develop your knowledge. Classroom instruction is followed by a pool session to learn about your equipment and practice some basic scuba skills underwater.

Days 2 and 3 consists of 3 boat dives each day. You will be out diving in the open water on a day trip boat around Phuket in the Andaman Sea. The first part of each dive will be spent demonstrating to your instructor the underwater skills you have learned. After that you can experience the thrill of scuba diving with tropical fish and marine life.


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Complimentary Dives

To attain qualification as an PADI Open Water Diver you must complete 4 separate dives in the sea and demonstrate required skills on each dive. This package also includes 2 extra ‘fun’ dives so you can enjoy the experience of open water diving as a certified scuba diver and get to log more dives.

PADI Open Water Diver Course Phuket - Session

PADI Open Water Diver Course Theory Session

Schedule

Your course begins on day 1 around 8am when you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the classroom. There you will be met by us and your expert instructor who will teach you all about your equipment and scuba diving theory. You’ll learn the important rules of scuba diving, master the basic scuba concepts and complete the knowledge reviews.

After a break for lunch the course continues with your confined water experience. You will be taught important and necessary scuba skills and will have the opportunity to practice and master these skills under your instructor’s expert supervision. We will transfer you back to your hotel after training is completed around 4pm.

On days 2 and 3 you will be collected from your hotel between 7.15-45am and transferred to Chalong pier. Your instructor will be there to meet you and escort you to the dive boat. After a cooked breakfast you will arrive at your first dive site. Once you have successfully demonstrated a number of skills underwater, the best part of the course begins– touring the underwater world! Your experienced instructor understands what it’s like to be a beginner diver and will be there to assist you at all times.

A one-hour surface interval follows then you will be ready for your second dive of the day. After the second dive, you can enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch of International and Thai food. The boat will moor up in a beautiful bay for lunch – the ideal location to photograph the stunning islands and for a spot of snorkeling. Your third dive of the day will be between 3 and 4pm.

PADI Open Water Diver Course Phuket - skills practice

PADI Open Water Diver Course Skills Practice

You will complete 4 mandatory open water dives performing different skills each time. Then on day 3 you will get to log 2 extra fun dives for free to add to your scuba experience and enjoyment! You will arrive back between 5-6.30pm depending on the dive sites visited.

Dive Sites

There is an abundance of marine life at the dive sites located around Phuket and your instructor will show you a diverse variety of fish, corals and marine creatures.

You will likely see: nudibranchs, lionfish, butterflyfish, angelfish, parrotfish, scorpionfish, anemone fish, triggerfish, seahorses, sweetlips, pufferfish, moray eels, trumpetfish and barracuda.
You may also encounter: leopard sharks, black tip reef sharks, banded sea snakes, turtles, ornate ghost pipefish, stingrays, trevally, tuna, manta rays, filefish, cuttlefish and more.

Price

The cost for this three day course is just 14,500 THB per person.

Includes

  • Private, professional tuition with one of our dive instructors
  • PADI Open Water Course manual in digital, downloadable form
  • Use of latest PADI training materials
  • PADI certification fees
  • Logbook
  • Scuba equipment rental
  • 6 boat 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

 

Dive With Batfish On Your PADI Course

Dive With Batfish On Your PADI Open Water Course

Special Offers

Open Water and Advanced Courses
Enroll in the PADI Open Water Course and Advanced Open Water Course at the same time and get a special discounted all-inclusive price of just 23,400 THB per person. Save 4,000 THB!
This programme is taught over 4 days and includes 1 day of teachings and training in the classroom and pool, followed by 3 boat day trips to dive in the open water. You will complete 9 dives – 4 to become a certified PADI Open Water diver and 5 more to certify in the Advanced Open Water course.
Day 1 – Classroom and pool training sessions. Pick-up 8am, return 4pm.
Day 2 – 3 boat dives to Racha Noi and Yai islands. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 5pm.
Day 3 – 3 boat dives to Racha Noi and Yai islands. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 5pm.
Day 4 – 3 boat dives to King Cruiser wreck, Shark Point & Koh Doc Mai. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 5pm.
All inclusive price of only 23,400 THB per person (Normal price 27,400 THB).
Our 3 dive Phi Phi Islands and Shark Point trip is also available on day 3 by request. There is an extra 600 THB per diver marine park fees to pay. Pick-up 7.15-45am, return 6.30pm.

Open Water and Nitrox Courses
Enroll in the PADI Open Water Course and Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course at the same time and get a special discounted all-inclusive price of just 19,400 THB per person. Save 3,000 THB!
This complete package is conducted over 3 days and includes 1 day of teachings and training in the classroom and pool, followed by 2 boat day trips to dive in the open water. You will complete 6 dives – you get 2 extra fun dive for free! Enriched Air (Nitrox) is provided on 3 dives.
All inclusive price of only 19,400 THB per person (Normal price 22,400 THB).

Open Water Referrals

Have you completed part of the Open Water Diver course already or would like to upgrade your Scuba Diver certification? Then have a look at our Open Water Referrals page for details of how to complete your course with us here in Phuket’s warm, clear waters.

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