PADI Scuba Diver Course

PADI Scuba Diver Course

Get Certified For Holiday Diving

This course gives you a pre-entry level certification that is perfect if you plan to dive just a couple of times a year while on holiday.

If you are in Phuket for only a few days and want to learn to scuba dive but don’t have time for the PADI Open Water Course, this is a great alternative. No previous scuba diving experience is necessary.

The price of this two-day all-inclusive course is just 10,300 THB per person which includes private tuition and 3 boat dives – 1 extra dive for free. No credit card payment fee.

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The PADI Scuba Diver Course is open to anyone who is aged 10 years or above, can tread water or float for 10 minutes, and is in general good health.


As a sub-programme of the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the PADI Scuba Diver rating allows you to get certified quickly and easily. With the PADI Scuba Diver certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI professional on your next holiday or dive trip up to a depth of 12 metres.

During the course you will use the PADI Open Water Diver manual and video. Credit earned in this programme can be used toward the Open Water Diver certification at a later date. The PADI Open Water Diver course uses the same materials as the Scuba Diver course, so you will already be on your way to continuing further dive training and can easily upgrade whenever you wish.

Learn To Dive In Phuket On The Scuba Diver Course

Learn To Dive In Phuket On The Scuba Diver Course

The Course

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.

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.

Day 2 consists of 3 boat dives. 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.

Complimentary Dive

To attain qualification as an PADI Scuba Diver you must complete 2 separate dives in the sea and demonstrate required skills on each dive. This package also includes 1 extra ‘fun’ dive for FREE so you can enjoy the experience of open water diving as a certified scuba diver.


Your course begins on day 1 around 9am when you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the classroom. There you will be met by Andy or one of our expert instructors 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.

PADI Scuba Diver Course Theory Session

PADI Scuba Diver Theory Session

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.

On day 2 you will be collected from your hotel between 7.15-45am and transferred to Chalong pier. Andy or 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 performed a few skills underwaterthen you can enjoy touring the underwater world. Our experienced instructor will be with you at all times to assist you.

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 tasty buffet lunch of International and Thai food, before completing the third dive.

You will complete 2 mandatory open water dives performing different skills each time. Then you will get to log 1 extra ‘fun’ dive for free to add to your enjoyment and experience. You will arrive back around 5pm 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.

Dive sites are generally Racha Yai and Racha Noi Islands

Dive With Snappers On Your PADI Scuba Diver Course

Dive With Snappers On Your PADI Scuba Diver Course

You will likely see: nudibranchs, lionfish, butterflyfish, angelfish, parrotfish, scorpionfish, anemone fish, triggerfish, sweetlips, pufferfish, moray eels, trumpetfish and barracuda.

You may also encounter: sting rays, turtles, ornate ghost pipefish, tuna, manta rays, filefish, cuttlefish and more.


The cost for this 2 day course is just 10,300 THB per person.


  • Private, professional tuition with one of our dive instructor
  • PADI Open Water Course manual in digital, downloadable form
  • Use of latest PADI training materials
  • PADI certification fees
  • Logbook
  • Scuba equipment rental
  • 3 boat dives
  • Insurance
  • Hotel transfers to/from Rawai, Nai Harn, Kata, Karon, and Patong
  • Lunch on day 1, and breakfast, lunch and refreshments on day 2

For additional information and to enroll send us an email

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