Learn Online In Your Own Time

Complete your Open Water eLearning 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 expert 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 expert tuition (available November to April only).

The Open Water eLearning 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 allowing you to complete the online theory in your own time!

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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 Open Water eLearning Course

After enrolling, PADI’s Open Water 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.

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 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.

Option 2:  Available all year round

Day 1 – Confined Water Instruction
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.

Schedule

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. Upon completion we can help arrange transfer back to your hotel or recommend places for you to have dinner or watch some of the incredible sunsets we have in Phuket!

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.

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 and transferred back to your hotel on days 2 & 3.

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 beautiful soft and hard corals.

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.

Price

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.

Includes

  • Expert, professional tuition with one of our qualified Dive Instructors
  • Logbook
  • Scuba equipment rental
  • Confined water session
  • Dives
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pickup on day 1
  • Hotel transfers to/from Rawai, Nai Harn, Kata, Karon and Patong on day 2/3
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on days 2 and 3

Excludes

  • Lunch on day 1
  • Transfer back to hotel on Day 1
  • PADI Open Water eLearning course fees (approx $130)

To sign up for the PADI elearning course register with us HERE

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