PADI Scuba Diver Course

PADI Scuba Diver Course

Start Your Phuket Underwater Adventure with The Two Day PADI Scuba Diver Course

The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a great choice for those with limited time in Phuket or lack confidence in water. You’ll only need two days to complete this great little course and there is no swim test involved. Although we do highly recommend that you’re a confident swimmer before taking up any diving activity.

The course will go over all the basic safety and problem solving skills that you require to enjoy our incredible underwater world. Our professional PADI instructors will closely supervise every aspect in a safe, controlled environment and make sure you have great fun along the way.

A PADI Scuba Diver course has some basic pre-requisites listed below but essentially anyone of almost any age or experience can sign up for the Scuba Diver course and learn how to dive safely. Don’t trust your first Scuba Diving experience to anyone else. Book now with Local Dive Thailand and begin a life changing journey of discovery so you can see the majestic and downright weird animals that make it their home.

Course Options & Pricing

A 2 day PADI Scuba Diver course won’t take a chunk of time out of your holiday. The course will begin in our PADI 5* Dive Center in Rawai. We have very comfortable classrooms and our own swimming pool for a seamless course flow. There’s no 30-40 minute truck ride to the nearest swimming pool which is the case with many Phuket Open Water courses. When you get hungry, we also have an onsite restaurant to fill your belly.

On the second day you will head out to the clear blue waters of Racha Noi/Yai to practice your skills and therefore get a taste of this new world that’s being opened up to you. The third dive will be just for fun and a chance to explore under the guidance of your PADI instructor.

Course Dives Days Price
Scuba Diver Course 3 2 10,900 THB

Course Pre Requisites

  • Minimum 10 Years of Age
  • You can float in a swimming pool for 10 minutes unassisted by flotation devices

Once you have completed the PADI Scuba Diver course you will be certified to dive to 12m with a PADI professional. This means no more Discover Scuba Dives as you are now a certified scuba diver and can typically dive at lower costs than your non certified travel companions.

You also get a PADI Scuba Diver license delivered to your mailing address which you can carry with you on your travels so dive shops and instructors can instantly recognize your level of training. You’ll also be kept on the PADI diver database so even if you lose your card there will always be a way to prove that you are a certified diver to anyone that needs it.

If you are diving with Local Dive Thailand you’ll also gain the best training Thailand has to offer. Our highly qualified and super dedicated dive instructors are second to none!

Want to know exactly how it will go? Then visit our blog for an in depth run down of how our courses work – learning to dive in Phuket

Where Do We Dive

As you can see from the Scuba Diving Tours we offer at Local Dive Thailand. There are three dive tours but only one is really suitable for your training dives:

The day out in the open water diving will be at Racha Yai/Racha Noi. Offering calm conditions in protected bays with flat sandy bottoms, perfect for your first experiences in the water.

After you’ve completed the course you may want to try your new found skills at the beautiful Phi Phi Island. Turtles, Sharks & schooling snappers make regular appearances on your dives. You can see more about each location by checking out the dive tour information for each location.

The King Cruiser day trip tour is not suitable for open water divers in training. It is recommended for Advanced Open Water divers only.

What’s Included

Along with a wonderful experience and great memories, our price includes almost everything:

  • 3 dives
  • All PADI materials and certification fees
  • Instructor fees
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hotel transfers (from Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai, Nai harn and Chalong only)
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks (boat day only), water, tea and coffee

What’s Not Included

If you’re staying in a resort outside the above listed then there may be a small additional charge. However we pick up from anywhere on Phuket. Accommodation is not included but we’re more than happy to recommend local hotels. if your course falls on a Phi Phi day (Sunday or Wednesday) then there will be a THB 600 National Park entrance fee. Soft drinks (THB 30) and beer (THB 60) are available to buy on the boat.

Book Your Scuba Diver Course

Don’t hesitate, see what all the fuss is about so you can see why your scuba diving friends can’t stop talking about their tropical diving adventures. Book your course today and be diving tomorrow with Local Dive Thailand!

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