Discover Scuba Diving Phuket

Discover Scuba Diving Phuket

Not a Certified Diver? Never dived before? Afraid Of Fish? Then a Discover Scuba Diving Try In Phuket is definitely for you!

Discover Scuba Diving In Phuket could be the highlight of your holiday! Are you interested in Scuba Diving but never dived before? Not very good at or can’t swim? Or don’t want to or don’t have the time to do your PADI Open Water certification? Then you have the option of doing what is called a Discover Scuba Dive, think of it like a Tandem Parachute jump, without the whole jumping out a perfectly good airplane dilemma.

The way it works is one of our expert diving instructors will be your underwater guide, they will instruct you on basic operation of scuba gear and equipment and what you need to know for short and shallow scuba dives which they will take you on over the course of the day. Your instructor will be right next to you the entire time on your dive so they can help you adjust your buoyancy until you get the hang of kicking and moving about on your own.

Usually this is a short process so most people take no more than 10 – 15 minutes to get the swing of it and start diving relatively autonomously. So actually it’s very much unlike a tandem parachute jump because in this instance if you prove you can follow some basic diving instructions the guide will happily let you move around underwater by yourself, something you can’t do in tandem sky diving.

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Try Before You Buy!

Discover Scuba Diving is your way of finding out if you enjoy diving, there is no point paying for and doing your PADI Open Water course if it turns out you really don’t enjoy scuba diving. There are at least 3 other people in the world that have not enjoyed their time scuba diving, if you want to be the 4th, we don’t mind. But truthfully discover diving or a DSD as it’s commonly referred to is the beginning of a wonderful life changing journey because once you have dived with Local Dive Thailand, even on a DSD you will spend your days counting down the time till you can get back in the water, we call this the Scuba Divers dilemma because yes occasionally we do have to spend time out of the water!

Dives Days Price
3 1 4,900 THB

Faq’s About Our Discover Scuba Dives

Some things to know or remember about Discover Scuba Diving

  • Are conducted in the ocean in shallow pool like conditions at Racha Noi/Yai.
  • You will be limited to a depth of 12 meters.
  • You need to be fit enough to scuba dive
  • This is not, and does not count towards any scuba diving certification, it is strictly a try dive.
  • The King Cruiser day trip diving tour is not suitable for Discover Scuba Diving
  • The Phi Phi Island day trip diving tour is not recommended for Discover Scuba Diving
  • Dive times on discovery dives are at the discretion of your guide
  • You need to allow a 18hrs before flying after scuba diving

Who Should Do A Discover Scuba Dive

  • Non certified divers.
  • Those lacking the time to complete a PADI Open Water diver course.

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Don't trust your diving to amateurs or freshly minted dive guides, dive with local experienced experts from Local Dive Thailand. Our Scuba Diving Phuket Tours will take you to see the rarest of the rare critters, you will be amazed by the macro life our guides can find, in the secret places only they know. To put it in perspective, if you were going to climb Mount Everest you would certainly hire a local sherpa to lead the way & keep you safe. Diving is similar because there is absolutely no substitute for local experience & local knowledge, Local Dive Thailand's guides are Phuket's Sherpa's of the Andaman Sea!

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Scuba Diving Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about Scuba Diving in Phuket, you should believe the hype, many seasons we have had Whale Sharks grace us on our regular and easy to reach dive sites and on a good day you can add Sea Horses, Sea Moths, Snake Eels, Frog Fish & Octopus to what you can see on any given dive and so much more. If we are heading to Phi Phi Island for the day, you can possibly see Hawksbill Sea Turtles and Black Tip Reef Sharks, also don't forget the King Cruiser, 84 meters of beautiful wreck and the most amazing reef nursery for fish and nudibranch. Local Dive Thailand day trip tours to these locations are not to be missed when you are scuba diving Phuket, get in touch with us and book an 'awesome' day of diving.

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