PADI Specialty Courses

PADI Specialty Courses

Become A PADI Master Scuba Diver

Expand Your Dive Knowledge With A PADI Specialty Course In Phuket

Looking for a new challenge or want to get the most out of your diving holidays? Then take a PADI Specialty course with Local Dive Thailand and enhance your skills on your Phuket adventure. Don’t be limited by your current qualification. Dive deeper, longer, improve your buoyancy and photography skills and boost your confidence with this range of PADI Specialty courses.


Buoyancy In Scuba Diving Is A Key Skill To Master

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy

Hone Your Skills In Phuket And Scuba Dive Like The Experts Mastering buoyancy control is the key element to enjoying scuba diving. If you've ever dived in Phuket and wondered how your guide or instructor can glide effortlessly through the water then this short and fun course can give you the answers. Excellent buoyancy control affects many aspects of diving, you'll use less energy which it turn means you'll consume less air, hover effortlessly to observe wildlife without damaging the precious corals and be able to take much better quality photos. In fact this course should be the first stop for any budding underwater photographers. Of course there's no substitute for spending t [...]

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Learn How To Take Great Dive Photos In Phuket

PADI Digital Underwater Photography

Digital underwater camera's have made capturing scuba diving images much more simple but are you really happy with your results? Do your photo's come out to green or blurred and not really capture the beauty of what you've seen? This informative course can point you in the right direction with some simple tips and exercises. If you've already got an underwater camera system then we'll show you how to get the best results with what you have or point you in the right direction if you're looking to buy your first camera. You'll need to be Open Water or Junior Open Water to take this course. Over two dives with our PADI professional you will learn: How to prepare, maintain and ad [...]

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Enriched Air Nitrox Tanks Ready to go Diving In Phuket

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox

Enriched Air is by far the most popular PADI specialty course conducted in Phuket. Diving with nitrox gives you much more no decompression time than diving with normal air. In dive locations such as Phuket where we do 3 dives a day with 1hr surface intervals it's a particular useful skill to have. The Similan Island liveaboards can schedule up to 4 dives a day so we would absolutely recommend being nitrox certified before or during your trip. It's a straight forward course and now adapted to reflect modern diving with computers. The theory will only take a few hours of your holiday time and can even be conducted in full on a single dive tour. Once you've analysed your tank and lo [...]

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Get Your PADI Deep Dive Specialty In Phuket

PADI Deep Diver

The lure of the unknown is what got many of us into scuba diving in the first place and I'm sure like me you glance wistfully into the depths wondering what they're hiding. There's always the feeling of excitement and mystery when exploring somewhere that not many others can. The PADI Deep Diver specialty will extend your current depth limit to 40m/130ft allowing you to check out new environments, deep wrecks or maybe just get away from the crowds all with confidence gained from the course. The course comprises of theory and actual dives. Over two days you will complete 4 open water dives*and understand the reasons for deep diving and the importance of realising your personal limit [...]

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Local Guides, Local Knowledge, Local Experiences

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 Tours Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about Scuba Diving Phuket Tours, you should believe the hype, this season we have had Whale Sharks grace us on our regular easy to reach dive sites almost monthly 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, plus 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 sleeping wreck and the most amazing artificial reef and nursery for fish and nudibranch. Local Dive Thailand day trip tours to these locations are not to be missed when you are scuba diving in Phuket, get in touch with us and book an awesome day of diving.

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Stunning Views At The Similan Islands National Park Diving Discounts & Special Offers

10% Early Booking Discount On MV Sawasdee Fasai

Formally known as MV Scuba Explorer, she has now been fully renovated and renamed MV Sawasdee Fasai. If her sister ship the excellent MV Pawara is anything to go by then the MV Sawasdee Fasai promises to be a fantastic boat at a great price with high levels of diver comfort and service. Finding spaces can be tough if you leave it too late so take advantage of the the early booking discount. Not only will you guarantee your space on a fantastic liveaboard but you'll get a 10% discount as well as the free Enriched Air Nitrox already offered MV Sawasdee Fasai 4 Day/4 Night 14 Dives All trips from 16th October 2017 - 10th May 2018 Similan And Surin Island National Park Safari Maste [...]

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False Clown Anemone Fish (Amphiprion ocellaris) At Anemone Reef Rare & Peculiar Critters

Clownfish And Their Dirty Secrets

Finding clownfish/anemonefish in Phuket is not a difficult task for our diving guides, we have four different species of the 28 known that we regularly find, all colourful and all have the quirky clownfish attitude that makes them a favourite with divers but behind the cute colours are some very strange facts. I'm sure you're aware that they have a symbiotic relationship with anemone's but this doesn't come as easy to the clownfish as you might think. The fish don't hatch with an immunity to the stinging cells of the anemone, when they find their chosen host the juvenile clownfish have to touch it gently with various parts of their body until they eventually get covered with a layer o [...]

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Enriched Air Nitrox In Phuket News & Updates

Nitrox Membrane System On MV Kebsup

Our day trip to the King Cruiser wreck is one of the most popular on the Phuket diving scene, it's even more enjoyable if you dive with Enriched Air Nitrox. The depth of the wreck 18 - 32m can make it a short dive on normal air tanks but with Nitrox you can easily make a full 50 minutes as long as your air consumption allows. With this is mind we decided to invest in a Nitrox membrane system, allowing divers to chose on the day if they would prefer Nitrox and if your not already Nitrox certified we have the teaching facilities on the boat to get you certified, meaning that you can start the course on the dive day and begin enjoying the benefits immediately. Our .. system produces a [...]

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