As in many sports the key to the full enjoyment of scuba diving is proper preparation, and practicing safe procedures before, during, and after the dive. Phuket has an excellent safety record and we hope you will enhance that record by Phuket has a number of very professional dive shops, and the world-class diving here attracts some of the best diving instructors and Divemasters in the world.
Choose them with care, and then let them do their job, your enjoyment and safety is their primary concern. There is no better place than Phuket to become a certified diver or to upgrade your level of diving skills.
The warm turquoise blue water of the Andaman Sea offers a superb underwater classroom. Most of professional dive shops offer a full range of diving classes that allow you to earn full PADI or NAUI certification. One local dive shop, Dive Asia of Kata beach was recently designated as the the first Five-Star PADI CDC (Career Development Center) in Phuket and one of only two in all of Southeast Asia. Going with a diving school considered by PADI to be qualified to keep professional diving instructors up-to-date in their profession would seem a good bet for students at any level.
You do not have to know anything more than how to swim to take a course. It is not even necessary to be in tip-top condition physical condition as the courses are designed to make learning enjoyable. The dive shops carry a full line of dive equipment for use by students and also for rental.
- Elephant Trekking at Siam Safari with Meal
- Elephant Trekking Adventure at Siam Safari
- Simon Cabaret Show Admission
- Phuket FantaSea Cultural Theme Park
- Siam Niramit Dinner Show
- Introduction to City Tour
- Phuket Thai Cookery School Session with Market Tour
- Half-Day Jungle Safari with Elephant Trekking & Performance
- 3-Day Bike Adventure to Khao Sok & Cheow Lan Lake
- Half-Day Jungle Safari with Thai Cooking & Boxing Demonstration
Open Water Diver Course
Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the worlds, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional.
Throughout this course you’ll learn all the fundamentals of Scuba Diving, including how to use scuba equipment and key dive techniques. You earn this rating by completing five knowledge development sessions plus pool dives and you will also make four open water (sea) dives.
PADI Advanced Open Water Course
As part of the Adventures in Diving program, you can gain an Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Diver Certification.
Have you always wanted to try underwater photography? How about wreck diving? Here’s your chance because you can sample three dives of your choice, get a taste of what you like, and feel more comfortable in the water, strengthening your underwater skills and letting you enjoy diving more than ever.
Do three adventure dives and you earn the PADI Adventure Diver Certification. Add the Deep (up to 30m) and Underwater Navigation Adventure dives, then with these five you will earn the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
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