PADI Open Water Diver Course

Andy's Scuba Diving
THB12900
  • 3 days
    (Duration)
  • Easy
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Water
    (Terrain)

PADI Open Water Diver Course by Andy's Scuba Diving



Description

Get PADI Certified In 2 Days!

Our Silver PADI Open Water Course is ideal for those who are short of time to dive Phuket as it is completed in only 2 days.

The price is just 12,900 THB per person. 2 or 3 persons pay just 12,400 THB each.

Note: This course is available from end October to beginning May only

Highlights

Expert private tuition with one of our professional dive instructors 1 beach dive and 3 awesome boat dives to the best sites Phuket has to offer Certification in just 2 days with no previous experience necessary Digital version of the PADI manual so you can study before you arrive

The Course

Day 1 – Confined Water Instruction and 1 beach dive. Pick-up 9am, return 3.30pm. Day 2 – 3 Boat Dives to Racha Noi and Yai Islands or Phi Phi islands and Shark Point. Pick-up 7.30am, return 5-6pm.

You will be under the supervision of your instructor at all times. For this course it is mandatory that you read the PADI manual and complete the knowledge reviews and exams before the course commences. Day 1 is spent with your instructor in the pool to learn about your equipment and practice some basic scuba skills underwater. This is followed by 1 shore dive to our house reef.

Day 2 consists of 3 boat dives. You will experience diving out in the open water to some of Phuket’s best dive sites. The first part of each dive will be spent demonstrating to your instructor the underwater skills you have learned. After that you can enjoy touring around the dive sites and marveling at all the tropical fish and marine life.

Schedule

Your course begins on day 1 between 8:30-9:00am 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.

After a break for lunch the course continues with your first open water dive which will be conducted from the shore. You will demonstrate some of the skills you learned in the pool and explore our local house reef.

On day 2 you will be collected from your hotel between 7.30-8am and transferred to Chalong pier. Your instructor will be there to meet you and escort you to the dive boat. After a cooked breakfast you will arrive at your first dive site. Once you have successfully demonstrated a number of skills underwater, the best part of the course begins– touring the underwater world! Your experienced instructor understands what it’s like to be a beginner diver and will be there to assist you at all times.

A one-hour surface interval follows then you will be ready for your second dive of the day. After the second dive, you can enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch of International and Thai food. The boat will moor up in a beautiful bay for lunch – the ideal location to photograph the stunning islands and for a spot of snorkeling. Your third dive of the day will be between 3 and 4pm.

You will arrive back between 5.30-6.00pm depending on the dive sites visited.

Dive Sites

There is an abundance of marine life at the dive sites located around Phuket and your instructor will show you a diverse variety of fish, corals and marine creatures. Boat dives will be conducted at Phi Phi Islands & Shark Point OR Racha Noi and Yai Islands. You will likely see: nudibranchs, lionfish, butterflyfish, angelfish, parrotfish, scorpionfish, anemone fish, trggerfish, seahorses, sweetlips, pufferfish, moray eels, trumpetfish and barracuda. You may also encounter: leopard sharks, black tip reef sharks, banded sea snakes, turtles, ornate ghost pipefish, stingrays, trevally, tuna, manta rays, filefish, cuttlefish and more.

Requirements

The PADI Open Water Course 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.

Price

The cost for this two day course is just 12,900 THB per person. Enrol 2 or 3 persons at the same time and pay just 12,400 THB each

Includes

Personal, professional tuition with one of our qualified dive instructors PADI certification fees Log book Scuba equipment rental 1 beach dive + 3 boat dives Insurance Hotel transfers to/from Rawai, Nai Harn, Kata, Karon, and Patong Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on day 2

Excludes

Lunch on day 1


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