PADI Open Water Course Phuket
Learn to scuba dive in Phuket with the PADI Open Water Course Phuket & become certified to scuba dive anywhere in the world for a lifetime. Our Phuket PADI Open Water Course includes extra dives at some of the best Phuket scuba diving locations. We offer the best scuba diving Phuket activities at competitive prices, emphasising customer service & scuba diver safety as top priorities for guests learning to scuba dive in Phuket.
Learn to Scuba Dive in Phuket
Learn to scuba dive in Phuket by taking the PADI open water diver course with Super Divers 5 Star PADI Dive Center & see the best scuba diving Phuket has to offer. Our top priorities for the Phuket activities we offer include providing an unrivaled level of customer service, ensuring we offer more than other Phuket scuba diving centers at competitive prices & maintaining our unblemished safety record since opening for business in 2010. Super Divers offers the Phuket PADI Open Water Course throughout the year. Guests completing the three day PADI Open Water Course Phuket are certified as PADI open water divers & licensed to dive! The PADI open water certification never expires & opens up a new & exciting underwater world. Guests learning to scuba dive in Phuket with Super Divers receive extras like six dives at some of the best Phuket scuba diving areas & not just four dives at Racha Yai.
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PADI Open Water Course
The course takes three days. The first day covering the open water course theory & the swimming pool session starts at 8:00m & should be complete at around 5:00pm. For the following two days students dive from the dive boat at Racha Noi & Yai, & Phi Phi. The PADI Open Water Course includes four open water dives, but Super Divers gives students six dives. The two free dives we include are just for fun, but also offer divers additional valuable experience & increase confidence. Upon request we can provide online learning materials in advance. If students complete the course theory before arrival they can start the first day at 11:00am instead of 8:00am. Hotel transfers for days two and three start at 7:15am, & guests return at between 5:30pm to 6:45pm.
The PADI Open Water Course Phuket teaches people the knowledge & scuba diving skills required to dive safely with a buddy, independent of supervision.Guests learning to scuba dive in Phuket with Super Divers enjoy a high level of customer service. Like most Phuket activities the Phuket PADI Open Water Course is offered by so many different companies it can feel like a lottery choosing the right one. Learn to scuba dive in Phuket with Super Divers because we offer much more with our Phuket scuba diving courses. People taking PADI Courses in Phuket with Super Divers benefit from small class sizes. This means less wasted time underwater kneeling in shallow sandy areas waiting for a large number of students in your class complete their training skills one at a time, & more time exploring the amazing coral reefs experiencing the best scuba diving Phuket has to offer.
Our Phuket PADI Open Water Courses are conducted at the best Phuket scuba diving sites, rather than all dives at Racha Yai, or from a Phuket beach. We also employ only the very best professional PADI instructors we can find who are all experienced, patient, friendly & relaxed. Super Divers also offers the best cancellation & refund policy you’ll find at any Phuket scuba diving school. The PADI Open Water Course certifies divers to a depth of 18 meters. The next step on the PADI ladder is the PADI Advanced course which gives divers experience in the areas of scuba diving which interests them & certifies them to dive deeper to a depth of 30 meters.
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PADI Open Water Course 15,400 THB – Three Days
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Six dives instead of four dives. Return hotel transfers on second & third day from Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata & Rawai. (Private return transfers from other areas can be arranged but may incur a small additional surcharge). Dive equipment. Breakfast, lunch, snacks & refreshments on the dive boat. PADI digital materials & PADI certification fees. Free Super Divers dive t-shirt with all PADI Courses in Phuket. No surcharges for credit card payments.
We ask if guests can please meet at Super Divers in Patong on the first day of the open water course. If requested in advance, we can arrange hotel pick-ups for around 8:00 am to bring guests to Super Divers PADI 5 Star Dive Centre in Patong, though this is a small additional cost which varies depending on guests are staying. Underwater photos provided by the dive staff on the boat. Please note this is a service provided by the dive staff as a way to earn a little extra cash. It is not a service provided directly by Super Divers. Beer is usually available at around 60 THB per can but must only be consumed after the final dive has been completed. Transfer back to hotel from pool in Patong when first day is complete. (Guests can make their own arrangements). Phi Phi marine park of 600 THB for guests diving at Phi Phi.
- A new law came into effect in July 2017 prohibiting inexperienced divers from diving at Phi Phi which means PADI Open Water students are only allowed to dive at Phi Phi on the third & final day of their course.
- The best days to start the course if students want to dive at Phi Phi are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays.
- Underwater Visibility: 12m to +40m.
- Depth: 12m to 18m.
- Water Temperature: 27c to 29c.
- Best Time to Dive: The PADI Open Water Course in Phuket is available all year.
Minimum age is 10 years old (Junior Open Water – Max depth 12m). Demonstrate an ability to swim 200 meters & float for 10 minutes. Be in general good health. Complete & sign the PADI medical statement.
Flying After Diving
Current flying after diving recommendations state that after two or more dives, divers should leave 18 hours or longer, before flying. That would translate to no flying until after 11:00 am the day after completing the PADI open water course
Phi Phi National Park Fees
A new law came into effect in July 2017 prohibiting inexperienced divers from diving at Phi Phi. Only certified divers & PADI open water students on the third & final day of their PADI open water course are permitted to dive at Phi Phi .
The marine park police will collect park fees from all tourists entering the Phi Phi national marine park. The fee is 600 THB for divers & 200 THB for non-divers. All guests diving at Phi Phi must please take the park fees with them in cash to be collected by the police on the dive boat. Please have the correct change with you as no change is given. Thank you.
PADI Open Water Course Phuket
Learn to dive in Phuket in three days & obtain a license to dive all over the world which lasts for life, while Experiencing the best scuba diving Phuket has to offer. Two extra dives for free & a Super Divers t-shirt!
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Super Divers PADI Courses in Phuket
Try scuba diving in Phuket for a day! No experience or swimming ability required. Experience amazing Phuket scuba diving sites with an instructor. 100% safety record since opening in 2010.
Learn to scuba dive in Phuket with the PADI Open Water Course. Small groups & friendly staff. Enjoy the best scuba diving Phuket has to offer with extra dives for free. Certification lasts for life!
The PADI Advanced Course improves certified divers knowledge, skills, & certifies divers to a depth of 30 meters making deeper Phuket scuba diving dive sites like the King Cruiser Wreck accessible!
Certified ivers planning a Phuket scuba diving day trip who haven’t dived for some time can choose a refresher & safely return to diving. Covers equipment set-up, safety procedures, dive skills & more.
The PADI Rescue Course in Phuket takes three days. It teaches divers how to spot & prevent dangerous scenarios that are possible when diving, & how to help themselves or others while diving.
The PADI Divemaster Course in Phuket takes from two to six weeks & provides a professional scuba diving certification. Divemasters can work in Phuket scuba diving or anywhere in the world.
PADI Specialty Courses improve divers knowledge & skills in specific areas of interest. Include PADI Deep Diver Specialty, PADI Nitrox Diver Specialty, PADI Wreck Diver Specialty, & many more.
If you’re a certified diver & just want to dive, we have a selection of Phuket scuba diving day trips available. Phi Phi, Racha Noi & Yai, & the King Cruiser Wreck. small groups, & relaxed, friendly dive guides.
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