PADI OWD in Pattaya, Thailand
Pattaya, Thailand, Thailand
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  • Trip introduction

    Sign up for the most popular scuba diving course in the world and learn the essential skills of diving, from properly using the scuba equipment to navigating while underwater. Over the course of 4 days, in the turquoise, blue water of the Gulf of Thailand, you'll complete four open water dives, swimming down to a depth of 60 feet. Before you head out to the open sea, you'll prepare with theory lessons covering five modules and active training sessions in a swimming pool. A certified dive instructor will always be around to guide you throughout the course.

    NOTE: All prices in this package are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. 

    Destination

    Scuba diving near Pattaya is a popular adventure sport with fascinating dive sites sprinkled all around the Pattaya far islands, the Pattaya near islands and the Samae San islands. Depending on the exact dive spot selected by your dive instructors, you can expect to spot a wide range of marine life from moray eels, barracudas and sting rays to bamboo sharks, sea turtles and sea urchins.

    White sandy sea floors at the dive spots are well decorated with patches of vibrant coral reefs, large rocks and colourful sponges. Visibility conditions at almost all dive spots near Pattaya are relatively good for most of the year, with the normal range extending from 20-40 feet.

    Destination highlights

    • Complete four open water scuba dives in Pattaya, Thailand.
    • Learn scuba diving in small group with personalized attention.
    • Earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification.
    • Swim alongside beautiful fishes and explore lively coral reefs.
    • Book the most popular scuba diving course in the world.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Pattaya scuba diving course.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the dive instructor during the Pattaya scuba diving course.

    Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made to the Pattaya scuba diving course: no refunds.

    In case of no show: no refunds.

    All refunds are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of cancellation. Accordingly, refunds may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this Pattaya scuba diving course.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off is included in this package for all hotels in Pattaya city. Accordingly, please inform the tour operator regarding the address of your hotel a day prior to the start date of your scuba diving course.

    Travellers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover all personal and incidental expenses.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this scuba diving course in Pattaya depending upon unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. Any extra costs incurred due to such changes are borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Your hotel in Pattaya at 08:30 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Your hotel in Pattaya by 17:00 hrs
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Pattaya
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    End point
    Pattaya
    Time of departure
    08:30 AM
    Time of return
    05:00 PM

    Activity Details

    License upon completion
    Yes
    License name
    PADI Open Water Diver (OWD)
    International license
    Yes
    Course language option
    English
    Number of dives
    4
    Average dive duration
    40-45 mins
    Maximum depth during course
    60 feet (18 metres)
    Average time per dive
    40-45 mins
    Mandatory travel insurance
    No
    License issued/recognized by
    Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI)
    Course completion time
    3 days
    Guide/student ratio
    1:4
  • Day 1 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Theory + pool training

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel in Pattaya by 08:30 hrs. A private vehicle will transfer you to the dive center. Here, you'll meet your dive instructor and begin training for the PADI Open Water Diver certification. With video lessons and theory modules, you'll learn the basic principles of diving.

    You'll also get practical experience as you enter the swimming pool for active training sessions. You'll put the theory to test and prepare for tomorrow's open water dives. The day's session ends by 17:00 hrs. You'll be dropped-off back to your hotel in Pattaya. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
    /Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next Practice your skills in active pool training sessions.

    Day 2 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel in Pattaya by 08:00 hrs. A private vehicle will transfer you to a boat that will take you to several of the dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. As you enjoy a scenic boat ride, your dive instructor will continue briefing you on the specifics of today's dive sites.

    Over the course of the day, you'll complete two open water dives, swimming down to a maximum depth of 40 feet. Wearing a wetsuit, you'll work with your instructor to demonstrate your skills, practice essential techniques and simply swim around to explore the corals. Lunch is served on the boat, between the two dives. The day's session ends by late afternoon with a drop-off to your hotel in Pattaya. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
    /Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next Explore gorgeous dive spots with lively coral reefs!

    Day 3 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel in Pattaya by 08:00 hrs. Once again, a private vehicle will transfer you to a boat that will take you to several of the dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. Over the course of the day, you'll complete two more open water dives, swimming down to a maximum depth of 60 feet. Today, you'll work with your dive instructor to complete any remaining tasks and put the finishing touches on your dive technique. Lunch is served on the boat, between the two dives. The day's session ends by late afternoon after a short exam to conclude your scuba diving course. Your trip ends here.
    /Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next Explore gorgeous dive spots with lively coral reefs!

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pattaya
    End point
    Pattaya
    Day start time
    08:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pattaya
    End point
    Pattaya
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    40 feet
    Total dive time
    80-90 mins

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pattaya
    End point
    Pattaya
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    60 feet
    Total dive time
    80-90 mins
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Pick-up and drop-off between hotels in Pattaya and the dive center
    • Boat transfers between the dive center and dive spots
    • Four open water dives
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of certified dive instructors and support crew
    • PADI Open Water Diver course material
    • PADI Open Water Diver certification (after successful completion of the course)
    • Lunch and refreshments on days 2 and 3
    • All government permits and charges
    • International payment transfer charges
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Pattaya
    • Personal expenses like additional meals, beverages, apparel, gear etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Swim-wear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Boat for transfers between dive center and dive spots
    • Private vehicle for hotel pick-up and drop-off in Pattaya
    • PADI Open Water Diver course material
      You need to get
    • Towel
    • Swim-wear
    • Camera
    • ID card
    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • Cap/hat
    • Swimming goggles
    • Additional local currency

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Theory + pool training

    No accommodation is provided.

    Get started with theory lessons and pool training sessions. No meals are provided today, but the dive center is located close to a few restaurants where you can have lunch at your own expense.

    Day 2 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!

    Your trip ends by late afternoon.

    Complete two open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand. Today's meal package includes lunch, served on the boat. A vegetarian lunch can be served only if prior notice is given.

    Day 3 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!

    Your trip ends by late afternoon.

    Complete two more open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand. Today's meal package includes lunch, served on the boat. A short exam is conducted before finalizing the paperwork for your certification.

    Food

    No meals are provided today
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    Non-veg

    Food

    Lunch
    Food variations
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    Food

    Lunch
    Food variations
    Non-veg
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