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  • Trip introduction

    This 2-day PADI Scuba Diver (SD) course in Thailand is a condensed version of PADI Open Water Diver course. The course consists of learning the fundamentals of scuba diving, followed by pool training sessions at the dive centre. After your training, you will head out to complete 2 open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand. PADI SD course allows you to go as deep as 12 meters/40 feet. On this scuba diving adventure, you will see plenty of exotic fish and colorful coral reefs in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand.

    Please note that the PADI Scuba Diver course is a globally recognized certification which allows you to dive in any scuba dive sites across the world along with a PADI professional instructor.

    Destination

    The Gulf of Thailand has some of the most gorgeous scuba diving sites in the world. Diving at the Sail Rock dive site and Koh Tao gives you the opportunity to spot the rare whale sharks and beautiful sea turtles. The crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand also offers you the chance to see tropical fish like trevally, batfish, triggerfish, barracuda, giant moray, mackerel, etc. along with some banded sea snakes. The dive sites in Thailand also features exciting swim-throughs and shallow caves, and offers excellent visibility underwater, making it a popular destination among scuba divers.

    Destination highlights

    Learn scuba diving skills from professonal instructors. | Practice scuba diving in a swimming pool at the dive centre. | Complete 2 open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand. | See exotic fish and colorful coral reefs while scuba diving in Thailand. | Become a PADI certified scuba diver on completing this course.

    Activity Details

    Yes

    PADI Scuba Diver

    Yes

    English

    2

    45 mins

    Included

    40 feet

    No

    Professional Association of Diving Instructors

    2 days

    1 is to 4

    NA

    NA

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of PADI Scuba Diver Course in Thailand: Training Sessions

    Your pick-up will arrive in the morning and take you to the dive centre in Koh Phangan. Today you will learn the basics of scuba diving, first in theory and then proceed to practice scuba diving in a swimming pool at the dive centre. You should try to make the best use of day 1 and get comfortable in diving, as you will be scuba diving tomorrow and day after in the open waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Drop-off to your hotel will be provided by the operator. Your day 1 of PADI Scuba Diver course ends here.

    Your training ends by late afternoon.

    Transfers from your hotel to the dive centre will be arranged by the operator. Breakfast will be offered before the training sessions begins. Lunch and refreshments will also be provided at the dive centre.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Koh Phangan

    Koh Phangan

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Snacks

    Veg | Non Veg
    Day 2 of PADI Scuba Diver Course in Thailand: Two Open Water Dives
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is made 2 days or more before the departure of the PADI Scuba Diver course in Thailand: Full refund.

    If cancellation is made 0-2 days before the departure of the PADI Scuba Diver course in Thailand: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 500 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Littering in and around the water bodies or on the boat is not allowed.

    You must respect the natural habitat while scuba diving in Thailand.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the dive instructor at all times.

    The operator will provide equipment for this PADI Scuba Diver course. You are responsible for the equipment and must use it with care.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please note the traveller should be able to float 10 minutes on the water in order to receive the PADI certificate.

    Accommodation can be provided at an additional price in the dive center in Thailand.

    The operator reserves the right to cancel, alter or reschedule the itinerary of this PADI Scuba Diver course in Thailand due to any unforeseen conditions such as bad weather or natural disasters.

    Travellers are responsible for their own belongings and the operator will not be responsible for any loss or damage while scuba diving in Thailand.

    The operator is not responsible for any injury or accident during this PADI Scuba Diver course.

    You are required to sign the PADI health and liability release form prior to scuba diving.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Two open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand

    • Travel arrangements from all hotels in Koh Phangan (except Bottle beach and Thong Nai Pan beach) to the dive centre and back
    • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on both days
    • Boat transfer to the dive site
    • Pool training session
    • Instructor's tuition fee
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • PADI digital manual
    • PADI certificate
    • International payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Accommodation at the dive center can be provided at an additional price

    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, beverages, etc.
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swim-wear
    • Light clothes
    • Slippers/floaters while on the boat
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery, gadgets or watches
    • Heavily embellished swim suits

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Travel arrangements from all hotels in Koh Phangan (except Bottle beach and Thong Nai Pan beach) to the dive centre and back
    • Pool training sessions
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • PADI digital manual
    • PADI certificate

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID proof
    • Towel
    • Daypack for essentials
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Dry snacks
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.