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  • Trip introduction

    If you're short on time but wish to become a certified diver, then this PADI Scuba Diver (SD) course is for you. The PADI SD course is a condensed version of the PADI Open Water Diver course. The course begins with theory sessions, which is followed by practice sessions in a swimming pool. You will learn elementary to intermediate scuba diving techniques from PADI certified professionals. After your training, you will head out to complete two open water dives in the Andaman Sea around Phuket, diving up to a depth of 12 meters/40 feet. You will be delighted to see the rich underwater life consisting of tropical fish and colourful corals in the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea.

    Please note that the PADI Scuba Diver 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

    Phuket is one of the most sought after destinations across the world in the scuba diving community. The operator will take you to the dive site which is suitable for diving on a particular day, depending on the weather condition and the most opportune moment to spot exotic and elusive fish such as Manta rays, leopard sharks and whale shark, among many others. Some dive sites around Phuket has remarkable underwater topography consisting of precipes, caves, swim-throughs and underwater crags. The visibility underwater across dive sites in Phuket ranges from good to excellent which substantially enhances your scuba diving experience.

    Destination highlights

    Learn scuba diving techniques from professional PADI instructors. | Practice scuba diving in a swimming pool at the dive centre. | Complete two open water dives in the Andaman Sea. | 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

    Not included

    40 feet

    No

    Professional Association of Diving Instructors

    1 day

    1 is to 4

    NA

    NA

    Trip details
  • PADI SD Course Training and Two Dives in Phuket

    Your pick-up will arrive in the morning and take you to the dive centre in Phuket. Today you will learn the basics of scuba diving, first in theory and then practice diving in a swimming pool at the dive centre. You should try to make the best use of this training and get comfortable at diving, as you will be scuba diving in the Andaman Sea later. When your comfortable and ready, you will be taken across two dives in Phuket to dive in the open water. Lunch will be provided to you on the boat. Drop-off service to your hotel will be arranged by the operator. Your PADI Scuba Diver course ends here.

    Your course 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 be available on the boat.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Phuket

    Phuket

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg | Non Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    No refund will be provided if you cancel this PADI Scuba Diver course after your booking is confirmed.

    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 the equipment for scuba diving in Thailand. Please use the equipment with utmost 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.

    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.

    The operator is not responsible for any injury or accident during this scuba diving course.

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

    Includes

    • Two open water dives in Phuket

    • Hotel transfers in Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Kathu, Chalong, Rawai and Nai Harn
    • Training session in a swimming pool
    • Boat tranfers to the dives sites and return
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Breakfast and lunch
    • Tea/coffee and water
    • Seasonal fruits
    • Travel insurance
    • International payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, cigarettes, 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
    • 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

    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Hotel transfers in Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Kathu, Chalong, Rawai and N'ai Harn
    • Boat transfers to the dive sites

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID proof
    • Towel
    • Daypack for essentials
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Dry snacks
    • Extra pair of clothes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only