The best way to reach Phuket is by flight through the Phuket International Airport. From the airport itself you'll have multiple channels of local transport to the various parts of Phuket.
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The SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course is a thrilling course for those who want to take the next step into the diving world. Extending over 2 days, you’ll embark on a total of 5 dives each lasting 45 minutes and taking you as deep as 100 feet into the water.
On the first day, you’ll embark on the 2 mandatory dives: Deep and Navigation. Once you gain your confidence and enhance your diving skill, the next day you’ll embark on the 3 remaining dives. These dives will be of your choice from a set of electives offered to you. Ranging from Fish Identification to Underwater Photography to Night Dive to Perfect Buoyancy to Computer Dive – you’ll get to choose your pick.
At the end of the course – if your requirements match you’ll be awarded the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate which establishes you as an SSI AOWD Diver worldwide..
Due to a mix of a tropical climate coupled with beautiful surrounding islands – the waters of Phuket play home to a vast marine ecosystem.
For the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course based on your dive electives, you’ll have many choices of beautiful dive spots. These range from the Phi Phi Islands to Racha Noi and Racha Yai, to Shark Point, the King Cruiser Wreck or even the Anemone reef. Even though you’ll be diving as deep as 100 feet, these waters consist of crystal clear visibility maximizing your exposure to its exotic fish. From reef sharks to various crustaceans, to pufferfish, clownfish, you’ll catch sight of sting rays, manta rays, eels, shrimps, octopus and more.
For these dives your boat will depart from the Ao Chalong Pier. Having a 61 people capacity your boat is well equipped with all the necessary amenities including toilets. You’ll also be offered your meals on board.
Step up your scuba diving skills through this SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket. | Feel the thrill of diving as deep as 100 feet into the water. | Experiment with your diving skills and explore different types of dives. | Spot many new species of fish.
Scuba Schools International SSI Advanced Open Water Diver
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Be ready at your hotel in Kata, Karon or Patong early today for a pick-up. You'll travel to the dive centre for a quick revision about your diving skills and picking up your equipment before heading to the water. For the SSI Advanced Open Diver course, you'll first undergo 2 compulsory dives: the Deep and the Navigation dives.
For these dives you'll travel to some of Phuket's best dive spots, ranging from the Phi Phi Islands, the Racha Islands, Anemone Reef, Shark Point amongst others based on tide and weather conditions. Between your dives you'll also feast on meals and snacks. At the end of these dives you'll return to the dive centre from where you'll be dropped back to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day resting.
No accommodation is provided.
You'll begin your course early with a pick-up from your hotel in Kata, Karon or Patong. En route your journey to the dive site, you'll be offered some breakfast and between your dives you'll enjoy some lunch. Besides this you'll also be given fresh fruits, snacks, water, tea and coffee. For those who have dietary restrictions or prefrences or prefer veg meals, a request should be sent to the operator before hand. Besides meals the boat is also equipped with washroom/toilet facilities. At the end
Breakfast | Lunch | Snacks
For cancellations made upto 30 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 80% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made between 20 to 30 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 70% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made between 21 to 15 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 50% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made between 14 to 3 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 25% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made between 2 to 1 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 5% refund of the trip cost.
No show: No refund.
Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and the The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.
You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the SSI Advanced Open water Diver course in Phuket.
Please use the equipment with care during the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.
No damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.