• Trip introduction

    One of the most popular diving courses, the SSI Open Water Diver course in Phuket gives you a perfect opportunity to both pave your way into the diving world and explore the divine marine biodiversity of Thailand’s waters.

    Out of 3 days, you’ll spend the first day learning theory, understanding the equipment, mastering dive techniques and developing underwater breathing skills. Once you’re proficient and ready, over the following 2 days you’ll embark on 4 dives of 45 minutes each diving up to a depth of 60 feet. Throughout your dives, you’ll be assisted by a certified instructor. From vast clusters of corals, you’ll be exposed to the arrays of beautiful and colourful fish.

    At the end of your course, you’ll receive a SSI Open Water Diver certificate that certifies you as OWD diver with the chance to dive up to 60 feet anywhere else in the world.

    IMPORTANT: To successfully complete the course, you should be able to swim for 200 meters in any swimming stroke and float for 10 mins in the open waters.


    Found within the Andaman Sea, Phuket – considered as Thailand’s largest island is also the most popular for diving enthusiasts. From housing several gorgeous islands, this destination also plays home to some of the world’s best marine biodiversity.

    For your Open Water Diver course you’ll board the boat from the Ao Chalong Harbor and sail to some of Phuket’s best dive spots ranging from the Phi Phi Islands, Racha Yai, Racha Noi and Super Sunday, to perhaps some sites just offshore. From reef sharks to puffer fish, you’ll spot jelly fish, manta rays, eels, crabs, turtles, clownfish, sweetlips, silver coins amongst many many more.

    During this trip, you’ll be sailing on a large non-ac boat with the capacity of 61 passengers and is equipped with all the basic amenities including washrooms. You’ll be served meals of breakfast and lunch on diving days only.

    Destination highlights

    Pave your way into the diving world through the SSI Open Water Diver course in Phuket. | Learn all the necessary diving skills in 3 days. | Boost your confidence by embarking on 4 dives. | Witness the rich marine biodiversity of Thailand's waters.

    Activity Details


    Scuba Schools International (SSI) Open Water Diver




    45 mins

    60 feet


    Scuba Schools International (SSI)

    3 days


    Trip details