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  • Trip introduction

    Spend a day experiencing the thrill and adventure of scuba diving in the tropical waters of Koh Samui. Designed for travellers who are short on time and new to scuba diving, this trip takes you to the dive sites of Koh Tao for two open water dives. Before entering the water, you'll be briefed by a certified dive instructor on the basic skills required for diving. You'll also have a shallow water training session at the first dive site. And when you're ready, you can swim as deep as 40 feet in the Gulf of Thailand to admire beautiful corals and brightly coloured fishes.

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

    Destination

    One of the most widely-recognized islands for scuba diving in southeast Asia, Koh Tao offers several different dive sites that cater to the needs of seasoned divers as well as beginner divers. These dive sites, characterized by rocky surfaces and pinnacles and sandy seafloors, are home to species of fishes like groupers, stingrays, eels, barracudas, sea turtles and more. Soft corals, peppered with colourful sea anemones, make the dive experience even more pleasant. Koh Tao is also home to several of the most pristine beaches of Thailand, where you can relax and sunbathe in between your two dives.

    Destination highlights

    Discover the thrills of scuba diving on a fun scuba diving day trip in Koh Samui. | Explore fascinating dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. | Spot several different species of fishes swimming around at the dive sites. | Complete two open water dives in the Gulf of Thailand. | Explore future certification courses in scuba diving.

    Activity Details

    2

    40-45 mins

    Yes

    40 feet/12 metres

    No

    Trip details
  • Discover scuba diving in Koh Samui!

    If you're staying at a hotel in north or east Koh Samui, you'll be picked up by 7:00 hrs. After arriving at the pier, you'll have a light breakfast with coffee and meet your dive instructor. You'll board a boat from the pier and head out to some of the dive sites around Koh Samui. En route, your dive instructor will teach you the basic skills required for scuba diving.

    At the first dive site near Koh Tao, you'll have a short training session in the shallow water before heading off to explore the gorgeous corals. You'll be more confident in your diving ability when you complete another dive at a different dive site near Koh Tao. Lunch will be served on the boat between the two dives. The day's session ends as the boat travels back to the pier. You'll be dropped back to your hotel by late afternoon. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends by late afternoon.

    Pick-up time is approximately 07:00 hrs, depending on the location of your hotel. Today's meal package includes a light breakfast with coffee at the pier and lunch between the two dives. You'll be dropped back to your hotel by late afternoon. Please note that pick-up and drop-off services are included only if your hotel is located in the north or east of Koh Samui island.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Koh Samui

    Koh Samui

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg | Non Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 18 hrs or more prior to the start time of your scheduled scuba dive in Koh Samui: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 18 hrs prior to the start time of your scheduled scuba dive in Koh Samui: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these fees will be for this scuba diving trip in Koh Samui.

    Rules on trip

    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 trip.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes are strictly prohibited during the scuba diving trip in Koh Samui.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Pick-up and drop-off is included in the package only if your hotel or place of accommodation is located in the north or east of Koh Samui island. An additional charge of 400 baht per person is levied if your hotel is located in the south or west of Koh Samui island.

    Please inform the tour operator regarding the exact address of your hotel or place of accommodation in Koh Samui to facilitate the pick-up and drop-off.

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

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of this scuba diving trip in Koh Samui due to any unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Costs arising due to such a change in itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    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.
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Pick-up and drop-off between your hotel in north or east Koh Samui-the pier in an AC minibus

    • Transfers between the pier-dive spots in a boat
    • Two open water dives
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of certified dive instructors and support crew
    • Light breakfast and lunch
    • All government permits and charges
    • International payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-your hotel in Koh Samui

    • Pick-up and drop-off between your hotel in south or west Koh Samui-the pier (arranged at 400 baht per person, one-way)
    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions
    • Scuba diving insurance
    • Costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals or 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
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • AC minibus or similar vehicle for pick-up and drop-off between your hotel in Koh Samui-the pier
    • Boat for transfers between the pier-dive spots
    • All equipment required for scuba diving

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swim-wear
    • Underwater camera (optional)
    • Dry snacks (protein bars, biscuits etc.)
    • ID card
    • Sun-screen lotion
    • Day pack

    Medical Kit

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