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  • Trip introduction

    If you've never dived before but wish to experience what it truly feels like without committing to a full time course, then this PADI Discover Scuba Diving trip in Koh Tao is the perfect choice for you. This trip lets you explore the rich marine life of the Gulf of Thailand and lets you engage in 2 open water dives up to a depth of 40 feet. You'll also learn the basics of scuba diving, including equipment handling and diving techniques.

    Destination

    Known for the native green turtles, Koh Tao is a small island that lies on the western shoes of the Gulf of Thailand, and is a less explored neighbour of Koh Samui. It is a popular place amongst divers from all over the world. The water around the island is calm and has clear visibility, making it a perfect location for scuba courses. And it is home to over 130 species of corals and 223 species of fish. If you're lucky, you might even spot a visiting bull shark or whale shark.

    Destination highlights

    Pave your way into the diving world through this Discover Sscuba Diving trip to Koh Tao. | Learn the basic skills of diving in a single day. | Feel the thrill of diving as deep as 40 feet into the water. | Spot many exotic species of fish and corals. | Spot the native turtle and visiting sharks.

    Trip details
  • Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao

    Be ready in your hotel lobby in Koh Samui by 07:00 hrs. From there, a pick-up vehicle will take you to the dive centre where you'll learn the basics of scuba diving. You'll then set out to Koh Tao via a speedboat to experience your first dive which will last for about 40 to 15 minutes and enables you to go as deep as 40 feet into the water. Once you're under, you'll witness some breathtaking coral life. Post your lunch break you'll embark on your second dive. After that, you'll head back to the dive centre before being dropped back to your hotel. Your course ends here.

    No accommodation is provided.

    Be ready in your hotel by 07:00 hrs from where you'll be picked-up and driven to the dive centre. After completing your first dive, you'll have your lunch either on the boat or on the beach. Besides lunch, your package also includes fresh fruits, soft drinks and water. Once you finish both your dives you'll return back to the dive centre by 16:00 hrs from where you'll be dropped back to your hotel. Please do carry adequate extra cash in local currency for tips and additional snacks. Your trip en

    Day 1 Milestone

    Koh Samui

    Koh Samui

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Lunch

    Veg | Non Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    If the operator cancels the Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip due to any reason: 100% refund minus bank transfer charges.

    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.

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the Dicover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip.

    Please use the equipment with care while Discover Scuba diving in Koh Tao.

    No damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    As hotel pick-up and drop-off is included in this package be ready by 07:00 hrs. Accordingly, please inform the tour operator regarding the address of your hotel a day prior to your scheduled Discover Scuba Diving course.

    The minimum age for Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao is 10 years.

    Travellers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips to staff and other incidental expenses during the Discover Scuba Diving trip to Koh Tao.

    The student and instructor ratio for Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao is 1 instructor for for 3 divers.

    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. 

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip. 

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao trip depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveler.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Koh Samui

    • Speedboats to the dive site
    • PADI scuba diving equipment
    • Life jacket
    • Services of an experienced diving instructor
    • 2 open water dives up to 40 feet
    • Lunch
    • Fruit, softdrinks and water
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any personal expenses such as extra meals, beverages, tips, etc.

    • Additional activities
    • Any kind of insurance
    • 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

    • Swimwear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Swimming costume/dive suit
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Life jackets
    • Speedboat for transfer to the dive sites
    • Scuba diving equipment
    • Boat for transfer to the dive site and back

    You need to get

    • Government issed ID card
    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Underwater camera
    • Dry snacks
    • Sunscreen
    • Light weight back pack
    • Extra money in local currency for tips, snacks etc
    • Swimming cap
    • Swimming goggles
    • Medical questionaire completed and signed
    • Doctor's certificate (if required)

    Medical Kit

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