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  • Trip introduction

    Book the PADI Scuba Diver course in Koh Samui and learn the basic skills and techniques of scuba diving. This course is designed to give you the confidence and ability required to swim as deep as 40 feet in the Gulf of Thailand. Before completing two open water dives in the enchanting dive sites near Koh Tao, you'll undergo a day of training at the dive center. You'll study theory modules and practice in a swimming pool, accompanied by a certified dive instructor. The next day, you'll take the plunge and dive into the open ocean.

    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

    Learn basic skills of scuba diving on a 2-day scuba diving 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. | Take your first steps in the adventure sport of scuba diving.

    Activity Details

    Yes

    PADI Scuba Diver

    Yes

    English

    2

    40-45 mins

    NA

    40 feet or 12 meters

    No

    Professional Association of Diving Instructors ie PADI

    2 days

    NA

    No

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the PADI Scuba Diver course in Koh Samui: Theory + pool training

    If you're staying at a hotel in north or east Koh Samui, you'll be picked up from your hotel by 9:00 hrs. At the dive center, you'll meet your dive instructor and begin training for the PADI Scuba Diver course. The first half of the day will involve studying theory modules designed to teach you the basic skills and protocols of scuba diving. Each modules is associated with a practical session in the swimming pool. In the second half of the day, you'll engage in exercises in the swimming pool to practice and prepare for your open water dives tomorrow. The day's session ends by late afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    No accommodation is provided.

    Pick-up time is approximately 09:00 hrs, depending on the location of your hotel. No meals are included in today's package. 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

    08:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are included today

    Veg | Non Veg
    Day 2 of the PADI Scuba Diver course in Koh Samui: 2 open water dives!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more prior to the start time of your scheduled scuba diving course in Koh Samui: 60% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hrs prior to the start time of your scheduled scuba diving course in Koh Samui: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    For any cancellations made after theory e-learning codes are issued, refunds will be processed after deducting INR 13,500.

    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 course 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 course.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes are strictly prohibited during the scuba diving course 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 course 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.
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    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Koh Samui Thailand Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI 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 sites 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 on day 2
    • PADI Scuba Diver course material
    • PADI Scuba Diver certification (upon successful completion of the course)
    • 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.