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  • Trip introduction

    Sign up for the most popular scuba diving course in the world and learn the essential skills of diving, from properly using the scuba equipment to navigating while underwater. Over the course of 4 days, in the turquoise, blue water of the Gulf of Thailand, you'll complete four open water dives, swimming down to a depth of 60 feet. Before you head out to the open sea, you'll prepare with theory lessons covering five modules and active training sessions in a swimming pool. A certified dive instructor will always be around to guide you throughout the course.

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

    Destination

    Scuba diving near Pattaya is a popular adventure sport with fascinating dive sites sprinkled all around the Pattaya far islands, the Pattaya near islands and the Samae San islands. Depending on the exact dive spot selected by your dive instructors, you can expect to spot a wide range of marine life from moray eels, barracudas and sting rays to bamboo sharks, sea turtles and sea urchins.

    White sandy sea floors at the dive spots are well decorated with patches of vibrant coral reefs, large rocks and colourful sponges. Visibility conditions at almost all dive spots near Pattaya are relatively good for most of the year, with the normal range extending from 20-40 feet.

    Destination highlights

    Complete four open water scuba dives in Pattaya, Thailand. | Learn scuba diving in small group with personalized attention. | Earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification. | Swim alongside beautiful fishes and explore lively coral reefs. | Book the most popular scuba diving course in the world.

    Activity Details

    Yes

    PADI Open Water Diver (OWD)

    Yes

    English

    4

    40-45 mins

    60 feet (18 metres)

    No

    Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI)

    3 days

    1:4

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Theory + pool training

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel in Pattaya by 08:30 hrs. A private vehicle will transfer you to the dive center. Here, you'll meet your dive instructor and begin training for the PADI Open Water Diver certification. With video lessons and theory modules, you'll learn the basic principles of diving.

    You'll also get practical experience as you enter the swimming pool for active training sessions. You'll put the theory to test and prepare for tomorrow's open water dives. The day's session ends by 17:00 hrs. You'll be dropped-off back to your hotel in Pattaya. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    No accommodation is provided.

    Get started with theory lessons and pool training sessions. No meals are provided today, but the dive center is located close to a few restaurants where you can have lunch at your own expense.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pattaya

    Pattaya

    08:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg | Non Veg
    Day 2 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!
    Day 3 of the PADI Open Water Diver course in Pattaya: Two open water dives!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made to the Pattaya scuba diving course: no refunds.

    In case of no show: no refunds.

    All refunds are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of cancellation. Accordingly, refunds may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this Pattaya scuba diving course.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Pattaya scuba diving course.

    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 Pattaya scuba diving course.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off is included in this package for all hotels in Pattaya city. Accordingly, please inform the tour operator regarding the address of your hotel a day prior to the start date of your scuba diving course.

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

    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 reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this scuba diving course in Pattaya depending upon unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. Any extra costs incurred due to such changes are borne by the traveller.
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    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
    • Scuba Diving PADI Scuba Diver Pattaya Thailand Adventure The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Pick-up and drop-off between hotels in Pattaya and the dive center

    • Boat transfers between the dive center and dive spots
    • Four open water dives
    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Services of certified dive instructors and support crew
    • PADI Open Water Diver course material
    • PADI Open Water Diver certification (after successful completion of the course)
    • Lunch and refreshments on days 2 and 3
    • All government permits and charges
    • International payment transfer charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Pattaya

    • Personal expenses like additional meals, beverages, apparel, gear etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swim-wear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery 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

    • All equipment required for scuba diving
    • Boat for transfers between dive center and dive spots
    • Private vehicle for hotel pick-up and drop-off in Pattaya
    • PADI Open Water Diver course material

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swim-wear
    • Camera
    • ID card
    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • Cap/hat
    • Swimming goggles
    • Additional local currency

    Medical Kit

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