SSI Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket
Phuket, Thailand, Thailand
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Seats
2019
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Sun, 24 Nov, 2019
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Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
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Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
20
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Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
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Sun, 01 Dec, 2019
20
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Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
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Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
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Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
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Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
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Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
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Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
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Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
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Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
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Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
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Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
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Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
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Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
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Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
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20
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
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Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
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Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
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Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
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Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
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Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
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Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
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Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
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Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
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Rs. 39,500
  • 2
  • Duration in Days
  • 20
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 12
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 23 Nov, 2019
20
Sun, 24 Nov, 2019
20
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
20
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
20
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
20
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
20
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
20
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
20
Sun, 01 Dec, 2019
20
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
20
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
20
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
20
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
20
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
20
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
20
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
20
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
20
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
20
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
20
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
20
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
20
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
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20
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Scuba course
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  • Trip introduction

    The SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course is a thrilling course for those who want to take the next step into the diving world. Extending over 2 days, you’ll embark on a total of 5 dives each lasting 45 minutes and taking you as deep as 100 feet into the water.

    On the first day, you’ll embark on the 2 mandatory dives: Deep and Navigation. Once you gain your confidence and enhance your diving skill, the next day you’ll embark on the 3 remaining dives. These dives will be of your choice from a set of electives offered to you. Ranging from Fish Identification to Underwater Photography to Night Dive to Perfect Buoyancy to Computer Dive – you’ll get to choose your pick.

    At the end of the course – if your requirements match you’ll be awarded the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate which establishes you as an SSI AOWD Diver worldwide..

    Destination

    Due to a mix of a tropical climate coupled with beautiful surrounding islands – the waters of Phuket play home to a vast marine ecosystem.

    For the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course based on your dive electives, you’ll have many choices of beautiful dive spots. These range from the Phi Phi Islands to Racha Noi and Racha Yai, to Shark Point, the King Cruiser Wreck or even the Anemone reef. Even though you’ll be diving as deep as 100 feet, these waters consist of crystal clear visibility maximizing your exposure to its exotic fish. From reef sharks to various crustaceans, to pufferfish, clownfish, you’ll catch sight of sting rays, manta rays, eels, shrimps, octopus and more.

    For these dives your boat will depart from the Ao Chalong Pier. Having a 61 people capacity your boat is well equipped with all the necessary amenities including toilets. You’ll also be offered your meals on board.

    Destination highlights

    • Step up your scuba diving skills through this SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.
    • Feel the thrill of diving as deep as 100 feet into the water.
    • Experiment with your diving skills and explore different types of dives.
    • Spot many new species of fish.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the SSI Advanced Open water Diver course in Phuket.

    Please use the equipment with care during the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.

    No damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made upto 30 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 80% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made between 20 to 30 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 70% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made between 21 to 15 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made between 14 to 3 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 25% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made between 2 to 1 days before the arrival date of Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 5% refund of the trip cost.

    No show: No refund.

    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.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For the SSI Advanced Open water Diver course in Phuket hotel pick-ups and drop-offs only take place from Kata, Karon and Patong.

    The minimum age to undertake the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket is 12 years.

    For the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket there are no more than 4 divers per guide.

    For any dietary or veg food preferences for the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket, the operator should be informed before hand.

    Travellers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips to staff and other incidental expenses for the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.

    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 SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    You hotel in Kata/Karon/Patong
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    Drop off point
    Your hotel in Kata/Karon/Patong
    Mode of transport
    Shared vehicle
    Start point
    Dive Centre in Phuket
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    End point
    Dive Centre in Phuket
    Time of departure
    08:00 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    License upon completion
    Yes
    License name
    Scuba Schools International (SSI) Advanced Open Water Diver
    International license
    Yes
    Course language option
    English
    Number of dives
    5
    Average dive duration
    4 hours
    Maximum depth during course
    100 feet
    Average time per dive
    45 mins
    Mandatory travel insurance
    No
    License issued/recognized by
    Scuba Schools International (SSI)
    Course completion time
    2 days
    Guide/student ratio
    1:4
  • Day 1 of the SSI Advaned Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 2 mandatory dives

    Be ready at your hotel in Kata, Karon or Patong early today for a pick-up. You'll travel to the dive centre for a quick revision about your diving skills and picking up your equipment before heading to the water. For the SSI Advanced Open Diver course, you'll first undergo 2 compulsory dives: the Deep and the Navigation dives.

    For these dives you'll travel to some of Phuket's best dive spots, ranging from the Phi Phi Islands, the Racha Islands, Anemone Reef, Shark Point amongst others based on tide and weather conditions. Between your dives you'll also feast on meals and snacks. At the end of these dives you'll return to the dive centre from where you'll be dropped back to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day resting.
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    Day 2 of the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket: 3 open water dives

    Follow the same routine as the previous day and arrive at the dive centre in the morning after an early pick-up. On the second day of your SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll embark on the 3 remaining dives from the options of the dive electives provided to you. These include Boat Dive, Perfect Buoyancy, Navigation, Underwarer Photography, Night/Limited Visibility diving, Computer and Nitrox. Once you reach you'll embark on these invigorating dives that go as deep as 100 feet and last for 45 minutes each. Between your dives, once again you'll feast on meals and snacks. At the end of your dives you'll return back to dive centre to fill out your log book and collect your certification. Please do note to recieve an SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certification you need to have a total of 24 logged dives including speciality dives). Once you collect your certificate you'll be dropped back to your hotel. Your trip ends here.
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    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Phuket
    End point
    Phuket
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    100 feet
    Total dive time
    1.5 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Phuket
    End point
    Phuket
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    100 feet
    Total dive time
    2 hours 30 mins
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • 5 open water dives
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Kata, Karon and Patong
    • Non-ac boat travel to the dive sites and back
    • Toilet facility on boat
    • Breakfast on Day 1 and 2
    • Lunch on Day 1 and 2
    • Fruits and snacks
    • Water, tea and coffee
    • Professional SSI dive guide
    • All SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course and e-learning material
    • SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate
    • Fresh towels
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from regions beyond Kata, Karon and Patong
    • Full set diving equipment at INR 2250
    • Premium diving equipment at INR 3700
    • Additional costs for Marine Park fees (if required)
    • Personal expenses
    • Any 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
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewelry or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • All SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course and e-learning material
    • SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate
    • Fresh towels
      You need to get
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Underwater camera
    • ID card
    • Sunscreen
    • Light weight back pack
    • Extra money in local currency for tips, snacks etc
    • Swimming cap
    • Swimming goggles
    • Personal Medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the SSI Advaned Open Water Diver Course in Phuket: 2 mandatory dives

    No accommodation is provided.

    You'll begin your course early with a pick-up from your hotel in Kata, Karon or Patong. En route your journey to the dive site, you'll be offered some breakfast and between your dives you'll enjoy some lunch. Besides this you'll also be given fresh fruits, snacks, water, tea and coffee. For those who have dietary restrictions or prefrences or prefer veg meals, a request should be sent to the operator before hand. Besides meals the boat is also equipped with washroom/toilet facilities. At the end

    Day 2 of the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course in Phuket: 3 open water dives

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    On the last day of your SSI Advanced Open Water Water Diver course, you'll follow the same routine as the previous day and begin with a pick-up towards your dive Centre. After collecting your equipment based on your dive electives, you'll then head out to the water. Today's package includes meals of breakfast and lunch followed by snacks, fresh fruits, water, tea and coffee. At the end of your dives you'll return to the dive centre to drop back the dive equipment, fill out your log book and coll

    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Snacks
    Food variations
    Veg
    Non-veg

    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Snacks
    Food variations
    Veg
    Non-veg
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