SSI Scuba Diver Course in Phuket
Phuket, Thailand, Thailand
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2019
Sat, 23 Nov, 2019
20
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
20
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
20
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
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Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
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Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
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Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
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  • Duration in Days
  • 20
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 20
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Sat, 23 Nov, 2019
20
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
20
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
20
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
20
Wed, 25 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
20
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Scuba course
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  • Trip introduction

    The SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket is the first level course for those who want to professionally learn scuba diving. In 2 days, the course will teach you all the basics of scuba diving and take you on your first set of dives.

    You’ll first start with learning theory followed by mastering diving techniques in the confines of a swimming pool. You’ll also learn how to assemble and use the equipment and improve your underwater breathing techniques. The next day, you’ll sail out to some of Phuket’s best dive spots to embark on invigorating dives. Enabling you to swim up to a maximum depth of 40 feet and lasting 45 minutes each, each dive will be like a journey unto itself. Filled with gorgeous coral reefs and a plethora of colourful fish, you’ll be exposed to the magical world of Phuket’s underwater.

    IMPORTANT: To successfully complete this course, you’ll be expected to know how to swim for 200 meters with any swimming stroke and float for 10 mins in the open water.

    Destination

    Home to a vast range of gorgeous dive spots, Phuket is a popular diving destination for divers from across the world. For this trip based on weather and tide conditions, you’ll be taken to some spectacular spots that surround Phuket. These range from Racha Noi to Racha Yai to Super Sunday to some dive spots just offshore.

    Wherever you go, you’ll have crystal clear visibility with gorgeous marine biodiversity to explore. From vibrant coral reefs teeming with exotic fish, you’ll get a chance to witness manta rays, sea turtles, lionfish, sweetlips and clownfish amongst many others.

    For this trip, you’ll depart from the Ao Chalong Harbor via a 62 capacity, non-ac boat that is equipped with toilets. Both your meals of breakfast and lunch will be served on the boat.

    Please note that the dive location depends on the weather, water currents and other circumstances on the day of your dive.

    Destination highlights

    • Pave your way into the diving world through the SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket.
    • Learn all the necessary diving skills in 2 days.
    • Boost your confidence by embarking on 2 open water dives.
    • Witness the rich marine biodiversity of Phuket's waters.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

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

    Please use the equipment with care during the SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket.

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

    Cancellation policy

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

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

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

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

    For cancellations made between 2 to 1 days before the arrival date of Scuba 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 Scuba 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 Scuba Diver course in Phuket is 10 years.

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

    For any dietary or veg food preferences for the SSI Scuba 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 Scuba 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 Scuba Diver course in Phuket.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Hotels in Kata/Karon/Patong
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    Drop off point
    Hotels 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) Scuba Diver
    International license
    Yes
    Course language option
    English
    Number of dives
    2
    Average dive duration
    1.5 hrs
    Maximum depth during course
    40 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 SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket: Pool training

    Be ready at your hotel in Kata, Karon and Patong early today for a pick-up. You'll be taken to the dive centre to begin your SSI Scuba Diver course. On the first day you'll begin with theory and practice. You'll also learn the use of equipment before embarking on your pool training sessions. During your pool sessions, you'll be taught underwater breathing techniques, how to ease in and out of the water, how to keep your mask and snorkel clean amongst other diving techniques. All this will be done under the direct supervision of an instructor. Once you reach a certain level of expertise, you'll end your practice for the day and be dropped back to your hotel to prepare for diving the next day.
    /SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket Thailand Koh Phi Phi Racha Noi Racha Yai Water Sports Adventure Travel Destinations International Master the art of diving in a shallow pool or by the bay of an island.

    Day 2 of SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket: 2 open water dives

    Once again be ready at your hotel for an early pick-up. You'll travel to the dive centre to collect your equipment before heading out into the water for your first ever dive sessions. You'll be taken to the Chalong Pier from where you'll board the boat towards your dive site.

    Surrounded by many islands and gorgeous dive spots, based on weather and tide conditions youy dive spots will range from Racha Noi, Racha Yai to Super Sunday amongst many others. Once you reach your dive site you'll undergo 2 scuba dives that take you as deep as 40 feet into the water for upto 45 minutes each. Between your dives you'll also enjoy breaks for meals and snacks. At the end of your dives, you'll sail back to the dive centre, where you'll fill out your log book and collect your certification. Congratulations, you are now a certified SSI Scuba Diver! After this you'll be dropped back to your hotel. Your course ends here.
    /SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket Thailand Koh Phi Phi Racha Noi Racha Yai Water Sports Adventure Travel Destinations International Swim over gorgeous coral reefs and catch sight of many colourful fish.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Phuket
    End point
    Phuket
    Day start time
    08:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Phuket
    End point
    Phuket
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum depth
    40 feet
    Total dive time
    1.5 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • 2 open water dives
    • Pool training session
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Kata, Karon and Patong
    • Boat travel to the dive sites and back
    • Toilet facility in boat
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Fruits and snacks
    • Water, tea and coffee
    • Professional SSI dive guide
    • SSI diving equipment
    • All SSI Scuba Diver course and e-learning material
    • SSI Scuba Diver certificate
    • 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
    • Additional costs for Marine Park fees (if required)
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Personal expenses
    • Any additional activities
    • 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
    • SSI diving equipment
    • All SSI Scuba Diver course and e-learning material
    • SSI Scuba Diver certificate
    • 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 SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket: Pool training

    No accommodation is provided.

    You'll begin with a pick-up from your hotel in either Kata, Karon or Patong from 08:00 hrs onwards. No meals are provided today, however you'll have plenty of options to purchase food in and around the dive centre during breaks. At the end of today's training you'll be dropped back to your hotel.

    Day 2 of SSI Scuba Diver course in Phuket: 2 open water dives

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    On the second day of your SSI Scuba Diver course, you'll follow the same routine as the previous day and head to the dive centre after a pick-up. Today's package includes meals of breakfast and lunch followed by snacks, fresh fruits, water, tea and coffee. If you have any dietary preferences or would like veg meals, you must inform the operator beforehand. At the end of your dives you'll return to the dive centre to fill out your log book and collect your certificate. After this you'll be droppe

    Food

    No meals are provided today.
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    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Snacks
    Food variations
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