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BackpackersThailand.com is the leading online specialist in providing dive courses across Thailand. We provide high professional standards at our 5 Star PADI dive centres and offer choice and variety to dive in all the premier dive locations in Thailand.

We operate both the official Crystal Dive office on Koh Phangan and also the Phangan International Dive School (PIDS) Haadrin branch and have close partnerships with our other PADI dive schools across Thailand.
All of our dive schools are five star PADI rated and facilities at most of our dive resorts include swimming pools, air conditioned classrooms, private boats, professional experienced PADI dive instructors. Group sizes are kept to between 4 to 6 people.

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Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Phangan
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
1 Hour to 5 Day
Price from:
700 to 19,000 Baht
Rating:
(40 Reviews)
 
FREE dorm bed on all Dive Courses!!!! Dive the amazing Sail Rock as part of your scuba dive experience! It's the leading dive site in the Gulf of Thailand with the most whale shark sightings in Asia!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Similan & Richelieu Rock Liveaboard 5 Days/4 Nights:18 Dives
Dive Boat:
MVD Queen
Location:
Length:
4 Day to 5 Day
Price from:
15,840 to 23,800 Baht
Rating:
(40 Reviews)
 
Dive the Similan & Surin Islands with this best ‘bang for your baht’ high quality liveaboard!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 6 Day
Price from:
2,700 to 17,450 Baht
Rating:
(55 Reviews)
 
Koh Tao is the leading place and one of the cheapest in the world for PADI dive certifications.We even provide FREE PRIVATE ROOMS with all dive courses!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Scuba Diving PADI Divemaster Internships
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
4 Week to 6 Week
Price from:
49,500 to 79,500 Baht
Rating:
(4 Reviews)
 
Get FREE diving for life when you complete the PADI Divemaster internship with us!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Learn Professional Underwater Videography
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
2 Day to 6 Week
Price from:
12,000 to 119,150 Baht
Rating:
(5 Reviews)
 
The ocean is your cinema!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan & Richelieu Rock Liveaboard 5 Days/4 nights:13 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Andamen
Location:
Length:
5 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(19 Reviews)
 
Dive the top ten dive sites in the world at the Similan & Surin Islands with this relaxing tour on a great value liveaboard!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan Islands & Koh Bon Flexible Schedule Liveaboard
Dive Boat:
SSD3
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 7 Day
Price from:
3,600 to 36,900 Baht
Rating:
(11 Reviews)
 
The only Liveaboard providing total flexibility with daily departures to the Similans every day of the week!
 
Similans & Richelieu Rock Flexible Schedule Liveaboard
Dive Boat:
SSD4
Location:
Length:
3 Day to 7 Day
Price from:
15,900 to 36,900 Baht
Rating:
(11 Reviews)
 
The only Liveaboard providing flexibility with daily departures five days a week to the Similan & Surin Inslands incl. Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock!
 
Learn to Scuba Dive in Phuket
Dive School:
SSD
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 5 Day
Price from:
4,500 to 23,000 Baht
Rating:
(16 Reviews)
 
Phuket is close to some of the best dive sites Thailand has to offer.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Phi Phi
Dive School:
Barakuda
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 5 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(49 Reviews)
 
Koh Phi Phi is one of the most beautiful destinations to dive in Thailand and has been made famous by the movie 'The Beach.'
 
Backpackers Recommended
Learn to Scuba Dive at Pattaya
Dive School:
Mermaids
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 5 Day
Price from:
4,000 to 26,500 Baht
Rating:
(11 Reviews)
 
Pattaya is the most popular beach resort in Thailand and is a great place to learn to dive.
 
Backpackers Recommended
New Year or Xmas Party & Scuba Package Ko Phangan 8 days
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
8 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(4 Reviews)
 
Western run (UK), Accommodation, Pool, Vodka Buckets, Party T-shirt, Welcome drink, Meet & greet, Food Voucher on Party Night, Daily internet, Koh Phangan PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course Koh Phangan, Waterworld Activity Centre.
 
Backpackers Recommended
New Year or Xmas Party Koh Phangan/Scuba Package Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
12 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(4 Reviews)
 
Western run (UK), Koh Phangan Beach Party, Accommodation, Pool, Meet & Greet, Vodka Buckets, Party T-shirt, Breakfasts, Food Voucher FMP night, Daily internet, Booze Cruise boat trip, Discovery Adventure Tour, PADI Open Water Course Koh Tao
 
Backpackers Recommended
Full Moon Party & Dive Course Package Koh Phangan 5 nights
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
6 Day to 8 Day
Price from:
10,500 to 64,290 Baht
Rating:
(11 Reviews)
 
Western run (UK), Beach Party, Accommodation, Pool, Meet & Greet, Welcome drink, Vodka Buckets, Party T-shirt, Food Voucher on Party night, Daily internet, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course on Koh Phangan, Waterworld Activity centre.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Full Moon Koh Phangan & Scuba Package Koh Tao 9 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
10 Day to 12 Day
Price from:
20,500 to 30,500 Baht
Rating:
(13 Reviews)
 
Western operated (UK), FMP Beach Party, Accommodation Pool, Meet & greet, Vodka Buckets, FMP T-shirt, Breakfasts, Food Voucher on party night, Wifi internet, Island boat trip, Koh Phangan Discovery Tour, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course Koh Tao
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Half Moon Party/Dive Course Package Koh Tao 8 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
9 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(1 Review)
 
Western operated (UK), Koh Phangan Half Moon Party, Accommodation, Swimming Pool, Vodka Buckets, Moon Party T-shirt, Breakfasts, Wi-fi, Koh Phangan Safari Tour, Island Boat Trip, Waterworld Fun Park, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course on Koh Tao
 
Backpackers Recommended
Black Moon Party/Dive Course Package Koh Phangan 4 nights
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
5 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
 
Western operated (UK), Black Moon Party, Accommodation, Swimming Pool, Vodka Buckets, Party T-shirt, Wi-Fi, Waterworld, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course
 
Backpackers Recommended
Black Moon Party/Dive Course Package Koh Tao 8 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
9 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(1 Review)
 
Western run (UK), Koh Phangan Black Moon Party, Accommodation, Swimming Pool, Vodka Buckets, Moon Party T-shirt, Breakfasts, Wi-Fi, Koh Phangan Safari Tour, Island Boat Trip, WaterWorld, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course on Koh Tao
 
Backpackers Recommended
Myanmar Mergui Archipelago/Burma Banks: 6 nights 17 Dives
Dive Boat:
MVD Queen
Location:
Length:
7 Day
Price from:
28,640 to 38,800 Baht
Rating:
(19 Reviews)
 
Dive the uncharted Mergui Archipelago and Burma banks with this high quality MVD Queen liveaboard!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan Islands & Koh Bon 4 day / 3 night (South): 9 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Andamen
Location:
Length:
4 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(9 Reviews)
 
Dive the famous Similan Islands with this relaxing tour on a great value liveaboard!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Koh Tachai, Richelieu 4 day / 3 night (North): 9 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Andamen
Location:
Length:
4 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(9 Reviews)
 
Dive from this high quality liveaboard boat where the focus is definitely on comfort and diving!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan & Surin Full Tour (Extra North) 8 days/7 night:22 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Andamen
Location:
Length:
8 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(12 Reviews)
 
Dive from this high quality liveaboard boat where the focus is definitely on more diving in the northern Surin Islands region.
 
Similan & Surin Full Tour (Extra South) 8 days/7 nights:22 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Andamen
Location:
Length:
8 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(9 Reviews)
 
Dive the amazing Similan & Surins Islands from this high quality liveaboard boat where the focus is definitely on more dives in the southern Silmilan Islands region.
 
Scuba Koh Tao & Full Moon Package Koh Phangan 9 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
10 Day to 12 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(9 Reviews)
 
Western run (UK), PADI Open Water Course Koh Tao, Koh Phangan Full Moon Party, Accommodation, Welcome drink, Meet & greet, Vodka Buckets, Full Moon Party T-shirt, Breakfasts, Party night food voucher, Daily internet, Island boat trip, Discovery Tour.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Scuba Koh Tao & New Year or Xmas Party Koh Phangan
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
12 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(4 Reviews)
 
Western run (UK), PADI Open Water Course Koh Tao, Koh Phangan Xmas Party, New Year Party, Accommodation, Meet & Greet, Vodka Buckets, Party T-shirt, Breakfasts, Party Night Food Voucher, Daily internet, Island boat trip, Discovery Tour, Waterworld.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan & Richelieu Rock Liveaboard 6 Days/5 Nights: 18 dives
Dive Boat:
MV Similans Exploror
Location:
Length:
4 Day to 6 Day
Price from:
16,100 to 28,900 Baht
Rating:
(30 Reviews)
 
Dive the Similan & Surin Islands with this all inclusive great quality liveaboard!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Similan Islands or Koh Bon Day trips
Dive Boat:
MV Nan Sai
Location:
Length:
1 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(5 Reviews)
 
Dive the famous Similan islands or Koh Bon and return home to your hotel/resort at the end of the day.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Lanta
Dive School:
Blue Planet
Location:
Length:
1 Day to 5 Day
Price from:
4,500 to 24,550 Baht
Rating:
(28 Reviews)
 
Koh Lanta has Hin Daeng & Hin Muang nearby, the best dive sites in the lower Andaman!
 
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Backpackers Recommended
Open Water Course MV Queen Similan Liveaboard 13 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MVD Queen
Location:
Length:
5 Day
Price from:
28,700 Baht
Rating:
(7 Reviews)
 
Khao Lak is the gateway to the Similan Islands and it is possible to include 13 dives at Koh Similan including the PADI Open water diver certification! This fantastic all inclusive package includes liveaboard accommodation, food & equipment.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Advanced Course on MV Queen Similan Liveaboard 14 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MVD Queen
Location:
Length:
5 Day
Price from:
26,800 to 30,800 Baht
Rating:
(8 Reviews)
 
Khao Lak is the door to the Similan Islands & it's possible to include 14 dives at Koh Similan including your PADI Advanced certification! This amazing all inclusive package includes liveaboard accommodation, food & equipment.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Open Water Course on Similan Explorer liveaboard 17 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MV Similans Exploror
Location:
Length:
6 Day
Price from:
32,000 Baht
Rating:
(6 Reviews)
 
Khao Lak is the entry point to the Similans and it is possible to include 17 dives at Koh Similan including the PADI Open water diver certification! This fantastic all inclusive 5 night package includes liveaboard accommodation, food & equipment.
 
Backpackers Recommended
Advanced Course on Similan Explorer Liveaboard 18 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MV Similans Exploror
Location:
Length:
6 Day
Price from:
29,900 to 33,600 Baht
Rating:
(4 Reviews)
 
Khao Lak is the entry point to the Similan Islands so join this liveaboard with an amazing 18 dives at Koh Similan including your PADI Advanced certification! This all inclusive package includes liveaboard accommodation, food & equipment.
 
Backpackers Recommended
3 Islands Combo: Koh Samui-Full Moon Phangan-Dive Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
9 Day
Price from:
Price on Request
Rating:
(3 Reviews)
 
Western operated (UK), 3 Islands, Full Moon Party, Koh Samui AC room, Samu Chawangi bar hop, Samui island Tour, Boat transfers to/from Full Moon Party, Koh Tao boat, PADI open water dive course & Koh Tao Fan room.
 
Backpackers Recommended