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  PADI Dive Courses - Open Water
 
Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world that certifies you to dive to 18 meters! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.
Why PADI Open Water?

As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.
What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver Program. If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available.
  • A PADI Jr Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 11 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.

 

 
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What will I do?

Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing 5 pool dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water ocean dives.
How long will it take?

PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.
What will I need?
  • PADI Open Water Crew-Pak
  • PADI Open Water Video or DVD
  • Log Book
Where can I go from here?

Continue the adventure with PADI's Adventures in diving program, you next step in exploring the underwater world.
 
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Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Phangan
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
3 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!
 
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Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
4 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!
 
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Learn Professional Underwater Videography
Dive School:
Crystal
Location:
Length:
4 Week to 6 Week
Price from:
12,000 to 119,150 Baht
Rating:
(5 Reviews)
 
The ocean is your cinema!
 
Learn to Scuba Dive in Phuket
Dive School:
SSD
Location:
Length:
3 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.
 
Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Phi Phi
Dive School:
Barakuda
Location:
Length:
3 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.'
 
Learn to Scuba Dive at Pattaya
Dive School:
Mermaids
Location:
Length:
3 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.
 
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.
 
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New Year or Xmas Party Koh Phangan/Scuba Package Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
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
 
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Full Moon Party & Dive Course Package Koh Phangan 5 nights
Dive School:
PIDS
Location:
Length:
6 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, Daily internet, PADI Scuba Diving Open Water Course on Koh Phangan
 
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Full Moon Koh Phangan & Scuba Package Koh Tao 9 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
Length:
10 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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Black Moon Party/Dive Course Package Koh Tao 8 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
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
 
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Scuba Koh Tao & Full Moon Package Koh Phangan 9 nights
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
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.
 
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Scuba Koh Tao & New Year or Xmas Party Koh Phangan
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
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.
 
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Learn to Scuba Dive on Koh Lanta
Dive School:
Blue Planet
Location:
Length:
3 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!
 
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Open Water Course MV Queen Similan Liveaboard 13 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MVD Queen
Visited:
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.
 
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Open Water Course on Similan Explorer liveaboard 17 dives
Dive School:
SDS
Dive Boat:
MV Similans Exploror
Visited:
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.
 
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3 Islands Combo: Koh Samui-Full Moon Phangan-Dive Koh Tao
Dive School:
Crystal
Visited:
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.
 
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