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  Learn to Scuba Dive at Pattaya
Combined Open Water & Advanced PADI Courses
5 Day
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26,500 Baht
Trip Highlights
Pattaya is the most popular beach resort in Thailand and is a great place to learn to dive.
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Adult 26,500 THB
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Customer Rating:
  4.8 Average from 11 Reviews
Children Friendly:
Yes, this trip is suitable for children
Trip Reviews
Sara Healy, United States
Group of Friends
Brilliant weekend
"My friend and I both did our Padi course had a brilliant weekend. Everything went so smoothly and was easy to understand and organised with the main man Vlad. Two fantastic days on the boat and we co..." [more]
Simon Nash, United Kingdom
Solo Traveler
Better than epected.
"I'm still a newby when it comes to diving as it was only last year I done my open water course on koh Phangan and I've only dived there and koh Tao. I heard mixed reviews on diving in Pattaya so my ex..." [more]
George Cornelious, Canada
Solo Traveler
A great experience
"I have been thinking about getting my PADI for a long time on holiday as it is so much cheaper than in Canada and warmer! but a lot of places feel a bit cheesy and touristy. I did some research and ch..." [more]
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  • Courses start every day and PADI Open Water certifies the student to dive to a maximum 18 meters.
  • PADI Advanced Open Water course certifies the student to 30m.
  More information about the PADI Combined Open Water and Advanced

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  • Mosquito spray/solution
  • Swimming attire & towel
  • Sun Protection, Hat & Sunglasses
  • Camera & Waterproof bag for camera
  • A small amount of Money
  • Copy of passport
  • Motion sickness pills (if required)
  • Dry Bags
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Pattaya is a very popular place to undertake PADI course certifications as it has good diving and professional PADI courses.

Our PADI award winning 5 star highest rated CDC (Career Development Center) level dive school is the longest established in the area is located in Jomtein.

Our facility has access to a swimming pool for training sessions on the relevent courses and you will complete all dives from a boat.

The social scene in Pattaya is fantastic with one of the best nightlife experiences in Thailand and has many more water sport activities to enjoy.

With professional dive courses, amazing sunsets, great restaurants and the surrounding dive sites, you will be so pleased that you chose to do your PADI dive course at Pattaya!

The 3 or 4 day PADI Open Water Course at Pattaya is the most popular introduction training course to help you obtain your diving certification for scuba diving to a maximum depth of 18 metres.

To undertake the PADI Advanced Open Water course you must already have completed the PADI Open Water Course.

The Advanced course lasts two days and includes five specialist dives including a 30 meter deep dive which certifies you to dive this level.

Important Notes
*It may be beneficial to visit a doctor to get a doctors certificate allowing you to dive prior to starting your dive course!
*It is not possible to dive with any asthma, respirority conditions, pregnancy or epilepsy.
*Schedule, dive sites & days may change due to weather conditions.
*Please make sure your travel insurance covers you for adventure and diving sports.
*Children starting ages: Junior Open Water age 10 to 14, Junior Advanced Course 12 to 14 yrs.
Trip Includes
  • Professional PADI Instructors
  • Loan of dive equipment
  • Liability insurance
  • Large dive boat
  • Lunch & soft drinks on the dive boat
This Trip Does Not Include
  • Room costs - see our accommodation section on this website for room bookings
  • Required Student manuals (the cost depending on course) & certification fees
  • Cost of required passport photos
  • Lunch on classroom days
All year round, but April to August is normally calm whilst September to March we can experience winds and some rain.
Departure Schedule
This trip departs every day
Every month of the year
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