|PADI Course Options||Conditions||Price|
|Open Water Diver 3 Days||3 Days, 4 Dives||14,500 Baht|
|Open Water Diver 4 Days||4 Days, 4 Dives||14,500 Baht|
|Open Water Diver Liveaboard||1 day classroom + 2 days on live aboard||9,000 Baht|
|Referral Open Water Diver 1||1 Day, 2 Dives||5,000 Baht|
|Referral Open Water Diver 2||2 Days, 2 Dives||10,000 Baht|
|Open Water Diver 4 Days||2 Days, 4 Dives||10,000 Baht|
|Certification Fee and PADI Manual||For OW - AOW - RD - EFR - Specialities||2,800 Baht|
The entry level certification that results in a lifelong license recognized throughout the world. Conducted over 3 or 4 days the training includes in depth academic studies, a comprehensive skill circuit in shallow water and 4 training dives in the ocean surrounding Phuket. A PADI registered instructor will take great care of you for all the duration of the training.
The schedule can be adapted to regular day trips and/or may be worked into a longer liveaboard schedule. A demanding yet highly rewarding program, this is an opportunity you shouldn’t miss while in Phuket.
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 Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.
Virtually anyone who’s in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.
You must be older than the age of 15 to begin the PADI Open Water Diver program. For those of you who are not above the age of 15 and would like to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver Program, then the PADI Jr Open Water Diver program is available to you.
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.
Throughout the course, you will learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing five pool dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water (ocean or lake) dives.
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.
Continue the adventure with PADI Adventures in Diving program, you next step in exploring the underwater world.