PADI Open Water Diver Course

Earn The World’s Most Recognized Diving Certification

Ready to take the plunge? The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the most popular training option for beginners seeking a diving certification.

Maybe you’ve tried scuba diving before and loved it. Or, maybe you haven’t tried but have heard from others how great it is. Either way, if you are ready to dive into your first certification, the PADI Open Water Diver Course is for you. As a holder of the world’s most recognized scuba diving certification, you will be able to dive in any open water environment up to 18 meters depth. The certification is good for life and never expires. The course consists of classroom theory sessions, pool training, and a series of four open water dives. You can complete it in just three days. Small group sizes (maximum four students per instructor) ensure sufficient attention and safety for everyone. During the course, you will experience the rich abundance of beautiful marine life in Krabi. You will dive at Koh Phi Phi and/or the Ao Nang Local Islands.

Happy PADI Open Water Diver Course student

PADI Open Water Diver Course – Key Points

  • Duration: 3 days
  • No. of Dives: 4 dives
  • Max Depth: 18 meters
  • Student/Instructor Ratio: Max 4:1
  • Minimum Age: 10 years old
  • Price: 14,900 THB (plus National Park fee of 800 THB)

Includes: Insurance, all equipment, PADI materials, hotel transfer from Ao Nang area, on-board food service (lunch, fresh fruit, water, electrolytes, soft drinks, coffee, tea)

Sample Schedule – PADI Open Water Diver Course

Note that times are approximate and exact itinerary will vary based on the day’s program.

Day 1:

  • 8:00am – Hotel pickup and transfer to pool training facility
  • 8:30am – Theory review and pool training
  • 12:30pm – Lunch
  • 4:00pm – Transfer back to hotel

Day 2:

  • 7:15am – Hotel pickup and transfer to big dive boat
  • 8:00am – Boat departure to Koh Phi Phi
  • 10:30am – Jump for dive 1. Dive time up to 1 hour
  • 11:45am – Lunch on the boat
  • 12:45pm – Jump for dive 2. Dive time up to 1 hour
  • 2:00pm – Begin return trip to Ao Nang
  • 4:30pm – Arrive to Ao Nang and transfer back to hotel

Day 3:

  • 7:15am – Hotel pickup and transfer to big dive boat
  • 8:00am – Boat departure to Koh Phi Phi
  • 10:30am – Jump for dive 1. Dive time up to 1 hour
  • 11:45am – Lunch on the boat
  • 12:45pm – Jump for dive 2. Dive time up to 1 hour
  • 2:00pm – Begin return trip to Ao Nang
  • 4:30pm – Arrive to Ao Nang and transfer back to hotel

 

PADI Open Water Diver Course Students with Instructor Joel
PADI Open Water Diver Course Students with Instructor Luca