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Padi Open Water Course in Phuket

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  • Three-day PADI certification course

  • PADI certification accepted around the world

  • Five open water dives included

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Padi Open Water Course in Phuket
From US$510.56
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Padi Open Water Course in Phuket
From US$510.56
Overview

Receive your PADI certification in Phuket on this three-day, multiple dive excursion. After a day studying theory and practicing in the pool, take your newfound knowledge out into nature. The next two days include five open water dives, where you’ll see marine life, shipwrecks, and fantastic views both above and under the water. Meals, guides, equipment, and hotel pickup and drop-off all three days are included.

What to Expect
Day 1
  • 8:00am – Meet your PADI Open Water Instructor at the dive center for the theory section.
  • 1:00pm – Lunch.
  • 10:30am – Pool session.
  • 2:00pm – Theory segment and exams

Day 2 | Racha Yai

Koh Racha Yai, is the largest of the two islands located off the Southeastern coast of Phuket.

Different kinds of corals can be spotted here with the Staghorn coral predominating in many areas. Marine life is rich and species such as Barracuda, Tuna and Milk Fish can be found in this area.

The better place for diving is located on the East coast along the hard coral reefwhere there are shipwrecks and good drifts.

There are several interesting dive sites around Koh Racha Yai including Lucy’s Reef, Reef “Do little Do” where Stonefish and Batfish may be chanced upon. Not forgetting Marla’s mystery, a wreck that became home to Morays, Groupers and Lionfish.

 

  • 7:30am – Pick up from hotel and transfer to Chalong pier.
  • 8:00am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way to the first dive site.
  • 10:00am – First dive.
  • 11:00am – Hot buffet lunch served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sun bathing after lunch.
  • 12:30pm – Second dive.
  • 1:30pm – Rest and relax. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong pier.
  • 3:30pm – Back to Chalong Pier.
  • 4:00pm – Transfer back to hotel.

Day 3 | Koh Phi Phi

Phi Phi islands have one of the most spectacular landscape where the vertical cliffs of Thailand are the backdrop of the beautiful beaches. These islands became even more renowned when Danny Boyle filmed the movie ” The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprio in 1998.

Koh Phi Phi Don, the bigger of the two islands is where you would be able to find numerous backpackers inn, guesthouses and hotels. Phi Phi Le is the smaller island where there is a national park.

  • 7:30am – Pick up from hotel and transfer to Chalong pier.
  • 8:00am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way to the first dive site.
  • 11:00am – First dive.
  • 12:00am – Hot buffet lunch served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sun bathing after lunch.
  • 1:30pm – Second dive.
  • 2:30pm – Rest and relax. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong pier.
  • 3:30pm – Third dive.
  • 4:30pm – Transfer back to hotel
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Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Open water diver

The best experience I have had in a long time. Thanks to Pablo. The best instructor ever. He was really safe and made me feel very relaxed. He explained every step carefully and showed us exactly what and how to do, until we totally understood....More

Thank louisaooalipiatos
Reviewed 17 September 2018
SSI and PADI

Great instructor that will work with you no mater the experience or learning level as well he is a PADI and SSI instructor with great history of diving. If you do not know what is best for you he will help you in chasing the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sviatoslav C
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
‘Amazing experience - definitely recommend!’

I took my 2 day PADI openwater certification with SSS, followed by a separate diving trip to the Phi Phi islands in May this year. Booking was very easy, and Jean-Brice was very accommodating and helpful (both occasions I booked very late - after 7pm...More

Thank GiraffeAtSea
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile
Amazing first dive!

The highlight of our trip so far, for sure! Huge thanks to Pablo who helped make the experience all the better. He was super fun and chill while still being strict with diving; couldn’t have been a better instructor. It was the perfect balance for...More

Thank Christina S
Jean-Brice G, Owner at SSS Phuket Dive & Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you so much Christina !

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile
Padi open water course

What an amazing experience and this is all thanks to our amazing instructor Pablo He even offered to take photos for us so we could remember this amazing time. Thank you for making this experience an unforgettable one Couldn’t have asked for a better instructor...More

Thank Kira P
Jean-Brice G, Owner at SSS Phuket Dive & Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much Kira!

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