PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver Course

Choose a PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver Adventure

Dream to SCUBA dive? This is where it all begins, the PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver certification. During your course, you’ll “get your PADI” while enjoying the beautiful coral reefs of Koh Tao island. Choose from one of three sick course packages below starting at 11,000 Thai Baht.

Package 1) Legendary Adventure: (PADI Open Water Certified Plus Nitrox diver AND go to 30 meters deep!), Cost 25,000Thai Baht
Package 2) Epic Adventure: (Get mad SCUBA diver skills & dive to 30 meters deep!), Cost 20,000 Thai Baht
Package 3) Lifetime Adventure: (Get Open Water SCUBA certified to 18 meters deep!), Cost 11,000 Thai Baht

Open Water Adventure

Chris never dreamed he’d be a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor living the dream on Koh Tao. It all started with his Open Water SCUBA Diver course.

Package 1: Legendary Adventure (6 days)

Cost: 25,000 Thai Baht

Ready for a legendary adventure in paradise? For serious adventure seekers, this Legendary Adventure Package delivers. Not only will you make 9 dives on the incredible coral reefs of Koh Tao with an amazing instructor but also you’ll leave with the skills and confidence to continue your diving around the world. Many places in Asia, especially Indonesia, dive regularly with Enriched Air / “Nitrox,” so knock out this specialty if you’re planning to move eastward into Malaysia, Indonesia, and the amazing dive sites of the Coral Triangle. Learn more about the Enriched Air Speciality course. See our other specialty options.

  • PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver course & certification (4 days)
  • +Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver course & certification (2 days)
  • +Enriched Air Diver Specialty Upgrade certification
Legendary Experience Package Includes:
  • 3 Lifetime PADI Certifications in 6 days
  • your awesome PADI instructor Halie*
  • all required PADI course theory materials
  • well maintained dive equipment & Nitrox computers for use during the courses
  • air conditioned classrooms
  •  multiple, on-site training pools at a 5-star, PADI dive operation
  •  9 open water dives on Koh Tao dive sites with your instructor (includes 2 Nitrox dives)
  • e-learning through the PADI website available at additional cost via PADI website (complete in advance of your visit).
Cost: 25,000 Thai Baht

Legendary Adventure (Sample) Schedule

DAYAMPM
1Introduction, Paperwork, Open Water Movies
20830 Open Water Theory & Movies, Quiz 1-31300 Confined water training in swimming pool
30830 Nitrox Theory & Movie, Quiz 4; finish confined water training1230 Dives 1 & 2 to a maximum depth of 12 meters
40730 Dives 3 & 4 (Nitrox dive!) to a maximum depth of 18 metersExam, logbook, Photo for PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver certification
1830: Optional Underwater Movie & Celebration
51215 Advanced Open Water training dives1800 Night Dive (Optional Elective for Advanced Open Water)
60730 Advanced Open Water training dives (2nd Nitrox Dive!)1230 Certification Processing, Group Photo, Celebratory Parting

*Please note that this outline can vary in many situations. Halie will always keep you informed of the exact timings.
**Divers may choose an alternate specialty in this package, including Peak Performance Buoyancy, Coral Reef Conservation, or Project Aware.

Interested in the Legendary Adventure package but worried about your budget? Check out our blog post “Extend Your Adventure Budget on Paradise Koh Tao.” Want more information about the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification?

Please contact us with any questions about the PADI Open Water course. For questions about other accommodations on the island, please take a look at our FAQ. Ready to reserve your SCUBA Open Water Course? Book now; pay later. Click hereBack to top.

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Open Water SCUBA Diver

Halie reached for the stars to go from zero to hero. She went from the PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver course and onwards into the PADI Divemaster course.

Package 2: Epic Adventure (6 days)

Ready for an epic adventure? Then, this package is for you. Within a short period of six days, Halie will have you complete both the PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver and Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver courses. During your course you’ll complete nine open water SCUBA dives on the gorgeous reefs of Koh Tao island. You’ll have a blast on paradise, while becoming a real-life diver, so what are you waiting for? Read on to learn more about the Epic Adventure package:

Cost: 20,000 Thai Baht
Epic Experience Package Includes:
  • 2 Lifetime PADI Certifications in 6 days
  • your awesome PADI instructor(s) Halie*
  • PADI course theory materials
  • well maintained dive equipment & computers for use during the courses
  • air conditioned classrooms
  •  multiple, on-site training pool
  •  9 open water dives on Koh Tao dive sites with your instructor
  • e-learning through the PADI website available at additional cost via PADI website (complete in advance of your visit).
Cost: 20,000 Thai Baht

Epic Adventure (Sample) Schedule

DAYAMPM
1Introduction, Paperwork, Open Water SCUBA Movies
20830 Theory, Open Water SCUBA Movies, Quiz1300 Confined water training in swimming pool
30830 Theory, Movie, Quiz, further confined water training1230 Dives 1 & 2 to a maximum depth of 12 meters
40730 Dives 3 & 4 to a maximum depth of 18 metersExam, logbook, Photo for PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver certification
1830: Optional Underwater Movie & Celebration
51215 Advanced Open Water training dives1800 Night Dive (Optional Elective for Advanced Open Water)
60730 Advanced Open Water training dives1230 Knowledge Reviews (No exam!)
Certification Processing, Group Photo, Celebratory Parting

*Please note that this outline can vary in many situations. Halie will always keep you informed of the exact timings.

Interested in the Epic Adventure package but worried about your budget? Check out our blog post “Extend Your Adventure Budget on Paradise Koh Tao.”

Please contact us with any questions about the PADI Open Water course. For questions about other accommodations on the island, please take a look at the FAQ. Ready to reserve your SCUBA Open Water Course? Book now; pay later. Click hereBack to top.

Click Here to Book Specialty Now.

OPen Water SCUBA course

We love our students! And from the looks of these jumps, it looks like they had a pretty great time. You might say it was the adventure of a lifetime!

Package 3: Lifetime Adventure (4 days)

Create memories of a lifetime (and obtain a lifetime certification) during the PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver course. Who is the Lifetime Adventure package for? This package will meet the needs of frugal travelers with limited time who want to do it all. If your onward journey is pre-booked and you simply must meet that time table, you’ll be thrilled with this resort-style, crash SCUBA course. Read more for details about the Lifetime Adventure package:

Cost: 11,000 Thai Baht
  • PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver course & certification (4 days)
Lifetime Experience Package Includes:
  • Lifetime PADI Certification in 4 days
    • PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver (certified to dive as deep as 18 meters)
  • your awesome PADI instructor(s) Halie*
  • PADI course theory materials
  • well maintained dive equipment & computers for use during the courses
  • air conditioned classrooms
  •  multiple, on-site training pools
  •  4 open water dives on Koh Tao dive sites with your instructor
  • e-learning through the PADI website available at additional cost via PADI website (complete in advance of your visit).
  • Cost: 11,000 Thai Baht

Lifetime Adventure (Sample) Schedule

DAYAMPM
1Introduction, Paperwork, Movie
20830 Theory, Movie, Quiz1300 Confined water training in swimming pool
30830 Theory, Movie, Quiz, further confined water training1230 Dives 1 & 2 to a maximum depth of 12 meters
40730 Dives 3 & 4 to a maximum depth of 18 metersExam, logbook, Photo for PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver certification
1830: Optional Underwater Movie & Celebration!

*Please note that this outline can vary in many situations. Halie will always keep you informed of the exact timings.

Interested in the Lifetime Adventure package but worried about your budget? Check out our blog post “Extend Your Adventure Budget on Paradise Koh Tao.”

Please contact us with any questions about the PADI Open Water course. For questions about other accommodations on the island, please take a look at our FAQ. Ready to reserve your SCUBA Open Water Course? Book now; pay later. Click hereBack to top.

Click Here to Book Specialty Now.

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