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Your PADI Open Water course is the first step into the wondrous and fascinating world of scuba diving. Most people who have scuba dived don’t just like it, they love it…

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Your PADI Open Water course won’t just be a course, it will be an experience, an adventure and will open up a whole new world to you.

The PADI Open Water course is the worlds most popular scuba diving course. PADI has certified over 20 million people which means you will be in safe hands to begin your new life adventure. Start your scuba certification online.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development which can be done online, at home or in a classroom. This will give you an understanding of basic principles and safety aspects of scuba diving

You will learn 24 new skills in Confined Water, usually in a swimming pool that will assist you before you enter the open water.

And 4 Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore the wonderful under sea world!

If you have previously tried scuba diving with a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification. Ask us about this.

Prerequisites

Students will need to be 10 years or older to enroll in the PADI Open Water Diver course or PADI Junior Open Water Diver course, and 13 years old if they wish to use the PADI eLearning due to international internet laws.

**Please note that you will need to know how to swim for 200 metres (any stroke) or swim with mask, fin and snorkel as well as float/tread water for 10 minutes. This is mandatory to pass the course**

The Learning Materials You Need
PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course. Diversaint now offer all PADI Digital products as a part of their course prices. Really, who wants to be studying whilst on holidays. Have a look at these PADI Online products.

PADI’s Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you’ll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you’ll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor. Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned.

Start Now
You don’t have to wait until you are in Phuket to get started. You can begin with PADI eLearning and the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online and you can begin now! The PADI Open Water Diver Course Online lets you learn the background information you need before each dive at your own pace through friendly, interactive learning.

Rates* per pax in THB:

3 days 1 student 2 – 4 students
Pool + 4 boat dives at Racha Yai 12 000 11 500
Pool + 5 boat dives at Racha Noi and Racha Yai 13 000 12 500
Pool + 5 boat dives at Racha Yai and Phi-Phi** 13 000 12 500
Pool + 6 boat dives at Racha Noi, Racha Yai and Phi-Phi** 14 000 13 500

* PADI certificate and Manual – 2 700 THB don’t include in price
**Phi Phi national park and diving fee 600 Baht.

You can get started on your Open Water Diver course any time – just sign up for eLearning at PADI.com – this can save you holiday time – if you have completed all the theory in advance, you’ll be ready to get straight into the water, no messing around in classrooms on holiday, plus with eLearning you can do the theory in your own time. The charge for eLearning is about 175 US$ – this is paid to PADI, not to Diversaint. Here in Phuket we’ll complete the course in 3 days, with no classroom work except a quick review quiz.

INCLUDE:

  • transfer from / to hotel (Kata, Karon, Patong)
  • breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and fruits on the boat
  • full set equipment
  • air tanks 12 l
  • weights and belts
  • PADI instructor

EXCLUDE:

  • Transfers in remotely located hotels (specify when booking)
  • Dive computer: 300 THB / day
  • Torch – 300 THB / day
  • Nitrox: 300 THB / 12 l tank

PADI Open Water Diver (OWD)

 

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear varies somewhat, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water. At the end of the course you will receive the Open Water Diver certification, which is recognized throughout the world and allows you to make great dives wherever there is water, rent dive equipment and continue your training. Our experienced instructors will teach you all the basics of Scuba Diving in a fun, relaxed and safe 3 day course.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Step 1 – Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Step 2 – Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Step 3 – Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you’ve tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.
Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must:

  • Be 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws)

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