Learning to scuba dive in Thailand is a must for many travellers heading to South East Asia. The mix of warm waters, tropical marine life and island vibes make it the ideal scuba dive destination.
And no spot in Thailand is more popular to learn to scuba dive than Koh Tao on Thailands East coast!
You’ll join the crew from Roctopus Dive Centre for 4 days to complete your SSI Open Water certification – where you’ll learn all the skills needed to be a competent and confident diver.
Your experiences and certified dive instructors will guide you through classroom theory, pool practice and of course your open water modules so you’ll walk away with a new found love for the ocean and a world recognised certification!
Along the way you’ll meet some of the awesome marine life that calls Koh Tao home, you’ll even get the chance to find Nemo!
It’s 4 days of underwater fun on the stunning island of Koh Tao – a perfect addition to any Thailand travel plans.
4.30pm Orientation to the course
8am – 4pm – split between dive theory and confined water (water skills)
8am – 4pm – split between dive theory completion and 1&2 open water dives
6.20am – 11am – 3 & 4 open water dives and completion of the course
To enrol on the SSI Open Water Diver course you must be 10 years or older.
You must be able to swim un-aided for 200 metres and tread water at the surface for 10 minutes.
What you will learn
This 3 day course involves:
- 2 classroom sessions to learn the dive theory
- 1 confined water session to learn the skills
- 4 open water dives to put into practice all your have learned
Some of the skills you will learn include:
- Moving in the water with ease
- Breathing normally under water
- Controlling buoyancy so you neither descend nor ascend
- The easiest ways to enter and exit the water
- Getting water out of your mask or mask clearing
Qualification – what this means
As a SSI Open Water diver, you will be competent to dive to a maximum depth of 18m as an autonomous diver. You will also have a qualification that is recognised worldwide.
lease re-confirm 24hrs in advance Ph: +66 77456611 or email [email protected] 11/2 Moo 1 Sairee Beach 84360 Koh Tao Suratthani Thailand