SSI Open Water Diver course in Koh Tao
SSI Open Water Diver course in Koh Tao
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, Thai
  • Duration
    3 days
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Go from beginner to SSI Open Water Diver in just 3 days on this scuba diving course in Koh Tao.

Learn the basics and build on your water confidence with this SSI certified 3-day course in Koh Tao. The first step to a lifetime of underwater exploring, master the theoretical and practical basis of scuba diving – exploring some of the world’s most beautiful coral gardens and swimming with tropical marine life, too!

Location
Considered one of the best Thai islands for scuba diving, Koh Tao has over 25 dive sites that span both reef and wreck. Accessible by boat only, there a great range of sites that range from calm shallow bays, coral gardens, limestone formations, artificial reefs, reef nurseries and a couple of wrecks too.

Activity
Learn how to scuba dive on this SSI Open Water Diver course in Koh Tao. A three-day itinerary that includes four dives, cover the theoretical and practical bases you’ll need to pass the qualification and become a SSI certified diver. Starting in the classroom, learn about ocean safety, diving procedure and how the kit works before you head out on the boat for your first dive. Working in small numbers to ensure hands-on training, explore a variety of coral gardens and shallow reefs – supervised by an experienced divemaster. The SSI Open Water Diver course consists of 3 main portions: Knowledge Development, Confined Water Dives and Open Water Dives - learning the fundamental skills needed for diving. Suitable for total beginners and young children alike,  see the world beneath the waves and learn a new skill along the way – allowing you to dive to 18 metres (60 ft) as a certified diver in thousands of locations around the world!

Conditions
Koh Tao is renowned for its clear, bright, shallow waters that provide stable conditions for first timers in the water or anyone wanting to learn a new skill. Renowned for its colourful corals, the reefs are home to a wide range of species that include batfish, giant grouper, travelly and giant schools of barracuda, turtles and eagle rays.

minimum 8 y/o
Starting time: 8:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Objectives

- Intro to scuba equipment
- Underwater breathing
- Dive procedure
- Ocean safety
- 4 supervised dives
- SSI certification

Activity requirements

Minors must have permission from a parent or guardian

All participants must be able to swim 200m and tread water/float for 10 minutes

Special terms

Subject to weather restrictions

1-4 diver to instructor ratio - total boat capacity 20 pax.

Please note you are not allowed to fly for up to 24 hours after your last dive.

Included
  • Dive Instructor
  • Boat Transfers
  • Scuba Equipment ( tanks, weights etc.)
  • Soft Gear ( mask, flippers, wetsuit etc.)
  • PADI certification
  • 4 Boat Dives
Excluded
  • Transfers to activity base
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear/Towel
  • GoPro/Camera
Meeting point
3/40 Moo 1, Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand 84360 Get directions
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