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Aussie Divers Phuket Recognized for Excellence PADI Eco Center

Aussie Divers Phuket Recognized for Excellence PADI Eco Center

Aussie Divers Phuket Recognized for Excellence PADI Eco Center

Aussie Divers Phuket has been honored with the prestigious title of PADI Eco Center in recognition of their steadfast commitment to conservation and sustainable practices within the diving industry. Through initiatives like Adopt the Blue, they actively promote marine biodiversity and community resilience, tackling global ocean challenges through citizen science, policy advocacy, and education.

Green Fins

In collaboration with PADI’s partner, The Reef-World Foundation’s Green Fins Initiative, Aussie Divers Phuket sets a high standard for environmental best practices. They have implemented significant measures to educate their staff and minimize their environmental impact, firmly establishing sustainability as a fundamental aspect of their business.

For ocean enthusiasts seeking a trustworthy option that prioritizes the protection and restoration of natural resources and local communities, Aussie Divers Phuket stands as an exemplary choice with all instructor train as PADI Dive Against Debris Instructors.

Aussie Divers Phuket PADI Eco Dive Center

Aussie Divers Phuket PADI Eco Dive Center

Adopt the Blue

PADI AWARE’s Adopt the Blue and The Reef-World Foundation’s Green Fins Initiative play vital roles in promoting conservation efforts within the diving community. By participating in these programs, dive centers and professionals contribute to data collection, conservation awareness, and policy advocacy at local, national, and international levels.

Aussie Divers Phuket has adopted a dive site at the far north of the Racha Noi Islands. Aussie Divers Phuket staff constantly monitor the site for changes in coral and marine life. They, as with all dive site, collect and discarded trash from the site and recycling any materials collected. Staff are proud of their efforts.

Choose an Eco Dive Centre

Choosing to dive with a PADI Eco Center ensures a meaningful and sustainable experience. These centers prioritize conservation-oriented diving practices, provide educational opportunities to deepen understanding of marine ecosystems, and offer avenues for community involvement to positively impact local economies and marine environments alike.

By Darren Gaspari

Proud owner and active PADI Gold Course Director of Aussie Divers Phuket, a professional and awarded PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Scuba Diving Centre. Member of the PADI Advisory Board for the eLearning modules 2019 and 2020.

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A Diving Community In Phuket

Here at Aussie Divers Phuket we don't just consider ourselves a PADI dive shop, we think of it as more, a big diving family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment through diving in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by anytime to see what is going on and if you have dived with us or want to dive with us than feel free to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, read our community Dive Blog and generally stay in touch & stay informed.

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