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Posts by - Darren Gaspari

Posts 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.

PADI Course Director Darren Gaspari Scuba Diving Aussie Divers Phuket Everything Else

What Drives Me

During 2020 I repetitively heard comments to stay positive during these COVID times. These were always done with the best of intentions of the speaker. Often doing their best to keep everyone upbeat during some pretty tough times.As there was no international tourism, the scuba diving industry in Thailand was hit hard. The inner me always found these comments a little frustrating and I didn’t know why. During COVID I had been working hard against the norm, making changes to my business and expanding the company. There have been some good results for us. Oddly though, I don’t think I was positive during this period, it actually felt [...]

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Aussie Whale Shark Thailand Everything Else

The Curse of the Whale Shark

Was the curse of the whale shark fact or fiction? My first effort at scuba diving was a PADI Discover Scuba Diving way back in 2006. Back then I had never heard of a Whale Shark. A year later I became a certified diver and I was still none the wiser of the Holy Grail of marine creatures. I am not sure when in the following 3,500 + dives I became aware of them, but as with most underwater creatures that pass by the waters of Thailand, I just assumed a matter of time before I saw one…… or was it? Look for your whale shark with Aussie Divers: Book Here Scuba diving can be a cruel game. Given that marine creatures have a [...]

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Scubapro Display Centre PADI Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba News & Special Offers

Aussie Divers TDEX Equipment Sale

Aussie Divers will be attending the Thailand Dive Exhibition (TDEX) between the 1st – 4th October 2020 at the BITEC Centre Bangkok and as a prequel will have a super equipment sale. We will be situated at Booth D21 not far from the main entrance. As a part of that exhibition we are offering a massive 25% off any prebooked scuba diving equipment from our famous equipment suppliers. The offer applies to all equipment including BCD's, Regulators, Fins., masks, dive computers and wetsuits . Order Your 25% Discounted Equipment Here If you are interested in any Scubapro, Suunto, Aqualung, Apex and Cressi. Order your equipme [...]

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Aussie Divers TDEX Bangkok News & Special Offers

Aussie Divers TDEX 1st – 4th October 2020

Aussie Divers will again be heading to the TDEX (Thailand Dive Exhibition) between the 1st – 4th October 2020. We can easily be found at Booth D21 which is not far from the main entrance. There will be over 70 dive exhibitors, with dive centres, dive equipment manufactures, liveaboard companies and some international dive operators. The exhibition is run in conjunction with Traveller Expo and the Thailand Golf Expo. Located at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC) which is conveniently located right next to the Bang Na BTS Station. For more information about TDEX: Contact Us We will be th [...]

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PADI Open Water Touch Scuba Diving Course Aussie Divers Phuket Courses

Free PADI Open Water Course Introduction

Thinking about learning to scuba dive? Don't know where to begin? Take the first step today with this limited time FREE offer from Aussie Divers! Start your PADI Open Water Course for free: Sign up here PADI & Aussie Divers are offering a 100% free online introduction to the PADI Open Water Course. You can now have an insight to the dive theory before committing or paying any money, start your PADI scuba education online today! This online PADI eLearning module covers the steps involved to become a certified diver, how to get the most out of your course & some basic aspects of the full PADI Open Water Course. You can s [...]

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Learn To Scuba Dive In Bangkok Courses

Learn to Scuba Dive Bangkok

Ever wanted to learn to scuba, but live in the metropolis of Bangkok. Well, now you can do both with Aussie Divers. Aussie Divers, Phuket’s best and most scuba diving centre is now holding the theory and pool training of the PADI Open Water Course with our team of professional English speaking dive instructors. The PADI Open Water Course theory can be done in a number of different ways. Firstly you can do the full PADI Open Water theory online with The PADI open Water Touch. The PADI Open Water Touch is a full interactive tuition that can be done on a computer, smartphone or tablet. There is an additional charge for the PADI T [...]

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Bangkok Training Pool Aussie Divers Courses

PADI Open Water Course In Bangkok

Given the busy lifestyle of our students from Bangkok, Aussie Divers is now offering as a part of PADI Open Water Courses, training in Bangkok. This will include the confined water (pool training) and if required, theory training. You will still have access to the awesome Aussie Divers 5 Star staff. Book Your PADI Open Water Training IN Bangkok With Aussie Divers Here Aussie Divers now have access to one of the best scuba diving training facilities in Thailand. Bangkok residents can prepare for their PADI Open Water Course at home and travel to either of our dive centres in Phuket or Koh Tao to complete their open water dive. [...]

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