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Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

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PADI Rescue Diver Courses

Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi One of the best ways to boost your dive confidence and level of experience is to do the PADI Rescue Course. Have you ever been diving with a group of divers and a PADI pro, maybe a divemaster or instructor as a guide, and wondered how the guide seems to be so confident and comfortable underwater? The answer may be simpler than you think! The PADI Rescue course is not only about learning how to rescue your buddy in an [...]

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Travel Insurance Phuket Thailand Best Scuba Everything Else

Why you should have Travel Insurance

While individual circumstances may vary, Aussie Divers Phuket highly recommends to anyone planning to visit Thailand and Southeast Asia to invest in travel insurance. Altho scuba diving is a relatively low risk activity, as long as you listen to your instructor/guide, travel insurance is cheap these days. It really can go a long way in any accident, emergency or cancellations/delays whilst travelling. Many travellers to Thailand & Southeast Asia hold a perception that as basic medical care is relatively cheap, there's little need for travel insurance. While it is true that basic healthcare in Southeast Asia can be cheap, the emphasis should be on the word basic — not cheap. True, Thailand does have a higher standard of medical care than other [...]

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Flying After Scuba Diving Phuket Thailand Helpful Diving Info

Flying After Scuba Diving

Flying after scuba diving is possibly one of the most asked questions when booking a day trip or PADI course here in Phuket, Thailand. "When is it safe to fly? Can i fly the same day as scuba diving? If i finish my course on Friday can i fly that night?" This question is covered in all beginners Open Water Course's, however the recommendations do change from time to time, and if you haven't dived in a while you may have simply forgotten some dive theory (perhaps you need a refresher?). There are also a few different numbers thrown around when asking people in the dive community, 12 hours? 8 hours? 24 hours? Single dives – A minimum pre-flight surface interval [...]

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Aussie Divers IDC Phuket New Website Courses

New Aussie Divers Phuket – PADI Instructor Development Course – Website

With our desires firmly fixed on becoming the worlds best scuba diving centre Aussie Divers Phuket are entering a new era of PADI Instructor Development training. We believe we have formed an exciting and professional team headed by world renowned PADI multi Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace, Course Director Darren Gaspari, Master Instructor Simon Creed and Staff Instructor Ashley Walker along with the highly professional team of Aussie Divers Phuket instructors. Along with our new training centre located on the Chalong Pier road with have now launched a brand new website dedicated to out PADI Instructor Development courses. http://idc.aussiediversphuket.com We are proud of our new design and we believe it to be one of the most informative and up to date PADI IDC websites [...]

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving Best Aussie Divers Phuket Helpful Diving Info

PADI Discover Scuba Diving – Your Safety – Avoid the Risks – Phuket

Some years ago PADI introduced the PADI Discover Scuba Diving into their system. They did so to give divers a taste of scuba diving prior to signing up for the full PADI Open Water Course. PADI intended the Discover Scuba Diving to be a brief introduction into the underwater realm. They intended to be a short 10 – 15 minute experience and thus designed the activity as such. Somewhere over time the PADI Discover Scuba Diving has turned into full days diving, with multiple and to dive sites the same as certified dives. The structure of the theory and practical skills for activity was designed for a very short period under the water. The full days diving to experienced [...]

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Stream2Sea Banner Scuba Diving Phuket News & Special Offers

Aussie Divers Phuket – Thailand’s Supplier of Stream2Sea Reef Safe Suncare Products

Aussie Divers Phuket has become Thailand's first distributor of eco friendly reef safe suncare range by Stream2Sea. Protecting the health of our fragile marine environments and coral reefs is our responsibility. Your choice of sunscreen and body care choices have a direct impact on the Phuket marine and reef life. You can make a difference to the health coral and marine life by selecting reef friendly sun care products. Did you know that up to 85% of what you put on your skin may be absorbed into your bloodstream? Understanding the ingredients in your sunscreen and body care products can help you make healthier choices—for you, and the planet. Stream2Sea care products are biodegradable and tested safe for fish and coral larvae. [...]

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Hallelujah Sunset Liveaboard Similan Islands Phuket Thailand Best News & Special Offers

MV Hallelujah – 20% Off First Two Trips of the Season

The fantastic MV Hallelujah liveaboard vessel is offering a massive discount on her first two trips of the 2016 - 2017 Season. These 4 day - 4 night trips will be running from the 15th - 19th October 2016 and 22nd - 26th October 2016 and will include the destinations of the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and richelieu Rock. There are three cabin types VIP Single: Normally THB 54,000 - 20% = Only THB 43,200 Double - En Suite: Normally THB 39,000 - 20% = Only THB 31,200 per person Standard Twin: Normally 34,000 - 20% = THB 27,200 per person As an added bonus Aussie Divers Phuket will give you free rental equipment for the trip (ex computer), a free Aussie [...]

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Day Trip Diving In Thailand

When scuba diving in Phuket you'll be embarking on what is referred to as 'Day Trip Scuba Diving', day trips will take you to one or many of the Islands around Phuket that house our outstanding reefs & wrecks. Because these Islands are typically one to two hours from the mainland by boat it works out much better if you do multiple dives while you are out there. Day trip diving here in Thailand will usually see you doing two or three dives per day, which is awesome because you get to see a multitude of different dive sites, marine life and scenery for a relatively low price, plus we get you back home in time for dinner.

Day trip diving is suitable for divers of all levels, whether experienced, new, or total beginners, including Discover Scuba Divers, we have many options for day trip divers, including Phi Phi Island, Racha Noi & Racha Yai and the King Cruiser Wreck. Basically it is just a matter of deciding which day trip and dive sites best suit your level of diving comfort and then contact Aussie Divers to book it.

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