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

This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. Here is some explanations and reasons why. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim continuously for 200 metres. This can be with any stroke however it does need to be continuous without stopping. There is alternate option and that is you do a 300 metre mask, fin and snorkel swim. Some do find this easier to the 200 swim. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minut [...]

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King Cruiser Wreck Phuket Scuba Diving Our Dives

King Cruiser Wreck, Phuket, Thailand

This blog is about the most famous scuba diving wreck in Phuket, Thailand, the King Cruiser Wreck. This is the story of the King Cruiser wreck, a dive site that has become an attraction for divers and a haven for marine life. Let’s explore the history, dive experience, and the incredible marine biodiversity surrounding this popular wreck. The story of the King Cruiser wreck begins on May 4, 1997, at the time the vessel was carrying approximately 561 passengers, including Thai locals and tourists. It was on its regular route from Phuket to the Phi Phi Islands. The ship, originally named the MS Rhein, was a Japanese car ferry that [...]

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Underwater Proposal and Trash The Dress

A lot of marriage proposals take place at some fancy restaurant, beach, viewpoint etc. Why not try something a little different & outside the norm? Here is how to do a underwater Proposal and trash the dress. Have you thought about doing an underwater proposal? Maybe you're looking for some different ideas for wedding photos? If you are looking at doing something different then an underwater proposal here in the warm waters of Phuket is a perfect idea. Our dive sites at Racha Islands offer nice conditions and an amazing experience for an underwater proposal. Aussie Divers Phuket over the past few years has helped many couples wi [...]

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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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PADI Advanced Open Water Course Aussie Divers Courses

PADI Advanced Open Water in Phuket, Thailand

Are you planning to go scuba diving in Thailand? Thinking about taking your PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Thailand? Here’s why scuba diving in Phuket must be on your list! Scuba diving in Phuket is everything you would expect from diving in Thailand – beautiful coral reefs, an abundance of fish and stunning underwater scenery. With a range of dive sites to explore, taking your PADI Advanced Open Water in Phuket gives you the chance to explore deeper (up to 30 metres) and see even more. If you are Open Water certified this is your chance to enhance your skills, practice your techniques and experience some of the best scuba d [...]

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Silicone Scuba Diving Mouth Pieces News & Special Offers

Medical Grade Silicone Mouthpieces

Aussie Divers Phuket are now retailers for Silicone Gear medical grade silicone scuba diving mouthpieces. These super soft mouthpieces are made in the USA and are very very comfortable. They come in a range of really cool colours and three different sizes, standard size, kids size and a larger long bite option. All come with spare coloured cable ties. If you do not own your own scuba diving regulator then at least own your own person mouthpiece the prevent the transmission of disease. The Standard Mouthpiece has a generous bite plate with supple sidewalls. This makes it extra comfortable for divers with normal or s [...]

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Common Mistakes Newly Certified Divers Make

As a newly certified diver, everything is new & exciting. The PADI Open Water course does a great job of teaching you the safety aspects of diving and get you comfortable in the water. However, as a new diver, you will most likely make some rookie mistakes. Diving should be a fun and enjoyable experience so try and avoid these common mistakes that newly certified divers make. Slow down! If you are a newly certified diver there is no need to try and keep up with that old salty sea dog on the boat who has 1,000’s of dives. Take your time gearing up and remember to do each step of your pre-dive and buddy checks. Once in the wate [...]

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Diver Equalizing Ears Aussie Divers Phuket Helpful Diving Info

Importance of Equalising your Ears

Scuba diving is a relatively safe sport, as long as you follow the rules. However one of the most common injury's we see is ear problems after not improper technique or failure to equalise the ears. It is vital that you stop your decent/going down plus let your guide/instructor/buddy know if you have any equalisation issues whilst diving. Equalising your ears is of importance and you should know how to do it correctly. When we are scuba diving the term “equalising” means to equalise pressure between the inside of your ears and the underwater environment. Human ears have the natural ability to compensate external pressure from the s [...]

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Low Season Scuba Diving Aussie Divers Phuket Helpful Diving Info

Low Season Diving in Phuket

Here is a blog on low season (monsoon season or wet season) scuba diving in Phuket. Firstly don't always believe the online weather forecast's. With the high humidity, we have year round in Phuket. A lot of the online weather sites & App's will simply predict thunderstorms & rain 365 days of the year. They are happy to get this correct maybe 40% of the time..... We actually still have some very nice sunny days during the monsoonal season. The diving can still be really good. Also the beaches are less crowded and airfares & accommodation much cheaper. Its sounding like a win-win all round! If you are looking for a local forec [...]

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Day Trip Diving In Phuket, 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 Phuket mainland (Chalong Pier) by boat it works out much better if you do multiple dives while you are out there. Day trip diving in Phuket, 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 in Phuket 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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