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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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Scuba Diving Rules Similan Islands

Here is some information about the new scuba diving rules Similan Islands including Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. The Similan Island Marine Park Authorities (The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation)(DNP) held a meeting on the 16th October 2018 in relation to a wide range of issues including the amount of scuba diving permitted in the Similan Islands and Koh Bon each day. This was a meeting that was conducted after that start of the liveaboard season and many of the rules were implemented without prior notice. Most these rules have been made for the well being of the Similan Islands and for safety reasons. [...]

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PADI DIVEMASTER COURSE IN PHUKET, THAILAND

Is scuba diving Phuket Thailand and becoming a PADI Divemaster you dream come true? Here at Aussie Divers Phuket we offer unique PADI Divemaster Internships of up to 4 weeks to turn your dreams into reality. This could be the start of a whole new life for you as a PADI Professional! It’s both challenging and rewarding and you’ll be leading the life you always dreamed of. Imagine your office being on a beach, your daily commute being on a boat heading towards dive sites and your work being underwater – it’s all possible here in Phuket! Take one of our affordable Divemaster programs and you’ll learn how to become a professional [...]

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Weather for Scuba Diving in Phuket?

A blog to help understand the weather conditions in Phuket for scuba diving. Understanding Phuket’s weather is an important part of planning you scuba diving adventure. As the bulk of the scuba diving in and around Phuket is done off the large specifically built scuba diving boats. A typical scuba diving day such as a certified day trip or PADI Discover Scuba Diving you could spend between 4 – 6 hours boat travelling. For the PADI Open Water Course or Advanced Open Water course you will do two days travelling. The liveboard boats you will spend anywhere between two and eight days on board a vessel. This is one of the [...]

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Interesting Eel Facts

Hardly I dive goes by in Phuket without seeing an eel. They are at virtually every know dive site. Here are some interesting fact about them. Here are some interesting eel facts for you. There is over 200 different species. Common eels in Phuket are the Giant Moray, Honeycomb moray, Zebra Moray, Ribbon Eel, Garden Eel and Fibriated Moray, White Eyed Moray. The biggest eel is the giant moray that can grow as long as 3 metres and weigh up to 30kg. The biggest being the giant moray. A baby eel is called elver. They can live between 3 and 36 years of age. Eels can travel up to 4000 miles to find a mate. They like the wa [...]

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Koh Haa Dive Trip – 4th May 2018

Here is a blog on the special charter of Aussie Divers Speedboat dive trip to Koh Haa on the 4th May 2018. [...]

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A Day Trip to Phi Phi – More Than Just Scuba Diving

One of the most popular scuba diving day trips in Phuket is to the Phi Phi Islands. The islands are situated approximately 46 km’s east of Chalong Bay, Phuket. They are around 2 hours and 40 minutes boat ride on the larger day trip dive boats. The Phi Phi Islands are a group of 6 islands that make up the Hadnopparattara National Park. The Islands consist of Koh Phi Phi Don, Koh Phi Phi Ley, Koh Bida Nok, Koh Bida Nai, Mosquito Island and Bamboo Island (Koh Mai Pai). Book a day trip to Phi Phi with Aussie Divers Phuket As previously written the dive sites at Phi Phi are some of the best in the world.They provide the [...]

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New Chinese Dive Instructor Phuket – Lansy Wong

We would formally like to introduce Aussie Divers Phuket's new Chinese Scuba Diving Instructor, Lansy Wong. Originally from Henan Province in China and relocated to Hong Kong in 2011. She was working in the insurance industry before she moved to Phuket to become a PADI Pro. Lansy did her PADI Divemaster Course and PADI Instructor Development Course with Aussie Divers Phuket. She has been trained the the highest standards available with the great team at Aussie Divers Phuket. She did her PADI Instructor Development Course with PADI Gold Course Director Darren Gaspari. Aussie Divers Phuket can now offer many of our [...]

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PADI eLearning Start the Next Adventure at Home

Start your next scuba diving adventure at home with PADI eLearning and Aussie Divers Phuket. Sitting at home bored during COVID -19. Dreaming of your next trip away scuba diving. Well you can start your next scuba diving adventure at home with PADI eLearning. Here are four courses that you can start in the comfort of you lounge at home. The PADI Open Water Course, PADI Advanced Open Water Course, the PADI Rescue Course and the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Course. Please note that all these eLearning modules are for the theory components of the respective courses. You will need to complete the practical components at Aussie D [...]

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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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