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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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Working in Phuket Scuba Diving Instructor Divemaster

Here is some information about working in Phuket as a scuba diving instructor or divemaster. As a scuba diving business owner in Phuket hardly a day goes by where I don’t get an email requesting employment opportunities here in Phuket. Here is what you will need to do to work in the Phuket Scuba Diving Industry and a Instructor or Divemaster. And why not, Phuket is one of the best places in the world to work, live and teach scuba diving. These requests come from both PADI Divemasters and PADI Instructors and often emails also have them wishing to work for free in lieu of course fees or even just for free diving. However, T [...]

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Phuket, Thailand For Your PADI IDC

Are you thinking about becoming a PADI Instructor? If you are then you may have heard of the PADI IDC, or Instructor Development Course. The PADI IDC is the course you are required to take after you have achieved PADI Divemaster level in order to become an instructor. After completing your IDC, and having 100 logged dives, you’ll be ready to take the PADI Instructor Exams. This might sound daunting but it’s not – it’s just to check that you have fully understood what you learned during your IDC! As a PADI Instructor, the world is your oyster and you can get paid to travel and work at amazing dive destinations worldwide. So i [...]

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Manta Ray Party Happening at Koh Bon, Similan Islands

Book yourself a liveaboard trip now as there is a Manta Ray party happening at Koh Bon.Koh Bon is situated 20 km north of the Similan Islands. Divers are reporting of loosing count of the number of different manta rays circling the famous west ridge pinnacle. Some are say it is as many as 10 and others are saying more. All are saying that they are putting on an amazing show for all levels of scuba divers. Large groups of manta rays are no strangers to the region and numbers of 25+ at a time have been recorded just over the border in Burma. Phuket scuba diving liveaboard boats do have regular trips to the Burmese portion of the A [...]

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Things to do in Bangkok

Stuck in Thailand, bored in Bangkok and looking for new things to do? Get your PADI certification with Aussie Divers! During these times of border closures and travel restrictions there is no shame in being bored. The first few days and weeks were golden, exploring your local area, sleeping in and watching everything on Netflix. Six months in, still with no international travel in sight and your looking for new ideas to elevate boredom. Time to find some new things to do in Bangkok and around Thailand! For a limited time Aussie Divers & PADI are offering a free online introduction module, with interactive PADI eLearning. Click [...]

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Why is it Important to Stay Hydrated While Scuba Diving?

Staying hydrated when scuba diving is important to your health. Here we look at the reason why and the consequences if we do not. I may sound a little odd given that scuba divers spend most of their active time surrounded by water, however staying well hydrated is very important when scuba diving. There are a number of different reasons why a scuba diver may dehydrate, particularly here in Phuket, Thailand. Scuba Diving can also have its own issues if a diver does not keep hydrated. There are a number of factors that contribute the dehydration. Here is a list of a few that occur when scuba diving in warm climates like Ph [...]

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Creating Scuba Divers Not Just Certifications

This blog is about learning how to scuba dive well and creating good good divers, not just doing what it takes just to get get a scuba diving certifications. Here we try and explain why it is important to do a professional basic scuba diving that creates scuba divers and not just ticking the boxes for a scuba diving certification. Scuba diving is an eye opening and amazing activity. It is something that everyone should try at least once in their life. As with all things fun, it does come with inherent risks. Although the number injured or fatalities are very low. Divers need to be aware of rare but possible dangers each [...]

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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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When Scuba Diving in Phuket: What Will I See?

Here is a blog about some of the creature you will see when scuba diving in Phuket. Scuba Dive With Aussie Divers Phuket: contact us Whether you are learning to scuba dive with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving or the PADI Open Water Course or your are already certified and you are looking at doing a day trip or liveaboard adventure there are many amazing marine creatures to see under the water. Phi Phi probably has the most diverse range of marine life to see whilst scuba diving in the Phuket region. The diving especially around Bida Nok is world class and on any given day you could possible see some cool creatures. Creatu [...]

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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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