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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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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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Aussie Divers Phuket Wins Awards

Aussie Divers Phuket is excelling in winning some major PADI Awards Book A Dive with Aussie Divers Phuket Today In 2018 - 2019 Aussie Divers Phuket staff received 13 Certificates of Excellence and Tom Domville was nominate Instructor of the month during 2019. A massive effort by the team. In 2019 Aussie Divers again received an award from PADI for outstanding Contribution to The Diving Industry. It was a great effort by all of the team. In 2018 Aussie Divers again received an award from PADI for outstanding Contribution to The Diving Industry. In November of 2017 Aussie Divers Phuket were Awarded one [...]

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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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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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How to treat Coral Cuts and Scrapes

Dealing with coral cuts and scrapes is a common part of scuba diving and here is some tips on how to treat them. Although scuba divers do their best not touch coral, accident contact does occur. This can cause itching, burning sensations, pain and sometimes rashes. These injuries can take weeks, even months to heal. Here we will look at why this is so and what we can do to treat these injuries if they occur. Corals are covered by a soft layer of living tissues. The soft layer is situated on top of the hard layer of coral. When you cut yourself on some, the under hard layer does the cutting and the soft top layer matter remai [...]

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Family Scuba Diving Koh Tao Songkran 2021

Despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions Aussie Divers was still able to conduct some great family scuba diving in Koh Tao over the 2021 Songkran break. Dominated by families Aussie Divers was able to conduct PADI Bubblemaker, PADI Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Open Water training and some certified diver’s trips. The easy diving and the shorter day trips make Koh Tao an ideal beginner’s dive destination. With morning and afternoon dives adds more flexibility in planning dive trips. Most morning trips arriving back in time to have lunch in one of the many secluded beachfront restaurants. Contact Aussie Divers Here [...]

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How to Prepare a New Scuba Mask

Here are some Aussie Divers Phuket Tips on how to prepare and new scuba diving mask. There is a long going battle between scuba divers and foggy masks. There are a number or reason why a scuba diving mask may fog and one of those reasons is that the mask was not correctly prepared at the time of purchase. All new scuba masks have a thing film on silicone on the lens that occurs during the manufacturing process. You will need to remove this silicone prior to wearing the mask and applying any defog products. Tip #1: One of the reasons a scuba mask fogs is through exhaled air through your nose. Your exhaled air come fro [...]

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What is the Oldest I can Scuba Dive?

Scuba Diving is a unique activity that low impact and minimal skill requirement allows it to be enjoyed by most age levels and sporting prowess. Here we explore what is the oldest you can scuba dive? However at both ends of the age level spectrum there are some precautions that need to be addressed prior to diving. With children, emotional and behavioral maturity are the major concerns. With the older generation, it is medical fitness to dive that is the major worry. If a diver passes all of the medical requirements there is no reason why they cannot safely dive. This of course require a common since approach to the dive as well. [...]

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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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