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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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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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Understanding WindGuru Phuket Scuba Diving

Windguru is one of the best weather sites for getting an understanding of the conditions related to scuba diving in Phuket. The website windguru.com is the guide and go to website for not only all scuba diving and boating agencies in Phuket but the world wide. Given that all of the scuba diving in Phuket is involved a lot of boat travel (anywhere from 1.5 hours for Racha Yai and three hours for Phi Phi) most scuba diving rely on it heavily for information for the safety and enjoyment of their customers. Often divers particularly those doing beginner course such as the PADI Discover Scuba Diving or PADI Open Water C [...]

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The Popularity of Indian Scuba Divers in Phuket

In recent years, there has been a remarkable surge in the popularity of scuba diving among Indian adventurers, and Phuket, Thailand's diving paradise, has become a sought-after destination for Indian scuba divers. This blog post explores the factors behind the rising trend, highlights the experiences that draw Indian divers to Phuket, and celebrates the vibrant underwater community that has flourished as a result. PAD certifications for those living in India are up 420% from 2022. More then ever, Indian scuba divers are taking on scuba diving activities like the PADI Open Water Course and PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. Ind [...]

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Women in Scuba Diving – Phuket

Scuba diving, once a male-dominated sport, has seen a significant shift in recent years. It is welcome news that thee advancement of girls and women in scuba diving has opened up new possibilities for exploration beneath the waves. With their passion, determination, and skill, female divers are making waves in the underwater world, especially so in Phuket and Thailand. In Phuket, Thailand the numbers of female scuba divers have been on the incline for a number of years now. This is now coming close to 40 % of all new scuba divers being female. This is almost 10% higher than ten years ago. Historically, scuba diving has [...]

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What to do in Phuket Sandbox – Scuba Diving

Phuket business' including the Phuket Scuba Diving fraternity are ecstatic to have tourists returning to our small island. Here is a blog with an option in what to do during your Phuket Sandbox stay. We welcome you all and hope that you have a great stay. Book a Phuket Sandbox Dive Trip: Contact Us So you have arrived to Phuket as a part Sandbox opening and what you can do. Although there are a lot of activities that are still closed, scuba diving in Phuket is up and running. Scuba Diving is a family activity and can be by anyone over the age of 10 years and is enjoyed by adults well into their 60’s and 70’s. [...]

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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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Scuba Diving Equipment Rent or Buy

You have now fallen in love with scuba diving and you are now looking at getting some of your own equipment. Do you always need to buy or can you rent your scuba diving equipment. There some things to consider when purchasing you own scuba diving equipment and one of the main questions is if you need to purchase it at all. Why buy if I can rent – Why rent if I can buy? To answer this question you will need to take a look at what type of diver you are or will be. First you would need to look at the frequency that you will be diving. Will you be diving with you local dive club or just when you travel on you yearly h [...]

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Instructor Profile Ashish Chhabria India

Another Instructor profile and this time Ashish Chhabria from India. Born and raised in Mumbai. Ashish presently resides in Phuket and working with Aussie Divers Phuket. They are Thailand's most reputable PADI Instructor Development Dive centre. Favourite Phuket Dive Site: Racha Noi Favourite PADI Course: PADI Discover Scuba Diving Best Underwater Conservation: Aware Most Missed Home Meal: Butter Chicken and anything his mother can cook. Languages/Dialects Spoken: Hindi and English Favourite Underwater Creature: Spotted Frogfish He spent a decade of working in diverse fields such as IT, finance, marketing, real e [...]

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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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