Helpful Diving Info
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. 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 200 metres. This can be with any stroke. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes. The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim. But rather it is for your and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to kee [...] Read The Story Everything Else
What is the water temperature for scuba diving in Phuket Thailand
We often get asked what will be the water temperature when scuba diving in Phuket of Thailand. Phuket is fortunate that our water temperature is very stable and does not fluctuate much and has some of the warmest waters in the world. Generally the water temperature in and around Phuket is normally a very comfortable 29 degrees Celsius. With a long run of overcast days it may drop to a chilly 28 degrees and if we get an extended run of warm sunny weather it could reach 30 degrees Celsius. Occasionally we have thermoclines come through that will reduce the temperature to 27 - 28 degrees however they are rare. If you are doing a s [...] Read The Story Courses
Learn to Scuba Dive in Phuket, Thailand
Have you always dreamed of scuba diving? Imagine swimming over coral reefs and discovering some of the incredible marine life of Thailand. This is what dreams are made of and it’s all possible when you learn to scuba dive with Aussie Divers in Phuket! The PADI Open Water Course is the first level of diving certificate. You’ll learn how to become a safe, competent and confident diver and you’ll be certified to dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters. When you finish your PADI Open Water Course with us you’ll feel proud of your accomplishments, you’ll have made new friends and you’ll have your ticket to dive anywhere in the [...] Read The Story