Starting your scuba diving life on a small tropical island like Koh Tao is an awesome experience. With a full range of beginner PADI Courses available, Aussie Divers in Koh Tao is just the place. With calm warm waters, shorter travel distances and relaxed island atmosphere there is a lot to like about doing your PADI course here.
Here are some beginner choice for uncertified divers and beginner divers.
PADI Discover Scuba Diving – THB 2,500
A one or two dive scuba diving experience in open water. Free pool training and theory prior to the activity to make your day safer and easier. Small groups and professional training and trips with a small boat and limited numbers.
PADI Scuba Diver Course
A two day two dive limited PADI certification. For those that are short on time. The course will give you a certification that will limit you to 12 metres and you must dive with a PADI instructor or divemaster.
PADI Open Water Referral
Complete your PADI Open Water Course in Ko Tao. Do your pool and theory at home with any PADI centre in the world and finish with two wonderful days diving in Koh Tao.
PADI Open Water Scuba Diver Course
The world’s most popular scuba diving course. PADI’s entry-level certification that will certify you to dive to 18 metres. The course takes three days to complete. The first day is pool and theory and the second and third days are open water dives.
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This online PADI eLearning module covers the steps involved to become a certified diver, how to get the most out of your course & some basic aspects of the full PADI Open Water Course.
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