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 then the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres with any stroke and 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 yours and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to keep you afloat [...] Read The Story News & Special Offers
Hallelujah Liveabaord – 15% Off All October 2019 Trips
Premium quality liveabaord MV Hallelujah is offering a 15% discount on all of her trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock for the months of October. Trips will depart on the following dates: 15th October 2019 22nd October 2019 28th October 2019 Cabin Prices are as follows: VIP Single - THB 56,000 per person - 15% discount = THB 47,600 per person Double En Suite - THB 46,000 per person- 15% discount = THB 39,100 per person Standard Twin - THB 36,000 per person - 15% discount = THB 30,600 per person Prices do not include national park fees of THB 2,100 or equipment rental of THB 600 per day. [...] Read The Story Everything Else
International Instructor Profile #2 – Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English
Hailing from Denmark in the cold north of Europe Martin began his love of scuba diving more than a decade ago in Ao Nang Thailand. As with most of us he caught the scuba diving bug and has never looked back. He has now been teaching in Thailand for almost ten years. Martin's easy going and relaxed Scandinavian persona makes him an excellent and well respected instructor and we are proud to have him on our books at Aussie Divers Phuket. He is also an avid underwater photographer and talking about underwater photos with customers and students. He has dived many countries of the world including Mexico, Philippines, Sweden, Palau, Indonesia [...] Read The Story