Phuket Thailand's best scuba diving (+66) 0806 961 461
Go Places, Meet People, Do Things

Go Places, Meet People, Do Things

PADI Motto: Go Places, Meet People, Do Things

Anyone that has completed his or her PADI Open Water or PADI Scuba Diver Course and would have heard that motto. All right, it sounded corny and in fact it’s over use probably is however PADI got it spot on. Learning to scuba dive does in fact open up a whole world of places to go, lets you meet a vast range of different people and do many different things you wouldn’t have normally done.

Diving With Whale Sharks In Phuket Thailand With Aussie Divers

Video: Aussie Divers Phuket – Day Trip Dive Sites

Go Places Meet People Do things with Aussie Divers Phuket : Contact Us

Go Places:

I saw a t-shirt design the other month that had written on it “ The earth is 70% water, if you don’t scuba dive …enjoy your 30%.

By becoming a PADI certified dives it opens up 70% of to world to you. PADI has over 6000 dive centres in 170 different countries of the world. You could learn to scuba dive in any of those 170 countries.

I have friends that are PADI Scuba Diving Instructors in many different countries in the world including Kuwait, Spain, Indonesia, Egypt, Singapore, Palau, Australia, Madagascar and Sweden.

There was an article on Facebook the other day where a diver was preparing to scuba dive in his 100th different country. Now that is a fair effort.

Happy Divers Aussie Phuket Bsst Scuba

Happy Divers Aussie Phuket Bsst Scuba

Meet People:

I still am able to recall the first day I entered a scuba diving shop with the thought of going for a dive. I was met by an Australian lady called Pip. At the time I was in Phuket for a few weeks and was trying fill in some time. I was looking at doing a PADI Discover Scuba Diving however she talked me into doing my PADI Open Water Course. To this day I still keep in touch with her as do I with my French PADI Open Water Instructor Jean Brice who I now still consider a legend for teaching me how to scuba dive and I still se him regularly here in Phuket.

Since that day I have literally meet 1000’s of people from many walks of life of many different nationalities. The number of students I have had just from the basic PADI Discover Scuba Diving and PADI Open Water courses is in excess of 500.

Most of my closest friends I have now are all from the scuba diving world.

Many of those students are on Facebook and the number of students and friends met through scuba diving would be in excess of 300.

PADI Advanced Open Water Training Aussie Divers

PADI Advanced Open Water Training Aussie Divers

Do Things:

The world of scuba diving is not just about going under water and looking at fish, although Project Aware do say that there are 21,000 different types of fish underneath the sea.

But there are different wrecks to see also and not only ship wrecks but airplanes as well. There are underwater caves to explore as well as underwater cities.

There is recreational scuba diving which reaches depths of up to 40 metres and there is a wide range of technical scuba diving that can take you to 100 metres.

There are a wide range of jobs that you can do underwater such as marine biology research, underwater construction, search and recovery operations, working on liveaboard boat and ocean liners just to name a few.

When I started my PADI Open Water course I had no idea that in the future I would own a shop in Thailand. This is a whole world away from the remote desert town of Mildura in Australia where I grew up.

Aussie Divers Phuket Best Scuba Boat Best Team

Aussie Divers Phuket Best Scuba Boat Best Team

PADI has allowed me to Go Places, Meet People and Do Things.

Get your scuba diving adventure started here in Phuket with Aussie Divers Phuket. by doing a PADI Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Open Water Course, PADI Advanced Open Water course or Go Pro with the PADI Divemaster or PADI Instructor Development Courses

Go Places Meet People Do things with Aussie Divers Phuket : Contact Us

By Darren Gaspari

Proud owner and active PADI Gold Course Director of Aussie Divers Phuket, a professional and awarded PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Scuba Diving Centre. Member of the PADI Advisory Board for the eLearning modules 2019 and 2020.

Hi, was This Page Helpful?
(1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Posted in News & Special Offers on .

A Diving Community In Phuket

Here at Aussie Divers we don't just consider ourselves a dive shop, we think of it as more, a big family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment here in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by the office anytime to see what is going on and if you have dived with us or want to dive with us than feel free to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, read our community Dive Blog and generally stay in touch & stay informed.

PADI Open Water Touch Scuba Diving Course Aussie Divers Phuket Courses

Free PADI Open Water Course Introduction

Thinking about learning to scuba dive? Don't know where to begin? Take the first step today with this limited time FREE offer from Aussie Divers! Start your PADI Open Water Course for free: Sign up here PADI & Aussie Divers are offering a 100% free online introduction to the PADI Open Water Course. You can now have an insight to the dive theory before committing or paying any money, start your PADI scuba education online today! 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. You can s [...]

Read The Story
Free Pool Try Scuba Diver Aussie Divers Phuket 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
Happy Divers White Manta Scuba Diving Liveaboard Phuket Thailand Courses

The Typical PADI Open Water Course

Here is some step by step information on a typical PADI Open Water Course with Aussie Divers Phuket. Your PADI Open Water Course will begin at the Aussie Divers Chalong Training at about 8:00am. The PADI Open Water course theory component is divided into five chapters. Each chapter consists of a DVD, knowledge review and short quiz. You will start off by watching the first of the five DVDs, these DVDs run for approximately 50 minutes each. On the completion of the DVD your PADI instructor will assess your knowledge review, which can be completed prior, during or after the DVD. Once you PADI instructor has made sure you [...]

Read The Story
Face Mask Aussie Divers Phuket Everything Else

Scuba Diving Uses for a Face Mask Post COVID-19

Scuba Diving Uses for a Face Mask Post COVID-19 The surgical face mask has been around for a long time. Until COVID-19 many of us had never worn one. Now the face mask has become a standard part of daily life for most of us. However, once COVID -19 is done and dusted, what will we do with all the left over face masks? Well hold on to those used face masks as we have come up with 9 exciting new scuba diving uses for the humble surgical face mask post COVID -19. Please note that NONE of these uses have been approved or sanctioned by PADI and it is highly unlikely they will be in the future. WARNING: All models in the phot [...]

Read The Story