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
Padi 5 Star Gold Certification Card
PADI have released new gold certification cards that are only available at the high ranking PADI 5 Star Dive Centres. These cards are recognition of a higher level of training standards and professionalism. The cards are available for PADI Open Water Course, PADI Advanced Open Water, PADI Rescue Diver and all PADI Specialty Courses. Your PADI Gold Certification card is available when you do a PADI course with Aussie Divers Phuket and it will be an indication that you were taught at the highest level of in the PADI system. Be taught by the best, be taught by Aussie Divers Phuket. Book a PADI Course with Aussie Divers P [...] Read The Story News & Special Offers
Book Now 2019 – 2020 – Similan Island Liveaboard Season
The 2019/2020 Similan Islands liveaboard season is fast approaching & now is the perfect time to plan and book your dive trip for 2019/2020. As many scuba divers know the Similan Islands are currently closed for the monsoon season and will be re-opening around the 15th October. It is now the ideal time to look into the available trips for the upcoming season, with some of the liveaboard boats offering some very good "early bird" discounts for bookings made prior to the end of August. Last season the Similan Islands offered up some fantastic diving with some of the largest numbers of both Whale Sharks & mantaray seen over th [...] Read The Story