• BluePlanetDivers

Open Water Course

Learn the first PADI beginners skills in an amazing tropical environment at a slow pace!

*Online Price: Rate available only if activity booked at least a month before the starting date of the reserve activity


This 3 days course will teach you how to become a certified diver by acquiring all required basic knowledge of scuba diving. This will be achieved through the elementary dive theory and practical skills. We will educate you how to behave as a conservative and safe practicing diver.  In our ECO Dive Center, you will learn about sea awareness in order to get to know conservation rules (Coral life course).

The program comprises of discovering a perfectly new world in which you will discover your own path. We will bring you slowly to reach your first diving certificate. You will go through the first day by learning theory and underwater skills. The two following days are the best part of this course as you will be enjoying 4 full dives with your instructor and buddies. Explore and get acquaintance with undersea life!


Your Maximum Depth: 18 Meters

If you have tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you have learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

Theory and confined water practice
  •          Morning session: Completing the theory part by watching different sections and revising your knowledge.
  •          Afternoon session: Fun with confined water! Meet the entire requirement by completing the confined water with the following skills:
    • Skin Diving
    • Equipment Preparation and Care
    • Surface protocols
    • Underwater skills in shallow water
    • Underwater skills in deep water
    • Surface skills in deep water
Open Water Dives in natural environment

We offer 2 dives per day to complete your required 4 Open Water Dives. These dives will not be at more than 12m depth (max depth for Junior Open Diver) and you will perform in the natural environment some of the skills you complete the previous day.

Schedule of the day:

  • Setting up of your scuba equipment under your instructor’s supervision
  • Learning about dive briefing
  • Open Water Dives by applying dive planed
  • Make a safety stop by using a buoy line
  • Rinsing properly a diving equipment
  • Debriefing of the day
  • Final exams
The Scuba Gear You will Use

You will use all the basic scuba equipment and a diving computer during your open water dives. You will be able to buy your own mask in our retail shop as it is always better when it fits the face properly. A buoyancy compensating jacket that holds your scuba tank, a scuba regulator that delivers air, a weight system and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply will be used also. We will provide you with a short wetsuit as well.  We will give you a special 10% discount on anything you want to invest within our retail shop!

Prerequisites for this course:

To take this course, you must:

  • At least 15 years old
  • Being fit for diving (medical certificate)
  • Able to swim and float in water
Please note that we do not allow more than 4 students per course!

  • Daily Transfers (pickup and return)
  • Breakfast; Lunch, Drinks, Fruits and Pastry
  • Full equipment
  • Small groups of 4 participants per class!
  • Certification and online Manual available!

  • Natioal park fee for Koh Haa / Hin Deang (applicable per day): 400 THB for passenger & Snorkeler, 600 THB for divers
  • National park fee for PhiPhi area: package 3 days 400 THB (everyone) + 200 THB per day for divers
  • Insurance avilable for 150 THB per day! Cover all diving expenses in case of diving incident only (Copy of passport needed).


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