Learn to dive in Phuket

Open Water Diver Course Phuket


  • 1 participant
    3 days: ฿ 15,500 / person
    4 days: ฿ 18,000 / person
  • 2+ participants
    3 days: ฿ 15,000 / person
    4 days: ฿ 17,500 / person

What’s included

  • 3 or 4 full days
  • 6 dives (4 open water course dives plus 2 extra fun dives) at the Racha Islands (Racha Noi & Racha Yai)
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Use of a full set of dive equipment
  • Logbook
  • Certification fee
  • Light breakfast, tea, coffee, drinking water, buffet lunch on the boat
  • Round trip transfers to the boat at Chalong pier are provided from hotels in Kamala, Kalim, Patong, Karon, Kata, Naiharn, Rawai and Chalong beach areas

What’s not included:

  • Hotel transfers from other areas (available for an extra charge).
  • Transfers to the dive centre.
  • Accommodation.

Who is the Open Water course for?

  • Anyone who wants to get certified to dive
  • Anyone looking for an amazing adventure, like nothing they’ve experienced before.
  • Open Water Diver pre-requisites are:
    -Minimum age 15 years old (10 years for junior Open Water)
    -You must be able to swim 200 metres and tread water (or float) for 10 minutes.
    -Medically fit to dive.
    -Not flying on any plane for at least 18 hours after diving.

When and where?

  • You can start the Open Water course any day, it is available all year round.
  • Classroom and pool sessions take place in Chalong, Phuket.
  • The dive boat departs from Chalong Bay Phuket.
  • The course takes 4 days

After the course?

  • Your qualification allows you to book day trip fun diving at any dive centre worldwide, or a liveaboard safari.
  • You can also rent dive equipment and tanks to go diving independently.
  • You can learn more dive skills and experience different types of diving with the Advanced Diver course.

Book now

  • Contact us now to book your diving or to ask any questions you have.

What’s involved, what will you learn?

  • In this intensive course you will learn the skills necessary to dive independently.
  • The Open Water certification is recognised and accepted at dive centres worldwide.
  • One day classroom with 5 theory modules, quick quizzes and a final exam
  • One day swimming pool. 5 confined water modules with 24 skills to master.
  • Two day trips with 3 dives each day. The course requires 4 open water dives to achieve certification as an open water diver. Dives one and two are to a maximum depth of 12 metres. Dives 3 and 4 are to a maximum depth of 18 metres.

What will you experience on the Open Water course?

You will be amazed how much you learn in a short space of time. From tentative first breathes underwater to confident scuba diver.

You will learn the necessary skills to dive to a depth of 18 metres on SCUBA.

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This is a sample itinerary for a 4 day Open Water Diver course.

Day One: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm – Classroom and pool

Day Two: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm – Classroom and pool

Day Three: 7.30 am – 6.00 pm – Full day trip on the dive boat to Racha Noi and Racha Yai Islands. 3 dives

Day Four: 7.30 am – 6.00 pm – Full day trip on the dive boat to Phi Phi Islands. 3 dives

*This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change at the discretion of the captain and tour leader and dependent on weather/tide conditions.

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Racha Noi lionfish

Racha Yai turtle


day trip dive boat

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dive platform

upper deck between dives

Racha Yai

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