This course can be booked by paying a deposit of 2064 THB per person.
The beginners dive course. No previous dive experience is required and upon completion of the course students will be certified to dive to a depth of 18m (60ft) with a dive buddy of equal or higher certification. The certification is valid for the rest of your life, meaning that you can dive with any dive shop, anywhere in the world!
The 3-day OW course guides students through a 3-phase process including Dive theory, shallow water skill work and Open Water experience dives.
Our team is a young, friendly and energetic collection of dive instructors from throughout the world.
Koh Tao offers some of the best diving in the Gulf of Thailand. This, coupled with the crystal clear, calm waters and 365 days of diving every year, make it the worlds best place to learn how to dive.
What is included in the tour
- Open Water course e-manual
- Rental Dive equipment
- Dive computer rental
- SSI certification fee
- Dive Logbook
- Free transfer on arrival up to 4pm
No previous dive experience is required and upon completion of the course students will be certified to dive to a depth of 18m (60ft) with a dive buddy of equal or higher certification. The certification is valid for the rest of your life, meaning that you can dive with any dive shop, anywhere in the world!
(Day 1) - 4:00pm: Orientation, meeting your instructor, other students and watching the course videos. (approx 2 hours).
(Day 2) - 8:00am - 10.30am Academics
1:30pm – 4:00pm Confined water training at a shallow dive site or pool.
(Day 3) - 8:00am - 10:00am Academics
11.30 – 4:00pm Dives 1&2
(Day 4) - 6:00am-11:00am Dives 3 & 4
Midday – Certification! (Then meet again at 7pm to watch the video we made of your group as we celebrate your new certification.)
Later that evening we meet up at our beach bar, for a special screening of your open water movie and to celebrate your first night as a fully certified open water diver…
Terms & Conditions:
If you would like your dives filmed by our in house professional videographer, we offer this service for an additional
Please note that you must leave 18 hours between your last dive and flying on a commercial aircraft.
For this course you need to be:
- A minimum of 10 years old
- Ability to swim 200m un-aided & tread water for 10 minutes
- Good physical health (Those with known medical conditions may need written approval from a dive medic)
- Full refund for cancellations upto10 days from the starting of the course
No refund of deposit for cancellations after less than10 days from the starting of the course
On-spot Payment : No Card Machine available. Though there are ATM's just one minute from the dive shop though, so you do not need to worry about carrying cash around.