“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page”. — Saint Augustine
The Open Water course (OW) is the first entry-level course to PADI certification; is a 4 days course; consists of five academic sessions, five confined water sessions (swimming pool or bay) and four open water dives to a maximum depth of 18m under the guidance of a certified PADI Instructor. After completion of the OW course, students become internationally recognized certified divers and may then dive without professional supervision. This course starts at 15:00 hrs.
The Open Water course (OW) is the first entry-level course to PADI certification; is a 4-day course; consists of five academic sessions, five confined water sessions (swimming pool or bay), and four open water dives to a maximum depth of 18m under the guidance of a certified PADI Instructor. After completion of the OW course, students become internationally recognized certified divers and may then dive without professional supervision.
Let’s Get Lost in the beauty of hidden world.
Well it might be possible when you see this new tour in our website you might be asking yourself or invisible our self that “What this new again?”. Being a new traveler it’s not an uncommon matter. I still remember when I first saw this tour itinerary in a small travel store in Thailand, I was feeling kind of stupid inside and couldn’t dare to ask the shop owner about this. Later, when the shop showed as bit lonely, I dared to ask the store manager about this. Trust me my traveler friends that was one of the most awakening moment of my Backpacker’s life. I was thinking “Oh Lord, how could I miss to know about this amazing thing!” Then later on I punched my credit card to buy this tour. And today it is one of the major reasons for making me one of the happiest persons on earth.
You might be crossing mountains, walking boundaries of new countries, roaming in dark deep forests, floating in blue oceans all your life. But, if you are not aware of “PADI Diving Tour”, then I am literally sorry to say that you are missing a big part of your true travel life. Scuba Diving is such a thing which amazes thegreatest world travelers from ages. PADI has given this sport a new chapter for glorifying it’s true natural beauty in a very modern safe way. You will meet wonderers like you in this course from around the world, learn how to love the Seas, study to observe the unseen palaces of underwater. It’s such a tour, which will lead you to the journey where you will be able to do an unexplainable conversation with various members of beautiful Sea, where you can fly like a flying fish under fresh blue water, where you can touch all the priceless pearls and precious corals which were always your Discovery Channel’s subject. So, be an uncommon to avoid the common itinerary of Thailand and grab this lifetime achievement tour to fulfill your adventure dreams. This will be happened in “The Turtle Island- Koh Tao”. It’s one of the most exclusively beautiful islands in the region of Amazing Thailand, which is mostly famous for diving and underwater beauty.
“The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)” is the world’s largest recreational diving membership and diver training organization founded in 1966 by John Cronin and Ralph Erickson. PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba diving credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your PADI certification card will be recognized and accepted. In fact, on most scuba diving adventures, you’ll be surrounded by other PADI Divers who made the same certification choice you did – to train with the world’s largest and most respected scuba diving training organization. “The PADI System” of diver education is the most instructionally solid system in diving. PADI courses are designed to make learning enjoyable and worthwhile. Under the guidance of your professional PADI Instructor, you gain confidence while mastering important safety concepts and skills. PADI Instructors are trained and held to diving’s highest standards, backed up by a solid, proactive quality management system. PADI courses are certified as compliant with ISO standards for “Recreational Diving Services” by an independent auditor, the “European Underwater Federation” and the “Austrian Standards Institute”.
The Open Water course (OW) is the first entry-level course to “PADI” certification; is a 4-day course; consists of five academic sessions, five confined water sessions (swimming pool or bay) and four open water dives to a maximum depth of 18m under the guidance of a certified “PADI” Instructor. After completion of the OW course, students become internationally recognized certified divers and may then dive without professional supervision. This course starts everyday at 15:00 hrs (see schedule below) and includes:
3:00 P.M. – Hope you have settled yourself in the island life of beautiful Koh Tao for few days. Get an amazing orientation from PADI Team members. Later on meet your friendly PADI Instructor who will show you a presentation of OW Video sections 1 & 2.
5:30 P.M. – I am glad you have grabbed enough for scuba diving lessons in this first day of your course. Day ends with plenty of questions in mind and wonders for feeling blue water in your bare skin.
9:00 A.M. – Be ready with a powerful breakfast, because it is going to be a very special day for you in your Scuba Diving memory. Today you will be leaded to Academic Session 1 & 2 by your PADI Instructor. It’s going to be very charming for you. Today there will be many practical sessions for you to know scuba diving closer.
11:30 A.M. – Get a lunch break for resting your heart and soul and for getting ready to the next level of adventure.
1:00 P.M. – Be ready for the Equipment Issue. After that you instructor will lead for a Confined Water Session.
4:30 P.M. – Fulfil your course Payment and end your day probably with tired body and happy mind. Enjoy the beautiful island for rest of the night.
9:00 A.M. – After an energetic breakfast be ready for Academic Session 3 & 4.
12:15 P.M. – All students will meet at Equipment Room for knowing each equipment for being a proper scuba diver.
1:00 P.M. – Be ready for a departure for OW Dives 1 & 2 (Max Depth 12m) with your authentic PADI Diving Instructor.
5:00 P.M. – At end of today’s session you will be certified as PADI Scuba/Diver.After the class done I hope you will be amazed for what you did and got in today’s lesson. You must have seen an amazing world under the water. Your mind must want go back there, but for that you have to wait another day. Try to get a better sleep because tomorrow will be the biggest day for you in this lesson.
6:15 A.M. – Today’s session will start at very early hour. All guys will meet again at Equipment Room.
6:30 A.M. – Depart for OW Dives 3 & 4 with your diving instructor.
11:00 A.M. – Return to CGD and grab a delicious lunch break.
1:00 P.M. – Get that last and final Academic Session 5. Complete your final exam for this course, though it’s not that tough like other exams in your life.
3:00 P.M. – Hurrah! At last you are certified as a PADI Open Water Diver. From now on you can dive anywhere in the world legally with your authentic PADI Certification.
Wishing you a safe journey from our team with a good memory.
02 nights accommodation in Pattaya
Daily Breakfast except on Day 01
Transfer from Airport to Pattaya to Bangkok to Airport.
All tours and transfers are on Seat in Coach (SIC) Basis.
Meals other than what is mentioned in the itinerary
Tips to driver and guides locally
All surcharges for Airport transfers after the Scheduled Seat in coach timings
Guaranteed early check in / late check out charges
Any expenses of personal nature
Surcharges as applicable
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions