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Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the "Scuba Birds" PADI 5-star IDC Dive Center on Koh Phangan Island offers special prices for 2020-2021. Book diving now and get up to 42% discount on PADI Courses and diving programs. No deposit and prepayment required! Prices are valid valid until September 1, 2021

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course for certified divers on Koh Phangan Island - Two Days Diving Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course on Koh Phangan - 30 meters dive!

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver on Koh Phangan Island - Complete 5 adventure dives, including deep (up to 30 meters) and underwater navigation. The other three dives you can choose yourself. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate will give you access to about 90% of the dive sites around the world!

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course on Koh Phangan - accommodation included! 

Duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 10 years
Number of dives: 5
Maximum depth: 30 m. (100ft.)
Limitations: absence of any medical conditions, required level - PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent
The cost of the program: ฿12,500
Book now: ฿11,200 save 10%

 

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Attention! The practical part of the course will be conducted on Koh Tao as there are no dive sites around Koh Phangan. For your convenience and to save time on transfers between Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, the cost of your stay on Koh Tao for the duration of training is included in the course price.

The price of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course includes:

  • Transfer to Koh Tao and back by High Speed Catamaran "Lomprayah"
  • Accommodation on Koh Tao for the duration of the course (1 night)
  • Training materials on your language
  • International PADI diver E-certificate
  • Equipment rental
  • Tea, coffee, fruits and snacks on the boat

What are you going to learn on your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course?

Theoretical and practical parts.

You have to read through the 5 relevant chapters of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver manual and complete the knowledge reviews related to those chapters. Before each adventure dive you will also receive a detailed briefing.
There are 5 dives included in the course and 2 of those are mandatory:

Deep Dive

You will dive to a depth of 30 meters and learn how to control your air consumption when deep diving. During this training dive you will also learn about the risks associated with deep diving, ways to manage them, emergency procedures and much more.

Underwater Navigation

You will improve your underwater navigation skills, learn how to use a dive compass and spot visual references. You will also learn how to improve dive planning and air consumption which will help to increase dive safety.

3 adventure dives of your choice based on your own interests in diving:

AWARE Fish Identification

For those who want to learn more about underwater flora and fauna. You will identify very different fish species, which will really enrich your diving experience.

Enriched Air (Nitrox)

Diving with enriched air (contains a higher percentage of oxygen called Nitrox) will allow you to stay longer at depth by increasing your no decompression time.

Night Dive

Discover the beautiful underwater world during a night dive. You’ll never forget your first night dive!

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Improve your diving with simple and effective skills which will benefit your positioning midwater.

Search & Recovery

Lost something underwater or found something interesting? Learn the various techniques of underwater search and the skills of lifting objects from the water with a special lifting bag

Underwater Naturalist

Learn more about the life of coral reefs!

Wreck Diving

Learn how to dive wrecks safely. Shipwrecks, planes and much more are waiting for you under the water.


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course — detailed description

 

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course schedule on Koh Phangan

You will begin the study of the theoretical part on Koh Phangan, where you will receive study materials and all the necessary instructions in advance.

First day:

08–00 Check in to Koh Tao on Thong Sala Pier, Koh Phangan 
08–30 — 10–00 High-speed ferry Phangan - Koh Tao
10–00 — 10–15 Meeting with your instructor on Koh Tao 
10–15 Departure to dive sites to perform the training dives (departure time may vary), briefing
11–00 — 12–00 First training dive
12–00 — 13–00 Break on the dive boat, briefing before the second dive
13–00 — 14–00 Second training dive
15–00 Return to Koh Tao, accommodation check-in, theory and paperwork

Second day:

08–00 Departure to dive sites, briefing
09–00 — 10–00 Third training dive 
11–00 — 12–00 Fourth training dive
12–00 — 13–00 Break on the dive boat, briefing before the second dive
13–00 — 14–00 Training dive #5
15–00 — 17–00 Transfer Koh Tao - Koh Phangan

Continuing Scuba Diving Education

After completing the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course you will get a credit towards the relevant PADI specialty courses. You can also continue improving your skills by completing Emergency First Responder courses and the PADI Rescue Diver course.