Diving Koh Phangan - COVID-19 special discount up to 30%

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the "Scuba Birds" PADI 5-star IDC Dive Center on Koh Phangan Island offers special prices. Book diving now and get up to 30% discount on PADI Courses and Diving Tours. No deposit and prepayment required!

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PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty Course on Koh Phangan Island - You dropped something in the water and want to find it? Found something underwater and need to pick it up? PADI Search & Recovery diver specialty course will teach you the effective ways to find objects underwater and bring those objects safely to the surface. You will develop the techniques involved in locating and retrieving lost articles, large and small, within recreational limits and while avoiding disturbing delicate marine life. The best way to learn how to conduct search patterns and to use lifting devices is by doing it. During four scuba dives you’ll learn:

  • How to execute a circular rope search, an expanded square and a U search pattern using your compass and natural navigation
  • What are five general steps in planning a search and recovery dive based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive
  • Special procedures for controlling, rigging, and lifting a large or heavy object using a lift bag, plus other recovery methods
  • Potential hazards of search and recovery diving
  • Commonly used knots for search and recovery

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty Course on Koh Phangan - general information

Number of dives: 4 dives
Duration: 2 days
Prerequisites:Advanced Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent
Minimum age: 12 years

The cost of PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course on Koh Phangan:

Course price ฿9,400 
Price for booking on this website ฿8,300

Discount up to 12% for online booking

No prepayment or deposit is needed for booking! Just specify the arrival date, the number of participants and save up to 12%. Additional discounts for two or more students.

The cost of PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course on Koh Phangan includes:


The practical part of the course will be conducted on Koh Tao as there are no dive sites around Samui and Koh Phangan. For your convenience and to save your time, transfer by high-speed catamaran to Koh Tao island and back, and the cost of your accommodation on Koh Tao for the duration of PADi Specialty course (1 night) is included in the course price.


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PADI Search and Recovery Diver course combined with other courses

Before starting this course, PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course will be extremely helpful to you and if you are certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver is required for participation in PADI Search and Recovery Diver course.