Diving Koh Samui - COVID-19 special discount up to 31%

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the "Scuba Birds" PADI 5-star IDC Dive Center on Koh Samui Island offers special prices for 2021-2022. Book diving now and get up to 31% discount on PADI Courses and diving tours. No deposit and prepayment required!

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Diving on Koh Samui. Scuba diving training for beginners — 2 days PADI Scuba Diver course.

PADI Scuba Diver course on Koh Samui

After completing this course, you will receive an international PADI diver certificate and will be able to dive to a depth of no more than 12 meters, under the guidance of a PADI professional anywhere in the world. This course is perfect for those who plan to dive infrequently, mainly during the holidays.

PADI Scuba Diver course on Koh Samui — the best price guaranteed!*

Maximum depth: 12 meters

Minimum age: 10 years

Duration: 2 days

Limitations: absence of any medical conditions (download medical statement here)

Regular price: ฿12,500

Book now: ฿8,990

Discount: 28%

*We guarantee the lowest prices for diving on Koh Samui! If you find a better price than ours, for a similar offer, we will give you an additional discount!


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The practical part of the course will be conducted on Koh Tao as there are no dive sites around Koh Samui. 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 course is included in the price.


The cost of the course includes:

What does your training for PADI Scuba Diver course include?

Theoretical part
You can start your theoretical studies on Koh Samui, where you will receive educational materials and all the necessary instructions to use them in advance.
You will need to read through 3 chapters of the PADI Open Water Diver manual, which can be supplemented by watching 3 parts of the training video. After that you will need to complete 3 knowledge reviews and 3 tests related to the 3 chapters you studied.
Practical part
As has been mentioned above, the entire practical part of the course will take place on Koh Tao. Practice includes 3 confined water sessions*. During those sessions you will master basic safe scuba diving and equipment setup skills under the guidance of the PADI Instructor. The next day you will complete 2 dives in the open water, demonstrating previously learned skills in conditions that replicate real dives. At the end of each dive you will take an underwater tours and enjoy the underwater world of tropical coral reefs.

**Confined water is a general term that refers to either a swimming pool or an open water site that offers swimming pool-like conditions in regard to clarity, calmness, and depth. It has both shallow water and sufficiently deep water to allow student divers to meet all of the skill performance requirements.

PADI Scuba Diver course — detailed course description


PADI Scuba Diver course schedule on Koh Samui

You will begin the study of the theoretical part on Koh Samui, where 1–2 days before the course you will receive study materials and all the necessary instructions.
First day:
6:30 am — 7:15 am: Transfer (minivan) from your hotel to the Lomprayah pier
8 am — 10 am: High-speed catamaran ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Tao
10 am — 10:15 am: Meeting with your instructor on Koh Tao
10:15 am: Departure on our dive boat to one of the Koh Tao dive sites to perform the training dives (departure time may vary)
11 am — 12:30 pm: Skills practice in confined water
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm: Rest on the dive boat, tea, coffee, light snacks
1:30 pm — 2:30 pm: Skills practice in confined water
3 pm: Return to Koh Tao, accommodation check-in, free time.
4 pm — 5:30 pm: Theory part (knowledge review and tests check)
Second day:
10 am: Departure on our dive boat to one of the Koh Tao dive sites to perform the training dives (departure time may vary)
10:30 am — 11 am: First training dive in the open water
11 am — 12 pm: Rest, lunch on the dive boat
12 pm — 1 pm: Second training dive in the open water
3 pm — 5 pm: High-speed catamaran ferry from Koh Tao to Koh Samui
5 pm — 6 pm: Transfer to your hotel

Continuing diving education

After completing the PADI Scuba Diver course you can upgrade your certificate to PADI Open Water Diver at any time. To do this you will need to study the 2 remaining theoretical modules in the PADI Open Water Diver manual, pass a final exam, complete confined sessions 4 and 5, and 2 open water dives.