Diving on Koh Samui for beginners - Try Scuba Diving Now!

Diving on Koh Samui — PADI Discover Scuba Diving is an introduction to scuba diving. This is an amazing opportunity to discover the wonderful world of diving and to explore the beauty of tropical coral reefs and underwater fauna.

Diving on Samui for beginners

We dive at the best dive sites of Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan Islands, where you can fully enjoy the beauty below the surface in the Gulf of Thailand.
A lot of divers start their diving adventures with PADI Discover Scuba Diving program. It is designed for those who do not have a diver’s certificate, but who would like to experience scuba diving and explore the underwater world in a safe way.


PADI Discover Scuba Diving — your first scuba diving experience on Koh Samui

Price: 4,500 THB / 2 Dives

Special price for online booking: 3,990 THB / 2 Dives

You save 12%!

Duration: One day
Minimum age: 10 years
Prerequisites: absence of any medical conditions (download medical statement here)

*We guarantee the best price on Koh Samui! If you find a price lower than ours (for a similar offer), we will refund the difference!


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Our 1-day dive program for beginners includes:
— Transfer from your hotel on Koh Samui to Koh Tao and back
— 2 dives
— Full set of scuba equipment
— Lunch, tea, coffee, fruits, light snacks on the dive boat during the trip
Non-diving friends and/or family members can also accompany you on this trip. We also offer snorkeling tours.


What will you learn during the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program?

Theoretical part
You will listen to a detailed briefing by your PADI Instructor, during which you will learn the basic knowledge relating to the physics and physiology of diving and safety techniques. You will also become familiar with the equipment used during the dives and look at the skills you will need to perform.

Practical part
You will have to complete 5 mandatory skills at a depth of no more than 1.5 meters under the guidance of your PADI Instructor. After doing the exercises, your instructor will give you an underwater excursion.
After rest, you will make another dive with your instructor, to a depth of not more than 12 meters.
The duration of each dive will be approximately 45–55 minutes (excluding the time of skills practice).

PADI Discover Scuba Diving — detailed description 


One day dive tour for beginners schedule from Koh Samui island

6:30 am — 7:30 am: Transfer from your hotel to the Lomprayah high-speed catamaran pier
8 am — 10 am: Lomprayah high-speed catamaran trip from Samui to Koh Tao  island
10 am — 10:15 am: Meeting your instructor on Koh Tao and departing for a diving day on our dive boat
10:15 am — 11 am: Briefing before the dive
11 am — 12 pm: First dive
12 pm — 1 pm: Lunch on the dive boat and rest
1 pm — 2 pm: Second dive
3 pm — 5 pm: Lomprayah high-speed catamaran trip from Koh Tao to Samui
5 pm — 6 pm: Transfer to your hotel.

Continue your education in scuba diving

Upon completing the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program you will receive a certificate of recognition, which is not a full scuba diver certification.
If you would like to continue your education and get your PADI Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Diver certificate, the Discover Scuba Diver experience can be credited towards your PADI Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Diver courses.