Diving on Koh Tao for beginners - Discover Scuba Diving, try scuba diving now!

Diving on Koh Tao — try scuba diving today! PADI Discover Scuba Diving program — introduction to scuba diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

This program is designed especially for beginners. It takes only half a day and meets all the international safety standards (ISO). Many divers started with PADI Discover Scuba Diving. This program will be interesting for those who want to discover the underwater world and try scuba diving. If you are thinking of taking diving courses, but have not decided yet, this program will allow you to give it a try and get an unforgettable experience. In addition, if upon completion of your Discover Scuba Diving experience, you decide to sign up for the PADI Open Water Diver or PADI Scuba Diver course, we will subtract the cost of this program from the cost of the course.


PADI Discover Scuba Diving program — an introduction scuba dive on Koh Tao!

Duration: 4 — 5 hours
Minimum age: 10 years
Max. depth: not more than 12 m. (39ft.)
Prerequisites: absence of any medical conditions (download medical statement here)

The cost of the program: 2,500 THB for 1 dive, 3500 THB for 2 dives.


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The cost of the program includes:
— Dive Instructor
— Equipment rental
— Water, tea, coffee, fruits and light snacks on the dive boat

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

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 (please, let us know in advance if you’d like to get a credit)