PADI Discover Scuba Diving program — introduction to scuba diving on Koh Tao and Koh Samui Islands

PADI Discover Scuba Diving program

PADI Discover Scuba Diving program will give you a chance to discover the amazing world of diving.

Many divers start 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 have an unforgettable experience.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program Thailand

Duration: depending on the location from 5 to 10 hours.
Number of dives: 2
Prerequisites for the program:
Minimum age: 10 years
Absence of any medical problems

PADI Discover Scuba Diving - Prices and Schedule

PADI Discover Scuba Diving on Koh Tao Island

PADI Discover Scuba Diving on Koh Samui Island

PADI Discover Scuba Diving on Koh Phangan Island


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

1. Watching the training video (optional)
2. Briefing includes:
2.1. Basic information related to physics, physiology of diving and safety
2.2. Skills overview for shallow water practice
2.3. Introduction to the equipment
Your dive will start at a depth of not more than 1.5 meters.
You will practice several skills under the guidance of your PADI Instructor. Mastering these skills will make your diving safe and interesting. In particular, you will learn how to:
— Inflate and deflate your BCD on the surface
— Breathe compressed air under the water
— Clear your regulator from water (2 ways)
— Recover your regulator (2 ways)
— Clear a partially flooded mask underwater
Once the exercises are done, your instructor will give you an underwater tour.
When you rest up, 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 time required for skills practice).

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.