PADI Advanced Courses

If you are thinking about taking one of our Continuing Education courses and it's been a while since you completed the Open Water Course. the PADI Reactivate Program gives you the opportunity to refresh your Open Water Course skills and knowledge back to the level they should be before taking the next step.

Being an Advanced or Rescue diver you will be expected to know the basic open water skills such as how to set up your equipment, how to conduct a proper pre-dive safety check, etc. If you can't remember the steps Reactivate could be what you need.

Click on the link below to find out about the amazing PADI Reactivate digital product.

PADI Reactivate Program

After you have finished the Open Water Diver Course you can continue the fun with PADI Adventure Diver or PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Courses. 

Participating in an Adventure Dive is often the first step newly certified divers take after their Open Water Course certification.

 

DPV's - Underwater ScootersThe PADI Adventures in Diving program provides you with a way to explore exciting, new diving activities under the supervision of one of our experienced Instructors, which helps you improve your diving skills, gain more experience and increase your confidence. And after completing the Deep Adventure Dive you will be certified to dive to a depth of 30 metres.

Begin your Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Course today, from the comfort of your own home. You can now access the PADI Adventures in Diving manual on-line, and complete the Independent Study portion of the course before you arrive on Koh Samui, saving lots of valuable holiday time. Click on the banner below for more details about PADI e-Learning. Please check with us before you begin to make sure we offer the Adventure Dives you choose. 

    Identification, Enriched Air (Nitrox), Boat Diving, DPV (underwater
    scooters), Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Photography, Multi-Level & Computer Diving, Search & Recovery, AWARE Shark Conservation, and a few more if conditions allow.
Enriched Air (Nitrox)The day begins around 7 - 7.30am when we pick you up from your resort and take you to meet up with your Instructor, who will go through your knowledge reviews to make sure you know everything you need to know about the Adventure Dives you are going to do, if you haven't already done so.
 
Underwater NavigationWe then take you by speedboat to either Koh Tao, which is about 1 1/4 hours away, or to the fantastic Sail Rock which is about 50 minutes from Samui (see our dive sites page), where you will make your 3 dives.
Both Koh Tao and Sail Rock are ideal for a number Night Adventure Diveof Adventure Dives, as you can dive deep or shallow at both, and there is clear blue water and lots of marine life for you to see.
After you have completed your first two dives, we take a break for an hour or so when we serve lunch. After lunch you will make your third dive of the day to complete your certification.
We arrive back to Koh Samui around 1.00pm from Koh Tao and about 3.30pm from Sail Rock, when you will complete your paperwork and fill in your logbook with your Instructor.
              PADI eLearning
Begin your Adventure Diver Course today, from the comfort of your own home. You can now access the PADI Adventures in Diving manual on-line, and complete the Independent Study portion of the course before you arrive on Koh Samui. Click on the banner above for more details about PADI e-Learning. Please check with us before you begin to make sure we offer the Adventure Dives you choose. 
Take a look at what further adventures you can have on the Advanced Open Water CourseIf you are a certified diver looking to continue your dive education we offer a full range of PADI Continuing Education courses, from Adventure Diver through toDivemaster and PADI Instructor. If you are not yet certified check out the options for Entry Level Courses.

PADI eLearning

Underwater Navigation

An Adventure Dive is usually the first dive of a PADI Specialty Diver Course, so you can credit the dive you do towards the Specialty and become a PADI Specialty Diver. Take a look at the range of PADI Specialty Courses we offer and ask for details how we can integrate them into your Adventure Diver or Advanced Course.

To complete your Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Course you can choose from the following list of dives: Deep, Navigation, Fish Identification, Enriched Air (Nitrox), Boat Diving, DPV (underwater scooters), Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Photography, Multi-Level & Computer Diving, Search & Recovery, AWARE Shark Conservation, and a few more if conditions allow.

ADVENTURE DIVER

PADI LOGOThe Adventure Diver course is one of the next courses you can take after the Open Water Diver Course, giving you the chance to learn about exciting new activities as well as increasing your knowldege, experience and confidence.

  • The minimum age to begin the Adventure Diver Course is 10 years old and you must be an Open Water or Junior Open Water diver.
  • The course takes 1 day to complete, plus some independent study.
  • There are 3 Open Water Dives required for certification which you can choose from the list above.
  • You can easily upgrade from Adventure Diver to Advanced Open Water at a later date by completing 2 more Adventure Dives.

AOW ManualThe day begins around 7 - 7.30am when we pick you up from your resort and take you to meet up with your Instructor, who will go through your knowledge reviews to make sure you know everything you need to know about the Adventure Dives you are going to do, if you haven't already done so.

We then take you by speedboat to either Koh Tao, which is about 1 1/4 hours away, or to the fantastic Sail Rock which is about 50 minutes from Samui (see our Dive Sites page), where you will make your 3 dives.

Both Koh Tao and Sail Rock are ideal for a number of Adventure Dives, as you can dive deep or shallow at both, and there is clear blue water and lots of marine life for you to see.

Buoyancy SkillsAfter you have completed your first two dives, we take a break for an hour or so when we serve lunch. After lunch you will make your third dive of the day to complete your certification.

We arrive back to Koh Samui around 1.00pm from Koh Tao and about 3.30pm from Sail Rock, when you will complete your paperwork and fill in your logbook with your Instructor.

 

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

PADI LOGOMove up and experience real adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course and try some of divingís most rewarding and useful specialty activities. The Deep and Underwater Navigation dives are mandatory, and you get to choose 3 additional Adventure Dives from the list mentioned below. The skills you learn will make your diving much more than just underwater sightseeing.

  • The minimum age to begin the Advanced Course is 10 years old and you must be at least an Open Water or Junior Open Water diver.
  • The course takes 2 days to complete, plus some independent study.
  • There are 5 Open Water Dives required for certification. The Deep and Navigation dives are mandatory then you get to choose from the exciting list of Adventure Dives above.
  • Upon completion of the course you will receive a certification to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 30m.

AOW Cert CardBoth dive days begin around 7 - 7.30am when we pick you up from your resort and take you to meet up with your Instructor, who will go through your knowledge reviews to make sure you know everything you need to know about the Adventure Dives you are going to do, if you haven't already done so.

We then take you by speedboat to either Koh Tao, which is about 1 1/4 Whale Sharkhours away, or to the fantastic Sail Rock which is about 50 minutes from Samui (see our Dive Sites page), where you will make your Adventure dives

On one of the two days on the boat you will make 3 dives and on the other you will make 2 dives. Lunch will be served in between dives, which you can eat on the boat or on the beach at Koh Tao, and on the boat at Sail Rock. After lunch you will make either your second or third dive of the Buoyancy Skillsday.

We arrive back to Koh Samui around 1.00pm from Koh Tao and about 3.30pm from Sail Rock, when you will complete your paperwork and fill in your logbook with your Instructor.

If you are interested in taking a PADI Specialty Diver Course ask us how we can link selective courses in with your Advanced Open Water Course, saving valuable time and money. For information on what PADI Specialty Diver Courses are available go to our Specialty Courses page.  

Fitness for Diving: to make sure you are Medically fit to take part in a PADI Dive Course you will need to complete a medical questionnaire. Please click here to see the Medical Form and take a look to see if you have any issues. Should you answer YES to any question, you will need to seek medical clearance from a physician before we can take you diving.

Visit Project AWAREThe fight to protect the ocean planet begins with you. Small conservation actions multiplied by many like-minded individuals can add up to big results. You can be the change every time you dive, travel and more. To find out ways you can help protect our amazing underwater world take a look at Project AWARE's 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet.

 

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