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Discover the brilliant reefs and exciting wrecks of Koh Tao. As with all dive centres on Koh Tao we scale our Fun Dive prices so that they become cheaper the more you do. If you know you are here for a few days then you can take advantage of one of our packages when you book online.

 

BASIC

DIVER

Basic Diver (Half day experience from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)

 

The SSI Basic Diver program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience and discover why thousands of people come to the island every year to scuba dive. This program is perfect for those who do not have time to complete the Open Water Diver Course of (3 days) but would still like to experience diving.

 

09:30 

Pick up from your hotel


10:00 

Learn the basic theory of diving
 

11:00 

Prepare diving equipment
 

11:30 

Lunchbreak
 

12:30 

Boat leaves the pier
 

13:00 

First dive: Your instructor will teach you the basic skills of diving so that you feel comfortable underwater.

Maximum depth 5 meters
 

15:00 

Second dive: Have fun and enjoy your underwater experience as you now have the knowledge of how to dive

safely. Maximum depth 12 meters
 

17:00 

Back to the pier/Transfer back to your hotel
 

Price includes

 

  • Pick up from your hotel

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks in the boat

  • Lunch

  • Free Online access to digital training materials

Course requirements

  • Minimum age 8 years old

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire

 

OPEN WATER

 

Open Water Diver Course (only 3 days)

Your first certification is a license to learn more! Once you are done with this course you will have the knowledge and skills to plan and execute a dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters with a certified buddy.


 

Day 1 - Academics + Confined 1 & Open Water Dive 1

 

9:00 - 16:30

(9:00 am) Meet your instructor, fellow students and start the first academic session. (11:00 am) A short break for lunch before jumping into your confined skills session for the afternoon. (12:00 pm) The first dive of the day, focusing on skills, techniques and exercises at a maximum depth of 5 meters. (3:00 pm) The first open water dive to a maximum of 12 metres.

 

Day 2 - Academics + Confined 2 & Open Water Dive 2

9:00 - 16:30

(09:00 am) Start the second day with an academic session in the morning. (11:00 am) A lunch break before heading to the afternoon boat. (12:00 pm) On the boat for confined open water training skills and second open water dive to a maximum depth of 12m.

 

Day 3 - 2 Open Water Dives + Theory Test

 

06:45 - 12:00

The last day is purely fun diving. No skills or exercises. It will starts at (07:00 am) and you will enjoy 2 fun dives to a maximum depth of 18 meters on some of the best dive sites around Koh Tao. After the morning dives, you will take the theory test at the dive shop. Upon completion, you will be certified to dive to a maximum depth of 18 metres anywhere in the world.

 

Price includes

 

  • 2 Confined Dives

  • 2 Open Water Dives

  • 2 Fun Dives

  • Online theory training

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Lunch

  • Digital certification

  • pick up & drop off services 

 

 

Course Requirements

 

  • Minimum age 10 years old

  • Must have basic swimming skills

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire

 

ADVANCED ADVENTURER

 

Advanced Adventurer (2-3 day course)

 

The SSI Advanced Adventurer course gives you a chance to sample various speciality courses like wreck and night diving, improve on your skills as a diver and allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 30 meters. The Advanced Adventurer course is done over 5 dives and includes a deep dive. The course takes 2-3 days depending on the conditions and the dives you want to do.


Day 1 - Academics + Buoyancy + Navigation Adventure Dives

10:00 - 16:30

Meet your instructor, fellow students and start with a bit of theory. (No exams.) Once you are done with the theory. (12:15 pm) Leave for the boat to do your buoyancy and navigation adventure dives.

Day 2 - Deep Dive + Wreck Dive or Fish ID

 

06:45 - 19:00

Learn underwater diving physics with your instructor and experience new limits down to 30 metres deep. 

(07:00 am) The First dive of the day to a maximum of 30 meters deep. The second dive of the day at the infamous HTMS Sattakut shipwreck situated at the dive site Hin Pee Wee. If Wreck is not possible due to conditions you can either do Fish ID.

 

NIGHT DIVE (Night dive will be done either the first or the second day) (18:00 pm) Meet up at the school to prepare equipment with your instructor for your night dive, leave right at sunset & enjoy one of the more adventurous dives of the SSI Advanced course​

 

Our recommendation for your SSI Advanced Adventurer Course Dives:

 

  • Perfect Buoyancy: Improving your buoyancy control is the basis for all diving.

  • Navigation: Learn to plan your dives and find your way back to the boat underwater.

  • Deep: You will be certified to dive to a maximum of 30 meters.

  • Wreck: Go explore the HTMS Sattakut wreck and learn the basics of wreck diving!

  • Night: When the sun goes down, the nocturnal marine life comes out to play. Enjoy another whole world!

*SSI mandatory completion for certificate requires deep and navigation. (also available: nitrox theory level 1, computer diving and search & recovery.)

 

Price includes

 

  • 5 dives

  • Diving gear

  • Online theory material

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Lunch

  • Digital certification

  • pick up & drop off services

 

Course Requirements

 

  • Minimum age 10 years old

  • Certified Open Water Diver

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire

  • Must be in good health (Divers with a history of medical illness must obtain a certificate from a doctor allowing them to dive)

 

REACT RIGHT

 

React Right Specialty (4 Hours)

 

Designed for SSI, the React Right Specialty fulfils the international first aid course standards. This is a hands-on course that benefits even non-divers. The course covers the most common accident types and how to react to them both in theory and in practice. You will learn how to give basic and advanced diver first aid, as well as provide oxygen in emergencies. This is the precursor to the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue course.


 

Theory and Practice

 

Meet your instructor, fellow students and start React Right theory followed by practical assessments with some basic first aid and oxygen provider simulations.

 

 

Price includes

 

  • Online theory material

  • practical assessments

  • Digital Diamond certification

  • Lunch

  • pick up & drop off services

 

 

Course Requirements

  • Open Water Diver

  • Minimum age of 15 years

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire

 

Stress & Rescue

 

Stress & Rescue Speciality ( 2-day course )

 

Learn how to take care of both yourself and your dive buddy! Perhaps the most challenging and rewarding of all the speciality courses, the Stress & Rescue Speciality course gives you the knowledge and skills needed to help in diving-related emergencies. This is the one required speciality in order to reach the coveted Master Diver and also dive guide certifications. You will learn to recognize stress in yourself as well as in others and act with confidence in different emergency situations.

 

Day 1 - Academics + 2 Training Dives

09:00 - 16:30

Meet your instructor and fellow students, start paperwork and orientation, followed by theory Chapters 1,2 and 3 Then onto the afternoon boat for some emergency, search & recovery skills

 

Day 2 - Academics + Final Theory Test + 2 Training Dives

 

09:00 - 16:45

Start with Theory in the morning and final theory test before having lunch. (12:30) Onto the afternoon boat to learn, plan and manage accidents through a number of diving-related emergency simulations both above and below the water.

 

 

Price includes

 

  • 4 Training dives

  • Online theory material *Diamond certification

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Lunch

  • pick up & drop off services

 

 

Who can take this course?

 

  • Minimum age 15 years

  • Open Water Diver + Advanced certification

  • SSI React right first aid certification or equivalent

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire

 

BECOME

A PRO

 

Divemaster ( 8-week course )

The SSI Divemaster program is your first step in becoming a dive professional.! In addition to guiding certified divers, Divemasters get to assist on courses, work on dive vessels and in resorts, as well as teach snorkelling courses. This course expands your understanding of the broad subject of diving and all diving theory. This is an internship-style course, where you participate in the daily life of a busy dive shop. The course includes skills development both in confined waters and open water to the level that you can demonstrate to others. Your training will also cover the safety aspects of being a dive leader. You will learn how to best take care of your customers in a variety of conditions and work with our most experienced instructors allowing you to learn from different teaching styles.


 

Week 1  Dive Experience

 

Meet your instructor to complete paperwork and planning your DMT schedule. Then fun dive, fun dive, fun dive until you have a minimum of 40 dives.

Week 2  Orientation + Diving Skills + Assists

 

Improve your underwater navigation skills up to a professional level. Followed by Assist skills development.

Week 3 - 4 Science of Diving +  Dive Guide Theory 

 

Meet your instructor to discuss and learn Dive Guide and science of diving theory. ( Self Study )

Morning dives for skills development and practice. Final Exam ( 98% pass rate requirement )

Week 5 - 6 Course Assists + Skills Development

 

Start assisting courses with numerous instructors to help you learn skills and develop your own methods and style. You will assist instructors with different skill levels, from zero experience through to advanced. 

*requirement: Assist in all courses from Basic Diver through to Stress & Rescue including Specialities.

 

Weeks 7 - 8 Dive Guide + Dive Briefings

 

Become a professional dive guide, learning dive guide practical skills, leading fun dives and practising your dive briefings before obtaining your new profession! *night dive lead required

 

 

Have at least the following equipment of your own:

 

  • Dive computer

  • Compass

  • SMB and reel

  • Whistle

  • Diver´s tool (knife or a cutting tool)

  • Mask, snorkel, and fins

 

Price includes

 

  • Unlimited dives for the duration of the course

  • Diving gear

  • Online theory materials – Diamond access (Online and offline access to digital training materials)

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Certification and registration fees

  • First-year SSI membership fees

 

Course requirements

 

  • Minimum age 18 years

  • Minimum 40 dives (Can be completed with us free of charge)

  • Stress & Rescue rating or equivalent

  • SSI Advanced Adventurer Certification or equivalent 

  • Have a current medical examination for scuba diving and a signed medical questionnaire

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Contact Us

info@kohtaoscubaclub.com

+66 (0)7 745 7074

Address 

8/21 MOO 2 Koh Tao

Ko Pha-ngan 

Surat Thani

84360

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