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Discover the brilliant reefs and exciting wrecks of Koh Tao. As with all dive centers 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.



Try Scuba Diving (Half day experience from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)


The SSI Try Scuba Diving 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.


10:00 am

Meet your instructor, fellow students and start with 40 minutes of basic dive theory.


12:30 pm

Begin your underwater experience with 1 dive in direct contact with an SSI professional, starting at 0 meters to a maximum of 5 meters while focusing on techniques, skills, and exercises!


5:00 pm

Dive number 2 of the day is no skills, no exercises, JUST DIVING! The second dive will be to a maximum depth of 12 meters.


Price includes


  • Pick up from your hotel

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks in the boat

  • Free Online access to digital training materials


Course requirements

  • Minimum age 8 years old

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire




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 + Dive 1 & dive 2


9:00am to 5:00pm


(8:30 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) Practice skills in shallow water!


Day 2 - Academics + Diving Skills

9:00am to 5:00pm


(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 2 dives to a maximum depth of 12m on 2 different dive sites around Koh Tao.


Day 3 - Diving + Exam


07:00am to 12:00pm


The last day is purely fun diving. No skills or exercises. It will starts at (07:00 am) and you will enjoy 2 dives at a maximum depth of 18 meters on some of the best dive sites around Koh Tao. After the morning dives, you will take the final exam at the dive shop.


Price includes


  • 4 dives

  • 2 confined water training sessions

  • Online theory training

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Digital certification



Course Requirements


  • Minimum age 10 years old

  • Must have basic swimming skills

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire




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 + Diving Skills


Meet your instructor, fellow students and start with a bit of theory. (No exams.) Once you are done with the theory you jump in the water with your instructor to start your buoyancy and orientation skills.

Day 2 - Diving Skills + Deep Dive


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


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!


Price includes


  • 5 dives

  • Diving gear

  • Online theory material

  • Logbook

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat

  • Digital certification


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 Specialty (1 Day)


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 certification



Course Requirements

  • Open Water Diver

  • Minimum age of 15 years

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire


Stress & Rescue


Stress & Rescue Speciality (2 day course & 4 dives)


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


Meet your instructor and fellow students, start paperwork and orientation, followed by some training videos.


Day 2 - Outdoor Rescue


Learn to plan and manage accidents through a number of diving-related emergency simulations.


Day 3 - Underwater Rescue


Learn and manage underwater rescue simulations.



Price includes


  • Registration forms

  • Medical forms

  • Online theory material

  • Diving gear

  • Snacks and drinks on the boat



Who can take this course?


  • Minimum age 15 years

  • Open Water Diver

  • SSI React right first aid certification or equivalent

  • Must clear the medical questionnaire





Divemaster (7-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 snorkeling 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 - Theory + Diving Skills


Meet your instructor and fellow students, start paperwork and orientation, followed som by training videos and theory.

Week 2 - 3 Learn Orientation + Diving Skills


Improve your underwater orientation up to a professional level.


Week 4 - 5 Science of Diving + Diving Skills


Learn the complete science of diving theory.


Weeks 6 - 7 Dive Guide + Diving Skills


Become a professional dive guide, learning dive guide theory and completing all final exams before obtaining your new profession!



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

  • Stress & Rescue rating or equivalent

  • SSI Advanced Adventurer Certification or equivalent 

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


Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District,

Surat Thani


Contact Us


+66 (0)7 745 7074

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