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PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand


PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands from Khao Lak makes learning to scuba dive an amazing experience with a really steep learning curve. Why settle for anything but the best possible experience? On our liveaboards, MV Manta Queen and MV Vilai Samut, you have the opportunity to experience the best scuba diving Thailand has to offer during your PAD/SSI Open Water Diver course.You will arrive in Khao Lak the day befor departure to complete your knowledge development and pratice basic diving skills in the swimmingpool. You open water dives will be done from our premier liveaboardwessel in the Similan Islands, where you will spend 4 days in total, eat, dive, sleep - repeat! You will dive 14 different divesites and become a competent and experienced scuba diver. Of course you can expand your skills with a PADI/SSI Advanced course onboard, and all specialities like fx Nitrox Diver, UW-photo, Deep Diver og Night Diver.

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand

Learn to dive in an Island Paradise - Similan Islands, Thailand!

Soren Egeberg and Scandinavian Dive Team offer all PAD/SSI courses from beginner to Divemaster. PADI and SSI are the worlds most recognized sport diving organisations and certify more than 80% of all certifications worldwide. When you start scuba diving, then the Open Water Diver course is the first step on the education ladder. By completing this course you will gain basic knowledge and safety, so you can go diving independently with a buddy under same conditions as you have learned during your course.

>> Read more about PADI instructor Soren Egeberg

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand


PADI/SSI Beginners Diving course in Khao Lak

To be able to move around weightlessly in the 3 dimensional underwater world is probably the closest most of us get to becoming astronauts. Jack Cousteau defined divers as Aquanauts and if you haven’t tried it yet, there is only one way: Jump in!

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PADI/SSI Open Water Diver onboard the M/VVilai Samut

The ultimate way to do your PADI/SSI Open Water Diver course with Scandinavian Dive Team, is onboard our premier liveaboard wessel M/V Vilai Samut. Your instructor Søren Egeberg will follow you during the whole trip as your personal mentor and build your confidence and scuba diving experience. Over 4 days you will complete 13 dives toghether, more than 3 times as many dives with your instructor compared to a landbased course.You will not find a more complete course anywhere.

We start with 1 day of academics (book and DVD) and practicing skills in the swimmingpool in Khao Lak. In the pool you will learn the basics of diving, as well as handsignals, airchecks etc. This part of the course will be cunducted in our new diving center with clean pool and airconditioned classrooms.

In the pool you will learn the basic skills and emergency procedures, so you are prepared for your dives in the ocean. This will give you more time to relax on the boat and energy to enjoy the diving in hte Similan Islands. We will use the day of departure for this and then its off to 4 days and nights cruise in the Similan Islands, then north to Koh Bon, famous Manta Rays, Koh Tachai,one of Thailands best divesites, then on to the worldfamous Richelieu Rock, with a chance of spotting a Whaleshark.

After completing 13 dives with your instructor on the liveaboard safari, you will feel very competent and prepared for new diving adventures all over the world. However, we do recommend that you extend your Open Water certification to Advanced Open Water to widen your experience and open up more diving possibilities during this trip.

PADI/SSI Open Water Diver Certification plus 3/4 days & 3/4 nights liveaboard cruise with M/VVilai Samut or Manta Queen
Open Water Diver Student discount Package on our liveaboard.
- 14 dives with your instructor
- 3/4 days /3/4 nights Liveaboard all-inclusive
- Open Water Diving course
- All equipment
-Similan Park Fees
- Open Water Diver book, RDP dive planner, PADI Open Water Diver certification card and Log book

Your Special Total Price with Scandinavian Dive Team: From 25,800 THB




PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand



PADI/SSI Continuing Education

hen your basic course is done, it’s time to increase your experience and safety under water. The best way to do this is in direct continuation of your Open Water Course, when all your newly acquired knowledge is still fresh in memory and can easily be developed into more advanced diving techniques. The natural continuation is called Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water Diver:

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand

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PADI/SSI Advanced Open Water Diveronboard our Liveaboard MV Vilai Samut 14 dives !

This scuba diving course is focused on giving you more experience with scuba diving under various conditions, depths and the use of new equipment such as a diving computer. The Advanced Open Water Diver certification will qualify you to dive to a maximum depth of 30m, and allows you to explore the divesites to the fullest.

For the PADI/SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course you will recieve the Adventures in Diving Manual, complete knowledge reviews for the dives of your choice, as well as complete 5 "adventure dives". Out of the 5 dives, 2 dives are mandatory: the Deep Dives and Navigation Dive. The 3 remaining dives you can choose yourself, we recommend Peak Performance Bouyancy, /Computer Diving and Nightdiving. Flere kompetencer bygger selvtillid og mere sikker og behagelig dykning.

You have a choice of 11 Adventure dives to complete the PAD/SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course:

Deep Diving

Underwater Naturalist

Drift Diving

Underwater Navigation

Multilevel & Computer Diving

Digital Underwater Photography

Night Diving

Underwater Videography

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Wreck Diving

Search & Recovery

PADI/SSI Advanced Open Water Diver course onboard our liveaboard M/VVilai Samut include:

- PADI/SSI Advanced Open Water Diver bog
- PADI/SSI Advanced Open Water Diver certification card.

Price SSI: 5,000 THB (add to Liveaboard price)
Price PADI: 6,000 THB (add to Liveaboard price)

Why not combine your Advanced course with a speacilty such as Enriched Air NITROX ? Dving with NITROX you will extend your bottomtimes when you dive deeper. Or supplement your diving experience and bring home lasting memories with aDigital Underwater Photography Course in combination with your Advanced course.

PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand


Do you have particular interests within diving? Read here about your opportunities to get specialized with one or more of the following Specialty courses:

PADI/SSI Specialities >> Read more!
Onbord our liveaboard in the Similan Islands you can choose among a broad variety of specialties. The purpose of these is to expand your knowledge and abilities with in a certain area, we have something g for everybody. Are you interested in underwater photography? Try our UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY Specialty or maybe you are hooked on NIGHT DIVING?

Other options are: Deep Diver, Enriched Air (NITROX), Digital Underwater Photo, Multilevel Diver, Underwater Naturalist, Search + Recovery, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Fish Identification, Boat Diver, Computer Diver.

Duration: 1 -2 Days
Number of dives: 2 - 4

PADI Nitrox Speciality: 4.500 THB
PADI Digital Underwater Photo Speciality: 4.500 THB
PADI Deep Diver Speciality: 4.500 THB



PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand - digital underwater photography


PADI/SSI Scuba Diving courses on liveaboard in Similan Islands - Thailand - digital underwater photography


Long time since your last dive?


Are you an already certified diver, but have been out of the water for a longer period of time (more than 6 months)? We recommend that you participate in a quick review before you get back in the water, whether you want to continue your education or simply just go diving. It takes only one afternoon on the boat during which your knowledge of safety rules, equipment and fundamental diving skills will be refreshed.

Duration: 1/2 Day Pool
Price: 1.500 THB