Unique Experiences:

•  Discover the world of scuba diving in a safe and cosy environment
•  Get your PADI Open Water diving certificate while enjoying warm water, better prices and colourful corrals and reef fishes
•  An experience in itself and an investment in future diving adventures all over the world


Shared Group Experience – normally has more than 2 people in a group and expect to share your experience with up to 6 others.
Please note that this tour might have fixed departure days. We recommend you to check and book in advance to secure your preferred departure day.

Trip Length: 3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

Diving at Koh Tao can be done year round. The very best season is March - April being whale shark season and July - September, which normally has great visibility and plenty to see below surface. Note that September - November is the monsoon season where occasional rain showers may be expected.

Type of Transportation: Diving Boat
Type of Accommodation: Basic fan room with cold shower
Physical Rate: 3/5
Child Policy:

Child age: Junior Open Water Diver be 12 years old or older  Certification for juniors, as for adults, is based on mastery learning. Junior Diver certification cards state the restrictions based on age.  PADI Professional to 18-meters  12 years old and older must dive with an adult certified diver and be physically fit for diving, please check personal healthy medical
Child price: Same price as adults
Please be aware of: The course contains 12 hours intense theory classes. We therefore ask parents to evaluate if the child is able to complete this. As an alternative, there is a Scuba Diver Certification, which is exactly half of the Open Water course. Many dive centres recommends this for young children, because it is always possible for the student to add on the last 2 days, and receive the full Open Water Certification at a later point in time.
Note: It is not possible for children to book Advanced Open Water

Included in Price:

Meals: water, coffee, tea & snacks on the dive boat only
Accommodation: 2 nights in basic fan room with cold shower accommodated by the dive supplier
English speaking tour guide: Dive instructor
Others: Diving course consisting of 1-2 classroom session covering knowledge reviews and 5 dives (2 mandatory dives: Adventure deep dive and Adventure navigation dive ), PADI Advanced Open Water Manual, certification & diving equipment.

Excluded from Price:

•  Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
•  Meals
•  All other expenses not stated as included in the above.


Locations Visited:
Koh Tao
Start City:
Koh Tao
End City:
Koh Tao


The Advanced Open Water Course (AOW) is a 2 1/2 days course that takes the Open Water Diver to the next level. This course offers 5 dives of which the deep dive and the underwater navigation dive are mandatory dives whilst the student may select any 3 dives such as photography, search & recovery, peak performance buoyancy, night diving, naturalist to name just a few. After completion of the AOW course, the student receives AOW certification and may dive to a maximum depth of 30m with experience.

Day 1: Kho Tao
Welcome to the Koh Tao dive site, check in time star 1:30pm.  Meet at 16:00pm with orientation meeting with your instructor , he will complete all the necessary paperwork with you and hand you the PADI materials you will be using the next few days. After discussing which adventure dives you wish to choose (5 dives offer). You will receive the knowledge for your next days.

Meals: Customers own arragnement
Accommodation: Basic Fan Room with cold showe

Day 2: Koh Tao - Adventure diving day
About 08:30am Meet your Instructor at the dive centre with an academic session,  correct your homework and discuss all the questions you may have. After a lunch break you join our afternoon boat trip  for 2 adventure  dives in afternoon and Night Dive around 6 pm (depending on night dive scheduled)

Optional night dive: If you wish to do the night dive it will be either on day 1 or day 2, depending on the boat schedule. When sun is disappearing in the ocean and exiting experience diving way is waiting to explorer. Night dive timing during 05:45pm to 08:00pm.

Meals: Customers own arrangnement
Accommodation: Basic Fan Room with cold shower

Day 3: Koh Tao
Get early in the morning and be ready for your next two adventure dives.
05:30am meet your instructor, the boat is leaving around 06.00am. On boat enjoy with view of sunrise with a coffee and some toast on boat while the sun rises over Koh Tao. Your first adventure dive will be the deep dive, to a maximum of 30 metres. The second dive could be the wreck dive or any other adventure dive you’ve chosen. In case you did not finish the academic session on the day before, your Instructor will go through the rest of the knowledge reviews with you after you come back from the dives. Trip end time around 11.00am.

Check out from your hotel, and proceed to next destination.


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