Advanced dive course Phuket

PADI Advanced Diver Course

  • Course Duration: Two days
  • Availability: Every day
  • Minimum Age: 12 years old
  • Certification Level Needed: Open Water Diver
  • Instruction: Private. Read more
  • Online Discounts Available: Yes. Read more

Course Outline

For the Advanced Open Water Diver course complete five adventure dives over a period of two days plus related academics instead of the three dives for adventure diver. For the Advanced course two of these subjects are compulsory, Deep and Underwater Navigation.

Included with the course is the "Adventures In Diving" manual, an excellent reference book which is yours to keep at the end of the course. This comprehensive manual has a section on each type of adventure dive possible. For each of those that you choose you just read the related chapter and complete the knowledge review for the chosen subject. No quizzes, no exams.

Once you have completed the knowledge reviews your own personal instructor will go through these with you to ensure your understanding and also to provide extra information based on their own experiences. Afterwards, complete certain tasks underwater depending on the type of dive you are doing and enjoy some excellent diving. All of this is carried out under the direct supervision of your own private instructor ensuring highest quality tuition in a safe environment.

Dive Options

There are many adventure dive options available on this course. Check out the list on our Adventure Dive Choices page for full details of what is on offer and what is involved for each one.

Dive Sites

The dive sites visited depend on your choices of Adventure dives. For information on the dive sites you are likely to visit check out our Phuket Dive Site Descriptions and Phi Phi Dive Site Descriptions web page.

Gold Package Price (5 dives in total)

One day of diving at Racha Yai island (2 dives) plus one day at an alternative dive area (3 dives).

  • Standard price: 14,900 baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 13,410 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount = 12,665 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 11,920 baht per student

Platinum Package Price (6 dives in total)

One day of diving at Racha Noi/Yai islands (3 dives) and one day at an alternative dive area (3 dives).

  • Standard price: 15,700 baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 14,130 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount = 13,345 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 12,560 baht per student

What's Included (no hidden extras)

  • Private instruction. Read more
  • PADI Adventures In Diving manual (one per student).
  • PADI certification costs.
  • Two full day boat trips including complimentary breakfast, lunch, tea, coffee, water, snacks.
  • Complimentary transfers to/from hotel from the following towns: Chalong, Kamala, Kata, Karon, Patong, Rawai*.
  • Scuba diving equipment use including dive computer
  • Free Dive Accident Insurance – Up to one million baht per student.

*Transfers are also available from other areas around Phuket for a small surcharge. Prices available on request.

Itinerary (all times are approximate)

  • Hotel pick ups: 07:00 to 8:00 a.m. depending on place of stay.
  • Journey times to/from islands: Racha Yai – 1 ½ hours, Racha Noi – 2 hours, Phi Phi – 2 ½ hours.
  • Return times to Chalong pier are as follows: Racha Yai (2 dives) – 15:30, Racha Noi (3 dives) – 17:30, Phi Phi (3 dives) – 18:30.

Dive Boats

  • Large, modern and spacious dive boats (over 20 metres long).
  • General facilities include: lounge areas, dining areas, toilets and fresh water showers.
  • Safety equipment includes: life jackets, medical first aid kits and emergency oxygen equipment.
  • All meals are freshly cooked on board - mix of Western and Thai buffet.
  • Special meals e.g. vegetarian are available on request - please ask when booking.

Bookings

For bookings or more info please fill in our Information Request Form.