Iain and Oui

Search and Recovery Specialty Course

  • Course Duration: Two days
  • Number of Dives: 4 to 6
  • Availability: Every day
  • Minimum Age: 12 years old
  • Certification Level Needed: Advanced Open Water
  • Instruction: Private. Read more
  • Online Discounts Available: Yes. Read more

Course Overview

Ever dropped something valuable during a dive and not been able to find it? Ever fancied searching for "buried" treasure around your local reefs. Then try out Search and Recovery. As well as practicing a large variety of search patterns you'll also learn how to tie different types of knots and recover large objects from the bottom with the use of a lift bag. Your best chance to discover something new!

Bronze Package Price (4 dives in total)

All dives are at Kata Beach

  • Standard price: 9,400 Baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 8,460 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount = 7,990 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 7,520 baht per student

Silver Package Price (4 dives in total)

All dives are at Racha Yai Island

  • Standard price: 11,900 Baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 10,710 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount = 10,115 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 9,520 baht per student

Gold Package Price (5 dives in total)

One day of diving at Racha Yai island (2 dives) plus one day at Racha Noi/Yai islands (3 dives).

  • Standard price: 12,700 baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 11,430 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount= 10,795 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 10,160 baht per student

Platinum Package Price (6 dives in total)

Two days of diving at Racha Noi/Yai islands.

  • Standard price: 13,500 baht per student
  • 1 student: 10% online discount = 12,150 baht per student
  • 2 students: 15% online discount = 11,475 baht per student
  • 3 or more students: 20% online discount = 10,800 baht per student

What's Included (no hidden extras)

  • Private instruction. Read More.
  • PADI Search and Recovery Specialty Course manual (one per student).
  • PADI certification costs.
  • Either four beach dives or two full day boat trips including complimentary breakfast, lunch, tea, coffee, water, snacks.
  • For boat trip options: free transfers to/from your hotel from the following towns: Chalong, Kamala, Kata, Karon, Patong, Rawai*.
  • Use of reel, lift bag and underwater compass
  • Tanks and weights rental
  • 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.

Not Included

  • Equipment rental: BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins - additional 500 baht per day

Itinerary for boat trips (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
  • Return times to Chalong pier are as follows: Racha Yai (2 dives) – 15:30, Racha Noi (3 dives) – 17:30.

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.

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