Discover Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Courses Phuket

Discover Scuba Diving Program Phuket

Program DurationHalf day/One day
AvailabilityEvery day
Minimum Age10 years old
Swimming Ability NeededNone
InstructionPrivate

Program Outline

The Discover Scuba Diving program is designed for complete beginners without a dive certification who want to get underwater quickly and safely. Minimal training is needed as we will ensure you have an experienced dive instructor right next to you at all times underwater. You don't even need to be able to swim! With a few simple steps you can get to see the wonderful marine life Phuket has to offer and find yourself surrounded by fishes in nature's aquarium.

Note: This is not a dive certification course. If you wish to get your dive certification you will need to take a two or three day course. Info on available options can be found on our Beginner Courses page.

StepsAction
OneBefore the program, watch a short video online on the basics of diving.
TwoStart the program by discussing the video with your instructor and learning about your dive gear.
ThreeEnter the sea and practice a few basic dive skills just below the surface to get yourself comfortable with this new environment.
FourExplore the local reefs with your instructor and have your breath taken away by the amazing beauty of the underwater world!

Private Instruction

To enable us to give you the safest and best diving experience, we only offer private tuition for all our diving courses in Phuket. Read about how this benefits you here.

Online Booking Discounts

Online booking discounts of between 5% and 20% are available on all course prices depending on the number of students. Terms and conditions apply.

Divers + Snorkellers

Certified divers and snorkellers are welcome to join on the trips too. Certified divers can receive a 10% discount off the standard trip price if diving with the student(s). Full trip price list here.

Program Package Choices

Silver Gold Platinum
1 Dive 2 Dives 3 Dives
Kata Beach Racha Yai Racha Noi + Yai
Private Instructor
Private Instructor
 Dive Insurance
Dive Insurance
 Scuba Equipment
Scuba Equipment
 Hotel Transfers*
Hotel Transfers*
 Breakfast + Lunch
Breakfast + Lunch
 Tea + Coffee + Water
Tea + Coffee + Water

*Free transfers to/from hotels are from the following towns: Chalong, Kamala, Kata, Karon, Patong, Rawai. Transfers are also available from other areas around Phuket for a small surcharge. Prices are available on request. Complimentary transfers are not included for Silver package.

Program Prices

Silver Gold Platinum
1 Beach Dive 2 Boat Dives 3 Boat Dives
Was 3,500 baht
Was 4,900 baht
Was 5,800 baht

**Special Online Prices Below**

One Student
One Student3,150 baht each4,410 baht each5,220 baht each
 Two Students
Two Students2,975 baht each4,165 baht each4,930 baht each
 Three+ Students
Three+ Students2,800 baht each3,920 baht each4,640 baht each

Dive Sites

Kata Beach Phuket
Kata Beach

A cute, little reef with a variety of hard corals and lots of colourful fishes.

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Racha Noi Island, Phuket
Racha Noi Island

A great mix of landscapes/marine life where larger wildlife can be spotted including turtles.

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Racha Yai Island, Phuket
Racha Yai Island

Generally clear water, wonderful marine life - with dives in sheltered bays.

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Program Itineraries

Silver - Kata Beach, Phuket

Times given below are for morning or afternoon program. All times are approximates.

TimeAction
Self-StudyWatch the "Introduction to Diving" video online.
09:00/13:00Meet at Sharkey Scuba office in Karon and complete program paperwork.
09:15/13:15Discuss the video, try on dive gear and learn to use your equipment.
10:15/14:15Transfer to Kata beach, put on equipment and enter water.
10:45/14:45Practice skills in shallow water and go for the dive.
11:45/15:45Exit water, take off gear and return to Sharkey office.
12:15/16:15Look at Fish I.D. slates and identify what you saw.
12:30/16:30End of program.

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Gold - Racha Yai Island, Phuket

Exact hotel transfer times depend on where you are staying. All times are approximates.

TimeAction
Self-StudyWatch the "Introduction to Diving" video online.
07:00-08:00Transfer from hotel to Chalong pier.
08:30Depart Chalong pier and enjoy breakfast.
09:00Discuss the video, try on dive gear and learn to use your equipment.
10:00Put on equipment, enter water, practice skills just below the surface and go for the dive.
11:15Freshly cooked buffet lunch on board.
12:45Go for second dive.
14:00Depart for Chalong pier. Look at Fish I.D. slates and identify what you saw.
15:15Arrive at Chalong pier and transfer back to hotel.

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Platinum - Racha Noi + Yai Islands

Exact hotel transfer times depend on where you are staying. All times are approximates.

TimeAction
Self-StudyWatch the "Introduction to Diving" video online.
07:00-08:00Transfer from hotel to Chalong pier.
08:30Depart Chalong pier and enjoy breakfast.
09:00Discuss the video, try on dive gear and learn to use your equipment.
10:45Put on equipment, enter water, practice skills just below the surface and go for the dive.
11:45Freshly cooked buffet lunch on board.
13:00Go for second dive.
14:00Snacks and refreshments.
15:15Go for third dive.
16:15Depart for Chalong pier. Look at Fish I.D. slates and identify what you saw.
17:30Arrive at Chalong pier and transfer back to hotel.

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