Boat Diver Specialty

Scuba Diving Courses Phuket

PADI Boat Diver Specialty Course Phuket

Program DurationOne day
AvailabilityEvery day
Minimum Age10 years old
Certification Level NeededOpen Water Diver

Program Outline

Boat diving is probably the most common method of diving yet how much do you actually know about boats? Now is your chance to find out. Over the course of one day learn about common boat terminology, categories of dive boats, plus dive planning and procedures for different boat types. Your ultimate task is to plan and execute two dives for the specific boat that you will be diving from including consideration of entry and exit techniques.

OneBefore the course, read the Boat Diver specialty manual and complete some questionnaires.
TwoDiscuss the questionnaires with your dive instructor and practice any skills above water that you may need for the dives.
ThreeComplete two or three dives using the new skills you have learnt. Explore the local reefs with your instructor and have your breath taken away by the amazing beauty of our local reefs!

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

Gold Platinum
2 Dives 3 Dives
Boat Dives Boat Dives
Private Instructor
Private Instructor
PADI Boat Diver Manual
PADI Boat Diver Manual
 Certification Costs
Certification Costs
 Dive Insurance
Dive Insurance
 Scuba Equipment
Scuba Equipment
DestinationRacha YaiChoice of 3 trips^
 Hotel Transfers*
Hotel Transfers*
 Breakfast + Lunch
Breakfast + Lunch
 Tea + Coffee + Water
Tea + Coffee + Water
 Phi Phi Park Fees
Phi Phi Park Fees

^Choice of King Cruiser wreck trip, Phi Phi Islands OR Racha Noi/Yai Islands.

*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.

Course Prices

Gold Platinum
2 Boat Dives 3 Boat Dives
Was 7,900 baht
Was 8,800 baht

**Special Online Prices Below**

One Student
One Student7,110 baht each7,920 baht each
 Two Students
Two Students6,715 baht each7,480 baht each
 Three+ Students
Three+ Students6,320 baht each7,040 baht each

Scuba Equipment Rental

Please note that equipment rental is NOT included in the price for our PADI specialty courses in Phuket. The items below are available for rent (must be pre-ordered). Dive computers are compulsory for all of our dive courses.

Full Equipment Set (BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Fins, Mask)500 baht per trip
Full Equipment Set + dive computer650 baht per trip
HD Action CAM800 baht per trip
Digital Underwater Camera1,000 baht per trip
Nitrox (approx. 32%)200 baht per tank
15 litre tankOn request

Individual scuba items such as BCD are also available for rent. Price on request.

Phi Phi Park Fees

To help with the costs of reef protection and regeneration schemes, the Thai government has introduced a national park entry fee for all visitors to Phi Phi islands of 600 baht per diver per day and 400 baht per non-diver per day. This fee is in addition to the price of any diving course or trip visiting Phi Phi islands. The fee will be payable in cash (Thai Baht) direct to the boat tour leader on the day of the trip.

Dive Sites

King Cruiser wreck, Phuket
King Cruiser Wreck

An amazing 80 metre long wreck surrounded by large schools of fishes!

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Diving Phi Phi
Phi Phi Islands

Colourful soft corals and sea fans plus a chance of a shark or turtle.

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Racha Noi and Yai Islands, Phuket
Racha Noi Island

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

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Kata Beach Phuket
Racha Yai Island

Generally clear water, wonderful marine life - and even a couple of wrecks.

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