Open water course at Koh Tao, Thailand
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The open water diver course is the first autonomous certification level for recreational scuba diving.
After completing all the requisites you will be able to dive down to 18 meters/ 60 ft anywhere in the world with at least a diving buddy with the same level of certification as you.
The OW course is an introduction to a new world and activity. During the process you will face some steps to complete the training:
- Theory classes
- Online homework (click here and download the app)
- Shallow water practice - skill session
- At least 4 dives
Requisities to start the Open water course.
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Since the Open water course is the first step to become a diver, the pre-requisites are simple.
- Be at least 10 years old
- Display some comfort at the water (swim in any style)
Notice divers below 12 years old are limited to a deep of 12m / 40 ft.
Open Water Course at Pura Vida Diving Koh Tao.
Pura Vida goal is to delivery a safe and fun experience, developing future divers that are ready to enjoy the ocean right after course.
The max number of students per group is 4 per intructor.
If the group is bigger than 2 the main instructor will count with a professional asistent during the in-water training.
Take a look at the schedule:
The course can be done in 3 days or 3 days and a half, the only diference would be the introduction and registration.
8:00 - 11:00
Meeting your instructor + Registration + Theory 1
13:00 - 17:00
Shallow water training + Dive 1
9:00 - 11:00
13:00 - 17:00
Shallow water training + Dive 2 & 3
6:30 - 11:00
Dive 4 & 5
Course closure + celebration
Open Water course price:
The total investiment is 11000 THB.
The price includes everything you need for the day:
- Scuba diving equipment
- All the fees
- Professional diving instruction
- Diving insurance
- Refreshments in the boat
- Pura Vida Diving t-shirt