Price – 13,800 THB
Duration – 3/4 days – with PADI eLearning 2 days
You CANNOT MISS the chance to get certified to dive in the warm tropical waters of Koh Phi Phi with the PADI Open Water Course!
The PADI Open Water course is the world’s most popular scuba dive course and has introduced millions of people to the underwater world. The PADI Open Water Certification allows you a lifetime of scuba diving all over the world. Learning to dive in Thailand around the beautiful reefs of Ko Phi Phi.
We specialise in flexible schedules, thorough instruction and small classes. Normally we have 2 students per instructor and guarantee no more than 4 students per class. This means you get more attention from us and therefore get to know you a little better!
Have a look at our dive packages including Course costs, Accommodation & Ferry tickets.
First of all, the course begins with knowledge development through instructor led theory sessions. The classroom has stunning ocean views, or you can self study in your room as we have portable DVD players available.. There are five modules of theory to work through with the accompanying manual. There are four quizzes and a final exam.
You receive your own digital copy of the PADI Manual by email, called a PADI EBOOK.
After, theory you will practice 20 new scuba skills in our pool which overlooks the gorgeous Loh Dalum Bay. Pool sessions are held between 8am and 11am and are a great way to start your day! Learn new snorkeling, skin diving and scuba skills over 2 sessions, allowing you to practice and get comfortable with everything you have learnt.
A 200 metre swim and 10 minute survival float are required for certification.
Finally, you will practice your new skills over 4 Open Water dives and explore our stunning reefs! Hop on our long tail boat to Phi Phi Leh and the Bida Islands to complete your training dives, only 20 minutes away. You will practice buoyancy and emergency skills, dive planning, dive computer use and navigation techniques.
Two dives are made on the first day to a maximum depth of 12 metres. The following day two more dives to a depth of 18 metres. In between the dives we enjoy your lunch on a beautiful beach on Phi Phi Ley.
2 – 2.5 Days
Cut down the amount of hours spent in the classroom on your diving holiday and enroll in PADI eLearning. Complete the theory portion in your own time at home, meaning more time in the water and less time in the classroom!
Sign up for PADI eLearning Online for immediate computer access to the Open Water manual and videos, with guided online learning.
You can choose the Touch Product which allows you to use offline on a tablet/phone, or the online eLearning Product which works on line on a desktop computer.
The FULL cost if you choose eLearning is PADI eLearning Fee (approx. 184 AUD) + 10,500 THB (Practical)
The price of PADI eLearning varies in each country so please check on the PADI website for current prices.
You can complete your PADI Open Water Course with Blue View Divers even if you started it at another PADI Dive Centre.
Contact us now to find out how to complete your Open Water Course on Koh Phi Phi!
Complete your Open Water Course with Blue View Divers and enjoy a 10% discount off Fun Diving for life and 700B off future courses!
Prices are fully inclusive of diving equipment rental, lunch, fruit, water and dive instructor fees
We must let you know that certain medical conditions may prevent you from scuba diving such as asthma and heart conditions. If you are currently taking any medications, or are unsure about your fitness to dive, please have a look at the Diving Medical Questionnaire. If you answer YES to any to any questions listed then you must print out the RSTC Medical form and take it to your physician prior to coming to Thailand.
Please click to see a full Medical Statement.
Since 15th July 2017, Phi Phi National Marine Park Rangers have been charging an entry fee for divers and snorkelers in the Marine Park. Divers and snorkelers from dive boats arriving from Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Krabi and Phuket must pay 400 THB for a 3 day park ticket PLUS additional 200 THB / day for divers, as reported HERE.
National Park fees: 400 THB for a 3 day Marine Park ticket PLUS 200 THB/day diving ticket (1 day program – 600 THB / 2 day program – 800 THB / 3 day program – 1,000 THB) For more information please click here to read our blog.
This new charge is not included in our current pricing and is to be paid directly, in cash, to Park Rangers at the pier. Please take this into consideration when you are booking diving on the island and thank you for your support of Phi Phi National Park!
Please click to see our Cancellation Policies for the PADI Open Water Diver Course.