** Discover Scuba Diving and Open Water courses in Koh Phi Phi are temporarily suspended due to the new regulation of the Phi Phi National Park. **
Always wondering what it looks like to breathe underwater? If so you do not necessarily have to pay for a course to have certification. Begin your diving adventure at your own pace. Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi would be a good opportunity at the beginning to understand the diving world. SSS Phuket offers a starter program in a private group in spectacular dive spots with our certified SSS Phuket Instructors . During the course, you would get an introduction and briefing Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi. You would be taught how to use the scuba diving equipment in shallow waters. Please note that this is not a Scuba Diving Certification.
Your instructor will ask you to fill a medical form once on the boat, you can download it here.
Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi | Itinerary
You won’t forget your Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi ! It has one of the most spectacular landscape where the vertical cliffs of Thailand are the backdrop of the beautiful beaches. These islands became even more renowned when Danny Boyle filmed the movie ” The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprio in 1998.
The beauty and the diversity of marine life in this island have made the reputation of the archipelago. The Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi is a must-do activity in Phuket. The limestone rocks are where you would be able to find an outstanding variety of marine life.
The Discover scuba diving Koh Phi Phi will thrilled the nature lover ! Be ready to rest your gaze on the on the big schools of Tuna, barracudas and yellow snappers during your dive. Be awed by the passage of turtles, leopard and black tip sharks found in shallow waters. They are very often seen in the reefs of the islands.
Smaller sea creatures such as the tiger tail, sea horse and the Ornate Ghost Pipefish can be spotted at Bida Nai and Bidak Nok. Exotic species of fish such as the soldierfish clown fish and carrot fish can also be spotted in these areas. Cuttlefish, squid, octopus and the Giant Moray eel are very popular in this area too.
Not forgetting the flora, you would be able to feast your eyes on the hard and soft corals, anemones, the Gorgonian sea fans, sea whips and sponges which covers the entire area.
The Phi Phi islands are also ideal for the PADI Open Water courses. Smaller bays would allow beginners to have shallower dives and more experienced divers can choose the northern part of these islands to reach deeper waters.
- 7:30 am – Pick up at the hotel and proceed to Chalong Pier. Transfer to dive boat.
- 8:00 am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way to the first dive site
- 11:00 am – Dive at Koh Bida Nok
- 12:00 pm – Hot buffet lunch would be served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sunbathing after lunch
- 13:30 pm – Second dive at Palong Wall
- 14:30 pm – Rest and Relax, enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong Pier
- 13:30 pm – Third dive on Koh Dok Mai (only for certified divers)
- 16:30 pm – Transfer back to hotel
Phi Phi islands have one of the most spectacular landscape where the vertical cliffs of Thailand are the backdrop of the beautiful beaches. These islands became even more renowned when Danny Boyle filmed the movie ” The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprioin 1998.
Koh Phi Phi Don, the bigger of the two islands is where you would be able to find numerous backpackers inn, guesthouses and hotels. Phi Phi Le is the smaller island where there is a national park.
In fact, there are two smaller islands, namely, Koh Bida Nok and Koh Bida Nai next to Koh Phi Phi Le towards the south. They are limestone rocks where you can find an outstanding variety of marine life.
Why Us ? / Why Phuket ?
Great Underwater Visibility
Hard colorful corals, shipwrecks, marine life observation (turtles)
Dive Site Depth - 18 PGM Maximum Depth
4 dives in sites with 40 meters depth
Easy, for everyone who is at least 15 years old
PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program
You do not necessarily have to plunge into a course for certification. Begin your diving adventure with baby steps.
Discover Scuba Diving would be a good opportunity for your first step to understand the diving world.
SSS Phuket offers a starter programme in a private group to one of the spectacular dive spots with our certified SSS Phuket Instructors.
During the duration of the course, you would get an introduction and briefing on Scuba Diving and you would be taught how to use the scuba diving equipment in shallow waters. It is important to note that this is not an actual Scuba Diving Certification.
In a few moments, your body adapts and you would be taken over by the freedom of movement while discovering the amazing marine life.
In addition, should you have an actual open water dive during your Discover Scuba Diving Programme, you could get credit that may count when you decide to continue your diving certification ( Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver). This would put you a step ahead of the game!
The cost of Discover Scuba Diving would include all the equipment that you would need.
If you have a preference to use your own or buy your own equipment, SSS Phuket has a selection of the best equipment required. For more information, please send us an email.
The possibilities for the continuation of Discover Scuba Diving are :
PADI Open Water Diver course (Extension for 2 more days to obtain license to depth of 18 meters)