PADI Open Water Referral, Open Water Course Phuket

Do your theory and pool sessions at home and complete your open water dives on your vacation !

The PADI Open Water Referral program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for vacation takers as it allows students divers to complete their training in distinct segments. It means that students divers would be able to complete the pool and theory session in a local dive shop and would be issued with a verified referral form which will enable them to complete their open water dives with another dive centre in the chosen destination.

Table of Contents


Itinerary

Itinerary



Price

Price



DSD Program

DSD Program


Education

Continuing Education


Booking

Booking


Program Summary
Underwater visibility
Great
Point of interest
Hard Colorful Corals
Highlight
Shipwrecks + Turtles
Dive site shallowest depth
2 meters
Dive Site deepest depth
40 meters
Numbers of dives
4 + 1 Extra Fun Dive
Difficulty
Easy
For Whom
Everyone
Marine life observation
During all dives
Be at least
0
Years old
Pgm maximum depth
0
Pricing
฿0
All included

Day Trip Itinerary | Racha Yai

Koh Racha Yai, is the largest of the two islands located off the Southeastern coast of Phuket.

Different kinds of corals can be spotted here with the Staghorn coral predominating in many areas. Marine life is rich and species such as Barracuda, Tuna and Milk Fish can be found in this area.

The area better for diving is located on the East coast along the hard coral reef where there are shipwrecks and good drifts.

There are several interesting dive sites around Koh Racha Yai including Lucy’s Reef, Reef “Do little Do” where Stonefish and Batfish may be chanced upon. Not forgetting Marla’s mystery, a wreck that became home to Morays, Groupers and Lionfish.

 

  • 7:30am – Pick up from hotel and transfer to Chalong pier.
  • 8:00am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way to the first dive site.
  • 10:00am – First dive.
  • 11:00am – Hot buffet lunch served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sun bathing after lunch.
  • 12:30pm – Second dive.
  • 1:30pm – Rest and relax. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong pier.
  • 12:30pm – Hot buffet lunch on board.
  • 3:30pm – Back to Chalong Pier.
  • 4:00pm – Transfer back to hotel.

open water referral racha yai

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 Caprio in 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.

 

  • 7:30am – Pick up from hotel and transfer to Chalong pier.
  • 8:00am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way to the first dive site.
  • 10:00am – First dive.
  • 11:00am – Hot buffet lunch served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sun bathing after lunch.
  • 12:30pm – Second dive.
  • 1:30pm – Rest and relax. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong pier.
  • 12:30pm – Hot buffet lunch on board.
  • 3:30pm – Back to Chalong Pier.
  • 2:45pm – Rest and Relax. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong pier.
  • 4:00pm – Transfer back to hotel

Cost Booking

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program

The PADI Open Water Referral allows you to chose the destination where you would like to complete your open water dives in order to obtain your PADI Open Water certification.

You will yet have passed the first 2 segments of the entire course which leaves you with the most exciting part which are the dives!

The PADI Open Water Referral Diver course is for those who have already completed all five the Knowledge Reviews from the Open Water Diver manual, final exam and swimming pool sessions and need to do just four required Open Water Dives to obtain their certification.

You will need the Open Water Referral Form, verified by your previous Instructor. As such, with a certified dive instructor, you will be able to proceed with your open water dives to complete the certification.

Continuing Education

The possibilities for the continuation of Open Water Referral are:

Booking

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