PADI Specialty – Search and Recovery

P ADI Search and Recovery Specialty is useful when you lose something in the water and you want to recover it. You will have lots of fun using different methods according to the object you have lost.

Price I Booking

PADI Search and Recovery

฿9 900

  • PADI Search and Recovery Specialty License

  •  PADI Search and Recovery Specialty Manuel and Dive Table PADI

  • Rental of a full set of scuba diving equipment

  • PADI Instructor (max.4 students to 1 instructor)  
  • 5 dives to a maximum depth of 30 meters

  • Taxi boat transfers

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Snacks, drinks and fresh fruits all day


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Day Trip Itinerary



Day Trip Itinerary | PADI Search and Recovery Specialty

King Cruiser is now a famous recreational dive site. It lies at the depth of 32 meters in an upright position. The tip of King Cruiser lies at 15 meters. Till today, the wreck is still pretty much intact although some parts are corroded.

A recommended way for descent is by using the marine line from the surface. It would take you to the car deck from where you would be able to enter safely. Objects that can be spotted are machinery, engine trolley , picnic tables and tyres.

The wreck is covered by soft coral which houses many varieties of fish. Schools of Trevallies, Yellow Snappers, Barracudas, Tunas, Lionfish and Scorpion fish can be spotted especially at the bow. Turtles, Bamboo sharks, the Giant Whale Sharks may be seen as well.

  • 7:30 am – Meeting at your hotel
  • 8:00 am – 9:30 am – Make your way to the King Cuiser with breakfast on board the boat
  • 10:00 am – First dive
  • 11:30 am – Second dive at Shark Point
  • 12:30 pm – Hot Buffet lunch on board, after lunch there is time for snorkeling and sun bathing 
  • 13:30 pm – Third dive at Koh Dok Mai
  • 15:30 pm – Back to Chalong Pier
  • 16:00 pm – Return to Hotel

Why Us ? / Why Phuket ?

  • Great Underwater Visibility

    Hard colorful corals, shipwrecks, marine life observation (turtles)

  • Dive Site Depth - 18 PGM Maximum Depth

    5 dives in sites with 40 meters depth

  • Difficulty

    Easy, for everyone who is at least 10 years old

Program PADI Search and Recovery Specialty

You have to be at least 12 years old and to be an Open Water Diver to take PADI Search and Recovery Specialty.

During PADI Search and Recovery Specialty, you will complete four dives and learn to gather information about a lost object and you’ll plan the search. You will use your compass and natural navigation to find large and small objects using diverse paterns. If the object is heavy, you’ll use a lift bag and recovery methods.

Meet us at SSS Phuket, you can sign up for the PADI Search and Recovery Specialty and schedule the first dive with your PADI instructor. You can start learning with PADI Search and Recovery Crew-Pak which includes the manual and video.
In addition to your basic scuba diving equipment, you’ll need a compass and an underwater slate. Check with your PADI instructor if another equipment is necessary.

Continuing Education

The possibilities to continue PADI Search and Recovery Specialty are: