PADI Specialty – Sidemount

Y ou don’t need to have scuba tanks on your back to explore underwater world. At SSS Phuket, we offer the possibility to dive with tanks on both size. This PADI Specialty gives you more flexibility, you just have to go into the water and enjoy your dive. Do you want to be a part of this experience? Sign up for the PADI Sidemount Specialty.

Table of Contents


Itinerary

Itinerary



DSD Program

SPE Program



Price

Cost


Booking

Booking


Education

Continuing Education


Program Summary

Underwater visibility
Great
Point of interest
Hard Colorful Corals
Highlight
Shipwreck I Turtles I Sharks
Dive site shallowest depth
2 meters
DIVE SITE MAXIMUM DEPTH
40 meters
NUMBER OF DIVES
2 + 1 EXTRA FUN DIVE
Difficulty
Easy
For Whom
Open Water Divers
Marine life observation
During all dives
Be at least
0
Years old
Pgm maximum depth
0m
Pricing
฿0
All included

Daytrip Itinerary | Sidemount 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. TurtlesBamboo sharks, the Giant Whale Sharks may be seen as well.

  • 7:30 am : Pick up et your hotel.
  • From 8:00 am to 9:30 am : Let’s go to King Cruiser with a breakfast on board.
  • From 10:00 am to 11:00 am : First Dive.
  •  11:30 am: Second Dive at Shark Point.
  •  12:30 am : Hot buffet lunch on board. After lunch there is time for snorkeling and sun bathing
  • 1:45 pm:  Third Dive at Koh Doc Mai.
  • 3:30 pm: Back to Chalong Pier.
  • 3:30 pm: Arrive at Chalong.
  • 4 pm : Back to the hotel

PADI Sidemount Specialty Program

You need to be at least 15 years old and to be Open Water Diver to participate in Sidemount Specialty.
You will learn about all benefits of diving with sidemount scuba diving equipment. During your training you will learn how to:– Assemble the equipment you need for Sidemount specialty.

– Shut off your sidemount equipment in order to have a good balance in the water.

– Handle your gas by reversing second stages of your two cylinders.

– Be prepared to possible problems during Sidemount dives.

Meet us in our diving shop, at SSS Phuket you can register for the PADI Specialty and get your PADI Sidemount specialty manuel. You can start to study before meeting your instructor, like this you will be better prepared to use your sidemount equipment.
You will need your own wet suit, mask, fins and snorkel. At SSS Phuket, your scuba diving instructor will explain you the sidemount equipment you will use, like a BCD, a Submersible Pressure Gauge, a regulator and a harness use especially for sidemount diving with cylinders.

Cost

Booking

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Continuing Education

The possibilities for the continuation of PADI Sidemount Specialty are: