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PADI Discover Scuba Diving










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PADI Discover Scuba Diving


PADI Discover Scuba Diving is a one day introductory diving course allowing you to experience excitement and adventure, encompassing the freedom and tranquility of being beneath the surface. Nothing compares to the weightlessness and exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows that feeling!


The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program at CSI: SAMUI lets the non-diver experience the thrill and adventure of scuba diving under the supervision of one of our PADI Professional Instructors. During your adventure in one of the shallow coral bays around Koh Tao, you'll master some basic concepts and scuba diving skills before heading off on an open water dive. You will learn about the basic equipment used in scuba diving, along with very important safety guidelines and procedures. During your diving experience you will have the chance to passively interact with marine life, and observe some of the magnificent corals and reef fish that inhabit The Gulf of Thailand.


We find that many clients participating in a PADI Discover Scuba Diver course are quite nervous to start, not really knowing what to expect and feeling a little apprehensive, a very natural reaction. In our experience, with a little encouragement from our PADI Professional Instructors and the dramatic marine life found in these waters this soon changes, if fact we sometimes have trouble getting "divers" out of the water.

Questions we are generally asked:

How old do I have to be?

PADI Discover Scuba Diving program participants must be 10 years or older and review, complete and sign the PADI Discover Scuba Diving affirmation of risk and medical history screen before entering the water.


What equipment do I need?

Scuba equipment required for the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program is supplied. This includes Mask, Fins & Snorkel, a B.C.D. (buoyancy control devise), Weight system, Tanks, wetsuit and regulator set.

What will I learn?

Under the guidance of our PADI Instructor you will be explained the basics of scuba diving and the effects it has on our body. How to take your first breaths under the water and how freely you can move with the scuba equipment. Basic skills and safety procedures that can carry you forward in your diving experiences. But most important of all, how much Fun scuba diving really is.

How deep do we go?

The Maximum depth of the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program is 12 meters, although we generally conduct the course around 10 meters or shallower depending on personal preferences and comfort levels.


How long is the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program?

This is a one day course. We start our journey to Koh Tao at 08:00 and arrive back to Koh Samui around 15:00. During this time you will be able to take in the beautiful islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao as we travel to our first dive site. After completing our first dive we have a buffet lunch and refreshments on the beach, then after about an hour we head to our second dive site. Once we have completed our second dive we depart back to Koh Samui.

What can I do next?

After completing your PADI Discover Scuba Diving course you will be issued with a certification of achievement. This is not a recognised diving qualification, but as you will have completed your dives in an open water environment you can get credit towards the PADI Scuba Diver and PADI Open Water Diver.


If you require any further information on this or any other services we provide please do not hesitate to contact us.


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