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SSI Open Water Diver Course
10 / 10
1 review | 4 travellers
From the first moment to the end of the course everything perfect. All information and total costs perfectly clear, with no surprises. Roger's management before arriving, very fast, and also advising us with the logistics of the trip, places to eat, etc. The course itself with Ferran and Bene, great, Ferran superprofessional, attentive to all the details, always waiting to correct or advise us, explaining why everything, both he and Bene and Roger are great!
10 David
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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US$ 300.40
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Sign up for this two or three day SSI Open Water Diver course and discover a whole new world of coral reefs and tropical fish around the Phi Phi Islands. What are you waiting for?

SSI Open Water Diver Course

The SSI Open Water Diver Course is the ideal option for travellers looking to learn to scuba dive in the incredible turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea.

Day 1: Confined waters

On the first day of the course, we'll meet up at 10 am at the dive centre. Using the theory that you studied at home, we'll head to the beach and spend two hours practicing the basic techniques of SSI Open Water Diving.

After this first contact with scuba diving, we'll take a two hour break and you'll be free to go and have lunch (not included). We'll then meet back up at 2 pm, and we'll jump back into the sea to dive for two hours in confined waters, a dive site at which the environment is predictable and controlled. The first day of the course will end at 6 pm back at the original meeting point.

Day 2: Scuba diving

The second day of your SSI Open Water Diver Course will see us meeting at the dive centre at 7:20 am or 1:20 am, depending on your choice. There, we'll get kitted out in our equipment and head into the water to discover the wealth of underwater life around Koh Phi Phi Le, one of the islands that make up the Phi Phi Islands National Park.

We'll spend an hour scuba diving around the coral reefs, before returning to the surface for a brief break. Energised, we'll head back underwater for a second hour of diving and spotting the most vividly coloured tropical fish.

After around four and a half hours of diving, you'll be able to take a test in order to qualify for your SSI Open Water certificate. Afterwards, the activity will finish back at the original meeting point.

3-day course

If you want to perfect your diving technique, you can select the 3-day course option when booking. With this option, you'll have two more one-hour dives on Koh Phi Phi Le on the third day. You'll have to choose if you want to do the activity in the morning from 7:30 am to 12 pm, or in the afternoon from 1:20 pm to 6 pm.

Scuba diving theory

After making your reservation, we'll send you a dossier containing the theory of scuba diving. You must study this at home then bring the dossier with you on the first day of your course.

Who can participate in this activity?

  • On the first day of the course you will have to pass a swimming test: 200 metres freestyle and no time limit.

Itinerary changes

Dive sites may vary depending on weather conditions or group needs.

Required documentation

To participate in the scuba diving, you must sign a medical form in the diving centre.

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Price

Per person
2 day course
US$ 300.40
3 day course
US$ 391.50

2 day course

  • Per person

    US$ 300.40

3 day course

  • Per person

    US$ 391.50

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

2 days - 3 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Two or three day diving course.

English speaking instructor.

Scuba diving equipment.

Insurance.

Not included

Entrance to Phi Phi Islands Park (400 THB, 13 USD approx., on the first day; 200 THB, 6 USD approx. on the second and third days).

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

From
US$ 300.40
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Princess Divers Centre.