PADI Advanced Course in the Similan Islands
Khao Lak is an ideal base for the PADI Advanced open water course. It is close to the Similan Islands, Thailand’s best dive sites. It also has some excellent local wrecks. Include dives at Koh Bon and Koh Tachai and you have the chance to see manta rays also.
- PADI Advanced: 9,900 baht
2 days 5 dives on local reefs
- PADI Advanced: 13,300 baht (incl. park fees)
2 days 5 dives. 1 days at the Similan Islands or Koh Bon and 1 day diving local Khao Lak reefs and wrecks.
- Overnight Special 21,400 baht
2 days 1 night with Adv course (7 dives incl. 1 night dive) at the Similan Islands & Koh Bon.
One night full board accommodation on a boat in the Similan Islands
Course certification requires 5 dives. The Deep dive and the navigation dive are compulsory, then you can select three additional elective dives depending on your interests.
The course can be done as two or three sepatrate day trips from Khao Lak or as part of an overnight trip or on a longer liveaboard trip. A popular add on is the Nitrox specialty for just a few thousand extra baht.
Schedule: Khao Lak day trip dive boat runs from November to April. Please ask us for schedules.
PADI Advanced Open Water course pre-requisites:
PADI Open water diver certified (or equivalent qualifying certification from another training organization)
Minimum 15 years of age (12 for Junior Advanced open water diver certification)
Completed PADI medical statement.