Oktavia divers

Open water course on a Similan liveaboard

Get your PADI in the Similan Islands

Do the open water course on a Similan liveaboard

open water course in the similan islands

Update Jan 2018 – Beginner diving (open water courses and Discover Scuba Dives) are no longer allowed at the Similan Islands, they are banned by the national parks department).

The open water course takes 3 days. Start in Khao Lak and complete the theory and pool sessions on day 1. On day 2 you join the Oktavia liveaboard for 2 days 2 nights (7 dives) in the Similan Islands. Scroll down for dates.


The price includes:
PADI certification fee and all required materials and equipment
2 nights  accommodation on Oktavia liveaboard based on twin share accommodation*
All meals on board
7 dives (4 PADI certification) dives plus 3 fun dives.

The price excludes the Similan Islands national park entrance and diving fee.

* If you are travelling solo you can share a cabin with another guest or pay a single supplement for a private cabin.

Master cabin upgrade is 4,000 baht per person. The master cabin has a king size bed, a private bathroom and a fridge.

PADI Open water referral on a liveaboard.

If you have already completed your PADI Open water course theory and confined water sessions bring your referral paperwork with you and complete the dives on the Similan Islands liveaboard.

open water course on a similan liveaboard

Oktavia dinghy


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