PADI Scuba Diver Course

PADI Scuba Diver Course Age 10+, 2 days

Enter an exciting world of underwater adventure with the PADI Scuba Diver Course. Gain the first-level, lifetime license to dive, and take your first underwater breaths in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea.

PADI Scuba Diver Course - 2 days, Age 10+

The 2-day PADI Scuba Diver course is designed to take you through the first part of the Open Water course and leads to a limited certification, which can be upgraded at any time, to the full Open Water certification if this is your goal. The Scuba Diver course opens the door to the underwater world for anyone who thinks that a full course might take too long or be too difficult.

Day 1

09:00 – 16:30
(classroom & pool)
Watch DVD’s and complete Knowledge Reviews in the morning. After lunch it’s time to get wet! Move to the pool to learn how to set up your Dive Equipment and practice some underwater skills.

Day 2

08:00 – 15:30
(day on the boat – 2 dives)
Your mission today is to complete 2 dives to 12m. During the boat journey you’ll set up your equipment, discuss dive objectives and get into the habit of pre-dive safety checks before each dive.


  • Age 10+
  • 2 Days
  • Can SwimThe waterskills assessment portion of this course requires that you complete a 10 minute swim/float in deep water.
  • In Good HealthNot suffering from a cold or ear infection, and meet PADI Course Health Requirements.

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PADI Scuba Diver Course, Age 10+, 2-days

10,900 THB    


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Why Choose Scubafish?

What languages can I learn in?

We run fully supported PADI dive courses in:

  • English
  • German
  • Swedish
  • French

Course materials (DVDs, manuals, quizzes & exams) are available in many other languages allowing us to run the following semi-supported courses:

  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Finnish
  • Thai
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • other languages available on request

eLearning courses are available in most languages.

What's included in the price?

The Scuba Diver course costs 10,900 THB and includes:

  • Free transfers to & from any Lanta resort
  • Small groups (max 4 per Instructor)
  • The lastest PADI course materials & manuals
  • PADI certification fees (incl. digital photos)
  • As much pool time as you need
  • Dive equipment rental
  • Dive computer & compass rental
  • Log binder
  • Waterproof zip bag
  • Free Scubafish T-Shirt

When you are out on the dive boats we also include:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Iced Coffee
  • Fruit juices
  • Fizzy drinks
  • Tea & coffee
  • Fresh fruit
  • Towels

Optional Extras:

  • Private Instructor – 2,000 THB p/day
  • Extra Course Dive x1 – 3,700 THB
  • Extra Course Dive x2 – 5,200 THB

Additional Fees:

National Marine Park Entry Fees:

600 B p/dayHigh Season only (November-April)


Become a PADI Scuba Diver:

  • Lifetime license to dive anywhere in the world
  • Worldwide recognition
  • Certified to dive to a max depth of 12m (40 ft)
  • Must be accompanied by a PADI professional
  • Upgrade to full Open Water license at any time
  • Add an exciting new dimension to your world!
10,900 THB

How often do courses run?

Courses start every day, at around 09.00. You can book now, or come in to see see us while you’re on holiday in Ko Lanta. We offer free transfers to and from your resort in Ko Lanta for any of our dive courses or daily dive trips.

How long does each dive last?

It depends how long it takes you to breathe one tank of Air. Each 12L tanks is filled to 200 BAR. An average male can expect around 40 mins on their first dive and 45-50 mins on the second dive. An average female can expect her air to last a little longer. Your air tends to last longer the more relaxed you are and the less you exert yourself underwater.

What's the next step?

Becoming a certified PADI Scuba Diver is only the start! A whole new world of adventure is waiting for you.

Your next step would be to complete the full PADI Open Water Diver Course – your life-long licence to dive, anywhere in the world, for the rest of your life.

After that you can set your sights on the Advanced and Specialty Diver courses in which you broaden your range of diving skills and experiences.

Once you’re certified, you can also make some dives for fun! Scubafish is ideally located in the South of Ko Lanta to offer shorter journey times on daily dive trips to some of the best dive sites in Thailand.

Learning to dive is an experience that changes your life. Gain the skills, experience and knowledge to make your diving safe and fun, as well as a license to dive anywhere in the world, as long as you’re accompanied by a certified PADI Professional, to a maximum depth of 12 m.

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What will I learn in the PADI Scuba Diver Course?

The 2 day course is split into three segments which include academic training, self-study sessions, pool work and 2 open water dives:


During the classroom session in the morning, you’ll gain the knowledge, dive theory principles and basic information required to make your diving safe and fun.

PADI courses are designed to help you learn in the way that’s best for you. Courses combine visual, reading, writing and practical learning techniques to ensure you really understand each section.

Watch multi-media DVD presentations, complete knowledge reviews and take 3 quizzes to cement your learning.

Scuba Diver Classroom Learning Session

In the afternoon, you’ll learn how to assemble and take care of your dive equipment, before moving to one of our resort pools to start the practical section. Practice underwater skills and complete your confined-water training.

You’ll have plenty of time to get comfortable with your equipment, practise some common dive procedures, simulate potential problematic situations and scenarios and increase your confidence about scuba diving in shallow water before progressing on to make your dives in the ocean.

Scuba Diver - Pool Training Session

During the day out on the boat, you’ll complete 2 open water dives to a maximum depth of 12m under the direct supervision of your PADI Instructor. Set up your equipment, practice pre-dive safety checks and successfully perform some of the skills you practiced in the pool.

You must complete a basic waterskills assessment in which you are required to swim or float for 10 minutes in deep water. Complete your learning by applying the principles you learned in the pool to your open water dives and enjoy some of the fantastic marine life that Ko Lanta has to offer.

Scuba Diver - Day Out on the Boat



PADI Course Health Requirements

You must complete and sign the PADI Medical Statement, which includes a medical-history section, to enrol in PADI scuba training programs. A positive response to a question does not necessarily disqualify you from diving but indicates a pre-existing condition that may affect your safety while diving. Your doctor would be required to complete the PADI Medical Statement & Guidelines for Recreational Scuba Diver’s Physical Examination on your behalf in this instance. PADI - the way the world learns to dive

National Marine Park Fees

Please note that during High Season (November – May) everyone is required to pay 600 THB per day National Marine Park Fee when out at the Lanta Dive sites.

Since this is a seasonal charge, this is not included in the course price.


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PADI Scuba Diver Course, Age 10+, 2-days

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