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4-Day Open Water Diver PADI Course on Koh Tao

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    What to Expect
    The Open Water Course is the first level of scuba diving certifications, with the diving license being internationally recognized, allowing you to dive all around the world with no expiry date. The minimum age is 10 years old and there is no other limit apart from being reasonably fit and in good health!

    The best way to learn diving is by actually diving, so you shall conduct all your dive training in the sea. This allows you to have up to six dives during your training, as opposed to the standard four. Each afternoon session will take place aboard a pirate ship, the Seacutter, which is the only boat of its type on Koh Tao. While aboard, there will be complimentary tea, coffee, water, biscuits and fruit. 

    Your course schedule would be as follows;

    Day 1 - 16:00 - 18:30 - Course Orientation and video overview of basic diving theory and upcoming skill development sessions.

    Day 2 - 08:00 - 10:30 - Classroom session to develop your diving theory and knowledge.

               - 11:45 - 16:30 - Shallow water skill development session, in the sea, and at least one dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters.

    Day 3 - 08:00 - 11:00 - Classroom session 2.

               - 11:45 - 16:00 - Deep water skill development session, in the sea, and at least one more dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters.

    Day 4 - 06:00 - 10:30 - 2x Open Water Dives to a maximum depth of 18m and certification!

    This tour includes everything needed to conduct the entire course - from equipment rentals to certification costs, and there are no hidden fees!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    New Way Diving, Sairee Beach, Koh Tao
    Departure Time
    4:00 PM
    3 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Certification costs
    • Local guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Complimentary tea, coffee, water, biscuits and fruit on-board
    • Accommodation - various options available to choose from when here.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (ie. asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving. Please consult your doctor
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

    I did my open water diver course with new way diving and it has been the best experience of my life, hands down. Though the course wasn't a planned one for me, I ended up having the best time doing it. Tom Jang was my...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank anandtiwari02
    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    We did the Open Water with Tom, very professionnal and fun to learn with. The spots were amazing, we finished the Open Water at Sail Rock where we saw a Whale Shark. The equipment was good and the staff was really nice and pro.

    1  Thank Thibzan
    Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

    I took the open water diver course and my boyfriend the advanced. New Way Diving was super flexible and kind, arranging so that we could be on the same boat all days during our courses. Amazing dive sites, good equipment, flexible schedule and excellent service....More

    1  Thank malinrox
    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    I had an amazing experience of learning and discovering underwater life! I have had subconscious fear of water, however I didn’t realize that. I really would like to give a huge thank for my instructor Tom Jang, who was a super professional, who helped me...More

    1  Thank _Q3125EG
    Reviewed 18 July 2019

    Great professional service with highly skilled and experienced instructor - Derek. This course wasn't just a certification, it was an experience that filled our 3 days with fun and amazement. We got to know and like everyone in the New Way team, and had pleasure...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank VoyZ
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