Become a Certified PADI Open Water Diver
Learn how to SCUBA dive in the warm waters around Koh Tao.
Qualified for life. Dive anywhere in the world to 18m. The PADI Open Water course is the world’s most recognised diving certification.
Since 2009 thousands of people have chosen Sairee Cottage Diving. Book with us and we will ensure you get you certified the right way.
Why Sairee Cottage Diving?
It’s a family. Make friends for life. Full-time, passionate and highly trained instructors ensure a hassle free & fun learning experience.
The search ends here. World class facilities, crystal clear pool, two private dive boats, immaculate gear, Bauer Pure Air certified and PADI 5-star rating for the same standard island price!
PADI Open Water Diving Course Schedule
Meet the group / paperwork / dive theory
12pm Shallow Water Skills
Learn the skills in the pool
Finish around 4-5pm
Review dive theory.
12pm Dives 1 + 2
Conduct your first dives in the ocean. Maximum depth 12m
Finish around 5pm
Finish theory & pass your exam.
12pm Dives 3 + 4
Final two certification dives to 18m.
Log dives & drinks at the pool bar!
No preparation at home. Learn everything once you have arrived. We also send you the PADI videos to watch before the course to cut down on classroom time. 11000 THB
- To be over 10 years of age.
- Be able to swim 200m and float for 10 minutes in water too deep to stand up in.
- Be medically fit according to the medical statement. (Download Here)
- 10-11 year olds have a depth limit of 12m (Junior Open Water)
Your PADI Open Water diving license will be recognised world wide for life. Being a certified diver means that you can go on dive trips, rent equipment and conduct your own dives with a buddy up to a depth of 18 meters.
The certification will be completed through PADI on Koh Tao, the most recognised name in diver training.
Manuals and videos and even the final exam can be completed in most languages. The instructor usually conducts the classes in English.