Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba diving course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. This is your entry into the underwater world where you will enjoy the ocean's diversity, experience the colorful reef and meet all of its inhabitants.

The course has both water and academic components. Our patient and dedicated Instructors take you gradually through the concepts, building on what you have learnt.

  • Small groups of up to a maximum of 4 students per instructor.
  • Private tuition available.
  • Multi-Course packages available.
  • Digital manual; to save paper, and baggage space.
  • Free hire of Suunto dive computer on your last 2 dives.
  • Full equipment hire included.

Our team work hard to provide a safe, fun, efficient and well organized dive centre. We work hard to make sure your dive experience is a positive one. With this in mind, BEFORE BOOKING, please read through the policies we have developed to help us ensure your time with us goes as smoothly as possible.

What you need to know

Who can take this course?

To take this course, you must be 15 years old (or 10 years old for Junior Open Water Diver certification). You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.

How much does it cost?

The standard package costs just 10,800 THB. The Premium Package is 11,500 THB and our Green Package is 11,800 THB


How long is the course?

The typical PADI Open Water Diver course is scheduled over 3 and a half days.

Day 1 -

Starts at 1pm with an orientation and your first 3 DVDs and some basic knowledge development. Expect a little self study for the evening.

Day 2 -

Starts at 9am with a review of your first 3 modules and completing the quizzes followed by DVD 4. Expect at least an hour's break for lunch followed by an afternoon in the water learning your skills and techniques. Your day will be complete around 5pm.

Day 3 -

Starts at 9am with a review of Chapter 4 and an explanation of dive planning progressing into Chapter 5. Your afternoon will be spent underwater completing your first 2 Open Water dives on some of the amazing sites around Koh Tao. Your day will be complete around 5pm.

Day 4 -

Starts at around 10am with your final exam; after lunch you will complete your final 2 Open Water dives and return to the dive centre for certification.
*Save some precious holiday time with PADI's eLearning or PADI Touch.

What's included?

The standard package includes all the elements required for completion: the PADI Open Water Diver eManual, internationally recognised PADI Open Water Diver certification card, full equipment hire and boat fees, high quality instruction from experienced and qualified instructors. Tea, coffee, water, electrolites and light refreshments on the boat, tea, coffee, water, Wifi and internet station use in the dive centre. Master Divers log book. Computer hire - for the final 2 dives of your course is also included at no extra charge.

How do I book?

Ready to book now? With Master Divers you can book online with a small deposit, using VISA, MasterCard or AMEX.

Please note that the dive center is closed for the following dates each year: 1st January, 14th April & 25th December. If any of these dates fall into your intended travel dates, please contact us first before booking.

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Our packages


THB 10,800

  • Digital Materials
  • PADI certification card
  • Full equipment hire and boat fees
  • Master Divers log book


THB 11,500

  • Digital Materials
  • PADI certification card
  • Full equipment hire and boat fees
  • Master Divers deluxe dive log
  • PADI Pen & Lanyard
  • Master Divers T-Shirt
  • Master Divers 8GB USB Stick


THB 11,900

  • Digital Materials
  • PADI certification card
  • Project AWARE Dive Against Debris bag
  • Full equipment hire and boat fees
  • Master Divers log book
  • Re-usable Master Divers Shopping Bag
  • Re-usable Water Bottle
  • Master Divers Cooler Jacket
  • Conservation Dive
  • Conservation Evening (including dinner)
We can also offer you a selection of accommodation which you can take a look at here or contact us with your requirements and we can send you some suggestions.