Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Course is the world's most popular beginner diving course.

1 Dive
ThB 1,000 /dive
2-9 Dives
ThB 900 /dive
10+ Dives
ThB 800 /dive
Age 10
3 Days
# of Dives
Max Depth
Age 10

The PADI Open Water Course is the world's most popular diving course, allowing you to dive up to 18 meters deep anywhere in the world after completing the training. If you've ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater, experience weightlessness, and swim alongside fish, your personal adventure begins here. Explore a completely new world in calm, crystal-clear waters packed with fascinating marine life – an exciting and unique experience awaits you.

As you start your diving course, we, as instructors, understand that you might be excited and a little nervous. That's why we design your course to make you feel safe at all times. We'll accompany you every step of the way in your training, ensuring you get the most out of your experience.

PADI eLearning is a convenient and flexible way to complete the theoretical part of your diving course from the comfort of your home. It allows you to learn at your own pace and prepare for the practical aspects of your diving training.

Before enrolling in a course, please review our medical form here.
Open Water Diver
The PADI Open Water Course is the world's most popular beginner diving course.
* For 1 Dive - ThB 1,000 per additional dive
PADI e-learning
confined water (pool) training dives
Open Water training dives around Koh Tao
Use of all scuba equipment
PADI Certification (e)Card
Certified Scuba Dive Guide
Use of all scuba equipment
Maximum 4 person group size
How it Works

You’re just a few steps from being Certified


Theory Self-learning

Get ready for your course by completing your PADI e-learning modules which will be sent to you ahead of time.

Day 1

Pool Day

Master the basics in our pool day, where you'll learn essential skills under the guidance of seasoned instructors.

Day 2

Dives 1 & 2

Open Water Dives 1 and 2 are your first taste of the underwater world.

Day 3

Dives 3 & 4

Finish the course in style with dives 3 and 4. When you surface on your last dive, you'll be a certified Open Water Diver


Welcome to the Club

You're done! Your new PADI e-card is on the way to you!

"I can highly recommend this diving school. Recently, I have done my open water as well as my advanced open water there and it was an incredible experience. Wayne is definitely the best diving teacher in the world."

Sebastian G

Advanced Open Water

"We had an absolutely fantastic time on Koh Tao! But the cherry on top was the diving course with Turtle Divers. Verena, Wayne, and Jacob took such good care of us!"

Sandra Hunziker

Open Water


Answers To Your Questions

You should have all the facts before you choose a dive center to trust. Here are some of the most common questions we get from people looking to dive with us.

What is the schedule of the Open water Course?

Day 1 9am - 4pm Registration, paperwork and pool session Day 2 11am - 5pm Two open water dives (max depth 12 meters) Day 3 7am - 12pm Two open water dives (max depth 18 meters) and certification. If necessary, we reserve the right to make changes to the schedule

Do I need a medical certificate for diving?

In order to enrol in the PADI Open Water course, it is essential to be in generally good health without any pre-existing medical conditions that could pose a concern for scuba diving. You don't have to possess the fitness level of a professional athlete. However, if you suspect that you may have a medical condition that could affect your ability to participate in scuba diving, it is crucial to take a moment to carefully review our medical statement. This document outlines specific health conditions that have the potential to be unsuitable for diving, including lung diseases, heart conditions, epilepsy, and asthma.After reviewing the questions on the medical statement if you answered no to all you are ready to go, and if you have a yes don't worry pop to a doctor to inquire whether you can dive.

How difficult is the theory part?

The theory of the PADI Open Water Diver course is designed to be accessible and straightforward. It's structured to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills required for safe and enjoyable diving. PADI eLearning, a popular option, makes the theory even more manageable. With self-paced lessons, interactive content, and support from certified instructors, you will find the theory to be a rewarding and enjoyable learning experience. Your dedicated instructor will ensure you have a solid understanding of the material, making the theory portion of the course manageable and not overly difficult.

Do I need diving experience to do the Padi open water course?

To embark on the PADI Open Water course, prior diving experience is not a requirement. Our seasoned dive instructors will provide comprehensive guidance and support throughout your learning journey. You have the flexibility to progress at your own pace as we navigate both the theoretical and practical aspects. Our goal is to ensure that your experience is not only enjoyable but also highly educational, leading to your qualification as a certified Open Water diver.

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