Dive Specialities in Phuket
PADI Speciality Courses
Phuket has some sensational dive sites to take Speciality Courses such as Racha Yai & Racha Noi the Phi Phi Islands and the Similans this course is perfect for a Day Trip and also possible as part of a Liveaboard experience.
There’s something thrilling and mystifying about diving deeper dive sites. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts down there or a deeper reef with hunting white tip reef sharks. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, it’s highly recommended you take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.
The Underwater Navigator course enables you to use your compass correctly and more accurately. We have all marveled at the instructor who finds their way in bad viz, you too can learn these excellent skills, take this course and have fun finding your way.
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is the most popular specialty scuba course -particularly when diving on Liveaboards when doing many repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and reducing surface interval times is what you are looking for then look no further than the Nitrox course.
There are quite a few wreck dives in Thailand like the King Cruiser off Phuket or the HTMS Kletkaew near Phi Phi Island and Marla's mystery off Racha Yai to name a few. Wreck dives are some of the most popular diving in the world, so if this appeals to you then the wreck specialty is for you.
Night diving is a wonderful experience and a must for every diver to try. There are so many different creatures that come out to play at night. So if you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, this course is for you.
Planning dives have changed in recent years mainly down to dive computers and understanding these machines is very important as is planning dives. If you’d like to understand more about dive computers and learn how you can use tools like the eRDPMLTM to plan multilevel dives, this course is for you.
Peak performance buoyancy
One of the most important skills you can ever master on a dive is your buoyancy. Have you ever wondered how the Divemaster just hovers inches above the reef, never fins too much or never use their hands for sculling and how do they use so little air? Well, this is the course to teach you all you need to know about buoyancy control.
Finally, stop asking those questions what was that fish with the blue body and the pink stripes called and learn all about fish identification with this fascinating course. You’ll enjoy diving that much more when you know and understand just what it is you are looking at when you can identify the main fish families and their characteristics.
Learn more about the symbioses, underwater ecology, and aquatic plant and animal habitats, you notice behaviors and notice creatures you may have missed in the past. Understand the local ecosystem and take a closer look on your next dive.
Using a camera on a dive is not as simple as it looks and certainly needs quite a bit of practice cut a few corners with one of the most popular dive specialties there is with the Underwater photography.
Search and recovery
Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is really a very important course to take. On most trips something will go overboard, I have seen computers, cameras, regulators, fins you name it, its gone overboard with this course you will be taught the best way to search for and recover those items.
Dive boats differ in every country you travel too. Some places don’t even have boats as the reefs are just offshore and accessible by swimming. If you would like to learn more about boat diving and the different kind of dives then this course is for you.
The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course is a true favourite; learn how to effortlessly glide along with the current and how to use it to your advantage and also how to hide from it. Drift dive is one of the most exciting and at the same relaxing dive you can do. It’s fantastic.
There are some brilliant cavern dives in Thailand, especially around Phi Phi, the Similans and Koh Haa islands- this course teaches you all about diving in these spectacular dive sites and how to stay and enjoy caverns and their dark spaces that seem incredibly inviting.
We have all seen the James Bond movies where underwater scooters are used these are called diver propulsion vehicles are great fun they offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short and limited amount of time, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it.
Similar to the under photography course the underwater video course will teach what you need to know about shooting those exciting and fun times you spend underwater. You will learn how to create long-lasting memories.
Do you want to learn how to service your own equipment? Learn all the basic procedures with this very interesting course and save money along the way. You'll also learn more about how your equipment works, ensuring greater comfort being better prepared for any eventualities.
Oxygen is an essential part of any dive trip and knowing just when to administer it and to take care of the equipment is vital on the boat or any other dive setting this course will teach you all there is to know about this vital diving gas.
If you’re interested in rebreathers for their silence and maximized no stop dive time, and are happy to stay within recreational diving depth limits, Rebreather Diver course is for you.