Learn to Dive in Pattaya. PADI Open Water Diver Course
The PADI Open Water Course in Pattaya typically takes 4 days to complete and can be staged around your holiday commitments. No experience is necessary as our professional PADI Instructors will teach you all about diving.
On completion of this course, you will be certified to dive to 18m anywhere in the world with a dive buddy.
Mermaids Dive Center will collect you from your local Pattaya or Jomtien Hotel between 8.00am and 8.15am each day and return you when the class is finished for the day.
The schedule for the 4 day PADI Open Water Course will consist of the following segments:
- Day 1 – Knowledge development in the classroom learning the fundamentals of diving
- Day 2 – Water Skill development and swim test in the swimming pool
- Day 3 – Open Water Training Dives 1 and 2 on our dive boat
- Day 4 – Open Water Training Dives 3 and 4 on our dive boat
Another option available to you is to sign up for PADI E Learning. This option enables you to complete the knowledge development online at your own pace and just do the pool and ocean water segments with us.
The schedule for the 3 day PADI Open Water Course after completing E Learning is:
- Day 1 – Quick Quiz on E Learning followed by Water Skill development and swim test in the swimming pool
- Day 2 – Open Water Dives 1 and 2 on our dive boat
- Day 3 – Open Water Dives 3 and 4 on our dive boat
All you need to do to start Open Water E Learning is to visit PADI E learning web site and sign up. The cost of the E Learning online segment is paid directly to PADI on sign up and is AU$196. The balance of the course payable on arrival at Mermaids is 11,900 Thai Baht
Mermaids Dive Center also offer all courses from PADI including Professional Instructor Training programs and Technical Diving. Join us here in Thailand for 6 months and become a PADI Dive Professional.
Our PADI instructors teach in many languages, including English, Thai, German, Dutch, Russian, Japanese and Danish.
Scuba Diving Training Courses
|We teach every day in small groups in your language||Price in Baht||Manual|
|Discover Scuba Diving, 2 dives with Instructor (no experience necessary)||4,000||–|
|PADI Scuba Diver||8,500||2,700|
|PADI Open Water Diver||14,000||2,700|
|Open Water e-Learning Course (you must complete e-learning online)||11,900||–|
|Open Water Diver Referral||8,500||–|
|Scuba Review or Diving Skills Refresher (if you didn’t dive for long time)||5,000||–|
|Adventure Dive (including coral dive)||3,700||3,000|
|Adventure Diver (3 dives)||8,000||3,000|
|PADI Advanced Open Water (5 dives)||12,500||3,000|
|PADI Rescue Diver Course||13,500||3,000|
|PADI Rescue Diver Course with EFR (1st aid and CPR with AED)||16,500||5,000|
Additional Training Courses Available at Mermaids
You don’t need to stop at the Open Water Course, continue your diving adventure or even Go Professional and become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.