Diving courses

LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE IN THE WARM WATERS OF THAILAND!

Thailand offers perfect conditions for scuba diving activities. Thanks to the clear and warm water nowhere else is it so easy to learn to dive.

We teach international PADI dive course. By completing a course with us you get an official Diving Certificate which you can use all over the world. PADI is the world's biggest diving organization with fun teaching methods and worldwide standards.

Your diving education starts with the Open Water Diver (OWD) course with minimum age of 10 years. After this course it is possible to continue on to more advanced courses or join diving trips everywhere. With us you can advance all the way up to the first professional certification and become a PADI Divemaster.

If you only wish to try diving for one day, it is possible with our Discover Scuba Diving trial.

All our student divers are covered by our diving insurance during a course.

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LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE IN THE WARM WATERS OF THAILAND!

 Thailand offers perfect conditions for scuba diving activities. Thanks to the clear and warm water nowhere else is it so easy to learn to dive.

We teach international PADI dive course. By completing a course with us you get an official Diving Certificate which you can use all over the world. PADI is the world's biggest diving organization with fun teaching methods and worldwide standards.

Your diving education starts with the Open Water Diver (OWD) course with minimum age of 10 years. After this course it is possible to continue on to more advanced courses or join diving trips everywhere. With us you can advance all the way up to the first professional certification and become a PADI Divemaster.

If you only wish to try diving for one day, it is possible with our Discover Scuba Diving trial.

All our student divers are covered by our diving insurance during a course.

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Discover scuba diving (DSD)

ONE TO TWO DAY TRY DIVE IN A SAFE AND SHALLOW ENVIRONMENT

MINIMUM AGE: 8 YEARS

PRICE FROM: 3 000 THB

DURATION: 1 - 2 DAYS / 2 - 4 DIVES

Would you like to try scuba diving? Don't have time to do a 3 day course? Come and do a safe try-dive with us for a day or two.

During the Discover Scuba Diving (DSD), you get to feel what it's like to breath underwater by using scuba equipment. You get to move around and enjoy yourself under our instructors supervision.

Our try-dive is done in a swimming pool which is the best and safest environment for your first dive. You learn basic skills and safety instructions during the day which starts around 9:00 AM in the morning and lasts until 2 PM in the afternoon. Lunch and all the equipment is included in the price of 3 000 THB.

After completing the poolday you can join us on a daytrip to the neighbouring islands and dive in the warm sea with all the tropical fish. This is a full day from 7:00 AM to 3 PM. The day includes 2 dives, breakfast, lunch, equipment, your instuctor, hotel transfers. Price is 3 500 THB.

Please notice that during a DSD try-dive you will not get certified as a scuba diver. This is only a trial. If you would like to become a scuba diver you should take the OWD Open Water Diver course..

Did we catch your interest? Any questions? Please contact us and let's get you in the warm waters of Phuket!

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Open Water Diver (OWD)

BEGINNER'S SCUBA DIVING COURSE

MINIMUM AGE: 10 YEARS

PRICE: 16 500 THB 

DURATION: 4 DAYS / 5 DIVES

Would you like to become a diver? The PADI Open Water Diver course is the beginner's basic scuba diving course to get you started! After this course you will be internationally certified diver! After the course you will be certified to dive down to 18 meters and you can join any diving trip in the world.

Welcome to our small groups courses, we take only 2-3 students on our courses. This means more time from the instructor to you, giving you a much better learning experience. Get the most out of your courses and enroll with us.

On the Open Water Diver course first we will practice handling the diving equipment and necessary skills in the swimming pool. You will learn to hover in midwater feeling weightless and also how to deal with possible but uncommon problems.

Part of the course is theory; what can you do underwater and how, but most importantly why. Learning is easy with our instructors and through videos and textbooks.

After the pool training we get to the real action and enter the sea and explore Phuket's closest dive sites and put your training to the test. The course usually takes 4 days out of which 2 are spent in the swimming pool and 2 are spent in the sea. During the course you will see how easy diving in the end is. Even if on the first day everything seems a bit tricky, on the last day you will be a fine diver with all the essential skills. Once the course is completed you will be certified as an official Open Water Diver.

NOSTE dive center offers now 1 extra dive at the end of every OWD course totally our course package up to 5 dives!

Schedule:

First day: Starts 8:30. Theory and pool session. Ends around 16:00.

Second day: Starts 8:30 Theory and pool session. Ends around 16:00.

Second day: Starts 7:30. Diving in the sea. Ends around 15.

Third day: Starts 7:30. Diving in the sea on a boat trip. Ends around 18.

Included in the course price is lunch and drinks everyday, hotel transfer from Chalong, Kata, Karon & Patong areas, study materials, official certification costs, diving equipment for the duration of the course and a NOSTE t-shirt!

Interested? Please contact us and let's plan the perfect course for you!

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Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD)

ADVENTURE FILLED COURSE WITH MULTIPLE THEMES

REQUIREMENTS: PADI OWD COURSE DONE

MINIMUM AGE: 12 YEARS

PRICE: 12 500 THB

DURATION: 2 DAYS / 6 DIVES

PADI's AOWD (Advanced Open Water Diver) is designed to enhance your diving skills and widen your understanding of the aquatic world. After completing the course you will be certified to go as deep as 30 meters. This opens a huge array of internationally known amazing dive sites to your reach.

The course has a text book but no test. The course is done on 2 days out on the sea. The days start at 07:30 and end around 18:00.

During AOWD you will do 5 training dives and 1 sum up dive. You get to choose some of the training dive themes, where as some you must do.

MANDATORY 2 DIVES:

Navigation: Learn to navigate underwater with and without a compass

Deep dive: Recognize the risks of going deep and get certified to 30 meters depth!

CHOOSE 3:

Naturalist: Learn to recognize between different marine life

Peak Buoyancy: Train your buoyancy skills

Wreck dive: Get to know wrecks and their dangers

Photography: Learn more tricks about taking underwater photos, camera included for this dive

Search and recovery: Learn how to find and bring up big treasures with a lift bag

 Night dive: How to gear up for a dive in the dark (only available on safari trips)

AOWD course price includes breakfast and lunch on both days, hotel transfer from Chalong, Kata, Karon & Patong areas, textbook, certification fee, diving equipment during the course and a NOSTE t-shirt! 

SUPER DEAL! Do your AOWD on a liveaboard safari and the price drops to 8 000 THB!

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Rescue Diver (RD)

BUILD YOUR CONFIDENCE AND LEARN TO HANDLE EMERGENCIES.

REQUIREMENTS: PADI AOWD AND A FIRST AID CERTIFICATION

MINIMUM AGE: 15 YEARS

PRICE: 12 500 THB

DURATION: 2 DAYS / 2 DIVES

PADI Rescue Diver course teaches risk management, how to recognize potential hazards and how a diver can really help someone in need.

THIS COURSE REQUIRES A FIRST AID CERTIFICATION! If you do not have one you can get it through us by taking a 1 day first aid course. This will give you an internationally recognized First Aid certification. The price is 4 500 THB.

The course starts with theory. You get to watch a DVD or read the text book. Then we head off to the swimming pool and start the practical sessions where you will learn rescue skills.

On the next day we go out to the sea and put your new skills in the test with different kind of scenarios. This day might feel stressful and you will need to have average physical fitness for this course.

PADI Rescue Diver certification is necessary before you can start Divemaster training. Our price includes lunch every day, hotel transfers from Chalong, Kata, Karon and Patong areas, study materials, certification fees, diving equipment during the course and a NOSTE t-shirt! 

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Enriched Air Course (Nitrox)

GET MORE BOTTOM TIME

REQUIREMENTS: PADI OWD

MINIMUM AGE: 15 YEARS

PRICE ON A DAYTRIP: 8 000 THB (3 DIVES)

PRICE ON A LIVEABOARD: 5 000 THB

PADI Nitrox course is recommended for everyone who wants the most out of their diving. Nitrox gas is basically normal air with a little bit more extra oxygen. Diving with it doesn't make you as tired and it gives you a lot more bottom time in depths from 20 - 30 meters. With Nitrox you can enjoy the best wrecks and walls in the world a lot more.

But beware that Nitrox is only for those who have the certification for it. There are risks with using Nitrox that you must learn before starting to use it. This course is easy and fast, we can do it in a couple of hours. We offer two options for the course, on a daytrip or on a liveaboard.

In the daytrip option you learn the theory and get 2 dives analyzing and using Nitrox. Price is 8 000 THB. 

Doing the course on a liveaboard you learn the theory. You can also opt to dive with Nitrox but then you have to buy a Nitrox package for the trip (varies from 1 400 - 4 000 THB). Price for the course on a liveaboard is 5 000 THB.

Price on a daytrip includes lunch and drinks, hotel transfers from Chalong, Kata, Karon and Patong, text books, certification fee and diving equipment for a day.

Want to do it? Contact us and let's get you Nitrox certified!

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Peak Performance Buoyancy (PPB)

LEARN TRICKS FOR YOUR TRIM

REQUIREMENTS: PADI OWD

MINIMUM AGE: 15 YEARS

PRICE: 6 000 THB

DURATION: 1 DAY / 3 DIVES

Not so comfortable with your buoyancy control? Hard to stay still or can't swim backwards?

On this course we concentrate only on the most important skill in diving - buoyancy control. You will learn to stay horizontally still, how to reverse and to relax more underwater.

Peak Performance Buoyancy course price includes breakfast and lunch, hotel transfer from Chalong, Kara, Karon and Patong areas, certification fee and diving equipment for the day.

SPECIAL OFFER: Do your PPB course on a liveaboard safari for 4 000 THB only!

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Deep Specialty

DEEP DIVING SPECIALTY COURSE TAKES YOU TO 40 METERS!

REQUIREMENTS: PADI AOWD

MINIMUM AGE: 15 YEARS

PRICE: 12 000 THB

DURATION: 2 DAYS / 6 DIVES

Want to go deeper and deeper? Completing the PADI Deep Specialty course certifies you down to 40 meters. At the same time you learn more about the risks and how to handle them.

Course lasts for 2 days and 6 dives during which we practice buoyancy control, how to transport extra air or a stage tank underwater. Also it's time to test the effects of nitrogen narcosis in the deep and see how depth effects on pressure and colors.

On the deeper dives of the course we often also see something rare like big stingrays and sharks.

The price for Deep Specialty includes breakfast and lunch on both days, hotel transfers from Chalong, Kata, Karon and Patong, certification fees, equipment for the duration of the course and a NOSTE t-shirt.

SPECIAL DEAL: Do your Deep Specialty on a liveaboard trip for 8 000 THB only!

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Divemaster (DM)

WANT TO BECOME A DIVING PROFESSIONAL IN THE TROPICS OR DO YOU NEED A CHALLENGE?

DIVEMASTER CLASSIFICATION IS THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL LEVEL IN THE DIVING WORLD.

REQUIREMENTS: RESCUE DIVER AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS, 40 LOGGED DIVES

MINIMUM AGE: 18 YEARS

PRICE: 40 000 THB

DURATION: 3 - 9 WEEKS

Do you need a challenge or a change in your life? The PADI Divemaster course is an unforgettable experience and it morphs you into an internationally recognized dive guide.

If you do not have an up-to-date First Aid certification you can do an First Aid course with us for 4 000 THB.

During Divemaster Training (DMT) you will learn more about scuba diving than ever before. Your understanding of theory and your diving skills get elevated to a new level. On the course you will learn:

Guide and lead a group of divers

Assist instructors during courses

In depth diving theory

Diver's pool skills again and again

Underwater mapping

Equipment maintenance

To make preparations for a diving trip

Search and Recovery with a lift bag

Deep Diving and new depth limit to 40 meters

Basics of Business in diving

Relax and party like you only can in the tropics

The minimum time for this course is 3 weeks but we suggest you stay for longer to learn more. We can also help you find accommodation in Phuket, starting from 8 000 THB a month.

Please notice that PADI certification fees and diving equipments for the course is not included. Every divemaster should own their own gear including a compass, a slate, a knife, a surface marker buoy, a reel and a diving computer. We can get you a discount on equipment from the big stores in Phuket.

Interested? Contact us and let's plan your course together!