BEGINNER DIVE COURSES
PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course – Age 10+, 1.5 days, 1 pool dive, 2 boat dives
Practise in the swimming pool first, then progress onto the dive boat to make 2 dives at Ko Haa Lagoon.
PADI Bubblemaker Course – Age 8+, 1.5 days, 1 pool dive, 1 boat dive
GAIN A PADI LICENCE TO DIVE
PADI Scuba Diver Course – Age 10+, 2 days, 1 pool dive, 2 boat dives
The PADI Scuba Diver Course is designed to take you through the first part of the Open Water course and leads to a limited certification, which can be upgraded at any time, to the full PADI Open Water Course certification.
PADI Open Water Course – Age 10+, 4 days, 2 pool dives, 4 boat dives
The PADI Open Water Course is designed to take you through the essential steps to becoming a fully certified scuba diver. You’ll gain the skills, experience and knowledge to make your diving safe and fun, as well as a licence to dive anywhere in the world, for the rest of your life to a maximum depth of 18m.
REFRESH YOUR SKILLS
PADI Scuba Review – Age 10+, 2-3 hrs, 1 pool dive
If you haven’t dived for a while, refresh your dive skills and knowledge with a PADI Scuba Review. We will update your PADI certification card to show that your dive skills are up to date.
COURSES FOR CERTIFIED DIVERS
PADI Advanced Course – Age 12+, 2-3 days, 5 dives
The PADI Advanced Open Water Course takes your diving to the next level and extends your skills and knowledge. With a huge range of fun and exciting Adventure dives to choose from, this course offers something for everyone and is a great way to extend the scope of your diving or combine diving with an existing skill or interest.
Emergency First Responder Course – Age 8+, 5 hrs
The EFR Course is an innovative CPR/first aid program that teaches you skills that could help save a life.
Step by step accident management methods, help you to assess a situation, and act in the most efficient way to help someone before professional medical help arrives.
PADI Rescue Diver Course – Age 12+, 4 days, 1 beach dive, 4 boat dives
This PADI Rescue Diver Course will improve your skills as an aware and responsible diver. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to respond in an emergency diving situation and assist divers in distress.
PADI Deep Diver Speciality – Age 15+, 2 days, 4 dives
Experience the thrill of diving to greater depths with the PADI Deep Diver Speciality Course. Learn about safely planning no-decompression deep dives to depths of up to 40 m.
Taken over two days, the Deep Diver course involves two days out on the boat, making a total of 4 dives. There is also some self-study to do.
PADI Enriched Air (NITROX) Speciality – Age 15+, 1.5 days, 2 dives
Sign up for the PADI Enriched Air NITROX Speciality Course and experience the benefits of breathing Oxygen Enriched Air (NITROX). Safely extend your no-decompression limits to depths of up to 30m and spend longer exploring sunken shipwrecks, deeper reefs and submerged sea-mounts.
PADI U/W Digital Photography Speciality – Age 10+, 1 day, 2 dives
Participate in the PADI Underwater Digital Photography Speciality Course and learn how to take your own underwater photographs. Produce your underwater photos as a slideshow on CDRom or DVD and impress your friends with the quality of underwater images you can achieve in just 1 day!
UW Digital Photography has taken the underwater photography world by storm. Get in on the action with the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty course. You can quickly and easily capture the underwater world with your camera and on your computer.
PADI U/W Videography Speciality – Age 10+, 3 days, 4 dives
The PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course introduces you to underwater video equipment and videography fundamentals, such as exposure, focus, shot types and shot sequencing. It takes you through the post-dive editing process so you can create your underwater masterpiece. By the time you complete the course, you’ll have gone through the entire basic video production process.
PADI Underwater Naturalist Speciality – Age 10+, 1 day, 2 dives
Are you fascinated with aquatic life? Always wondering what that fish is and why it always dances under a coral head whenever you get close? If you’re engrossed with life under the surface, the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is especially for you.
PADI AWARE Fish ID Speciality – Age 10+, 1 day, 2 dives
Have you ever asked yourself, “What was that fish?” The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you know the answer.
During two dives you gain hands-on experience in looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater.
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy – Age 10+, 1 day, 2 dives
Float effortlessly, drifting over reefs. Be the diver you want to be, with ultimate buoyancy control, able to hover close to the bottom and examine underwater organisms without touching them. Buoyancy skills separate the good divers from the great divers. In the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course, you’ll learn how to precisely weight yourself for optimum control, poise and balance. You learn to ascend and descend effortlessly and by mastering streamlining, you’ll move through the water cleanly, efficiently and gracefully. You swim near fragile environments without harm to them or yourself.
PADI Wreck Diver Speciality – Age 15+, 2 days, 4 dives
Whether sunk intentionally or tragically, whether a sunken ship, a plane or an automobile, the call of wrecks is nearly irresistible to divers. Through the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course, you get the skills, knowledge and procedures you need to answer the call of wreck diving.
PADI Divemaster Course – Age 18+, 2-6 weeks
The PADI Divemaster Course is the first professional level PADI certification. You will be qualified to guide certified divers, conduct PADI Scuba Reviews and assist PADI Instructors in some of their tasks.
PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) – Age 18+, 2 weeks
The PADI Instructor Course or IDC program is your final step in the quest to become a PADI Instructor. The IDC is divided into three parts, the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) course. The final part is the Instructor Examination (IE), which the candidates are required to pass before they are allowed to begin teaching. The IE immediately follows the OWSI course.
Contact Scubafish Dive Centre
Please send the dive centre a message directly if you are interested in finding out about diving during your stay in Ko Lanta. We would be very happy to answer any of your questions. You may also be interested in vising the Scubafish website for further information.