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Basic Diver Course with Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, Thailand

The Basic Diver Course :

The Basic Diver program

or Basic Diver program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the close supervision of one of Go Dive shop experienced Instructors in the dive sites or pool-like conditions. During your adventure, you'll master some basic scuba concepts and skills and will have the opportunity to take part in an open water adventure.


This program is the ideal way to experience scuba diving without having to enroll on a full course. Go Dive shop offers Basic Diver in two options.  A boat trip with two or three dives at protected dive sites. 


Knowledge Development & Equipment


Before book Basic Diver Course :

To enroll in a Basic Diver Course

  • You must be 10 years old or older.

  • No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

  • For Child 8-10 years old please check out Diving Program for Kids 


Please complete the following forms :

Please check the health requirements for this course.
Download a SSI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)​


Please Remember :

Taking Basic Diver Course

You will need to stay on Koh Lanta at least 3 Days 2 Nights.
Please find your accommodation here.


How to getting to Koh Lanta?

If you need transfer service please find more detail about transfer here.


What do I need to bring with me on the boat?
  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Sun lotion

  • Sun glasses

  • Snorkel gear if you have this already.

  • Big Smiles


If you need to Flying after diving :

for Recreational Diving please find more information here.


What you will learn in Basic Diver Course?


Course contents

The course takes 1 day training in the open water with 1-3 training dives.


Knowledge Development & Equipment


Knowledge Development & Equipment.

Firstly your experienced and patient instructor will spend some time on the boat to give you a detailed briefing about the following training session.

Our instructor will use scuba gear and pictured lesson guides to introduce you to the most important rules of scuba diving. This takes approximately 30-40 minutes.


Training underwater


Training under water

Under water, shallow enough to stand up in you can watch a very slow and detailed demonstration of all the necessary skills. You will then have time to practice these skills under the instructor's direct supervision.

Swimming around & exploring
Rates are Inclusive of :


  • All your training

  • Professional instruction fee

  • Guaranteed small class of ratio 2:1

  • Maximum 2 students to 1 instructor

  • Dive briefing

  • Diving equipment rental

  • 1-3 Tank

  • Weights & Belt

  • Group insurance cover 1,000,000 THB

  • Round transfer Hotels on Koh Lanta/Dive Shop


On The Big Boat

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (Thai food buffet)

  • Tropical fruit

  • Drinking water

  • Soft drinks

  • Coffee & Tea

  • Electrolyte beverage


Rates are Exclusive of :


  • Additional cost for Diving Insurance 350 THB/day

  • Optional 3rd Dives 1,000 THB/person


National Marine Park Fee :

The National Marine Park Fee will be added to your bill and is payable on or before the day of the trip. If your trips are not within the Koh Lanta National Marine Park then you do not need to pay the Fee.


Basic Diver Course itinerary


Arrival Day : Sign up & Try diving equipment at Go Dive Shop 1 day before start course.

Training Day on the Big Boat : Local Day Trip

06:45 - 07:45 AM. Pick up from your Hotels & Resorts

08:00 AM. Departure from Go Dive Lanta Jetty,

08:15 AM. Welcome on board, Boat briefing

08:30 AM. Breakfast

09:00 AM. Dive Briefing

10:00 AM. Dive 1st (Confined Water 1 & Open Water Dive 1)

11:00 AM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit, Dive Briefing

12:15 AM. Dive 2nd (Fun Dive)

01:15 PM. Lunch, Dive Briefing

02:30 PM. Dive 3rd (Optional)

03:30 PM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit

05:30 PM. Boat arrive to Go Dive Lanta Jetty

If making 2 dives the boat will be back around 03:30 - 04:00 PM


Dive Trips suitable for this course :

Koh Ha, Koh Bida, Koh Phi Phi, HTMS Kled Kaew Ship Wreck, etc


Remark :

** All itineraries & schedules are weather permitting, sea conditions, currents, tide, minimum numbers and may change without prior notice as the instructors see fit.

*** Rates are only valid for bookings paid via internet!.



Next Step >>

The fun doesn't need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further.

If you decide to become a Scuba Diver/Open Water Diver within six months of completing your Basic Diver program, your first open water dive will be credited as one of the required training dives.


Swimming around & exploring.

Once you have mastered the required skills you can continue with the most thrilling part of the program, the underwater tour.


Diving with tropical fish & coral


Diving with tropical fish & coral.

At a depth of maximum 12 meters / 40 feet your instructor will show you a huge variety of tropical coral and fish. Clown fish, barracudas, lion fish, trumpet fish, groupers and many other marine creatures will greet you in their world.


Safety & Fun.

Your experienced buddy and instructor understands your problems as a beginner and will be there  to assist you whilst under water.


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