Specialty Program : Navigation on Koh Lanta Island with Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, THAILAND

The Navigation Course Experience:

The Navigation Course

Have you ever asked yourself, "How does my instructor manage to find the way back to the exit point or to the boat?"

If so, the NAVIGATION Program is what you need to learn this skill for yourself.

The NAVIGATION Program will teach you to navigate with a compass and how to apply natural navigation skills.

You will also learn to estimate distances, navigate different search patterns, find your way to different marking points, and be able to get back to the exit point at any time.

 

 

We offer FREE Online Training - with Digital Learning, you can study at your convenience anytime or anywhere. With the advancement of digital learning, and you can start learning right away.

 

Online Training gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program.

 

Please Sign up for Online Training program so we can give you access to the online theory as soon as you book your course with Go Dive Lanta.

 

Knowledge Development (Theory)

 

Before book Navigation Specialty Course

To enroll in a Navigation Specialty Course

  • You must be 12 years old or older.  

  • Have a Open Water Divers certification (or equivalent certification)

 

Please complete the following forms :

Please check the health requirements for this course.

Download a SSI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)​

 

Please Remember :

Taking Navigation Specialty Course

You will need to stay on Koh Lanta a 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

  • Sunglasses

  • Camera

  • Diving & Snorkel gear if you have this already

  • On the boat some money for tips

  • Big Smiles

 

If you need to Flying after diving :

for Recreational Diving please find more information here.

 

What you will learn in Navigation Course?

 

Knowledge Development (Theory)

 

COURSE CONTENTS :

The course takes 1 day training in the open water with 2 training dives.

 

  • Natural Navigation

  • Compass Navigation

  • Combining Natural and Compass Navigation

  • Special Navigation Situations

  • The Sport of Navigation

 

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

 

Knowledge Development (Theory)

 

ACADEMICS :

Training Materials and Online Training program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online when you sign up for Online Training program, and then attend review sessions with our Dive Center.

 

POOL TRAINING :

No Required for this course.

 

Knowledge Development (Theory)

 

OPEN WATER SESSIONS :

During your course you will participate in 2 open water training dives which will last 40-60 minutes each. You will then be able to apply knowledge, combined with a guided tour to explore Koh Lanta's tropical reefs. Our 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.

 

Rates are inclusive of :

 

  • All your training

  • Professional instruction fee

  • Navigation online training

  • Certification (Online)

  • Guaranteed small class of ratio 4:1

  • Maximum 4 students to 1 instructor

  • Dive briefing

  • Diving equipment rental

  • 1-3 Tank/day

  • 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

 

On The Speed Boat

  • Lunch

  • Tropical fruit

  • Drinking water

  • Soft drinks

 

Rates are Exclusive of :

 

  • Additional cost for Diving Insurance 250 THB/day

  • Optional 3rd Dives 1,000 THB/person

  • Rental Dive Computer 300 THB/day

  • Rental Nitrox Tank 300 THB/tank

  • Rental 15L Tank 200 THB/tank

  • Rental DIN adapter 150 THB/day

  • Rental Diving Torch Rental 200 THB/day

 

Surcharges on the course rates apply for non-local dives sites :

  • Hin Deang - Hin Muang*

  • The 3 Adventure

  • Koh Yung

 

Surchages for Speed Boat 1,200 THB/diver/day 

Surchages for Big Boat 900 THB/diver/day 

Surcharges to be paid in the Go Dive office.

 

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 National Marine Park then you do not need to pay the Fee.

 

Navigation Specialty 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 (Navigation Dive1)

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

12:15 AM. Dive 2nd (Navigation Dive2)

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

 

Optional Training Day on the Big Boat : Super Day Trip

05:45 - 06:45 AM. Pick up from your Hotels & Resorts

07:00 AM. Departure from Go Dive Lanta Jetty,

07:15 AM Welcome on board, Boat briefing

07:30 AM. Breakfast

10:30 AM. Dive Briefing

11:00 AM. Dive 1st (Training Dive)

12:00 AM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit, Dive Briefing

01:15 AM. Dive 2nd (Training Dive)

02:15 PM. Lunch, Dive Briefing

03:30 PM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit

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

 

Optional Training Day on the Speed Boat : Super 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

09:30 AM. Dive Briefing

10:00 AM. Dive 1st : (Training Dive)

11:00 AM. Tropical Fruit, Dive Briefing

12:00 PM. Dive 2nd : (Training Dive)

01:30 PM. Lunch, Dive Briefing

02:30 PM. Dive 3rd (Optional)

03:30 PM. Tropical Fruit

04:00 PM. Boat arrive to Go Dive Lanta Jetty

If making 2 dives the boat will be back around 02:30 PM

 

Dive Trips suitable for this course :

Koh Ha, Koh Bida, Koh Phi Phi, HTMS Kled Kaew Ship Wreck, Koh Rok, 4 IslandsHin Deang - Hin Muang, The 3 Adventure, Koh YungThe Jetty, 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 - Specialties Diver / Master Diver