Open Water Diver Course Lite : Become a Diver on Koh Lanta Island, Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, THAILAND
The Open Water Diver Course Lite Experience :
The Open Water Diver Course Lite
Becoming an Open Water Diver is the best way to start your scuba adventure due to worldwide recognition! With personalized training and taking enough time, we make sure you are truly comfortable under water with the skills and equipment you will use.
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.
Before book Open Water Diver Course Lite :
To enroll in a Open Water Diver Course or Junior Open Water Diver Course
You must be 10 years old or older.
You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.
No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Please complete the following forms :
Please check the health requirements for this course.
Download a SSI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)
Please Remember :
Taking Open Water Diver Course Lite
You will need to stay on Koh Lanta at least 4 Days 3 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 at Swimming pool / Beach / On the Boat?
Diving & Snorkel gear if you have this already
At the pool / beach some money for lunch
On the boat some money for tips
If you need to Flying after diving :
for Recreational Diving please find more information here.
What you will learn in Open Water Diver Course Lite?
COURSE CONTENTS :
In general, an Open Water Diver course lite consists of 3 parts :
Academics, Pool Training and Open Water Sessions.
The course takes 2 days and includes 1 day of Academics and pool training & 1 open water training beach dive as well as 1 day training in the open water with 3 training dives.
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 :
For your pool and open water training your instructor will fit you to your scuba equipment so you will become comfortable in your “second skin”.
Set up diving equipment.
Your instructor will explain and slowly demonstrate how to set up and use diving equipment.
In Swimming Pool
Your instructor will explain and slowly demonstrate each and every skill for you and give you enough time to practice. Also check if you are able to swim and feel comfortable in the water to prepare for safe diving with buddy system.
Rates are inclusive of :
All your training
Professional instruction fee
Swimming pool fee
Open Water Diver online training
Guaranteed small class of ratio 4:1
Maximum 4 students to 1 instructor
Diving equipment rental
Weights & Belt
Group insurance cover 1,000,000 THB
Round transfer Hotels on Koh Lanta/Dive Shop
On The Big Boat
Lunch (Thai food buffet)
Coffee & Tea
Rates are Exclusive of :
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.
Add On Option :
Additional cost for Diving Insurance 350 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
Open Water Diver Course itinerary
Arrival Day : Sign up, Try diving equipment at Go Dive Lanta's Dive Shop 1 day before start course.
1st Training Day at Swimming Pool or Beach :
08:00 - 08:45 AM. Pick up from your Hotels & Resorts
09:00 AM Knowledge development (Theory) Reviewing knowledge review with your instructor.
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM Confined Water 5 Module.
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Open Water Dive 1 Maximum depth 12 meters.)
If you pass all skills then next day going to dive on the boat.
2nd 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 (Open Water Dive 2 Maximum depth 12 meters.)
11:00 AM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit, Dive Briefing
12:15 AM. Dive 2nd (Open Water Dive 3 Maximum depth 12 meters.)
01:15 PM. Lunch, Dive Briefing
02:30 PM. Dive 3rd (Open Water Dive 4 Maximum depth 18 meters.)
03:30 PM. Tea & Coffee, Tropical Fruit
05:30 PM. Boat arrive to Go Dive Lanta Jetty
Dive Trips suitable for this course :
Koh Ha, Koh Bida, Koh Phi Phi, HTMS Kled Kaew Ship Wreck, Koh Rok, 4 Islands, The Jetty, etc
** 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 - imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! Check out all of the exciting Specialty Programs you can get involved in. It's your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures. SSI will be a reliable buddy accompanying you on your way.
OPEN WATER SESSIONS :
During your course you will participate in 4 open water training dives which will last 40-60 minutes each. Two of those will take you to a maximum depth of 12 meters / 40 feet and the other two dives are limited to 18 meters / 60 feet.
During the dives you will apply the skills you have already mastered in the swimming pool to open water conditions, combined with a guided tour to explore Koh Lanta's tropical reefs. 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.
In addition to that you will learn about compass handling both at the surface and under water. Don't worry, your instructor will explain how to handle the compass.
After successful completion of your open water training dives you will become a Certified Diver. The SSI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
SAFETY & FUN :
Your experienced buddy and instructor understands your problems as a beginner and will be there to assist you whilst under water.