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Scuba Diver Course on Koh Lanta Island with Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, Thailand

The SCUBA Diver Course Experience :

The Scuba Diver Course

The program was designed for those who don't have enough time to complete the entire Open Water Diver Course in one go, or if somebody needs to interrupt this course for any reason.


The Scuba Diver course offers a fast and convenient way for everybody from the age of 10 years old in general good health and fitness, and are not suffering from a cold or ear infection, you should be eligible to become a Scuba Diver. 


Knowledge Development & Equipment


Before book Scuba Diver Course :

To enroll in a Scuba 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 PADI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)


Please Remember :

Taking Scuba Diver Course

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?
  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Sun lotion

  • Sunglasses

  • Camera

  • Diving & Snorkel gear if you have this already

  • At the pool / beach some money for lunch

  • 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 Scuba Diver Course?


Course contents

The course takes 2 days and includes 1 day of knowledge development and pool training as well as 1 day training in the open water with 2 training dives.


Knowledge Development & Equipment


Knowledge Development (Theory)

Your instructor will help you to close your knowledge gaps and answer all the questions you might have from your self study by using a video and lesson guides. You will need to correctly answer 75% of the 50 questions in the final exam (multiple choice) where most Go Dive Lanta's students score 90+%.


Training in Confine Water


Training in Confine Water
  • 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 manual

  • 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


Rates are Exclusive of :


  • Additional cost for Diving Insurance 350 THB/day

  • Optional 3rd Dives 1,000 THB/person

  • Rental Dive Computer 350 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


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.


Scuba Diver Course itinerary


Arrival Day : Sign up, get Open Water Diver Course Manual with a brief explanation of how to use it from our Staff. (reading 3 chapters & complete knowledge review) & Try diving equipment at Go 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.


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 1 Maximum depth 12 meters.)

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

12:15 AM. Dive 2nd (Open Water Dive 2 Maximum depth 12 meters.)

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 - Enrich Air Nitrox Diver / Open Water Diver

Training in Open Water


Training in open water

During your course you will participate in 2 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.


The first dive does not include any formal skills and will help you to acclimatise to the new environment.


During the 1 remaining 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.


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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