Scuba Diving Courses Koh Phangan Thailand
Koh Phangan is the perfect place to learn diving.
The waters in the bays around the island are shallow,
makes it easy for you to take your first breath
from a regulator. There are no strong currents
and all the dive sites are very close to the island.
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)
is the world’s largest diver training organization.
With a PADI Diving Certification Card you can
be assured that your diving qualifications will
be recognized worldwide.
a PADI rewarded Dive-Center we offer all PADI
Courses from Bubblemaker to Assistant Instructor
in English, Deutsch, en francais. Our PADI Dive
Instructors teach to divings highest training
standards, using the latest PADI Materials and
providing our student divers with MORE IN-WATER-TIME
than other programs.
you that means a higher quality course, more personalized
training and more diving-experience. Located on
the beach we are able to offer you extremely comfortable,
relaxed diving, avoiding all the taxi transfers
around the island to and from swimming pools and
Full insurance coverage for all our divers
YAO DIVERS is accepting referrals from other agencies
or PADI Dive-Centers. Referrals usually are given
when the customer is unable to complete the course
und would like to finish it with Haad Yao Divers.
free Pick-Up Service is limited to the west coast
of Koh Phangan (Bankai up to Chaloklum). If you
are staying at Haadrin or the east coast please
contact us for transfer arrangements.
your Diving-Adventure on CD!
Sealife Reefmaster Digital U/W Camera for rent
and we burn your Diving- Pics on CD!
Your Safety! HAAD YAO DIVERS is
member of the SSS Recompression Chamber
registered with the TAT (Tourism Authority
Sponsor of DAN (Divers Alert Network)
A PADI Resort Dive-Center, Store No. 34004
Our divers are fully insured
All our staff are trained DAN Oxygen Providers
Divers can improve their skills on our house-reef
and join the Peak Performance Buoyancy workshop,
the navigation specialities or night-dives, right
in front of the bungalow. Our favourite places
for deep- and multilevel-specialities are SAILROCK
and SOUTHWEST-PINNACLE. For Marinelife-Enthusiasts
the ANGTHONG MARINEPARK offers a big variety of
Dive-Center is melted into the resort and you
can enjoy all the facilities like restaurant,
bar etc. during your course.
sea kayak and snorkel equipment for all our student
Scuba Diving GO PRO
Have you ever thought of making a career out of
diving? Imagine doing something you love in warm
tropical climates and getting paid for it! You
will need to have completed the PADI Open Water,
Advanced Open Water and Rescue courses (or equivalent),
before you can enroll in a PADI Professional Course.
the Professional level of scuba diving brings
you new challenges and endless possibilities.
Our experienced staff-instructor will teach you
on high professional level up to Divemaster and
PADI Scuba Diving GO TEC
Technical diving is one of the fastest growing
segments of the recreational diving business.
It refers to those types of diving activities
that were once mostly limited to those who dive
as part of professions. It’s only recently, though,
that this kind of diving has become very popular
in the general sport diving community.
Yao Divers offers NITROX-Courses and NITROX-Diving
at the moment but is working on further development
on the Tec-Diving Section. Please ask us for the
latest updates at Haad Yao Divers.
PADI Scuba Diving SPECIALTIES
If there’s a specific area of diving which interests
you, then the PADI Specialty Courses are what
you need to increase your knowledge and expertise.
Each course is tailor-made to teach you what you
need to know to maximize your enjoyment. Courses
can last from a single day to several days, depending
upon the specialty and your timetable.
are numerous specialty certifications. Get five
specialty ratings and you’re on your way to become
a PADI Master Scuba Diver.
Discover Scuba Diving - 1 Dive off Haad Yao Beach
2000 THB = 59.37 USD = 37.69 EUR
Discover Scuba Diving - 2 Dives off the
boat (Daytrip) 3500 THB = 103.89 USD = 65.95 EUR
Discover Scuba Diving - half day pool training,
next day 2 dives off boat 4000 THB = 118.74 USD
= 75.37 EUR
Discover Scuba Diving - 2 dives off longtailboat
(local trip) 2800 THB = 83.12 USD = 52.76 EUR
Scuba Diver - 2 Days 9200 THB = 273.09
USD = 173.36 EUR
Open Water Diver - 4 Days 13500 THB = 400.73
USD = 254.38 EUR
Open Water Diver - Beach only - 3 days
9800 THB = 290.9 USD = 184.66 EUR
Advanced Open Water - 3 Days 11500 THB
= 341.37 USD = 216.7 EUR
Open Water and Advanced PACKAGE 22000 THB
= 653.05 USD = 414.55 EUR
Emergency First Respond - 1 Day 4200 THB
= 124.67 USD = 79.14 EUR
Rescue Diver 2-3 Days 11500 THB = 341.37
USD = 216.7 EUR
Divemaster 26000 THB = 771.78 USD = 489.92
Scuba Refresh - 1 Dive 1200 THB = 35.62
USD = 22.61 EUR
Assistant Instructor - 5 Days 18000 THB
= 534.31 USD = 339.18 EUR
Bubblemaker - 1 day try-diving in the pool
for kids 1800 THB = 53.43 USD = 33.92 EUR
U/W Photographer - 1 day classroom, 2 dives off
the beach 5200 THB = 154.36 USD = 97.98 EUR
U/W Photographer - 1 day classroom, 1 daytrip
2 dives 7400 THB = 219.66 USD = 139.44 EUR
U/W Naturalist - 2 dives off Haad Yao Beach
3900 THB = 115.77 USD = 73.49 EUR
U/W Naturalist - 2 dives off boat on a
daytrip 5400 THB = 160.29 USD = 101.75 EUR
U/W Navigation - 1 dive off beach, 2 dives
off boat 5900 THB = 175.14 USD = 111.18 EUR
Peak Performance Buoyancy - 2 dives off
Haad Yao Beach 3900 THB = 115.77 USD = 73.49 EUR
Peak Performance Buoyancy - 2 dives off
the boat on daytrip 5400 THB = 160.29 USD = 101.75
Multi Level Diver - 2 dives off the boat
on a daytrip 4400 THB = 130.61 USD = 82.91 EUR
Deep Diver - 2 days, 4 dives off the boat
on a daytrip 7500 THB = 222.63 USD = 141.32 EUR
Search and Recovery - 4 dives off Haad
Yao Beach 5500 THB = 163.26 USD = 103.64 EUR
Search and Recovery - 2 dives off beach,
2 dives off boat 7500 THB = 222.63 USD = 141.32
Enriched Air Nitrox - First day classroom,
second day 2 dives off boat 7400 THB = 219.66
USD = 139.44 EUR
Phangan Fun Diving
DIVETRIPS ARE RELAXED PERSONALISED AND FUN - There
are an abundance of DIVESITES around Koh Phangan
which are perfect for beginners and experienced
From easy dives off the beach to longer trips
by boat you can experience the tropical world
of the Gulf of Thailand. Year round our boat runs
daily to the premier dive sites like Angthong
National Marine Park, Sailrock, Koh Tao, The Pinnacles
You can choose between local dive trips, daytrips
or beach dives. At HAAD YAO DIVERS you will dive
with the same level of divers, we do not mix beginners
and experienced divers!
your safety the boat is equipped with radio, phones,
First Aid, Oxygen Unit and Lifewests. All our
PADI Professionals are trained in First Aid and
are certified Oxygen providers.
Haad Yao Divers - Dive Boat
Haad Yao Divers Boat is a 23 m custom built dive
boat. The boat caters to both snorkeller and scuba
There are two decks, one a dive deck with a large
dive platform, equipment area, dry area, kitchen
counter, food counter with a seating area and
a toilet. The second deck consists of a shady
place with tables and benches for teaching and
logging, a counter and a sundeck for sunbathing
and the captain’s cabin.
boat is equipped with oxygen, first aid and lifewests.
All our staff is trained Emergency First Aid Responders
and DAN Oxygen Providers. A guide for snorkelers
is always available. We are also offering diving
aboard traditional longtailboats which take you
on shorter trips around Koh Phangan.
Diving DAY TRIP
Our dive guides are qualified PADI Divemasters
or PADI Scuba Instructors who are experienced
with Koh Phangan divesites. You will dive with
the same level of divers, we do not mix beginners
and experienced divers. A thorough Dive-Briefing
and Planning is guaranteed. We take a maximum
of 4 Divers per Dive master which guarantees you
stress-free and more personalized diving. All
our trips include 2 dives (on the Pinnacle Trip
3 dives). The boat is leaving the harbour at 8.30
am and, depending on the divesite, you will be
back at your resort between 3.00 pm and 5.00 pm.
Early enough to enjoy the sunset!
all the DAYTRIPS we serve you a little breakfast,
2-set Thai-Lunch, fruits, coffee, tea, softdrinks
and lots of drinking water.
Fun Diving LOCAL TRIP
For the closer local dive sites along the westcoast
of Koh Phangan we are using our traditional Longtailboat
which brings additional fun and adventure to your
dives. All the divesites are in a short distance
to the shore (maximum 20 minutes boatride). On
request you can spend the surface interval on
one of the beaches of the westcoast. Our Thai-Captain
is a certified diver himself and familiar with
a the local sites. He will give advice for the
best place in season. The boat is equipped with
First Aid Equipment.
our LOCAL TRIPS our Divemaster will serve you
some tropical fruits, Thai-snacks and drinking
All the dive trips include:
Lunch or Snacks and Drinks
Full insurance coverage
Pick-up service from your resort (westcoast)
All our Divetrips are suitable for snorkelers
as well. However there is a little different for
snorkelers, depending on weather- and divesite
conditions. Please ask our staff before you book
for a trip.
most suitable sites for Snorkeling are along the
westcoast of Koh Phangan with our Longtailboat.
You can find beautyful corals and fish in shallower
depths which allows you relaxed snorkeling and
you can visit different places on one day.
daytrips the most exciting place is Angthong Marine
Nationalpark. The places close to the islands
there offer phantastic snorkeling where you can
experience the same marinelife like divers. The
sites we visit on Koh Tao are variable and ideal
for experienced snorkelers or people just want
to try it out alike.
deeper divesites like Sailrock we recommend for
more experienced snorkellers and adventure lovers.
our snorkelers receive a extended briefing before
entering the water.
Mask, Snorkel, Fins
Breakfast, Lunch or Snacks and Drinks
Instructor (on request)
Adventure and Fun!!
Daytrip - Angthong Marine Park 1400 THB = 41.56
USD = 26.38 EUR
Daytrip - Koh Tao 1400 THB = 41.56 USD
= 26.38 EUR
Daytrip - Sailrock 1400 THB = 41.56 USD
= 26.38 EUR
Local Trip - with Longtailboat - on request
650 THB = 19.29 USD = 12.25 EUR
Yao Divers : c/o Sandy Bay Bungalows , Haad
Yao , 84280 Koh Phangan , Suratthani - Thailand
Office : Haad Yao Beach , at Sandy Bay Bungalows
, Phone: +66 - (0)8 62793085.
Chao Phao Office : Haad Chao Phao Beach ,
next to Great Bay Resort , Phone: +66 - 0(8) 48412102.
Haad Office : Mae Haad Beach , at Mae Haad
View Resort , Phone: +66 - 0(8) 11874853.