PADI Specialty Courses

Are you Open Water or Advanced Open Water certified and interested in additional training? Why not take a Specialty course. There are many different options to choose from, depending on your personal interests. Some Specialties can be completed in a couple of hours in the classroom, others take longer and include up to 4 dives. Participation in all of them is recognized with a PADI Specialty Certification Card. You can even aim for the highest recreational diver rating in the Padi system: become a Master Scuba diver. A prerequisite for this is 5 Specialties. 

For most Specialties the corresponding Adventure Dive of your Advanced Open Water Course will be recognized as the first dive of the Specialty and therefore reduce the amount of required dives and time to complete the course. Reduced prices apply in these cases. 

Have a look at our offer below and feel free to contact us, if you have any questions. We are happy to answer them for you and help you make the right choice. 

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy

Are you fairly new to diving and still struggle with your buoyancy? Are you well impressed with other divers that seem to float through the water effortlessky? You can become one of them. Start working on your own diving skills today with the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course. We will teach you all about proper weighting, trimming, streamlining and fine tuning your buoyancy through breath control and by that help you to conserve your air and leave minimal impact on the aquatic environment. 

 

Minimum Age: 10 years

Prerequisite Certification: (Junior) Open Water Diver

2 Dives: 5800 THB

Project AWARE Specialist

The Project AWARE Specialty course is an introduction to Project AWARE as a global movement for ocean protection. It focuses and expands on the 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. Through interactive discussions, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel. A dry, ‘fins off’ course, this specialty is ideal for divers and non-divers alike to gain insight into how decisions above and below the surface impact our water planet. 

Prerequisite Certification: None

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Classroom Course: 3500 THB

AWARE Coral Reef Conservation

Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel in warm, clear water on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems. You will learn how coral reefs function and why coral reefs are so important. We will also focus on why many coral reefs are in serious trouble and what you can do to prevent further decline, so that we can hopefully keep enjoying this beautiful habitat for many many more years to come. 

Prerequisite Certification: None

Duration: Approximately 2 to 3 hours

Classroom Course: 3500 THB

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer

Do you like to capture pictures of your dives to take home with you or show your friends and family? This Specialty course helps you to improve your photography skills. Through hands-on training during two dives and guidance from one of our passionate underwater photographers, you will discover the PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly. We will give you tips on what looks good and how best to take photos underwater. We will practice the best positioning for lighting and when best to use the flash. We will also focus on your buoyancy to ensure that you are not harming the aquatic environment while taking pictures.

Minimum Age: 10 years

Prerequisite Certification: (Junior) Open Water Diver

2 Dives: 5800 THB 

Material: PADI eLearning

PADI Deep Diver

The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 metres or on a wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course. During 4 dives you will go over specialized deep diving equipment and discuss best practice for deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control. You will also learn how to manage your gas supply, deal with gas narcosis and other safety considerations.

Minimum Age: 15 years

Prerequisite Certification: Adventure Diver

4 Dives: 10800

PADI Wreck Diver

Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even trains are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life.

During this course you will look at safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks. You will learn how to use penetration lines and reels to guide exploration. You will survey and map the train wreck at Koh Waen and practice techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.

Minimum Age: 15 years

Prerequisite Certification: Adventure Diver

4 Dives: 9800 THB

PADI Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox)

Diving with Nitrox allows you to extend your decompression limit which means more time diving! This is great if you are doing multiple dives per day, planning a live-aboard or a long dive holiday.

With this course we teach you how to analyses nitrox tanks, set your O2 percentage on your computer and how to dive within your PO2 limits. Diving with Enriched Air has more considerations including managing oxygen exposure and how to determine what’s in your scuba tank.

We teach this as a non-diving course.

Minimum Age: 12 years

Prerequisite Certification: (Junior) Open Water Diver

Classroom Course: 3800 THB

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider

Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you are ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen and are prepared to offer aid.

There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it is open to everyone. divers, snorkellers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.

Prerequisite Certification: None

Duration: approximately 3 hours

Classroom Course: 3500 THB

All courses are including equipment, material and certification (if applicable) and dive insurance, excluding National Park fees (200 / 600 THB).

At the moment we can only accept payments in cash and by PayPal (plus 4.5% PayPal charges). There is no ATM on Koh Ngai, so please bring enough money.

Call us  

Beltran: +66 807 060 277

Britta: +66 807 025 998

Whatsapp: +49 176 2694 7584

Open Daily:

9 am - 7 pm

Beginning of November to end of April

Location

You can find us at Fantasy Resort on Koh Ngai

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