Crystal Dive Resort, Scuba Diving Koh Tao
PADI Speciality Courses

PADI SPECIALITY COURSES
Deep Diver
Underwater Photography
Underwater Videography
Night Diver
NITROX
Equipment Specialist
Navigation
Search & Recovery
Naturalist
Mutli-Level Computer
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Fish ID
Dive Propulsion Vehicle
Wreck Diver
Emergency Oxygen Provider

 

 

PADI Specialty courses give you an opportunity to pursue areas of interest in more detail, giving you a greater knowledge, confidence and more diving experience in your chosen field.

 

Some specialties require an Advanced Open Water certification, others can begin straight after you have finished your PADI Open Water course.


*All speciality courses include your own personal set of PADI materials.

 


DEEP DIVER

The PADI Deep diver specialty takes you through four deep dives teaching you the techniques required for planning and conducting deep dives safely. Try it out and feel the narcosis at depths down to 40 meters!

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI DEEP DIVER Speciality Manual

Price: 7,400 THB (4 Dives)
Price: 5,900 THB
(3 Dives) - Book Now >>
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DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER

The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer speciality is a 2 dive program over 1/2 days, which also includes camera techniques, camera maintenance/preparation, composition and macro photography. We also give you access to our own editing suite and offer advice on the best software options and editing styles.

Price: 5,900 THB (2 Dives) - Book Now >>

Underwater Videography / Photography

UNDERWATER VIDEOGRAPHER

Capture your Koh Tao experience on film. An excellent way to record your Koh Tao experience with the marine life, the dives and the friends! Our camera man will teach you the basics of camera maintenance and preparation to sequencing and editing of your very own dive film. Four dives with the camera and time on land to edit and produce a groovy soundtrack to your masterpiece.

Price: 6,000 THB (4 Dives) - Book Now >>
*Camera & Housing Hire - +3,000 THB
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NIGHT DIVER

Diving at night is an exciting experience. The barracudas around White Rock have learnt to use your torches to hunt, snatching small fish from your torch light. Through three dives on the Night Diver specialty we will take a closer look at nocturnal marine life behaviour and navigate at night to the stage where you can lead your own night dives.

 

A great way to experience the relaxation and excitement of night diving. Combines well with the Naturalist specialty allowing you to compare day and night behaviour.

Price: 6,350 THB (3 Dives)
Price: 4,700 THB
(2 Dives) - Book Now >>
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NITROX ENRICHED AIR

Extend your bottom time! Learn how to analyse enriched air cylinders as well as plan and safely execute enriched air dives giving you loads more time to enjoy your dive!

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI NITROX Speciality Manual
..EANX-32 RDP
..EANX-36 RDP
..Air Depth Table & Oxygen Exposure Table

Price: 7,500 THB (inc 2 Dives)
Price: 5,500 THB
(No Dives Included) - Book Now >>
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EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

The equipment specialty gives you a basic knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair. During this day long course you will take a closer look at maintaining and basic problem solving for masks, fins, regualtors, BCDs and tanks. Extremely practical and useful knowledge for enthusiastic divers.

Price: 4,000 THB - Book Now >>
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SEARCH & RECOVERY*

Four dive program taking you through various search patterns, improving your navigation techniques and teaching you how to find different objects in different conditions. We will also show you how to effectively use lift devices allowing you to safely bring heavy objects back to the surface.

 

*Must be Adventure Diver or higher, or have Navigator specialty.

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI SEARCH & RECOVERY Speciality Manual

Price: 7,400 THB (4 Dives)
Price: 5,900 THB
(3 Dives) - Book Now >>
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NAVIGATION

Being able to navigate your way around a dive site gives you more freedom and a much more effective dive plan underwater. You do not need to follow someone else's fins around but can plan your own dive. This 3 dive specialty will develop your navigational skills both with compass use and natural navigation techniques.

 

This program will give you practical help with mapping and navigating dive sites and is full of hints and tips that will make your diving more pleasurable. Combines well with Search and Recovery specialty and will be a valuable asset if you ever continue through to Rescue and Divemaster courses.

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI NAVIGATION Speciality Manual

Price: 5,900 THB (3 Dives)
Price: 4,400 THB
(2 Dives) - Book Now >>
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NATURALIST

This program is designed to give you more appreciation of the underwater environment around you. Makes an excellent combination with the Fish ID speciality!

Price: 4,400 THB (2 Dives)
Price: 3,000 THB
(1 Dives) - Book Now >>
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MULTI-LEVEL & COMPUTER

Get to spend more time on dive sites with this two dive introduction to multilevel and computer diving. You'll learn to use the PADI Wheel, a diving table that allows you to vary your depths during a dive extending your no-decompression limits, plus receive explanations of how to dive with dive computers, a popular and safe way of keeping track of your dive profiles.

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI MULTI-LEVEL Speciality Manual

Price: 4,400 THB (2 Dives)
Price: 3,000 THB
(1 Dives) - Book Now >>
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PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY

One of the greatest thrills of diving is just hovering mid-water in a school of barracuda. No stress, effortless, using as little air as possible. This comes from good buoyancy control. This two-dive specialty will focus on correct weighting using your lungs correctly to control your buoyancy.

 

Save air and energy and develop a more relaxed, controlled diving technique. Great to combine with other specialties where buoyancy is essential, such as Photographer, or with an Open Water course to build greater confidence.

 

*PADI Materials Included:
..PADI PEAK PERFORMANCE Speciality Manual

Price: 4,400 THB (2 Dives)
Price: 3,000 THB
(1 Dives) - Book Now >>
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FISH IDENTIFICATION

On a dive around Koh Tao you can see hundreds of fish. This two dive specialty is aimed at helping you identify fish by their shape and colours. A greater awareness of fish identification will help you learn more from others about the underwater environment and is the beginning of a fascination with fish behaviour. Combines well with Photographer and Project Aware specialties.

Price: 4,400 THB (2 Dives)
Price: 3,000 THB
(1 Dives) - Book Now >>
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DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE (DPV)

Cruise around pinnacles like James Bond! This two-dive specialty will teach you how to use and maintain a DPV, a battery powered propulsion vehicle for divers. Save energy in strong currents and cruise the pinnacles effortlessly. Useful knowledge for more serious tech diving, the DPV specialty is also a lot of fun to learn. Combines well with the Enriched Air specialty.

Price: 5,900 THB (2 Dives)
Price: 3,900 THB
(1 Dives) - Book Now >>
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WRECK DIVER

The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving. The fun part of the PADI Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook.

Please Note: You will need to have completed Adv.Open Water or PADI "Deep Diver".

Price: 7,400 THB (4 Dives)
Price: 5,900 THB
(3 Dives) - Book Now >>
 

 

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Mae Haad Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand
Tel/Fax: +66 (0) 77 456106 | Email: info@crystaldive.com

 
 
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