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New to the world of scuba diving..? Which PADI diving course should you choose..??


Don't worry, leave it to us. You're in the safest of hands with Crystal Dive Resort's dedicated dive training crew, PADI Professionals from all corners of the world.


We've been there, done it and bought the t-shirt (you can too!).


PADI Diving Courses, Koh Tao


Our team of PADI Instructors, Divemasters and Team Leaders will take you to the best sites and guide you along towards your first steps into "Innerspace". Introduce yourself to the world of scuba diving with the cast and crew at award-winning Crystal Dive Resort.


PADI Diving Courses


PADI Discover Scuba Diving

PADI Discover Scuba Diving (Introductory) - 1 Day


The perfect introduction to scuba diving. A one day introductory course which covers basic SCUBA theory and safety. Includes a full ocean dive at one of Koh Tao's famous dive sites, diving from one of our own dive boats.

PADI Scuba Diver

PADI Scuba Diver (Beginners) - 2 Days


Don't have time for a full Open Water course? Then the PADI Scuba Diver program is the one for you. A 2 day course, with full PADI certification. Includes 2 full ocean dives, diving from one of our own dive boats.


PADI Open Water Course

PADI Open Water (Beginners) - 4 Days


The most popular diving course in the world! When your hear the words "Get Your PADI", the Open Water course is what they are talking about. As a qualified Open Water diver you have a license to dive all over the world to a depth of 18m.


PADI Advanced Open Water

PADI Advanced Open Water (Advanced) - 2 Days


Take it to the next level. As a qualified PADI Advanced Open Water diver you have access to over 80% of the world's most famous dive destinations (Barrier Reef, Caribbean etc.).



PADI Emergency First Response (First-Aid Course) - 1 Days


Pre-requisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course, this internationally recognised First-Aid certificate is also a usefull stand-alone qualification to have. The course covers both Primary and Secondary care.


PADI Rescue Diver

PADI Rescue Diver (Advanced) - 4 Days


One of the most rewarding PADI courses, learning how to become a safe and responsible diver. To become a PADI Rescue Diver, you must first complete the one day EFR (above), an internationally recognised first-aid certificate.


Eco Diving

Eco Diving (Advanced) - 4 Days


In partnership with Project Aware, Coralwatch and Reef Check, our in-house Conservation team, Eco Koh Tao, gives you the a unique opportunity to get involved with our numerous marine conservation projects.


PADI Master Scuba Diver

PADI Master Scuba Diver (Advanced)


The Master Scuba Diver qualification is the highest non-professional PADI scuba diving rating. A performance based program, you need to complete the Rescue Diver course, 5 x Speciality Courses and log 50 dives.


PADI Divemaster

PADI Divemaster (Pro Level) - 4 > 6 Weeks


Now we're getting serious! Thinking about a change of career? As a PADI Divemaster you are a fully qualified PADI Professional, able to guide fun divers, assist Instructors and be a valuable member of any diving team.


PADI Instructor

PADI Instructor (Pro Level) - 14 Days


The ultimate goal of all PADI Professionals is to become a fully qualified PADI Instructor. Helping and guiding students of all levels progress through their own diving career is the most rewarding experience you can have.




  PADI Diving Courses


.. Beginners


    • PADI Discover Scuba Diving
    • PADI Scuba Diver
    • PADI Open Water


.. Advanced


    • PADI Scuba Review (Refresher)

    • PADI Adventure Diver
    • PADI Advanced Open Water


.. Explore Some More


    • PADI Speciality Courses

    • Eco Diving Courses


.. Serious Fun


    • PADI Emergency First Response
    • PADI Rescue Diver

    • PADI Master Scuba Diver


.. Pro Level - "Go Pro"


    • PADI Divemaster Course
    • PADI Instructor Course (IDC)

    • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

    • PADI IDC Staff Instructor


    • Full Price List




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