Manta Point Dive Courses in Khao Lak and at Similan Islands
- Beginner Open Water Diver Course to PADI Dive Master -
Scuba Diving Courses in Khao lak, Thailand
Discover the underwater world with us !
Learn to dive in Thailand with Manta Point - Khao Lak
Scuba diving is an unique experience
that allows you to see the underwater world in a new special way.
Be part of the weightless world and discover the wonders of the oceans.
With a lot of enthusiasm and under compliance of the PADI standards
we at Manta Point Khao Lak conduct our courses around Khao Lak
and at the Similan Islands since 1999.
PADI , Professional Association of Diving Instructors is the biggest
organization worldwide that qualifies divers in a professional manner.
It doesn´t matter if you are an advanced diver or have never dived before
we at Manta Point in Khao Lak have the right PADI course for you.
We offer PADI scuba diving courses from beginner to professional,
from Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water Diver to PADI Divemaster.
PADI Dive Course – Open Water Diver
This is a fun 3 day course for beginners which will teach you everything
you need to know to become certified as a PADI Open Water Diver.
During this course everything will be explained in detail and with different
media input (manual, videos, multiple choice tests, and easy quizzes).
The certification of PADI Open Water Diver is recognized worldwide and
allows you to join dives with a maximum depth of 18m.
Beginner dive course at Similan Islands
The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the right one for you, as a beginner.
It is a safe course filled with lot´s of fun as you get to know how to behave
in the underwater world and learn about dive equipment.
Learn to dive with us here at Manta Point Khao Lak, Thailand.
You will love this beginner dive course combined with a Similan day trip.
Do your last two course open water dives at the Similan Islands
and experience one of the best diving in Thailand.
As preparation and before starting your course you will read
3 chapters of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual. All of the 5 chapters
in the PADI - manual are accompanied by a video in the classroom.
First Day - Yyou will watch 3 videos each about 40 minutes long.
This will enhance the new information you gained from the manual.
During the classroom session your instructor will explain everything
and answer all your questions. Apart from the theory the videos will
provide an overview over the skills you
will practise with your instructor
in the pool during the second half of the day.
The second day starts with a boat trip and two dives at our local reef
close to Khao Lak. This is the perfect dive site to practise the skills you
have learned during the pool session in open water and to gain some
experience and have fun under safe and easy conditions.
The depth is between 6 and 9 meters.
After the dives there will be a short classroom session in Khao Lak.
On the third day you will do an exam and your final 2 open water dives
on the day trip to Similan Islands. During those dives you will repeat a
few skills and get the chance to gain more experience and enjoy the
underwater world at a maximum depth of 18m.
At the end of the day you will be a certified PADI Open Water Diver !
The price is 15.900 THB, all included
The Manta Point Team is already looking forward to welcoming you
as a new member of the PADI family !
The PADI Open Water Diver Course – version with 2 local dive trips
costs 11.900 THB, all included.
The average group size is 2- 3 students per course.
With 4 students a 3 day- course is usually not possible.
PADI -Elearning can save you a day.
On a short holiday in Thailand, PADI-ELearning can save you a day
in the classroom. With PADI-ELearning you can do the theory online at
home and at your own time and complete the practical part with us
here in Khao Lak.
You will then do the pool session and the two day trips with us:
- Day 1: try on equipment and 3 -4 hours of pool session
- Day 2: ends after the local dive trip around 3pm.
- Day 3: the Similan Islands day trip is from 8am until 6pm.
The price for this course version is 14.900 THB, all included.
Dive course on Similan Islands liveaboard
Join a Similan Islands liveaboard trip and do your 4 open water dives there.
After completing the course you can enjoy the rest of the liveaboard trip
as a certified Open Water Diver.
A great opportunity to gain more experience and dive some of the most
beautiful dive sites in Thailand.
In that case you only do the theory and the pool session in Khao Lak.
The price is 11.900 THB, plus the price for the Similan liveaboard trip
We offer 2, 3, 4 and 5 day liveaboard trips to the Similan Islands
|Discover Scuba Diving at Similan Islands
The Discover Scuba Diving programme offers everyone who would like
to experience the wonderful feeling of zero gravity under water a
discover scuba diving day at the Similan Islands.
Under the supervision of an experienced PADI dive professional you will
do two dives in the calm, shallow waters at the Similan Islands to gain
a little insight into the magical underwater world of Thailand.
Group size is 2 to 4 people with one instructor
Maximum depth is between 6 and 12m.
The price is 6.500,- THB, all included.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
5 dives and self study theory modules
Each dive has a theme, navigation and deep dive are mandatory.
The three remaining dives can be chosen from a list of exciting options:
Nitrox 32, U/W Photography, U/W Naturalist, Fish ID, Peak Performance
Buoyancy, Wreck Diving, Search and Recovery, Night Diving, Drift
and Multi Level Diving.
Duration of the course: 5 dives in 2 days
Group size: 2 - 4 students
The price is 15.900,- THB for the Khao Lak day trip version.
This includes 3 local dives and 2 dives on a day trip of your choice to
the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai or Richelieu Rock.
The Similan Islands liveaboard version is 8.500,- THB, all included
Plus the costs for the Khao Lak liveaboard trip
PADI Emergency First Response
During this course you will be taught the basics of medical first aid.
The theoretical and practical knowledge presented in this course
can help save lifes after an accident.
Learn the life-saving techniques used by rescue teams, firemen and
medics all over the world in only one day !
PADI Rescue Diver
Besides teaching life-saving techniques at sea, stress management and
self-rescue techniques, this course emphasizes the prevention of
dive accidents by learning how to recognize potential problems before
they arise and identify them at an early stage of their development.
The PADI Rescue Diver course consists of 12 under water skills
and scenarios, plus a classroom session.
We conduct this dive course in Khao Lak and at the Similan Islands.
The first step on your ladder to success as a PADI professional
in the diving industry !
After completing your PADI Rescue Diver training, you can start with
your Divemaster training. After gaining some more experience and
confidence in the water you will assist a PADI Instructor during
training sessions and learn how to guide certified divers underwater.
In order to be certified as a PADI Divemaster you need to have
60 logged dives, a professional attitude and theoretical knowledge
equivalent to that of a PADI Instructor.
As a certified PADI Divemaster you can do the next step and take part in
the Instructor Development Course to become a PADI instructor yourself.
Our day trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and the famous
Richelieu Rock, as well as our liveaboards from Khao Lak are the
perfect opportunity to practise your skills and gain more experience
and confidence to become a real good dive master.