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When you visit this idyllic island and scuba or snorkeling is on the agenda, you may expect incredible underwater scenery. To make it easy, there are 7 resorts in Koh Samet offering the facilities for you to enroll for a 5 star Padi registered diving course and we list them under the yellow search box to the left of your screen. The dive center is located on Ao Prao Beach which provides all diving gear and your chosen resort front desk will take care of all arrangements once you arrive. Whether you are a beginner or advanced diver seeking a thrilling dive, Koh Samet guarantees great diving experiences.

PADI Diving Courses

Get your Padi Certificate, recognized anywhere in the world while staying at Koh Samet Resorts and doing your course in a safe and professionally controlled environment. The Five Star Gold Palm Certification you will obtain is proof of the highest standard of training. Come explore the beautiful marine treasures around Koh Samet and qualify as a diver at the same time.

Discover Scuba Diving

An introduction to scuba diving and the beauty of the coral reef, this short course includes skill training with the instructor followed by a guided tour in the ocean. Duration 3 to 4 hours.

PADI Open Water Diver

This entry-level certification takes you from complete beginner to certified diver. The first sessions are spent in the classroom and in confined water. On successful completion of these sessions, you will go out to make your first dive in the ocean. Four open water dives qualify you as a certified diver, opening up a whole world for you to enjoy. Duration 4 days.

PADI Advanced Diver

This course is designed to help the qualified diver further his/her diving skills. Two core dives teach you underwater navigation and deep diving. Three additional specialty dives qualify you as an advanced diver. Duration 2 days

Additional PADI Courses

  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • PADI Medic First Aid
  • PADI Specialties
  • PADI Divemaster
  • PADI Instructor

Diving Course Descriptions

Bubblemaker
Experience the fun of breathing underwater. Great for kids aged 8 and above.

Discover Scuba Diving
Learn the basics of using scuba equipment and take a guided tour underwater (2-3 hours) Minimum age: 10

Scuba Diver
Earn a PADI certificate recognized worldwide in just 2 days. Allows you to dive under supervision to a maximum 12 metres.

Open Water Diver
This full PADI Certificate allows you to dive worldwide. Duration: 4 days & 4 instructor-led dives Minimum age: 15

Advanced Open Water Diver
5 dives over 2 days in your chosen area.

E.F.R. & Rescue Diver
Scuba fun! Learn rescue techniques above and below the water to help others and yourself. Duration: 4 days

Divemaster
Your first step to a scuba diving career. The course covers all aspects of diving, for example, supervision, equipment and the undersea world. Duration: 4 weeks

Diving Service

All our dive trips include the following service.

  • Full scuba equipment
  • Tanks / weights
  • Lunch, fruit, beverages
  • Best dive sites around Samet Island (weather permitting)
  • Divemaster service PADI 5 star level
  • Small groups (max. 4 students / class)
  • Pure air station

Full scuba equipment

  • Tank / weights
  • Book / test forms
  • Professional supervision & instruction PADI 5 star
  • Small groups (max. 4 students / class)
  • Prestigious PADI gold card certification
  • Pure air station

Scuba Resorts

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