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Diving Courses on Koh Lanta

PADI Courses in Small Groups

Learn to dive in paradise

Get your PADI on Koh Lanta! Learn to dive with the PADI Open Water Diver course in small groups with a focus on great service, personal attention, safety and fun.

Discover the amazing underwater world and the fantastic tropical marine life of the Andaman Sea.

Our PADI courses have typical group sizes of just 2 or 3 students with each PADI professional dive instructor (maximum 3 students with an instructor).

If you're not yet sure if you'll love scuba diving, why not try our 1-day, 2-dive PADI Discover Scuba Diving introduction experience?

PADI Courses on Koh Lanta with Dive & Relax

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience teaches introductory diving knowledge and skills, with two dives led by one of our fantastic dive instructors.

If you love your Discover Scuba Diving experience, you can go on to get certified PADI Open Water Diver in just a few more days.

For those who are already certified divers, learn new skills and build experience with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, or even the Emergency First Response and Rescue Diver courses.

The PADI Enriched Air Nitrox course certifies you to dive on up to 40% enriched air, with less nitrogen and more oxygen meaning deeper dives for longer and feeling less tired after diving.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Try Diving with PADI Discover SCUBA Diving, a 1 day, 2 dive introduction to the coral reefs and wonderful marine life around Koh Lanta. Beginner level scuba diving in very small groups with our team of experienced instructors. Small Groups Experienced & Professional Instructors Focus on Safety and Fun Fast Boats - Short Journey Times. On the day of diving you will start the morning with a diving and safety briefing from your instructor at our office here on Lanta, followed by a fast boat journey to one of the amazing coral reefs in the Andaman Sea such as Koh Haa Lagoon or Koh Rok for example. At the beginning of the first dive, you will learn some basic diving skills in shallow water with your instructor, and then you're off exploring the same coral reefs as certified divers. You'll have a dive instructor with you at all times and can dive to a maximum depth of 12m, around 39 feet. After a delicious lunch on the boat and some time for snorkeling, we move the boat to a different coral reef where you'll go on the second dive with your instructor. If you really loved the Discover Scuba Diving introductory dives then your next step is to get certified with the PADI Open Water Diver course. We ask that all DSD participants check-in with us at our office at Castaway Beach Resort on Long Beach the day before diving before 5pm to complete the paperwork, diver medical statement, check equipment sizes, etc. This process will normally take around 30 - 40 minutes. All Introductory Experiences include 2 Dives High Season trips depart from Long Beach at 9am, return to Koh Lanta around 2pm. Includes Equipment Rental, Lunch, Soft Drinks, Resort Transfers Does not include National Park Diving Fee: Adult 600 Baht, Child: 400 Baht Online price available to bookings confirmed with a deposit before you arrive on Koh Lanta.

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Why Us?

We are lucky enough to have some of the best PADI dive instructors on Koh Lanta in our wonderful team here at Dive and Relax.

Over the years, our experienced instructors have taught many hundreds of people to dive in small groups, with a focus on safety, fun, and personal attention.

See for yourself, our wonderful staff have hundreds of fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor, Google and Facebook.

Additionally, our fast boats and short journey times, help you to make the most of your valuable holiday time here on Lanta, at some of the best dive sites in Thailand.

Why Koh Lanta?

Scuba diving around Koh Lanta is relatively easy. Most dive sites are in the 5m - 25m depth range where we have the most sunlight, best colours and widest diversity of marine life on the coral reefs.

The dive sites, marine life and coral reefs are far more extensive, diverse and healthier in the Andaman Sea compared to the Gulf of Thailand. The perfect environment for teaching all PADI courses.

PADI Courses on Koh Lanta with Dive & Relax

Visibility at our dive sites is usually pretty good, often at least 5 - 15m around Koh Bida/Koh Phi Phi and usually more like 15 - 20m around Koh Haa for example. Sometimes visibility can be amazing, at certain times of year extending beyond 30 - 40m around Koh Haa.

The easy dive sites and good underwater conditions around Koh Lanta are fantastic for teaching PADI courses, from the beginner level PADI Open Water Diver, and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, through to the more challenging PADI Rescue Diver course.

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