PADI Course Prices

PADI Courses 2015/2016
 PADI Discover Scuba Diving   THB   5,000
 PADI Scuba Diver  THB 10,800
 PADI Open Water Diver  THB 14,500
 PADI Advanced Open Water Diver  THB 13,800
 PADI Rescue Diver  THB 14,800
 Emergency First Response  THB   4,800
 PADI Divemaster *  THB 36,000
 PADI Enriched Air Specialty Diver (No dives)  THB   4,700
 PADI Enriched Air Specialty Diver (2 dives)  THB   7,900
 PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy (2 dives)  THB   7,900
 PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider  THB   4,700
 PADI Deep Diver Specialty (4 dives)  THB 12,500
 PADI Digital Underwater Specialty (2 dives)  THB   7,900
 PADI u/w Navigator Specialty (2 dives)  THB   7,900
 Pool Scuba Review / Refresher  THB   1,000
 Snorkelling   THB   1,800
 Snorkelling (kids under 12 yrs)  THB      900

* We also offer FREE PADI Divemaster Internship spaces. Terms and conditions apply.
 Please email us for further details.

Included in all Courses:
- Transfers to/from your Resort each day.
- Full PADI Courses including all the equipment and materials required for the course including your Certification and log book.
- All courses are in small groups with personal instruction, the maximum number of students per instructor is 4.

What's not Included:
Koh Lanta Marine Park Fees: Marine Park Fees are per day and dependent on the dive sites visited.
 - Koh Ha and Hin Daeng/Muang incur the following:
          Diving 600 baht per day
          Snorkelling 400 baht per day

 - Fuel Surcharge - Hin Daeng/Hin Muang - 500 baht



For more info please email:  dalton@antigravitydivers.com

Snorkelling Trips

Snorkelling in the Andaman Sea just off Koh Lanta is an unforgettable experience. Located around stunningly beautiful tropical islands, the sites around Koh Lanta are home to vibrant and colourful corals, and boast an abundance of tropical fish-life.

snorkel trip, snorkelling Koh Ha
Koh Ha to the west, is a group of 5 islets suitable for both diving and snorkelling. This area is home to about 12 great sites, and it is quite common to experience 30m+ visibility here. A beautiful lagoon area is perfect for snorkelling, where you can see anything from sharks and stingrays to turtles and barracudas. Elsewhere, caves and a small beach, small islands and sheer cliffs surround the crystal clear water. Koh Ha truly has some of the best snorkelling Lanta has to offer.

Koh Bida gives the opportunity to admire beautiful gorgonian fans, and is a favoured spot to see leopard sharks. This dive site is located within the Phi Phi national park and is about an hour by boat from Koh Lanta.

snorkel trip, snorkelling Koh Muk, 4-Islands, Emerald Cave
Koh Muk to the south of Koh Lanta, is home to the famous 'Emerald Cave' where a hidden entrance leads you 80m inside the island, to one of the most spectacular sights Thailand has to offer. A beautiful white sandy beach is located within the hidden lagoon, completely surrounded by sheer cliffs - a truly unforgettable sight. Koh Kradan and Koh Ngai offers beautiful snorkelling with beautiful powder-sand beaches.
Koh Rok is most famous for it's beaches and snorkelling. Shallower than the other dive sites, it hosts a wide variety of coral formations. Moray eels, nudibranches and big red octopuses can be found hidden amongst the coral gardens.

Dive Sites around Koh Lanta

Diving in the Andaman Sea just off Koh Lanta is an unforgettable experience.  Located around stunningly beautiful tropical islands, the dive sites around Koh Lanta are home to vibrant and colourful corals, and boast an abundance of tropical fish-life.  From macro critters to majestic manta rays - the surrounding dive sites will leave even the most seasoned diver breathless.

diving koh ha haa lagoon seasnake
Koh Ha to the west, is a group of 5 islets suitable for both diving and snorkeling. This area is home to about 12 great dive sites, and it is quite common to experience 30m+ visibility here. A beautiful lagoon area is perfect for first-time diving and courses, where you can see anything from ornate ghost-pipefish and harlequin shrimps to turtles and barracudas, while more experienced divers can experience deeper sites and undersea caverns - the most famous being the 'cathedral' at Koh Ha Yai, where the huge cave entrances make it possible to enter without lights, and even surface inside the island where beautiful limestone formations form a 'cathedral' like ambiance.

diving hin daeng muang mantasHin Daeng and Hin Muang, two world-famous dive sites located within 100 metres of one another are known for their beautiful corals and for having some of the deepest drop-offs in Thailand. Located 50 km from Koh Lanta, these dive sites are a must-see for experienced divers. Being the lone outcrops on a 70m seabed, they are home to an amazing variety of pelagic life. Schooling tunas and trevally hunt beside rainbow runners and barracuda. A wide diversity of macro-organisms on the reef will try to distract you from the beautiful manta rays that very often circle overhead, and there is always the possibility of whale shark encounters here. These dive sites are often regarded as the best Koh Lanta has to offer.

Hin Daeng / Hin Muang requirement:
To dive at Hin Daeng / Hin Muang, you must be able to meet any of the following requirements:
- Be at least PADI Advanced Open Water certified (or equivalent) with 20 logged dives.
- If only OW certified, you MUST first dive at Koh Haa or Koh Bida AND do the PADI Deep Adventure Dive on one of the days before going to Hin Daeng / Hin Muang. You will only be cleared to dive at Hin Daeng / Hin Muang if your instructor feels that you possess the necessary skill requirements and are comfortable enough in the water.

Koh Bida gives the opportunity to admire beautiful gorgonian fans, and is a favoured spot to see leopard sharks. This dive site is located within the Phi Phi national park and is about an hour by boat from Koh Lanta. Further away, the King Cruiser Wreck sits upright on a sandy bottom at 30m, and Shark Point and Anemone Reef team with fish life.

diving koh bida muk rok amantra house reef
Koh Muk to the south of Koh Lanta, is home to the famous 'Emerald Cave' where a hidden entrance leads you 80m inside the island, to one of the most spectacular sights Thailand has to offer.  A beautiful white sandy beach is located within the hidden lagoon, completely surrounded by sheer cliffs - a truly unforgettable sight.  Seahorses are found here, while Pipefish, juvenile Harlequin Sweetlips and a host of macro-organisms can be found on a regular basis. Koh Kradan and Koh Ngai offer diving and snorkeling with beautiful powder-sand beaches.

Koh Rok is most famous for it's beaches and snorkeling, but also offers diving around its two islands.  Shallower than the other dive sites, it hosts a wide variety of coral formations. Moray eels, nudibranches and big red octopuses can be found hidden amongst the coral gardens.

Amantra House Reef, Nudibranches
Amantra House Reef offers some of the best macro diving in the region and is located just off Koh Lanta's Klong Nin Beach. It is a shallow dive site suited to macro-photographers or anyone wishing to look for the rarer small things.  Macro life here consists of many different types of nudibranches not found elsewhere in the region.  Best time to dive here is at high tide, check with the dive center for more details.


PADI Master Scuba Diver

Sharpen your skills with the PADI Master Scuba Diver Rating 


PADI MSD master scuba diver
You have the passion. You want to join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. You want to live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world and go places and see things you have never experienced.  Do it by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver – a rating that puts you in a class of distinction – writing your ticket to endless adventure and opportunities through the experience and scuba training that sets you apart.

The Fun Part

With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you have reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments. See all the specialty diver courses offered.

Prerequisites
For more information on becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver, contact us for a complete list of options.

PADI Speciality Diver Courses


Continue your Adventure


PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider
PADI speciality course emergency oxygen providerBreathe easy knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen. Though suited for divers, this course has no prerequisites and doesn’t include dives, which means it is equally applicable to those who are around divers – boat crew, non-diving buddies, lifeguards, and shore staff. You don’t need any previous CPR or first aid training to take the course. You will learn how to recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen, properly setup equipment and administer emergency oxygen. The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course can be completed in 3-4 hours.

Price: THB 4,500




PADI Enriched Air Nitrox
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular speciality scuba diving course. Scuba diving with Enriched Air Nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater especially on repetitive scuba dives, and your surface interval time in between dives is also reduced.

PADI speciality course eanx nitrox enriched airTo enroll in the PADI Enriched Air Diver course, you must be 12 years or older and have a PADI Open Water Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization). You will learn techniques for getting more dive time by using Enriched Air Nitrox, Enriched Air scuba diving equipment considerations, how to manage oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer.

There are no required dives to gain certification and can be completed in one day. The PADI Enriched Air Diver course can also be combined with other specialities such as Deep or Wreck Diver specialities.

Price: THB 4,800 (no dives) & THB 7,900 (including 2 Nitrox boat dives)




PADI Deep Diver Speciality
After your first few scuba dives, you soon want to explore a bit deeper. There’s something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts divers. The PADI Deep Diver Speciality course can be completed over 2 days and will open up dive opportunities that are inaccessible to others.

PADI speciality course deep diver
The course covers techniques for diving in the deeper range of 18-40 meters. You will also cover deep scuba diving equipment considerations, and gain experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. As a bonus, you will get to experience the thrill of going where most people cannot. Afterwards you are certified to dive to 40m.
Many shipwrecks are often found in deeper water. That’s why the PADI Deep Diver course is a natural companion to the PADI Wreck Diver course. Sometimes you can take these two specialities concurrently. 

Price: THB 12,000  (4 dives)





PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality
The most common reason for having to end a dive is poor air consumption. The best way to fix this?  PPB - The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course. The key to becoming a better diver is to be neutrally buoyant at all times . It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They interact gently with aquatic life and affect their surroundings minimally. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as a PADI Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level.

The fun part of this course is giving your dive skills a polish in ways you may not have thought possible. Dives include swimming through hoops, buoyancy games and mastering hovering in different positions. You will learn how to trim your equipment so you’re perfectly balanced in the water, and how to streamline yourself to save air and move smoothly through the water.

Price:  THB 7,900  (2 dives)



PADI Digital Underwater Photography
PADI speciality course DUP digital underwater photographer
Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialities, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever.  The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with todays modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros.

The best part is that you will also get a cd with all of your photos from the course, so you can share your experiences with family and friends.  Our instructors are all avid photographers and are more than happy to share their tips and tricks, from composition to lighting and post-processing.

You can use your own camera if you have a housing for it, or simply rent a camera from the diveshop.  Once you take this course, prepare yourself for a new hobby - taking photos underwater is very addictive and one of the most satisfying things to do underwater.  Having good buoyancy underwater is essential to taking good pictures, so the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course is also a great course to consider adding to your arsenal to improve your photo-skills.

Price: THB 7,900  (2 dives)




PADI Underwater Navigator Speciality
Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Speciality course.  Finding your way is not a matter of luck!  When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go.  Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

PADI speciality course underwater navigator navigationUnderwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Speciality course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass. You will practice different navigation patterns and how to navigate a dive site, and learn how to estimate distance using time and kick-cycles. Being able to find your way back to the boat will make you a much more comfortable diver.

Underwater navigation is an important skill no matter what type of scuba diving you’re doing. It’s especially useful when night divingwreck diving or when you’re searching to recover a lost item underwater.

Price: THB 7,900  (2 dives)