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Specialty Courses

No matter what your current level of certification, we can offer you the chance to discover new levels of excitement & adventure.Whether it is a chance to try something completely new or improve existing skills, these programs have it all.

DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties; this fun course includes instruction on the preparation and care of a Digital Cameras and techniques on getting the best shots.The fun part about this course is learning to capture images to share with your friends and family. It’s a great way to relive the diving adventures you’ve had..

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Number of Days: 1

Number of Dives: 2

PERFECT BUOYANCY

Neutral buoyancy is the key to conserving your air consumption and leaving minimal impact on the aquatic environment. Learn how to achieve neutral buoyancy with ease. Good buoyancy control helps you save energy and air, prevent damage to your equipment and protect the reef and aquatic life. Learn how to fine-tune your buoyancy using weights and your lungs. Perfect buoyancy will save the reef and is the most valuable skill for any diver.

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Number of Days: 1

Number of Dives: 2

ECOLOGICAL DIVING

Learn the SSI Ecological philosophy about protection of ecosystems, fish names and the families they belong to and where and how they live in the most environmentally friendly Specialty course.

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Number of Days: 1

Number of Dives: 2

NAVIGATION

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! This fun course includes instruction on navigational techniques using a compass and other navigational instruments, natural navigation and navigational patterns. Mastering navigation is one of the most satisfying steps in diving and also one of the most useful skills to gain.

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Number of Days: 1

Number of Dives: 2

NIGHT AND LIMITED VISIBILITY DIVER

Start your adventure tonight! Make the night time your playtime and discover a whole new world and a whole new cast of critters that come out after the sun goes down. This adventurous course includes techniques on nighttime navigation plus a look at the equipment required to make safe and exciting dives with the creatures that choose to come out at night.

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

Number of Days: 1

Number of Dives: 2

DEEP DIVER

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 dives.This exciting course includes instruction on decompression theory, deep diving techniques and takes you to the best dive sites in the area.

To Enroll: SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent

equivalent be 15 years old

Number of Days: 2

Number of Dives: 3

Location Details

Work towards your Master Diver Rating with one or two day specialties.

One and Two Day Dive Specialty Itinerary (times vary depending on diving location):

10:00 Boat Departs from Mae Haad, Koh Tao
10:30 Arrival at your first diving location
11:00 – 12:00 First Scuba Dive
12:00 – 13:30 Break time
13:30 – 14:30 Second Scuba Dive
15:00 Journey back and arrival in Koh Tao

Night Dive Specialty

18:00 – 18:30 Knowledge Review
18:30 Boat Departs from Mae Haad, Koh Tao set up and Briefing
19:00 Arrival at night dive location
19:00 – 20:00 Night Dive
20:00 Journey back and arrival in Koh Tao

SSI Digital Underwater Photography (2 Dives) Baht 5,000

Perfect Buoyancy (2 Dives) Baht 5,000

SSI Underwater Navigation (2 Dives) Baht 5,000

Night & Limited Visibility (2 Dives) Baht 5,000

SSI Deep Diver (3 Dives) Baht 7,000

Search and Recovery (2 Dives) Baht 5,000

SSI TWO DIVE SPECIALTY COURSES

Continue your adventure with a specialty course on our day trips to the islands around Pattaya for two dives under the direct supervision of a SSI Instructor.

Daily Itinerary (times vary depending on diving location):

07:00 – 07:45 Collection from your Hotel in Pattaya
08:00 – 08:15 Boat Departs from Pattaya Pier
09:45 – 11:00 Equipment set up and Safety Briefing
11:00 – 12:00 First Training Dive
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch and time for relaxing
13:30 – 14:30 Second Training Dive
15:00 – 16:30 Journey back and arrival at Pattaya Pier

SSI THREE DIVE SPECIALTY COURSE

Continue your adventure with a specialty course on our day trips to the islands around Pattaya for three dives under the direct supervision of a SSI Instructor

Daily Itinerary (times vary depending on diving location):

07:00 – 07:45 Collection from your Hotel in Pattaya
08:00 – 08:15 Boat Departs from Pattaya Pier
09:45 – 11:00 Equipment set up and Safety Briefing
10:45 – 11:30 First Scuba Dive
11:30 – 12:00 Short Break
12:15 – 13:00 Second Scuba Dive
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and time for relaxing
14:00 – 14:45 Third Scuba Dive
15:00 – 16:30 Journey back and arrival at Pattaya Pier

Two Dive Specialty Courses: Perfect Buoyancy Baht 6,700

SSI Two Dive Specialty Courses: Underwater Photography Baht 8,750

SSI Two Dive Specialty Courses: Waves, Tides & Currents Baht 6,700

SSI Two Dive Specialty Courses: Navigation Baht 7,000

Three Dive Specialty Courses: Deep Diver Baht 9,500

Three Dive Specialty Courses: Wreck Diver Baht 10,000

PLEASE NOTE: The transportation to and from Pattaya, and hotel accommodation is not included in these prices.