padi open water certification

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, have new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where you can start by diving koh Tao s great dive sites.

The PADI Open water course is the first step and allows you to dive with a certified buddy to a maximum depth of 18 metres / 60 feet. (Junior OW 12m Max)

AGE 10-14 years Junior

AGE 15 years up Adult

DURATION 2.5 days

COST 11000 Baht


At one end of the spectrum there is Bans diving school which is based in koh Tao and is regarded as the largest PADI dive school you can take your PADI courses with and at the other end there is our smaller boutique dive school/centre.


We however do not regard this as a negative but a plus as we are able to offer a more personalized koh Tao diving service more tailored around your needs as a result.


In practice this means we can treat you as an individual and not a number allowing us to spend more time helping you complete your course if you need it as we recognise that not all people learn at the same rate.

Open Water Accommodation Package

 Why dive with CV Divers

We provide a personalized and stress-free koh Tao diving service

We do first time diving lessons in the sea from our beach

Our dive boat leaves from the resorts/dive centre beach

We dive koh Tao on the less crowded eastern side of the island

You can stay in a range of affordable sea view rooms

Both the resort and the dive centre are family friendly

Our dive boat leaves from the resorts/dive centre beach

Will you have to climb over other boats at the main pier to go diving koh Tao like most other schools do

CV Divers

Coral view Resort

Sai Daeng bay

Koh Tao Thailand

Office hours 0800 - 1700

Tel +66 77 374 518

Mob. +66 800 380 562

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