Discover SCUBA Diving

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Discover SCUBA Diving

Discover SCUBA Discovery, Scuba Discovery or just Try Diving. Is a non–certification level diving experience which takes only 1 Day including 2 Dives from the Boat. And is designed as a Try out of SCUBA Diving for everyone who likes to do so. Or for People who are not sure to take the full SCUBA Course yet. After some theory and some basic diving skills, You can go diving with a Dive Professional. If you decide to continue to an Open Water Course! One (1) of your two (2) open water dives from your Discover Scuba Diving Experience, might get counted as credit for your Open Water Diver course.

How Discover Scuba Diving Programs work?

You will be Picked-up at your Hotel at Koh Chang at the morning. The Car will Transfer you to and from the Boat. When you reach the boat your Qualified SCUBA Instructor will welcome you on board. The equipment for your Discover Scuba Diving experience will be ready. The time the boat is driving to the Divespots you will get a detailed briefing about:

  • Necessary Theory for Scuba Diving
  • Hand Signals and communication
  • Equipment and function
  • Breathing out of a Regulator
  • How to clear a partially flooded Mask
  • How to recover a Regulator
  • Ascent and Decent techniques

After your first Discover Scuba Diving Dive, you will have time to relax on the boat. Having lunch and some drinks before it is going to your second dive. Which will be a normal fun Dive without any skills. Just Relax and enjoy the amazing underwater world of Koh Chang’s tropical warm waters.

What you might spot?

While attending our snorkelling, fun dives or courses you (and your Family) might spot plenty of Koh Changs Marinelife on our dive sites and Wrecks (if certification and/or course requirement are meet) at your trips on our boat.
Rent a GoPro for your day of diving! (No rental to students of the courses OWD or DSD)
Handsignals we are using while scuba diving

Trip specific requirements

  • Activity: DSD Non-Certification Course
  • Pre-Qualification: NON
  • Loged dives required: No
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Theory: on Boat
  • Pool required: NO
  • Open Water Dives required: Yes / 2 Dives
    • Maximum dive depth is 11m (on suitable dive-sites)
  • Before the Trip: Visite the dive shop
    • Meet and greet around 4 – 5 pm (when your Instructor, Guide is back from the day trip)
    • Documents Review and completion.
    • Prepair your gear.

    Upgrade, Continue your Adventure

    SDI Open Water Diver Video

    If you decide to upgrade to Open Water Diver after your Discover Scuba Diving experience with us! You will need to Plan 2 more days where you will learn:

    • Day 1:
    • Open Water Diver Theory
    • Open Water Diver Swimming Pool Session
    • Day 2:
    • 3 Open Water Training Dives in Open Water
    • Certification

    General requirements

    Below are the requirements for all certification diving courses of the respective training agency (PADI, SDI or TDI).

      • House rules, release from liability and assumption of risk as well as medical questionnaire
      • According to Thai law (status 2020) a medical certificate is not required
      • However, if one of the questions is answered with “YES”, a medical atest is necessary before any activity in the water!
    • Swimming without swimming aid: minimum requirement 200m!
    • Floating motionless on the water (dead man): minimum requirement 10 min.
    • Minimum age for participation in scuba diving activities: 10 years (details in the specific course description).

    Our services include

    • Free shuttle service on dive day: Hotel to boat (White Sand Beach to Bang Bao) and back to the hotel! Pick up from the east coast on request.
    • All boat fees (dive boat or dinghy)
    • Complete equipment you need for scuba diving or snorkeling
      • Regulators from APEKS or SCUBAPRO,
      • Buoncy Control Device (BCD) from APEKS, SCUBAPRO or SEAC.
      • Tropical water, usually 30 degrees warm, 3mm wetsuit short.
      • SCUBAPRO Go fins, mask, Tanks (regularly maintained and tested) and weights.
      • Against a surcharge of 300 THB/day for provision of a SUUNTO dive computer
    • Make sure you get our special online shop discount of 5% when using your own diving equipment! The coupon code is: H7PFU7M6!! This only applies in connection with a complete set of equipment without tanks and weights, and for non-discounted services! We reserve the right to reclaim the granted discount.
    • Lunch, soft drinks, coffee, tea and seasonal fruits are served on the boat.
    • English speaking divemasters or instructors (group size max.5 persons)
    • Wifi on the boat (router capacity max. 10 persons)
    • We accept the following payment methods:
      • Cash payment
      • Bank transfer.
      • PayPal, only in the online shop
      • Credit card payments in the dive shop or on the boat, free of charge if the total amount is more than 1500 THB. For amounts up to 1500 THB we charge a 3% handling fee.

    SCUBA dive training agencies

    Chang Diving Center offers you courses from 3 different training agencies (PADI, SDI, TDI). So we offer you the possibility to choose diving courses according to your personal needs and requirements!

    Do you still need diving equipment?

    We offer you the possibility to buy them in our Dive Shop, with appropriate advice! When booking a course or a day trip online, we offer a discount of 10% on the regular price of diving equipment (coupon code: 6SVJ7ADH)

    SCUBA diving in Koh Chang

    SCUBA diving in Koh Chang is a great way to enrich your holiday. Discover the rich underwater world of Koh Chang. It’s worth it! Education/Diving all year round

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    Price Includes

    • Free transfer on your dive day from your hotel to the boat-White Sand Beach to Bang Bao.(East Coast pick up on request)
    • All Equipment which you need for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling
    • Full Set of own Scuba Diving Gear?Discount 200 THB/Day(we provide tanks and weights)
    • Lunch, soft drinks, coffee, tea and local fruits are served on boat
    • English Speaking Divemaster or Instructor (Group Sizes max.5 PAX)
    • Free Wifi on the Boat(max. 10PAX)
    • Credit Card At the Shop or Boat (PayPal only at the online store)Payments above 1500 THB Free of charge

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    our Dive Sites
    our refund policy
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