AQUANAUTS DIVE CENTRE is Pattaya Thailand's No. 1 PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center. British-onwed and operated for 10+ years, we offer all PADI and ANDI scuba diving and technical diving courses, plus daily dive trips to Pattaya's Near / Far Islands and Khram and Hardeep wrecks.
PADI SCUBA DIVING COURSES, CLASSES & LESSONS
Aquanauts, Pattaya, Thailand's top Dive School, offers all PADI scuba diving courses, including Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Emergency First Response, Rescue Diver, Divemaster and various scuba instructor courses. Aquanauts (Pattaya, Thailand) also teaches 21 PADI Speciality Courses, including Nitrox, Underwater Photography, Underwater Videography, Wreck Diving, Deep Diving, Boat Diver, Drift Diver, Coral Reef Conservation, Underwater Naturalist, Peak Performance Buoyancy and more.
SCUBA DIVING INTERNSHIPS & PROFESSIONAL DIVE INSTRUCTOR / DIVEMASTER TRAINING PROGRAMS
Through it's PADI INSTRUCTOR TRAINING division, Aquanauts Dive Centre in Pattaya, Thailand offers all-inclusive scuba diving internships. These training programs, lasting 6 months or less, will make you an PADI Professional Open Water Scuba Instructor or Divemaster. These scuba diving instructor internships include full accommodations, a set of brand new dive equipment that is yours to keep, all PADI manuals, books & study aids, all PADI testing and certification fees, PADI Instructor Exam (IE) fees, IDC manuals and books, 200 dives and IDC and dive master exam and divemaster test preparation. When you are looking around the world to do scuba diving abroad or an internship abroad / overseas, choose Aquanauts!
Individual PADI Professional courses are also available, including Assistant Instructor, OWSI, IDC Staff Instructor, Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Master Instructor.
TECHNICAL DIVING & TECH DIVE CENTER
Aquanauts Technical Diving Centre in Pattaya, Thailand is the region's most-advacned techncial diving school. We offer all-inclusive internships / traineeships / training programs for Beginner, Intermediate and Advnaced technical divers. These courses include classes from PADI and ANDI, including the comprehensive DSAT Tec Deep course, ANDI Intermediate Trimix, Tri-mix Diver, Technical Wreck Diving, Drager Ray / Dolphin semi-closed rebreather class and the fully-closed Buddy Inspiration rebreather course. Full accommodations, all manuals and dive equipment are included.
Aquanauts (Pattaya, Thailand) also offers individual technical diving courses, including 5 Cave Diving and Cavern Diving courses, DPVs, Deep DIving, Wreck Diving, Trimix, Nitrox, SafeAir and more.
ANDI Deep Diving Courses
So you want to go DEEP, huh? At Aquanauts, we say "can do!" Our Technical Dive Centre will teach you how to become an Extended Range Diver and then move up to Tri-mix, where you breathe helium as part of your mix. Book a trip now and we'll meet you at 100 meters!
Extended Range Diver
This is still a 50-meter course; you will be using more equipment and more mixtures of gases. You will be using double tanks with two different mixtures of decompression gasses. Decompression is unlimited. This course has a minimum bottom time of 120 minutes and runtime of 240 minutes. Includes manuals, certification and diploma. Tanks and equipment not included.
This course allows you to dive to 60 meters using helium, nitrogen and oxygen mixtures. This allows us to breath a mixture that has less nitrogen narcosis allowing us to think more clearly. This course takes 5 days to complete. Boat trips, certification and manual included in this price. Helium, tanks and equipment are not included.
The depth limit for the Tri-mix course is 100 meters. You will learn the importance of using helium to get rid of oxygen toxicity and get rid of the problems with nitrogen narcosis. The same equipment will be used as in the Technical SafeAir Diver and Extended Range course. Minimum bottom time of 75 minutes and run time of 240 minutes. Tanks, equipment and helium not included. Instructors helium costs will be divided up equally between the students. Note: Those interested in touching the magical 100-meter mark on thier final dive of the Tri-mix course can do so for a additional 5,000 baht. Dive will be done in Northern Thailand.
The following courses can be combined. Please contact us for the current price for any combination below.
- Extended Range and Technical SafeAir -- Includes manuals, certification and diploma. Equipment and tanks are not included.
- Extended Range and Tri-mix Diver -- Includes manual, certification and diploma. Equipment, tanks and helium not included.
- Extended Range and Technical Wreck -- The length of the combined courses Is 7 days. Manuals, certificaions and boat trips are included, tanks and equipment are not.
Course Enrollment Details
Enrollment in a technical course guarantees you excellent and complete training. However, it does not guarantee you a certification card. You must earn that. All of our training is performance based.
A deposit is required to hold your spot in a class. The deposit is nonrefundable and is 50% of the minimum charge for that class. If you need to change dates, it must be done two weeks before the first day of class, or the deposit is forfeited. The balance is due on the first day of class. Course fees are based on successful completion of all requirements in the minimum number of days or dives. If additional days are required to complete your training, the cost is 4,500 baht per day per diver on technical courses excluding tanks and equipment fees.