Phuket Diving Courses

Phuket Diving Courses

Dive Courses in Phuket with your Scuba 5 Star Dive Center

At Sunrise Divers we are giving our students a high standard of scuba diving education. Thailand scuba diving for beginners or advanced divers, at Sunrise Divers we promise small classes with maximum 4 students and highly experienced SSI and PADI instructors. Start diving at home with the SSI FREE e-learning system! Private courses are available on request and are recommended to students who can’t swim good. Visit us at our Phuket Dive Center at Karon Beach or book your dive course online. A good diver never stops learning. Our dive team enjoys teaching all levels of divers – novices or advanced divers. Whether you are a beginner, or looking to expand your diving knowledge, Sunrise Divers will be very happy to see you here in Phuket!

SSI – Scuba Schools International


Sunrise Divers is a SSI Dive Center. Scuba Schools International is the fastest growing diving association in the world. With its unique education system you can learn for free at home. Study on your smart phone or tablet and safe precious holiday time. Start prepared your diving adventure!

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We preach safe diving and care for the environment, and you will be happy to know that all our students are covered by our insurance policy. SSI & PADI courses are available in English, Deutsch and Fran├žais (other languages may be available on request). Let Sunrise Divers show you the beauty of the underwater world – come diving in Thailand!

PADI – Professional Association of Diving Instructors


Sunrise Divers is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, a member of the PADI International Resort Association. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the world’s largest dive training organisation with Phuket diving certifications recognized worldwide.

You can also get started on a PADI course right now, at home or in the office by signing up for E Learning. You can complete the theory from your Open Water, Advanced Open Water or Nitrox course online. This means that you can take your time with the theory and you don’t need to rush. Benefit from the valuable time you safe in the classroom and jump straight in the water!

Discover Scuba Diving

Discover Scuba Diving

All the fun and adventure of scuba diving in one day! This is a first time beginners diving experience you will never forget and will surely want to repeat. Perfect if you just want to try diving or have limited time. This is not a certification co [...] Prices starting from 4500 / day

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Open Water Diver Course Phuket

The Open Water Diver Course teaches you all the skills you need to dive safely and independently. This fun-filled course is for beginner divers. FREE e-learning with the SSI education system. You can come prepared, sleep longer and safe money. The [...] Prices starting from 12500 / day

Divers on a PADI Course

Open Water Referral

With the SSI and PADI system of diver education, you can start your Open Water Diver course at home and then complete it here in Thailand with Sunrise Divers. We often receive referral students who have completed their theory and pool training in [...] Prices starting from 10900 / day

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Scuba Diver Course

The PADI or SSI Scuba Diver Course is a short certification course taking just 2 days comprising of a little more than half of the Open Water Diver Course. if you want a full scuba certification, the Open Water course is what you want. The Scuba [...] Prices starting from 10500 / day

Diving in Phuket and the Similan Islands

Advanced Open Water

The SSi & PADI "Adventures in Diving" program follows on from the Open Water course and provides the Open Water diver with a structured, well-supervised means to gain additional experience in new and exciting areas such as deep diving, night divi [...] Prices starting from 11500 / day

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Adventure Diver

The Adventure Diver course is a certification halfway between Open Water and Advanced Open Water. You make 3 dives, all of which are part of the Advanced course and you can choose dives such as Deep, Wreck, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Naturalist ( [...] Prices starting from 8800 / day

Scuba Divers Under Water

Scuba Review

The Scuba Review program, also called a Scuba Tune Up or Refresher is the ideal way to get back into the water if you have not dived for a while. You can review diving theory, remember how to use dive tables, practice assembling your equipment and [...] Prices starting from 2500 / day

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Nitrox Diver

This 2 day course is designed to qualify certified divers to use enriched air (commonly called Nitrox) for no stop recreational diving. Nitrox is becoming increasingly popular and is widely available in many popular dive destinations. Many Phuket [...] Prices starting from 3900 / day

Rescue Diver Course

Rescue Diver Course

The Rescue Diver course is an important and crucial step in expanding a diver`s knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. Now you start to think about other divers and not just yourself! The SSI & PADI Rescue Diver rating is a [...] Prices starting from 12500 / day

PADI eLearning

PADI eLearning

PADI eLearning was introduced in 2007 as a means for people interested in learning to dive to start at home. If you sign up for eLearning you can complete dive theory portions of PADI courses in your own time - you can access eLearning from any c [...]

Diving in Phuket for Beginners - Training Pool

Beginners Dive Courses in Phuket

If you have never dived before, or maybe you tried diving one time and want to try some more .. we're here to help! There are several options for beginner divers here in Phuket. You can do a single day experience - Discover Scuba Diving, or y [...]

Scuba Divers Underwater in Thailand

Can a Non Swimmer Learn to Scuba Dive?

You might think that non swimmers would not consider scuba diving as an option. You're in the water, completely surrounded by water, and you can't swim. Is that a good idea? Well, the answer is "scuba equipment"! Scuba gear helps you to swim with [...]

Divers on a PADI Course

Scuba Diving For Kids

A regular question from parents who already scuba dive, or parents who have adventurous kids ... can my kids go diving? Well, first of all .. it's your choice if you are the child's parents or guardians. We won't force you to sign them up for div [...]

Thailand, Myanmar & Indonesia's Best Diving Locations

The Thailand diving high season is from October to May. All Thailand liveaboard schedules are online for the season 2019 - 2020 up to May 2020. Our Phuket dive center is also open during low season for day trips and PADI courses. Start planning your dive trip now! Liveaboard diving in Thailand is as popular as ever - early booking is highly recommended, especially for the more popular boats, though you can sometimes find last minute trips. There are also several boats with trips into the remote Mergui Archipelago in Burma (Myanmar).

Indonesia (Komodo and Raja Ampat) liveaboard schedules are also online right through 2020. Komodo is the best place to dive during the summer May - October. Raja Ampat is the best Indonesia option from November - April. If you are looking for a liveaboard in Thailand, Burma or Indonesia, we hope to hear from you soon!

Thailand Liveaboard Locations

Thailand Liveaboard Locations

The famous Similan Islands National Park and Richelieu Rock (part of the Surin Islands National Park) are the most popular destinations for Thailand liveaboards with some trips also covering Hin Daeng and the Phi Phi Islands.

Liveaboards
Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Liveaboards visit 2 main areas among the many islands of Indonesia - Komodo, famous for it's dragons and Raja Ampat which is called the 'Cradle of Biodiversity'. Diving is spectacular, marine life anything from pygmy seahorses to manta rays!

Liveaboards
Mergui Archipelago

Myanmar Liveaboard Locations

The Mergui Archipelago is largely uninhabited, with hundreds of islands stretching 400km up the West coast of Myanmar. You might not even see another dive boat during your trip - dive Myanmar now before it really opens up to mass tourism!

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