PADI Dive Courses

PADI Dive Courses

PADI Scuba Diving Courses in Phuket

At Sunrise Divers we are committed to giving our students a high standard of diving education. Thailand scuba diving for beginners or advanced divers, we promise small classes (maximum 4 students) and highly experienced, motivated PADI instructors. Private courses are also available and highly recommended. A good diver never stops learning, and our team enjoys teaching all levels of diver – novices, advanced divers and more. Whether you are a beginner, or looking to expand your diving knowledge, Sunrise Divers will be very happy to see you here in Phuket!

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

Start Diving Today! You can 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, no need to rush and (important!) you don’t need to spend valuable Phuket holiday time in the classroom – when you see us you are ready to jump straight in the water!

Discover Scuba Diving

Discover Scuba Diving

First Time 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. Th [...]

Diving on a Coral Reef

Open Water Diver Course in Phuket

The PADI Open Water Diver Course teaches you all the skills you need to dive safely and independently. This fun-filled course for beginner divers includes classroom theory, pool dives and at least 4 Open Water dives. Your PADI certification is va [...]

Divers on a PADI Course

Open Water Referral

With the PADI system of diver education, you can start your PADI 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 co [...]

Scuba Diver with Turtle

PADI Scuba Diver

The PADI 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 Diver c [...]

Diving in Phuket and the Similan Islands

Advanced Open Water

The 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 diving and [...]

Scuba Divers Under Water

Scuba Review

The PADI 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 equipme [...]

Divers Heading Through a Swimthrough

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 [...]

Rescue Diver Course

Rescue Diver

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 PADI Rescue Diver rating is a vital [...]

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 liveaboard high season is from October to May. All liveaboard schedules are online for the coming season from mid October 2018 up to May 2019. 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 2018. 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.

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!

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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