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Dive Specialties

฿ 3,500฿ 10,900

  • EUR: € 88 - € 274

Access to plethore of dive sites (wrecks, deep, night, drift…) with different levels of difficulties that you will master.

The purpose of specialties diver programs  is to get familiar with specific skills, knowledge, planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards for various special-interest areas in diving.

The main popular specialties certifications that divers like to get are:

-> The deep dive specialty (to allow you to go to 40 meters)

-> Nitrox Specialty (“dry specialty” -> to learn the theory to dive with enriched air with oxygen)

-> Science of Diving Specialty :This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs like DiveMaster.

-> Ecology Programs: Coral identification; Sea Turtle Ecology; Shark Ecology; Marine Ecology; Fish Identification.

-> the drift dive specialty (to give you tips to dive in strong currents)

-> underwater photography specialty / videography (to take pro pictures of the dive sites you will visit)

As soon as we will get the deposit, we will create your online profile and open your online course (on divessi.com) in your desired language.

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Pre requisites

Pre requisites:

The Ecology and Diving Knowledge Specialty programs do not have mandatory in-water training. Min Age is 6 years old.

For the Nitrox and Science of Diving Specialties, the minimum age is 10 years old.

Min Age: 10 y. old except for deep diving: 15 and for independant diving & sidemount: 18 y. old.

Max Depth: 10 to 11 y. old max. 12m. / 12 to 14 y. old max. 18m. / 30m. max except for deep diving: 40m.

Description

Course Description:

The purpose of specialties diver programs  is to get familiar with specific skills, knowledge, planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards for various special-interest areas in diving.

If you are already an advanced diver then your 5 dives done during the advanced course count as credits depending of the specialty you will choose.

Photography and Deep dive specialties are the most common within the 30 than exist!

Possibility of combination of SSI dive specialties:​

If two (2) Specialty programs are combined, a minimum of three (3) open water training dives are required.

When three (3) Specialty programs are combined, a minimum of four (4) open water training dives are required.

The  combination of four (4) Specialty programs requires a minimum of five (5) open water training dives.

With 2 specialties and min 12 dives you will automatically get the certification of Specialty Diver.

If a diver got 4 specialties and a min of 24 dives, he will automatically get the certification of Advanced Open Water Diver.

 To automatically get the certification of Master Diver you will need to do 4 specialties & the Diver Stress and Rescue course and a min of 50 dives.

Schedules - Program

Program:

Number of Dives: min. 2 and min. 3 for deep diving

Pool Cessions: –

Duration: 1 to 2 days / 1 hour per dive

Theory: Instructor briefing + online theory

 

Schedules:

We go diving locally from the beach anytime depending of the tides.

When we go diving at Sail Rock, Anthong or Koh Tao, we leave at 8am and come back at 2pm from Sail Rock and 4pm from Anthong or Koh Tao.

The night dives are from 7 to 8 pm anytime when the conditions are good.

We provide with pick up, breakfast, lunch on the boat, all the dive gear, very well maintained equipment, pro instructors + we have a very nice swimming pool at our dive center.

Keep a memory of your day

Keep some memories of your amazing experience of diving or snorkeling day. Your instructor can take professional underwater videos and pictures. We will send you all the files by “we transfer” afterwards. The price is 800 Thb for 1 person or 1000 Thb for 2 people or 1200 for 3 to 4 people.

Infos about dive sites

Haad Yao & Haad Salad 

are some shallow dive sites where you really get long dives, with an impressive diversity of marine life from the porcupine puffer fish to the flat worm, without forgetting the sting ray and anemone fish. The dive sites are around the small island oh Koh Maa, located in the north of Koh Phangan. READ MORE

Sail Rock,

between Koh Phangan and Koh Tao is the best dive site in the area. Sail Rock which attracts thousands of divers every year, is a unique shaped granite pinnacle with amazing walls stretching down to 47 meters. Sail Rock has everything to offer from macro diving to whale sharks, the bio-diversity and number of marine life found over there is really impressive. Thats the spot to dive with thousands of barracudas, fusilliers, carangues and batfish and much more.

Sail Rock has an amazing chimney. You can go inside using one of the 3 entrances which are at 5, 13 and 19 meters deep.

Every divers, from beginners to advanced levels, can dive at Sail Rock.

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