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.
Underwater Naturalist Specialty
- Duration: 1 day
- Number of dives: 2
- Prerequistes: See below
- Cost: Click for price list
If you're interested in aquatic life then the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is for you. This course is an introduction to the underwater aquatic environment and will help develop safe and responsible aquatic life interaction techniques.
What do I need to start?
- PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
- Minimum age: 10 years old
What will I do?
During your PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course, you'll learn underwater naturalist dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also get an overview of the major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths. You'll put this information into practice during your two open water dives.
How long will it take?
- Recommended Course Hours: 12
- Minimum Open Water Training: two open water dives over one day
Where can I go from here?
Your Adventures In Diving Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive may count towards your Underwater Naturalist Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty course also counts toward one of the five required Specialties for the Master Scuba Diver rating.