Sea Dragon since 1993

DIVING COURSES

At Sea Dragon, we run a range of 5-Star PADI diving courses to suit divers of all levels. Our instructors are highly qualified, so you can be confident that you are in safe hands. We also run refresher courses if you have been out of the water for an extended period.

PADI DIVing COURSES IN KHAO LAK

Sea Dragon Dive Center offers all PADI diving courses from beginner level through to Instructor. We are a PADI 5-Star IDC dive center set in the tropical town of Khao Lak, Thailand. Choose your diving level below.

If you’ve never dived before take a look at the Open Water Diver course or the Discover Scuba Diving program. 

Has it been a while since your last dive? Then check out our Scuba Refresher course.

If you want to gain more experience then please look at our Advanced Open Water Diver Course, the EFR & Rescue Diver course, or choose some of our Speciality courses.

Do you want to turn your hobby into a career? For professional courses, please visit our Divemaster or IDC pages.

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Discover Scuba Diving

Not sure if diving is for you, or maybe just short on time? After some short theory and a training session in our pool, try a shallow dive on a beautiful coral reef with a PADI Instructor by your side on this 1-day fun course

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PADI OPEN WATER DIVING COURSES

Want to become a PADI certified diver and dive anywhere in the world? The 3-day entry-level course will teach you everything you need to become a safe and competent diver with the most recognised diver training agency in the world

PADI ADVaNCED DIVING COURSE

Already a diver and want to learn more, and get certified to dive to 30m? The 2-day Advanced course includes 5 specialised dives, including Deep and Navigation plus 3 other specialised dives

SCUBA REFRESHER DIVING COURSES

Not dived for a while or feel like renewing your diving skills? This short refresher course is ideal to regain your skills and confidence underwater

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PADI rescue diver & efr course

For Advanced divers who want to improve their safety and rescue skills, the 2-day Rescue & 1-day EFR courses are the next steps in diving education.

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PADI SPECIALITY DIVING COURSES

Focus on your favourite diving activities with a 1- or 2-day PADI Speciality course. With a range of courses to choose from, there is sure to be something that grabs your attention.

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PADI DIVEMASTER COURSE

Take the first step on the professional ladder and become a PADI Divemaster. This is a well-recognised certification that will increase your knowledge and skills and enable you to work in the diving industry worldwide

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PADI IDC DIVING COURSES

Are you a Divemaster looking to expand your diving skills and job opportunities, whilst introducing new divers to the wonder of the underwater world? Then sign up for one of our 10-day IDC courses

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WHY TAKE A DIVING COURSEs WITH

SEA DRAGON DIVE CENTER?

PADI 5 STAR IDC CENTER

  • We are Khao Lak’s first and longest established dive center. We are a small, friendly PADI 5-Star IDC center with nearly 30 years’ experience
  • A database of over 32,000 (yes, thirty two thousand!) happy divers. So they enjoy our generous return customer discounts every time they re-book with us
  • Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for 11 consecutive years, since it started in 2011. That is thanks to all our customers who had a great time diving with us!
  • Our multi-lingual Instructors have extensive diving & teaching experience. Many of them return year after year. As a result, they know our dive sites like a second home
  • We teach and dive in small groups: maximum 4 students per group. We limit the number to just 2 students per group for the Discover Scuba Diving
  • Dive Courses are in-depth and we never sacrifice quality or safety. So we can help you learn thoroughly and master your new skills. You will only take this course once, so relax and enjoy it to the max
  • Prices are all inclusive, there are no unexpected add-ons. (Please note: Similan & Surin Islands Marine National Park fees are always listed separately, where applicable)
  • Our on-site swimming pool we can be flexible in how we schedule our courses. Need some extra training? Then just jump in again at the end of the day
  • We own and operate our own liveaboard boat, the MV Andaman, for trips to the Similan and Surin Islands National Parks. As a result we have great flexibility in how we can schedule your diving days. (Disclaimer: we do not own a Similan day trip boat so we book these trips with a few trusted local operators!)
  • Free hotel pick up and drop off at the start and end of each day of your course
  • High quality, fully serviced diving equipment is provided free of charge during your course
  • Online Digital Manuals which allows you study at your own pace from home or at your hotel pool
  • Free Sea Dragon T-shirt or towel for all Open Water Diver students
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PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)

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PADI is the world’s largest and most recognised diver training organisation. Our PADI 5 Star IDC Center status confirms that we excel in providing a full range of diver education programs and actively promote aquatic environmental awareness.

We are committed to providing the highest level of continuing education and professional level training for dive professionals.