Now that you’ve decided to become a Professional Diver here at Mermaids Dive Center, as a PADI 5 star Career Development Center we offer all PADI courses from recreational diver to the highest professional levels and more.

We’ve been training divers from all over the world and developed 2 All Inclusive Packages so you know exactly what to budget for during your stay. Choose the GOLD Package which has more courses and more time to spend doing them or the SILVER Package if time and money is a bit tight.

All Training Packages include:

  • PADI Courses from your current certification level to your chosen PADI rating
  • PADI Manuals and Slates required for the courses booked in your package
  • PADI Certification Fees for all courses booked in your package
  • A full set of Scuba Diving Equipment from well known scuba brands
  • Private En Suite Accommodation in the Mermaids Talay
  • Unlimited Diving for your package duration
  • Lunch provided for you on the boat
  • Personal lockers in the Main Operations Center
  • Pre arrival visa assistance with supporting documents

What you will get out of the Training Package:

  • Assisting our Master Instructors managing our Dive Boats
  • Assisting our Instructors on training courses with beginner divers
  • Leading and navigating divers around our dive sites
  • Taking part in our social activities
  • Taking part in caring for our reefs programs
  • The opportunity to see how a dive center works operationally and logistically
  • And much, much more…

Please remember to budget for:

  • Flights to Thailand
  • Visa application fees and visa runs when in Thailand
  • Medical and diving insurances
  • Personal spending money and any living costs
  • Water, electric and laundry bills in the accommodation

A one way private transfer is included from Bangkok Airport to Mermaids Dive Center in the GOLD Package only. We can arrange this for the Silver Package at an additional cost of 1,700 baht.

There are no additional fees to pay once here – unless you would like to do more courses or stay on for some more diving and experience.