This is the big question for for so many people when they first start to think about scuba diving. Many people on holiday discover scuba diving Phuket as do many other location run this experience day trip everyday of the year. Then you are hooked. But now you need to get certified. Where is the best location? Is it better to get certified at you local dive club and a gravel pit or flooded quarry and then go to the great exotic locations as a certified diver?? Or is it better to do the course in the location that you are going to for your holiday??
Ok so the real question is are you going to do more of your diving after you are certified in a quarry or are you going to do most of you diving in locations such as Phuket Thailand? As all good instructors and dive centers will tell you that the Open Water certification allows a person to dive to a depth of 18 meters in conditions similar to those in which they were trained. So the simple answer is if you intend to do your diving in a cold gravel pit with 1 meter vizability then the gravel pit is where you should learn to dive. But if you are wanting the warm tropical waters are your preferred place where you want to be doing your diving then you should learn to dive Phuket.
Learn to scuba dive phuket is a very simple thing to sign up for. The warm tropical waters have been a big draw for many years and as such, Thailand Divers has been teaching people diving in Thailand for many years. A good Phuket dive shop will have a course starting on any day you so choose. There are many things to do in Phuket so if you are in a group or family then there are plenty of other things that they can be doing at the same time.
Scuba diving Thailand offers some of the best diving in the world so why not learn to dive in Phuket where you can start with the best. For those of you that have experienced phuket diving before and now are looking to do theopen water course phuket or are on holiday with other certified divers the it will be well worth looking at doing your course on a liveaboard to the similan islands.
These are the best islands in Thailand and also in the top ten diving locations in the world so where better to learn to dive. Thesimilans are only open six months of the year from mid October until min May so make sure you plan this when booking your trip to Thailand. A similan islands liveaboard for all level of diver will be a trip to remember. The clear blue waters that are 28 - 30 degrees all year. This is one of the few places that you are able to see Manta Ray and Whale sharks on the open water course. A phuket diving trips is not complete without a similan liveaboard trip.