Diving Courses

Dive fishIt’s Time to Go for Adventure.

Learn one of the most fascinating sports with us. We offer several PADI-diving courses, from “Bubble Maker” to “Assistant Instructor” in our air conditioned class room; all are available in several different languages. Enjoy the comfort by taking your first dive lessons in our pool, which is located only 20 meters away from our dive school. And our new luxury 25 meter long dive ship “Petchmanee” will take you to your open water dive trip.


Kids - bring your parents diving! For young adventurers, the Bubblemaker program is an introduction to the thrill of breathing underwater. If you’re eight or nine years of age, now is your chance to take the plunge with a PADI Instructor and go pool/confined water diving.

Whether it’s a glass of milk, bubble gum or submerged beneath the surface - you can’t help blowing bubbles! So try blowing bubbles our way. Start out on the right fin, jump into the PADI Bubblemaker program today!

(Included: Basic Theory and confined Session)


For those who are unsure, whether the underwater world is suited for them! Take part in the “Discover SCUBA Diving” - experience. After a short introduction by one of our dive instructors, he will take you to a bay, where you will learn the necessary skills for us to take you on a dive (or perhaps two), to a maximum depth of 12 metres. This dive can count towards your “SCUBA Diver” or “Open Water Diver” certification.

Duration: 1 day (2 dives)
(Included: Equipment, confined Session, two Open Water Dives)

If you are in Sabah, you can do you PADI DSD in Malaysia.


Under the gun for time, no problem! Take part in the new PADI “SCUBA Diver” course. Within two days, you will complete half of the “Open Water” course material and will receive a certification. This will enable you to dive with a PADI instructor anywhere in the world. You will be able to complete the remaining half of the PADI “Open Water Diver” course at any PADI diving school worldwide, at any time after this course.

Duration: 2 days
(Included: Equipment, Use of Material, Dives during the Course, Cost for Certification)

Gold Course
(Additionally included: PADI-Logbook, OWD Manual, Wall Certification)


The complete diving course. The newly revised PADI “Open Water Diver” course combines the experience of “learning to dive” with joy, fun and safety. The complete PADI training system is used by AO NANG DIVERS throughout the training sessions, when defining your goals, and throughout all of your 4 “Open Water” dives. Once trained and certified, you will be able to plan and complete your own dives.

Duration: 3-4 days
(Included: Equipment, Use of Material, Dives during the Course, Cost for Certification)

(Additionally included: PADI-Logbook, OWD Manual and Dive Planner, Wall Certification)

(Additionally included: Electronic Recreational Dive Planner)

Prices are cheap in Asia: there you can do your PADI OW Course.

Adventure Diver

(1 - 2 days - 3 dives)
(Included: Equipment, Use of Material, Dives during the Course, Cost for Certification)


Expand your horizons and learn more by taking part in the PADI “Advanced Open Water Course”. Dive to a maximum depth of 30 metres, navigate your way through unusual dive spots or wrecks, learn underwater photography, or drift diving. With 5 “Open Water” dives, in conjunction with minimal theory, you can reach this very useful and respected qualification.

2-3 days
Included: Equipment, Use of Material, Dives during the Course, Cost for Certification

If you are in Sipadan, you can do your Advanced Open Water Course in Sabah.


Ok, let us take you a step higher and combine your PADI “Rescue Diver” course with a lot of fun! This course conveys the true devotion to diving, and gives you the opportunity to learn the knowledge needed to rescue others in the case of an emergency. Not only do you learn how to rescue others, but you will also learn about tricks to turn yourself into a safer diver. As a “Rescue Diver”, you are the next person to take responsibility, after your buddy.

(Additionally included: Rescue Manual, Emergency planning slate)

In Malaysian Borneo, you can do a cheap Rescue Diver PADI Course.


On request, we can also offer you the Emergency First Response course, which is a prerequisite of the “Rescue Diver” course (a First Aid course no older than two years will also be accepted.)


If you are a qualified “Rescue” or “Master Scuba Diver”, then you definitely know what you are doing. Perhaps you are interested in offering your knowledge and skills to a third party. Complete the new PADI “Dive Master” program and become a professional diver, who can oversee and help other divers with their training. As an invaluable member of the instruction team, you are qualified to work anywhere around the world (paid work of course).

This course will be offered to you by our most experienced dive instructors. They are more than happy to share their many years of experience and knowledge with you, in order to guide you through this course. This course cannot just be signed-up for, as the head-instructor must approve your enrollment. Also, you are required to present a minimum of 40 dives from your logbook in order to enroll, and you must have completed a minimum of 60 dives in order to receive your certification. The duration of the course depends on the ability of the diver.

Duration: minimum of 21 days.

One of the best diving spot in the world:  Sipadan divemaster course.


Are you interested in going all the way and becoming an instructor? Sign-up for the “Assistant Instructor” course in order to have one of the most satisfying and exciting jobs in the world.

Learn presentation techniques and how to evaluate priorities and goals. Once qualified, certify your own students. This course teaches you the basic foundations for completing the IDC/IE, or “Instructor Development” course, and the “Instructor Examination”, both of which we can arrange for you. The duration of the course depends on the ability of the candidate.

Duration: minimum 5 to 7 days

Specialties (Duration: various)
Peak Performance, Navigation, Photo, Multilevel, Drift, Naturalist & Boat
Search and Recovery & Wreck, Night & Deep, NITROX
All prices upon request


  • Buoyancy diving
  • Deep diving
  • Navigation
  • Underwater Photography
  • Multi-level
  • Drift diving
  • Naturalist
  • Search and Rescue
  • Wreck