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PADI Advanced Course

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PADI Advanced Course - Age 12+, 2-3 days, 5-6 dives – 2 Days - 13,900 THB, 3 Days - 16,900 THB
Take your scuba diving to the next level – get certified as a PADI Advanced Diver with Scubafish Dive Centre Ko Lanta Thailand

Take your diving to the next level. Get certified to dive to 30m.
Extend your scuba diving skills and knowledge with the PADI Advanced Course.

PADI Discover the Underwater World


The PADI Advanced Open Water course takes your diving to the next level and extends your skills and knowledge. With a huge range of fun and exciting Adventure dives to choose from, this course offers something for everyone and is a great way to extend the scope of your diving or combine diving with an existing skill or interest.

If you complete any three Adventure Dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver scuba diving certification. If you complete your PADI Deep Adventure Dive, PADI Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and any three additional Adventure Dives (a total of five), you can earn your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver scuba diving certification.

What will I Learn during the PADI Advanced Course?

PADI Underwater Photography Adventure DiveTaken over 2 or 3 days, the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course requires you to experience and learn more about Underwater Navigation and Deep Diving. You’ll dive to a maximum depth of 30 metres and learn how depth and pressure effect your body when scuba diving. You’ll also learn more about safety and limitations when diving recreationally.

Choose 3 further Adventure dives from a wide selection of interesting and exciting possibilities, including; Enriched Air (NITROX), U/W Digital Photography, U/W Videography, U/W Naturalist, AWARE Fish ID, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Multi-Level & Computer Diving, Wreck Diving, Night Diving and more…

Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Courses

If you sign up for the Advanced Open Water course, we offer a free PADI Scuba Review.

Who can participate in the PADI Advanced Course?

PADI Wreck DiversIf you’re aged 12+ and have already completed the PADI Open Water Course (or equivalent), in general good health and fitness, and are not suffering from a cold or ear infection, you should be eligible to become a certified PADI Advanced Open Water diver.

Please check the health requirements for this course.

How often do you run courses?

Courses start every day, at a time to suit you. You can book now, or come in to see see us while you’re on holiday in Ko Lanta. We offer free transfers to and from your resort in Ko Lanta for any of our dive courses or daily dive trips.

What languages do you teach in?

PADI Night Adventure DiveWe run PADI Advanced Courses in English, German, Swedish and French. We run semi-supported courses in Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Thai. Please let us know if you require course materials in another language and we will order them for you.

How much does it cost?

If you take the PADI Advanced course in two days, the price is 13,900 THB.
If you would prefer to spread it over 3 days, the price is 16,900 THB.
To become a PADI Adventure Diver (3 Adventure Dives – 1 day), the price is 10,900 THB THB.

PADI Advanced Course DiversAt Scubafish, all our scuba certification courses include manuals and free scuba diving equipment rental. For the PADI Advanced Course program you’ll receive the PADI Adventures in Diving Manual, a Multi-Level and Navigation planning slate, log book and waterproof zip bag.

The PADI Advanced Course price includes, Dive Computer rental if you choose the Multi-level & Computer dive & a NITROX tank if you choose the NITROX Adventure Dive.

If you choose the Underwater Digital Photography or Videography Adventure dives we offer reduced camera rental rates from Liquid Lense – our Underwater Digital Imaging Academy.

Scubafish Divers Gearing UpThere may be a fuel surcharge to visit some of the further away dive sites if you choose to dive these sites during your course.
We also include a free PADI Scuba Review if you haven’t dived for a while.

In addition, we teach all of our diver level courses in small groups to ensure that you receive the attention that you deserve. All our courses are taught to PADI Standards and prices include PADI certification fees.


PADI Advanced Course – Age 12+

13,900 THB



PADI Advanced Course – 2 days, 5 dives
PADI Advanced Course – 3 days, 6 dives
eLearning Advanced – 2 days, 5 dives
eLearning Advanced – 3 days, 6 dives

13,900 THB
16,900 THB
13,500 THB
16,500 THB

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On the dive boats, we supply breakfast, lunch, drinking water, soft drinks and fruit. We also provide a selection of fruit juices and towels on each trip.


Course Combination Special Offers:

Advanced + NITROX – 21,473 THB
Combine the PADI Advanced Course with the PADI Enriched Air NITROX Speciality Course, and save 1,827 THB.

Advanced + U/W Digital Photography – 24,333 THB
Combine the PADI Advanced Course with the PADI Underwater Digital Photography Speciality Course, and save 1,467 THB (includes camera rental).

Advanced + U/W Videography – 34,580 THB
Combine the PADI Advanced Course with the PADI Underwater Videography Speciality Course, and save 2,220 THB (includes video camera rental).

PADI Advanced Course – PADI Rescue Diver Course – 33,103 THB
Go from PADI Advanced to PADI Rescue Diver and save 2,597 THB. Includes the EFR Course.

PADI Advanced Course – PADI Divemaster – 80,293 THB
Go all the way from PADI Advanced to Professional PADI Divemaster and save 7,307 THB. Includes EFR Course and PADI Rescue Diver Course.

PADI Advanced Course – PADI Divemaster + NITROX – 84,993 THB
Go all the way from PADI Advanced to Professional PADI Divemaster + PADI Enriched Air NITROX Course and save 12,007 THB. Includes the EFR Course and PADI Rescue Diver Course.


How many people are in each group?

We keep group sizes small to ensure you receive maximum benefit from your tuition (maximum 4 students per Instructor). This also minimises negative impact on the reefs. Our emphasis is on safety, fun and personal service within a relaxed and stress-free environment.

We keep group sizes to a minimum to ensure your
underwater experiences are rewarding, safe and fun.

What can I do next?

PADI Rescue Diver CourseA PADI Advanced Course certification is only the beginning! A whole new world of adventure is waiting for you.

Your next step would be to complete the EFR & PADI Rescue Diver courses. These courses are ‘serious fun’ and prepare you to be able to assist in a real diving emergency.

Then you can progress onto the PADI Master Scuba Diver Course or become a PADI Divemaster.

Or you can just keep diving Ko Lanta…! Scubafish is ideally located in the South of Ko Lanta to offer shorter journey times on daily dive trips to some of the best dive sites in Thailand.

Dive the famous dive sites of Hin Daeng & Hin Muang, or visit Ko Haa, Ko Rok, Ko Phi Phi, the King Cruiser Wreck, Shark Point or Anemone Reef.

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Please contact us if you would like any further information.