What is the average cost of scuba diving?

Yes, scuba diving is an expensive hobby. You can expect to spend roughly $300 to receive your diving certification, anywhere from $200 – $2,000 on scuba diving gear, and anywhere between $75 – $150 per dive.

How much does scuba diving cost in Phuket?

From Phuket we have Daily Dive Tours for certified divers to Phi Phi, the King Cruiser Wreck, Racha Yai and Racha Noi Islands and (in high season) to the Similan Islands. The cost for a day trip starts at about 3,400 Baht for 2 dives and 3,900 Baht for 3 dives.

How much does it cost to fill a scuba tank?

Did you know that there are many different grades of breathing air?

Standard Air SCUBA Cylinders Price
Standard Air Fill (Up To 3500 psi) $8.00
Tanks-A-Lot Fill Card (10 Air Fills*) $50.00
Visual Inspection (VIP/VCI) $20.00
Visual Inspection O2 Clean $25.00

How much is a full scuba diving kit cost?

When purchasing a complete set of new gear, expect the bill to be around $1000 – $2000. Of course, it varies depending on whether you are buying low end or high end items. The cost of renting scuba diving gear also varies per location but in most cases it will only be a fraction of the retail price.

Can a non swimmer go scuba diving?

The answer is: yes, you can To get certified as a diver, you need to know basic swimming (ability to float or tread water for 10 min, swim 200m unaided/300m with mask-fins-snorkel). However, to do introductory scuba diving program such as Try Scuba or a PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, swimming is not required.

How deep do beginner scuba divers go?

The scuba diving depth for beginners who are taking their Open Water certification course or equivalent is generally 18 meters or 60 feet, to 20 meters or 65 feet. Whereas the Discover Scuba Diving depth limit or Try Dive is 12 meters or 40 feet.

Is it legal to scuba dive alone?

Can you scuba dive by yourself? You can scuba dive by yourself, as there are no laws to stop you from doing so, but one of the main scuba diving safety rules you learn in diver training is to never dive alone.

How long can you store air in a scuba tank?

Do not store tanks that are full of air for prolonged periods of time (no more than 3 months. A tank should be stored with just enough pressure (200 psi) to keep moisture out. Remember the higher the tank pressure, the greater the corrosion that may form inside.

Can you scuba dive with asthma?

Diving may be hazardous to the lung function of patients with asthma. Despite the risks of SCUBA diving, many asthmatic individuals can dive without serious diving events. Diving evaluations for asthmatic patients have focused on a thorough patient history, spirometry, allergy testing, and bronchial challenges.

Can I dive without my PADI card?

Do I Need My PADI Card To Dive? Technically, you do not need your physical card to scuba dive. Dive centers will need to verify and check that you are a certified diver, but most dive centers can do this online within the PADI system.

Which is the best dive centre in Tioman?

Tioman Dive Centre is truly a professional dive centre. If you’re looking for a dive centre, trust me on this – go to TDC! The crew there are very professional, and everyone is like family there!

What to see and do in Tioman Island?

Leisure Diving in Tioman Island has something for everyone. With our team of professionals, we will show you the best that Tioman has to offer… From sharks and turtles, to the tiniest of nudibranchs that inhabit our dive sites, from the beautiful coral reefs to the maze of boulders which create dramatic swim-throughs. Tioman is a divers’ haven.

Can you do a course with another instructor in Tioman?

If you wish to do part of the course with another instructor, (for example, with a dive centre close to your home), and complete it with us, here in Tioman, we will be happy to accommodate you. You may also complete the theory section on-line.

How old do you have to be to scuba dive?

With their natural curiosity and affinity to learn new skills, children can make some of the best scuba divers. Scuba diving for children starts at the young age of 8 years. Here is a quick… Read more…