PADI Search & Recovery

Course Price:
8,000 THB (4 dives)
6,500 THB (3 dives)

Want to find a treasure trove?

People lose things off the side of docks, boats or even during dives. If you have ever experienced this, and wonder how to effectively find a lost object underwater then the PADI Search & Recovery Diver specialty is the course for you.

Our PADI Search & Recovery course package includes:

  • PADI Search & Recovery course

  • Rental of all scuba equipment

  • FREE Dive Computer Rental (diving with computers >>)

  • PADI manual & Certification card

  • Crystal Dive log book

  • Pick up service from pier

  • Great location on the beach

Course Price:
8,000 THB (4 dives)
6,500 THB (3 dives)

What Will You Learn?

Underwater search patterns using compass and natural navigation techniques

Locating small, medium and large objects underwater using various search patterns

Using lift bags to bring heavier objects to the surface

Planning, organizing and conducting an effective search and recovery

Diver Prerequisites:

PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can enroll in the Search and Recovery Diver course. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.

Get Credit!

The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Alternatively if you have completed the PADI Advanced course with the Search & Recovery Adventure cert this will credit as Dive 1 of the Search & Recovery Diver Specialty.

Course Schedule:

The PADI Search & Recovery diver course is designed to develop your theoretical knowledge and skills allowing you to plan, organize and conduct a Search & Recovery operation within the recreational limits of scuba diving.

We schedule the PADI Search & Recovery Diver course over 2 days. This is flexible and we can plan the course around your personal timeframe.

Day 1: Orientation /Knowledge Reviews
Day 1: Search & Recovery training dives 1 & 2*

Day 2: Search & Recovery training dives 3 & 4

*If you have already completed the Search & Recovery Adventure dive, as part of the PADI Advanced Open Water course then on Day 1 you will complete Search & Recovery Diver training dive 2 only.

Course Price:
8,000 THB (4 dives)

Already an Advanced Open Water Diver?

Course Price:
6,500 THB (3 dives)

+ 700 THB for each additional fun dive with Instructor.

On completion of the course you will be awarded the PADI Search & Recovery Diver certification. The PADI Search & Recovery Diver certification can be credited as one of the five PADI Specialties required to attain the highest non professional certification within the PADI system - PADI Master Scuba Diver.


7/1 Moo 2, Koh Tao, 84360, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)77 456106
Tel: +66 (0)77 456107
Fax: +66 (0)77 456105