PADI Wreck Diver
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Duration: Two Days
Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers – like the HTMS Chang, or lost as the result of an accident or conflict, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are great to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.
Many wrecks are deep enough for the diver to consider the distance travelled inside is regarded as depth, because that distance may be have to be travelled in order to go directly to the surface. (Check the Course Combination Special Offer).
There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance. Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks.
Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
Surveying and mapping a wreck.
Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.
This course standard is four dives – with Koh Chang Divers it is 5 dives! Minimum age is 15 years.
The additional dive can be taken as a 'get back' in the water dive at the start or a fun dive at the end.
All necessary equipment is included in the price, as is lunch and refreshments on board the boat. Free transport from Whitesand Beach down the Western coast.
Price: 12,500 Baht (always check out our special offers page)
Not included: Marine Park Fees and additional transport cost where applicable.