Search and Recovery

Search and Recovery

Contact Us Today

Find Lost Treasure With The Search and Recovery Specialty

Who should take this course?

Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can sign up for the Search and Recovery Diver course. Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify. Become a modern-day treasure hunter, make someones day by finding their lost items underwater!

What will you learn?

*Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation.
*Locating large and small objects using various search patterns.
*Using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods.
*Planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.

DIve down to sunken shipwrecks

A scuba diver swims over a sunken shipwreck.

Specialty Dive Prices

Diving Activity Dives Agency Price
AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation 0 PADI 6,000 THB
AWARE – Fish Identification Diver 3 PADI 8,500 THB
Boat Diver 3 PADI 8,000 THB
Deep Diver 4 PADI 9,500 THB
Drift Diver 3 PADI 9,500 THB
Enriched Air Nitrox Diver - PADI 3,000 THB
Equipment Specialist - PADI 5,000 THB
Night Diver 3 PADI 9,500 THB
Oxygen First Aid Speciality - PADI 4,500 THB
Peak Performance Buoyancy 4 PADI 8,500 THB
Project Aware - PADI 9,000 THB
Search and Recovery Diver 3 PADI 8,500 THB
Underwater Naturalist 3 PADI 9,000 THB
Underwater Navigator 3 PADI 9,500 THB
Wreck Diver 4 PADI 12,000 THB

Book Now

Crystal Waves Thailand Is About Fun Diving Adventures!

Fun is one of the key ingredients of any successful adventure. When you come and dive Phuket or do a PADI course with Crystal Waves, we will always strive to make it the best scuba diving experience you have ever had. Our professional staff are there for you all day at every step of the way to make sure you are enjoying your day of fun filled diving action. Come and dive with Crystal Waves Thailand today!

Padi Diving Courses

Latest News & Updates

Stay up to date with Crystal Waves and get all the latest special offers and news related to scuba diving phuket & Thailand!

A large sea fan, soft corals, and other colorful marine life grows on a healthy reef slope in Phuket Thailand

Protecting Thailand’s Coral Reefs

It probably is not news to anyone that Coral Reef's around the world are under threat. If you've been watching the news in Australia you'd know the worlds largest coral reef system got slammed by blisteringly hot water last year which resulted in coral bleaching, damaging by some estimates up to 50% of the Great Barrier Reef. In Phuket our Coral Reefs might not be q [...]

Show Me More
Padi Instructor Training Courses Conducted Every Month At At Crystal Waves

When is a Dive Shop not a Dive Shop?

Scuba diving in and around Phuket offers some of the best diving you can find, a lot of colorful reefs with a large and varied collection of marine life. Phuket offers several sensual day trips to dive these great locations. Unfortunately, not is all as it seems! If you have ever visited Phuket or searched online for dive shop operators, you would have noticed there [...]

Show Me More
Students Having Fun While Learning In Crystal Waves Onsite Training Pool

About Crystal Waves Thailand

A PADI Five Star Dive Center Membership is awarded to progressive PADI Dive Shops that excel in providing scuba divers with a full range of scuba certification programs, scuba gear selection, and scuba experience opportunities. To qualify as PADI Five Star Dive Center, a dive shop must meet elevated service and business standards and both promote and offer only [...]

Show Me More
More Articles
Find Us On Google Maps
To Kata Beach
Crystal Waves In Rawai
To Chalong

What Our Divers Have To Say

Crystal Waves Thailand is one of the only choices for scuba diving day trips in the Rawai area of Phuket. Come scuba diving with us and we will show you the amazing, hidden, underwater world of scuba diving in Phuket & Thailand !!


" Probably the best dive shop in the world I visited again. Its been long time since I started being interested in Technical diving courses. Finally I took it with Phil at Crystal Waves who has many years of experiences for Technical diving and ... "

- YaskoW

" Super professional, very safe and extremely friendly throughout the day. Our wonderful guys Brian and Mark were fantastic and really put our friends who had never dived before at ease. A really enjoyable day ... "

- V A

" I made my Padi IDC with this dive company and I'm very happy at choose crystal waves. The center is well organized and everything including equipment is brand new. Professional Staff and lovely course director and instructor. To be honest ... "

- jjukes4
More Reviews