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Become An Elite Sidemount Diver

Who should take this course?

If you’re an Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old, you can enroll in a PADI Sidemount Diver course. Sidemount diving gives you flexibility, just enter the water, clip them on and go. Discover the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides.

What will you learn?

*Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment.
*Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
*Manage gas by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
*Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving.

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Why Not Just Try Scuba Diving?

Ever wanted to just go Scuba Diving in Phuket without all the hassle of watching video's and getting certified? Are you short on holiday time or not confident in the water? Well now you can go diving because Crystal Waves Thailand is an industry expert on helping you and your family & friends get into the water and feel good while you are there. You can do a refresher course at our pool in Rawai if you are already certified, if not you can simply do a Discover Scuba Dive, where your instructor takes you on a personalised scuba diving tour of our local coral reefs with absolutely no need to be a certified diver!

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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 ... "

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" 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 ... "

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" 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 ... "

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