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Posted Jan 8th, 2013 by caitlin
Renja, Duncan and Beau from Australia and Natalia from Switzerland are celebrating their Christmas success of becoming PADI Open Water Divers here at Simple Life Divers.
The group made a start to their course on Christmas Eve with a couple of videos before we took the day off to celebrate the holiday. The following day the guys came bouncing back raring to go in full festive spirit.
We started with some dive theory about safe diving practices, planning dives and how our equipment works before the guys were ready to hit the water. They got their first taste for diving in the shallows of a beach off of the island Koh Nangyuan where they learnt to master the skills for diving, which they completed with ease.
Image: The gang back at the dive shop at the end of the PADI Open Water Course
The following day the guys dived straight in and had a great first dive at Twins where they learnt how to control their buoyancy and had great fun with the Christmas tree coral, yeah that’s you Ren. The group then completed their second dive at White Rock where they reached a depth of 12m and completed some further skills.
Finally, our last two dives allowed us to explore right down to the PADI Open Water maximum depth of 18m, where we got to see groupers, bat fish, queen fish and more at dive sites Shark Island and Hin Pee Wee.
Libby B | Hong Kong
"...was a really big deal for me considering the idea of it has always terrified me and I had always avoided trying it before. But Olivier was so reassuring...." Read more
Birgitte | Denmark
"fled the rainy Denmark ... talked that it would be good to get out and dive, but we had not planned that we would get through 22 great dives." Read more
Malcolm M | UK
"the guys I met at Simple Life Divers were fantastic & made the scuba diving experience something I won’t forget." Read more