Based just off the main road (Patak Road) in Karon, Phuket and near to Kata, our PADI dive center Karon offers a small, cosy environment. In 2005 we decided to buy our office as a show of our long term commitment to our business and to the security of our dive guests. With sofas, TV, music centre and internet it is a great place to come and chill with us. We also have a large number of dive magazines and reef guides for you to browse through as well as a variety of novels for you to borrow during your stay in Phuket.
Please note that visits are by appointment only as we are often all out diving so be sure to telephone first! As we don't always have a signal at sea, e-mail or text are the surest ways to reach us.
Again, as a show of our long term commitment to what we do, we own all our own dive equipment including tanks. This also enables us to ensure that everything is well maintained and serviced on a regular basis.
Our rental equipment includes the following:
Aqualung Calypso and Titan regulators
Seaquest Wave BCDs
Technisub full foot fins
3mm Deep Blue shorty wetsuits
Silicone masks and snorkels
Suunto Vyper and Zoop Nouvo dive computers
Seadoo underwater scooters
We also have a selection of booties and open heel fins which are available for rent on request.
Both Oui and Iain have completed official Seaquest/Aqualung equipment maintenance courses and use their skills to ensure that the equipment stays in top condition. Additionally, all regulators are given a full service once a year by a local qualified Aqualung service technician.
Any pool training needed is carried out at a custom-built diving pool in Kata, Phuket. The pool itself has two shallow areas to enable you to get used to the underwater environment in a gentle way. It also has a 2 metre deep section allowing practice of important skills which will later be used during your Open Water dives.