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Welcome!

Your Sawasdee Divers scuba diving center is located in Ao Nang, in the province of Krabi.
We are a PADI 5 * IDC & CDC center and the only diving school in Ao Nang to have our own complete setup with classrooms and swimming pool in 1 location. We offer courses from beginner training (Discover Scuba) all the way up to instructor level. For certified divers we have various day and half day trips for fun diving, as well as a great selection of continued education courses.
We are a small family business with big feeling for friendliness, quality and safety.

PADI Courses

You will never forget your first breath underwater... And you will never forget your first visit to a sunken ship... Our Ao Nang dive center offers the full range of PADI diving courses.

PADI Pro Courses

If you have been infected with the virus and you are ready to live the life, then there is only one cure: Become a Pro! Our Ao Nang dive center is the only purpose built 1 stop training facility for your Pro course.

Ao Nang Dive Trips

Ao Nang is ideally located on the Andaman coast. With many small islands in the direct vicinity and Phi Phi Islands at the horizon, it makes a great base for your full service dive excursions.

Our featured PADI courses

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Scuba diving requires training. If you don't have the time for a full course, or if you are not too sure if scuba diving is something you'd like to pursue, we have the perfect program for you! With minimal skills, you are able to make 2 real dives under the strict guidance of an instructor. Your safety is guaranteed! Wanting to get out of the water is NOT!

PADI Open Water Diver

Scuba diving might not be as hard as you think. But there are some very important rules you should be aware of. And there are certain skills you have to master to become a safe diver for yourself and future buddies. At our Ao Nang dive center we cover everything, from theory classes, pool training, to getting you on board for your first open water dive!

PADI Divemaster

Your first step as a diving professional, where people rely on your skills and knowledge... The PADI Divemaster course is an experience on itself. During your training you will be part of our team and you will be working right next to our other professional divemasters and instructors. Sawasdee Divers Krabi is a 5* training center with years of experience.

Sawasdee Divers Training Center

The Sawasdee Divers training center is the ONLY 5* Ao Nang dive center with all facilities in one place. An office, classrooms and pool. Specially built to cater to divers and diving students.

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Sawasdee Divers Booking Office

Our booking office is conveniently located in down town Ao Nang, close to the Heritage hotel. Here you can ask us questions, book courses and trips, or just have a chat. Monday to Friday from 17:00 until 19:00.
As an added service we can also visit your hotel between 09:00 and 16:30, Mon – Sat. Call us!

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An international team that speaks your language!
As a PADI Instructor Development Center and PADI Career Development Center we understand safe practices, whether it being a course or guiding certified divers. Our Ao Nang dive center trains and certifies divemasters and instructors from all over the world.
Meet our dedicated team whenever you are diving with us, and experience their passion for the underwater world and showing it to others


Or maybe you our thinking about becoming a professional diver yourself? Sawasdee Divers is a 5* PADI IDC center, which stands for Instructor Development Course center. Additonally we have received the PADI CDC rating. This stands for PADI Career Development Center. Complete programs to become a divemaster or instructor are available all year round at our Ao Nang dive center. Your first steps to diving and living in paradise, or traveling the world!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT SAWASDEE DIVERS KRABI
  • 5 star review  I did 3 dives with them in Phi phi Islands. Very good explanation about everything. Good lunch. My dive guide was Wat, he was amazing, really helpful, patient and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this dive shop.

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    December 12, 2019
  • 5 star review  Amazing dive center from the moment we got in touch with them to the last dive. Everyone is extremely professional, nice and courteous. If you dive here, try to have either Ombline or Marco as your guides. They are both really awesome and very attentive. In a nutshell, the only place to dive with in Krabi.

    thumb Firas Samko
    December 30, 2018
  • 5 star review  This place was great. I searched for the closest diving center closest to my hotel and this place showed up. I went in the day before and they helped me book a diving trip without any trouble. The person was very knowledge about diving. On the day off the dive, my dive master Amanda was very helpful to both myself and my the other diver. She went over the whole dive plan with both of us and even helped us setup our gears. If I had more time here in Krabi, I would definitely get my Advanced Open Water through them.

    thumb K
    November 5, 2019
  • 5 star review  I did my Divemaster Course and it was super amazing! Back home in Germany I got in touch with Yann (the owner of the shop) via What's app and email to organize my whole stay. He really helped me a lot. The Divemaster Course was great! Caro and Hugo are very good instructors who are always trying to teach me the most with lots of attention to detail and helpful advise. All in all I had an amazing experience doing my Divemaster with Sawasdee divers

    thumb Leonardo Stegemeyer
    October 12, 2019
  • 5 star review  My wife and i did a discover scuba with Sawasdee Divers. Every thing was perfect! Super team! Big thanks to Caro! We felt very safe and the dives was amazing. The boat was confortable and the Thai foods very testy. I strongly recommend you Sawasdee Divers and for sure we will come back again. Thank you.

    thumb suriyan yanis
    February 22, 2020
  • star rating  My 16 year old daughter and I travelled from Malaysia to undertake PADI open water diver certification with Sawadsee Divers, Krabi. The arrangements were so easy to make from the... read more

    pangkor2006
    September 24, 2019
  • star rating  My wife and i did a discover scuba with Sawasdee Divers.
    Every thing was perfect!
    Super team! Big thanks to Caro!
    We felt very safe and the dives was amazing.... read more

    suriyany2020
    February 21, 2020
  • star rating  We had a wonderful experience at our first ever DSD with Sawasdee. Our instructor, Hughes, was very patient. I was very unsure of being in the water, but he made... read more

    KritiC_176
    March 1, 2020
  • star rating  Had a Refresh Course and Advanced Diver Course with Sawasdee Divers in Ao Nang. Was an unforgettable experience. The dive sites are amazing above and below water. Julien, the dive... read more

    pjweder
    February 1, 2020
  • star rating  Got to cross off another location from my bucket list...diving off Koh Phi Phi Lee (The Beach). Nice 2.5 hour boat ride with awesome lunch and friendly staff. ... read more

    brandon b
    October 25, 2019