We offer two different scuba diving experiences as add-ons to your Cambodia holiday package. For those enjoying Sihanoukville holidays, you will find our more traditional courses catering for both first time divers and experience divers. It is also possible to take a number of PADI courses. Diving in Koh Sdach, offers a completely different experience. While it is still possible to partake in various PADI courses. This is a perfect spot for first time divers and experienced divers alike. Koh Sdach also offers the chance to dive around some spectacular untouched coral reefs and discover new underwater wildlife hot spots.
The best time to Scuba Dive on your Sihanoukville holiday is between September and July. The Gulf of Thailand offers some wonderful scuba diving opportunities. Coral encrusted rocky reefs, surround many of the local islands. They support abundant hard and soft corals, sponges, anemones and an assortment of fish life including stingrays, moray eels, dolphins and even whales.
The dive centre we offer on your Sihanoukville holiday is one of the leading Cambodian providers. They offer numerous courses and even have a purpose built live-aboard boat for the real diving enthusiasts amongst you. Offering diving from the mainland on day trips as well as diving around the islands on longer visits. Between October and June the water is between 27/31°C offering perfect conditions for diving.
- Snorkelling, Diving (2 dives) & Try Diving (Discover Scuba, 2 dives)
- 2-day Live-aboards (Koh Rong – Koh Tang)
- Snorkelling, Diving (5 dives including night dive) & Try diving (Discover Scuba, 4 dives)
The Koh Sdach archipelago is home to an exciting and undiscovered underwater world, comprised of twelve mostly uninhabited islands with fringing coral reefs and remote coral outcrops, there is plenty to explore! There is abundant sea life in the area with large schools of fusiliers, snappers, rabbit fish and parrot fish, all a regular sight. Seahorses, octopus, barracuda, moray eels, batfish, anemone fish, porcupine fish, sting rays, nudi branchs, harlequin sweet lips, giant clams and giant puffers have all been spotted on occasions.
Day trips are available but require a minimum of 2 people; scuba diving trips can be for single or double dives and snorkelers can also be accommodated.
Scuba Diving Courses Available
- Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) – ½ day,
- Scuba Review – 1 day
- Emergency First Response (EFR) – 1 day
- PADI Scuba Diver – 2 days
- PADI Open Water (OWD) – 4 days
- PADI Advanced (ADV) – 2 or 3 days
- PADI Rescue Diver (Rescue) – 3 days
- PADI Dive Master (DM) – 60 days
If you are interesting a course and want to save time on your Sihanoukville holiday then PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for their courses. E-Learning is an option but it is also possible to buy a manual and DVD package so that you can cover the theory before leaving home!
Both Trips include
- All equipment,
- Qualified PADI instructor
- All meals – breakfast, lunch (and dinner on the live-aboards)