Mermaids Dive Center in Pattaya is a PADI 5 Star Career Development Center
Mermaids Dive Center in Pattaya established in 1990 in Jomtien Beach are of Pattaya City, Thailand. Located 64 kilometers from Bangkok we’re very convenient for a weekend dive, dive holiday or as a dive training destination.
Mermaids are the longest serving Scuba Diving Center in the area and is the ONLY Dive Center locally to have been awarded the CDC (Career Development Center) status from PADI. Our PADI Standing and diver safety record should allow you confidence in us. Let’s see what we can do for you right now:
Let’s make this very easy for you. Below will be a list of services from non-diver, snorkeler to professional scuba diving training. Select the dive area that is right for you and follow the information.
On Holiday in Thailand? Never Dived Before? – Try Scuba Diving!
With Mermaids Dive Center You can Dive Today with no experience:
Mermaids Talay Hotel for Divers, 500 baht/night only
Located in Jomtien, the more quiet and peaceful side of Pattaya, the Mermaids Talay Hotel, offers all divers a comfortable and affordable stay for your diving holiday for 500 baht a night only.
Situated in the Jomtien Plaza, the Mermaids Hotel is conveniently located for shopping, restaurants and is only a few minute’s walk away from Jomtien Beach, Pattaya Water Park and a short trip from Central Pattaya by baht bus. Mermaids Talay consists of 37 comfortable bedrooms over 4 floors. Many of the bedrooms have their own terrace or balcony. On the 2nd floor there are 6 one bedroom apartment style rooms with separate lounge area.
PADI Scuba Diving Courses
Mermaids is a high ranking PADI dive center centering it’s daily dive operations around ultimate fun yet safety. If you have never dived before but wish to learn diving then Mermaids offer the beginner PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver Courses. If you are already a diver wishing to extend your skills Mermaids also offer 20+ Specialty Diver Courses, PADI Advanced Open Water, PADI Rescue Diver, EFR, EFRI, Care For Children, PADI Divemaster, PADI Instructor training and further… Mermaids have trained from Advanced diver to CDTC (Course Director). PADI is an internationally recognized dive certification.
Learn to dive OR further your dive education… Check out the PADI Courses offered at Mermaids Dive Career Development Center
Mermaids Dive Center joined PADI on promoting e-Learning
Learn the dive academics through the PADI internet program then join us in Thailand to complete your in water training. Why waste time on your holiday learning the academics. Join us on the all new way to learn, the PADI eLearning Open Water Course. Complete your knowledge development online in the comfort of your own home or anywhere you find the time to get online!
Learn at your own pace and when it is convenient for you. Have access to online manuals 24hrs a day. Mermaids highly experienced dive instructors can guide you on your way by means of email. Why use your holiday time to spend a day in the classroom when you can come fully prepared and save that day for the excitement of an extra day of scuba diving or just relaxing by the pool. For more information AND START on PADI eLearning for the PADI Open Water Course. PADI eLearning online diver course
Dive Trips to Pattaya and Samae San Coral Islands and Shipwrecks
Thailand is renowned the World over for its breathtaking coastline, exotic, palm tree lined beaches and pristine oceans. And as anyone who has ever taken a look beneath the waves with the aid of a diver’s mask will tell you, its coastal waters are absolutely teeming with life. Pattaya and Sattahip, where Mermaids have privately owned dive boats, boasts some great corals and wonderful wrecks.
Mermaids operate 3-4 boats on a daily basis offering you some good choice of Pattaya dive sites and Pattaya wrecks to dive – more information about our trips
The Original Thailand Scuba Diving Internships Globally
Mermaids offer you our “Scuba Diving Life” Divemaster, Dive instructor training and scuba career development program. From Open Water Diver to Open Water Scuba Instructor in only 6 months. This package includes all the PADI Courses required, PADI Fees, at least 200 scuba dives, your own full set of professional dive equipment and lodgings for 6 months in one of the most exciting cities in the world – Pattaya, Thailand.
We will give you the experience of a lifetime for 6 months, AND training that will be useful for the rest of your life. At the end of the program the best dive job placement service around will help successful “Diving Lifers” find their first scuba job in the rapidly growing dive industry!
For further details into the scuba diving internships at Mermaids in Thailand
Pattaya Technical Diving – TecRec, Sidemount, Cave Diver
Mermaids Dive Center offer an extensive range of technical scuba diving courses. Many consider the PADI Enriched Air Course the beginning of technical diving – Mermaids Dive Center takes Technical diving to the limits within safety. TecRec Tec Deep (Tec Deep Intro also), DSAT Gas Blender, PADI Sidemount, DSAT Tri-Mix and much more. Take a look at Mermaids Technical diving Courses Pattaya Thailand
ReefCheck – Thailand Reef Check Eco Diver Course
Mermaids Career Development Center, a long time Project AWARE Dive Center now offer the Reef Check Eco Diver course. Reef Check is an international marine data collection program that works with communities, governments and businesses to scientifically monitor restore and maintain coral reef health.
Divers learn to identify fish, substrates and invertebrates in order to survey them along a transect line and collate data to a centrally located database. Reef Check Info
Mermaids Dive Center is a Divers Alert Network (DAN) Promoter and DAN Training facility
Mermaids Diver Center holds monthly courses in provider level on DAN Oxygen First Aid for Diving Injuries (02 Provider), DAN Hazardous Marine Life Injuries (HMLI), DAN First Aid and DAN’s On-Site Neurological Assessment.
Disabled Divers International (DDI) Programs & Certifications
Mermaids Dive Career Development Center also offer handicapped training for disabled divers through the Disabled Divers International (DDI), and are working to make our facilities and dive boats completely accessible to all. Mermaids Dive Center boasts 2 Pro Trainers in Pattaya and several dive professionals trained in techniques to help disabled people through the specific challenges they may face whilst diving.
Splash for Trash. Come and help us to clean our reefs anytime…
Mermaids are supporting Project AWARE for their International Clean Up Day annually and have been noted as a PROJECT AWARE Go Eco Dive Center. Mermaids are an actively green dive center operating at least one coral reef clean up per month alongside other environmental efforts. Mermaids raises funds to support Project AWARE’s general activities. Mermaids operate monthly scuba diving reef clean up days – to join us for a Pattaya Reef Check or Pattaya Reef Clean Up contact us here.