Koh Chang wreck diving

February 2017 Newsletter

Half Term Getaway Diving Break

Only a few spaces left on the Koh Chang Wreck Lovers Weekend on the 17th February. Book now to make sure you don’t miss out on this awesome trip.

The HTMS Chang built in 1944 was sunk as an artificial reef on the 22nd November 2012 and at 100m in length, it is the largest shipwreck for recreational divers in Thailand. Open Water Certification is fine for this trip as the depths vary for all levels of divers.

Koh Chang wreck diving Thailand

Meet at Mermaids at 11am on Friday 17th February, we will depart at 12 noon and check in at the Cliff Cottages. Alternate options if using your own transport to join the group:- Last ferry to Koh Chang on Friday is at 7.30pm and the first ferry to Koh Chang on Saturday is 6.30am

On Saturday 18th February, we will be doing 3 dives on the wreck followed by rest and relaxation and dinner. Sunday will be 3 dives again and we will leave for Pattaya directly after diving. All our diving is from a private boat for Mermaids Divers only. Lunch, snacks and fruit are served on board.

Prices are 9,900 baht per person diving on Air or 11,400 baht per person diving on 32% Nitrox. This also includes transport from Mermaids, Breakfast, Tanks and Weights and Accommodation. Drinks and dinner are extra. Book now with Terry on 086 143 4507 or terry@mermaidsdivecenter.com

More Trips coming up in 2017

The North Andaman Liveaboard trip in April is on the MV Aquatic and places on this popular trip are limited now due to popular demand.

We are looking for Whale Sharks and Manta Rays and it’s over 15 dives on various sites at the Similans. We will be on board the MV Aquatic, a top of the line Liveaboard with amazing rooms and their own en suite bathrooms.

MV Aquatic Similan Liveaboard

On the deck start your life time of fond memories by enjoying the breath-taking scenery of the Gulf of Thailand and watching the sun setting on the ocean. Below deck, there is a recreational room for movies. We also have dining room with galley for meals which include a generous breakfast, tasty lunch and Dinner. In between dives, snacks are provided.

Price is 25,000 baht per person sharing and includes all meals on board. Flights, Marine Park Fees and the last night accommodation is extra.To make your booking or for more information, please contact Terry on terry@mermaidsdivecenter.com

Become a Pro – Be a PADI Divemaster

Do you love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to Divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

Divemaster Training with Mermaids in Pattaya

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals. Ask us what it takes to become a Divemaster and join the Mermaids Team.

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We’ve got 20% off the suits for the month of February. A great deal at 7,099 baht.

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We are always up to something fun at Mermaids. We do daily dive trips to the Wrecks and Coral Islands. We train or go diving with anyone who is old enough to dive and we love our Social Saturday BBQ’s. Make sure you keep up to date with our trips, events and fun days on Facebook.

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