Learn to Dive with Scuba Junkie

Scuba Junkie is An Award Winning 5 Star PADI IDC Centre and thus you can rest assured that you will get the best Dive Education around!

Where could be better to learn how to dive than in the clear, blue, calm waters of this amazing area! Scuba-Junkie can provide your next step in PADI training whatever your level, as our instructors teach courses ranging from Discover Scuba all the way to Divemaster.

We offer the following PADI courses:

5 star PADI Centre Gold Palm PADI Centre

Plus we do most PADI speciality courses as well - please email us for further details.
Instructor Course - please email us to find out when our next Instructor Course starts.

Discover Scuba

Price RM 300.00

Why Discover Scuba Diving?

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Professional in confined water under easy conditions. During your adventure, you'll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and will even head off to experience an open water adventure.

What do I need to start?

Minimum age: 10

What will I do?

When you participate in a Discover Scuba Diving program, you discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity. Nothing compares to the "weightless" exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling!

How long will it take?

The discover scuba diving course will only take 1 Day.

What will I need?

A sense of adventure

Where can I go from here?

As soon as you Discover Scuba Diving, you're on your way to an internationally recognized certification. That's because you may learn skills used in the PADI Open Water Diver course during your Discover Scuba Diving adventure. If you and your instructor elect to practice these skills, they may be credited toward the PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certifications.

What if I want more?

Additional dive will cost you RM 50 only!

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Open Water

Price RM 975.00 (Includes Materials)

Why PADI Open Water?

As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with our instructors to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.

What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. You must be older than the age of 14 to begin the PADI Open Water Diver program. For those of you who are not above the age of 14 and would like to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver Program, then the PADI Junior Open Water Diver program is available to you.

What will I do?

Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing five confined open water dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four to five open water dives

How long will it take?

PADI open water takes 3 days to complete.


If you are short on time or would like to maximize your time in the water then it is possible to complete the PADI Open Water Diver Theory class online before you arrive and take the practical part of the course here. You will need to pay a fee to PADI which is currently US$130 and can then complete the 2 day practical part of the course here with us.
All REGISTERED E-learning students will receive a discount of RM175 on their Open Water Course.
To register with our dive centre please go to our:
Scuba Junkie PADI E-learning

Where can I go from here?

Continue the adventure with PADI's Adventures In Diving program, your next step in exploring the underwater world.

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Advanced Open Water

Price RM 900.00 (Includes Materials)

Adventures in Diving!

The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Why PADI Advanced Open Water?

Have you always wanted to try underwater photography? How about wreck diving? Here's your chance because you can sample three dives of your choice, get a taste of what you like, and feel more comfortable in the water, strengthening your underwater skills and letting you enjoy diving more than ever.

What do I need to start?

PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization). Minimum age: 15 years old.

What will I do?

AWARE-Fish Identification, Underwater Naturalist, Boat Diver, Underwater Navigator, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Photography, Multilevel Diver, Deep Diver, Night Diver and Drift Diver.

How long will it take?

For Adventure Diver only one day (three dives). Advanced Course is two days (five dives).

Where can I go from here?

After your PADI Adventure Diver certification you can take the next step by completing two more adventure dives. If you've completed five total adventure dives that include deep and navigation, you're a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. PADI Adventure Dives can also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications.

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Rescue Diver

Price RM 1050.00 (Includes Materials)

Why Rescue Diver?

Rewarding and fun - that best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level: Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

What do I need to start?

You can enroll in the Rescue Diver Course as a certified Open Water Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization) and participate in the Rescue Diver knowledge development and rescue training sessions, in confined water only, while working on your Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.

What will I do?

Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies.

How long will it take?

The Rescue Course takes 3 days to complete. One day of classroom theory and two days (5 dives) of practical.

Where can I go from here?

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.

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Emergency First Response

Price RM 300.00 (Includes Materials)

Why emergency first response?

Emergency First Response (EFR) is the fastest-growing international CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid training organization. Dedicated to training the lay rescuer, EFR courses encompasses adult, child and infant CPR skills, provides AED and First Aid training, and feature an outstanding First Aid at Work component. Many divers take the Emergency First Response courses to meet program prerequisites, such as PADI Rescue Diver, or as preparation for becoming a PADI Divemaster. However, most have also found the EFR program to be important in every day life. They have taken a significant step in emergency preparedness, and feel confident that they can provide care should an emergency situation arise.

What do I need to start?

  • No dive certification required
  • No minimum age requirements

What will I do?

The course incorporates independent study to prepare you for a classroom and hands-on skill development session with your instructor. You will learn the same patient care techniques used by medical professionals, but at a lay person level.

How long will it take?

Depending on the amount of independent study and the class size, the Primary Care and Secondary Care courses may be completed in as little as four hours to six hours

Where can I go from here?

Speak to a member of staff at Scuba-Junkie for more details.

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Price RM 2800.00

Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster with Scuba-Junkie!!!

Working closely with our multilingual and friendly Instructors, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

What will you do as a PADI Divemaster?

Beginning with your studies you will expand your knowledge of all facets of diving ranging from equipment maintenance to running dive operations. As your confidence grows you will begin assisting in the day to day running of the dive trips and courses we as a PADI dive resort provide. Upon completion of the course you can work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • PADI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • Medical clearance signed by a physician.
  • 40 logged dives.
  • 18 years old.

How long will it take?

At Scuba Junkie the Dive Master course takes between 4-6 weeks. We at Scuba Junkie like to make this course very thorough and we strongly believe that the experience & knowledge that you will gain during this course will make you into a great Dive Master capable of working anywhere in the world!

At Scuba Junkie your dive education is very important to us, however it's also important to have fun while learning as well as seeing some of the most bio diverse marine wildlife in the planet on a daily basis.

For those of you who choose to do the 6 week course you will have the opportunity to take part in our ECO DIVE MASTER course whereby you will learn and help out with our Marine Biologists/ Environmental Officer on some of our Marine conservation projects happening in the area.

We have “special” accommodation rates for our DMTs. Email our team here to find out more details

What are you waiting for? Come and join the crew and become a Dive Professional today and have an experience that you will never forget!!

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