Vietnam Dive Centres

Rainbow Divers are the premier PADI Scuba Diving company in Vietnam. We offer the full range of PADI courses and daily diving opportunities which are available in the follow locations

PADI Courses

PAY for your training, EARN your certification

scuba-flag For those of you who have always dreamed of seeing the Aquatic world or maybe done a try dive or two on holiday. Maybe its time for the first step towards becoming certified. If you're nervous, unsure or apprehensive or if you're committed and resolute: Rainbow and PADI have the answer. All entry level courses use the same methodology of softly, softly. We will first introduce you to some basic theoretical principles to keep you safe and confident. Then we will merge in-water training in a shallow swimming pool to build your understanding and intuition. Once mastering the required skills we will begin the process again in the Ocean environment where all your hard work will come to pass.

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving
  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • PADI Open Water Diver
  • scuba-flag Continue your education
    So, you’ve dived before and got the bug. Ready for the next step? PADI use a very simple training “tree” to allow you to build on your skills and knowledge in stages. So its very convenient to keep diving and learning in your limited spare time. Even if you did your entry level (or last) training course with a different agency you can still crossover. Below is a list (in order) for your next available “core” course. If you have any queries contact us.

  • Adventure Dives
  • Advanced Open water Diver
  • Emergency First response
  • Rescue
  • scuba-flag Specialities
    If you have a particular passion for a specific area of diving or just want to scratch an itch, have a look at the plethora of choices we can provide for Speciality courses. Short, simple and affordable these courses give you a great foundation in specific skill. Due to the extortionate cost of importing PADI Manuals into Vietnam, we suggest that you purchase your Specialty Manual and study before arriving. This will allow us to get straight into the water without studying in a classroom whilst on vacation :-) Order from your local PADI Divecentre.

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    scuba-flag Professional Training
    The most exciting time in everybody’s life is when you start to change things. It’s all too easy these days to find a rut and stick with it. Comfort zones are safe and predictable. But time passes quickly; It’s Human nature to question ones’ path, can I do more? Am I fulfilled? What’s out there for me? Scuba diving is unique and you can make a career of it. Whether you are a passionate recreational diver or someone with a dream. Rainbow Academy can take you through all the steps to become an elite PADI dive trainer. Your office becomes the ocean, your reward will be seen everyday as you open the door to the magical Aquatic kingdom.

  • Divemaster
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Speciality Instructor
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • IDC Staff Instructor
  • scuba-flag elearning
    The Internet has revolutionized many areas of business and not least Dive training. Diving does require basic theoretical knowledge, for your understanding and confidence. This used to be and still is delivered by Multimedia materials, Books and Videos. Rainbow and PADI believe in the Dive Today philosophy. You spend a lot of time working for your holidays, why spend part of them sat in a classroom. With PADI E-learning you can now complete all your theory requirements in the comfort of your own home prior to travel. Our PADI instructors will still ensure your understanding, however we can get you almost straight into the water. With the E-Learning system you spend your time actually learning to dive, in the sunshine and in the water.

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    Rainbow Divers

    • PADI flagship Vietnam
    • PADI 5 Star IDC & CDC
    • Multilingual instructors
    • Almost 20 years throughout Vietnam

    About Rainbow Divers

    Rainbow Divers Viet Nam first opened its door for recreational divers in 1996. In the early years Viet Nam had NO diving industry and the sight of people diving and donning SCUBA gear was a curiosity thought to be temporary. Little did the country realise its potential for a whole new tourist industry and a new gateway to the Charm of Asia.

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    Quyen was awesome as an instructor for my first dive. he is patient, easy to get along with, adapts to client's needs and the fact he is genvinely, passionate about helping people learn to dive, makes the experience absolutely awesome!

    mark evans February 18, 2017