TDI Intro to Cave

TDI Intro To CaveAfter experiencing caverns underwater, you will undoubtedly be intrigued by the untouched mazes, undisturbed systems and geological history. Ultimately you’ll want to go further in the cave to see what other wonders they hold within. The TDI Intro to Cave course allows you to do just this, it offers you an introduction to the basic principles of cave diving utilizing a single primary guide line. Introductory cave diving is the second level in the development of safe techniques for cave diving, directly building upon the cavern diver course. The objective of this course is the perfection of skills taught in the cavern diving program, in addition to the adoption of additional techniques and procedures required for elementary cave dives.

Qualifications of Graduates:

Upon successful completion of the Introductory Cave Diving course, graduates may engage in single guideline cave diving activities without direct supervision so long as the following limits are adhered to:

• Penetration is limited to 1/6th pressure using double cylinders
• 40M maximum depth
• No decompression diving
• Maintain a continuous guideline
• Use of proper cave diving equipment
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are qualified to enroll in:
TDI Full Cave Course


• Be a minimum of 18
• Show proof of a minimum certification of Cavern Diver
• Tec 40 or Sidemount recommended
The student must perform the following in-water skills during cave dives:
• Properly deploy a guideline
• Properly use line markers
• Properly follow a guideline with eyes open and closed (simulated loss of visibility)
• Air share with a buddy with eyes open, following the guideline
• Air share with lights off, eyes closed and use touch contact, following the guideline
• Remove and replace mask while in contact with the guideline
• Demonstrate light / hand signals and touch contact
• Conservation and awareness techniques
• Referencing as back-up navigation
• Demonstrate adequate anti-silting techniques
• Simulate a primary light failure, and use a back-up light to exit the cave
• Demonstrate lost line and lost diver drills

Course Duration: 2 Days, 4 dives at Khao Sok national Park

*for Best Value complete as part of the Cavern and Intro to Cave Package*

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To book this course, a 20% ( ฿5,000 ) deposit is payable now. The balance is due on arrival.