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About us

Langkawi Scuba is the perfect destination for your next diving adventure! As the only PADI 5 Star Dive Resort on the gorgeous Langkawi Island, we have been providing quality and professional services since 2014. Our award-winning dive center has earned rave reviews and is the number one place to explore the underwater wonders of Langkawi. Join us for the ultimate scuba diving experience Read more about us...

Our Location

Langkawi Scuba is located in the center of Cenang Beach, at Melati Tanjong Beachresort. Easy to reach from anywhere on Pantai Cenang on foot, or anywhere else on the island by taxi, Grab or rental car.

Hotel recommendations here.

Our trips will start directly from our shop on Cenang beach.

Location Map and Contact details here.

The Langkawi Divesites

A short boat ride takes you from our divecenter on Cenang beach to the beautiful 99 small islands of Langkawi. (not Payar)

Our divesites: The Stables, Tanjung Intan, Razorreef, Cepu, Beras Laut, White Coral Corner. Read more about these sites...

These divesites are only 10-20min away from Cenang and Langkawi Scuba is the divecenter that found these sites in 2014. Read more about how we discovered these sites..

They are great places to see beautiful colorful soft-corals, anemones with clownfish, lionfish, razorfish and frogfish. A school of barracudas is hanging out and we have spotted colorful nudibranches, whipcoralshrimps, pipefish and very often we see seahorses. See photos

The Visibility

Let’s face it, Langkawi is not known for crystal clear water. Visibility is usually only 2-4m, however, we love diving here! Because the soft-corals and fish are very colorful there is plenty to see. And there are days that we are lucky and do get 5m+ visibility.

Because we would like to be able to show you all the amazing creatures, we dive with only 2 divers per PADI instructor, so in stead of worrying about losing your buddy, just worry about enjoying yourself.

(Check out our PADI Limited Visibility Diver Specialty Course to learn more about this kind of diving)

The Dive Trip



meetingtime at our beach shop

Checking your equipment and dive-brieving 

9:30am      Departure

1st dive, 60minutes,

Surface interval 

                     is on one of the beautiful beaches of the islands of Langkawi, we                                    bring coffee/tea and some snacks.

2nd dive: 60minutes

1:30pm    Return to our shop on Cenang.

2:30pm     Afternoon dive. 60minutes

4:30pm    Return to our shop on Cenang.


Fundiving or learning to dive with only 2 divers per instructor, is the norm with us. A relaxed boatride with maximum 6 customers is how we design our trips.

Do you want even more personal service, check out our premium guide/trips.


With limited visibility in Langkawi we don't want you to be worried about losing your buddy. And because we would like to be able to show you all the amazing creatures, we dive with only 2 divers per PADI instructor. Of course we give comprehensive safetybriefings and we use buddy-lines.

Emergency oxygen and a first aid kit are always on our boat. And of course we will bring spare equipment, just in case.


In line with government SOP and PADI recommendations, we follow safety-procedures like physical distancing where possible and sanitation of equipment after each use.

If applicable, please inform yourself of the risk of diving after Covid19 and have your physician clear you for scuba diving before your dive-trip. Download medical statement here...


You take care of that you love, and we love Langkawi beaches and the reefs around them. So, we reduce and re-use, do beachclean-ups and splash for trash dives, and we will watch your hands and fins while diving so that the coral doesn't get damaged. Read more about our efforts here...

Our Season

From October till May the water around Langkawi is flat, this is the diveseason. From June to September the west-monsoon sometimes makes the waves too big for us to go diving, it also rains often and the water will be brown and it is not safe or fun to go diving. At that time we will be closed.

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Get your PADI open water certification and be able to go diving all over the world.

At Langkawi Scuba you will get a professional & passionate PADI instructor to teach you in a fun way to be safe under water. All our staff are certified instructors or higher, who have been trained extensively to teach you according to all the PADI safety-standards.

On the dives there will only be maximum 2 students per instructor to make sure that you get all the attention you need and that you will be able to see all the cool creatures under water.

  • Swimtest:      

To be a certified diver you need to show us you can float/tread water for 10min and swim 200m.

  • Theory:           

To be able to pass a multiple-choice exam, you will learn all about dive-theory and safety from a (e-)manual, video and your instructor. Our “classroom” is right on the beach.

  • Confined water training:       

You will get to know your equipment and learn a lot of diving skills in shallow water.

  • The dives:      

In deeper water, on actual divesites, you will perfect your diving skills on 4 dives while looking at the fish and corals.

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving


PADI Discover Scuba Diving is the perfect way to experience the underwater world for the first time! No previous experience is necessary - just come along and dive in! We'll provide you with all the necessary gear and teach you the basics of scuba diving in a safe and fun environment. Join us and try a dive today.

Certified divers

Certified Divers

Prices season 2022-2023 (including equipment)

Let's go fundiving!

Fundives are the perfect way for certified divers to explore the underwater beauty of Langkawi. At Langkawi Scuba, we will take a maximum of 6 divers plus staff on our boat, ensuring a personal experience. We dive with only 2 divers per PADI professional, allowing us to guarantee the highest level of safety. In the surface interval you'll have some coffee/tea and snacks on one of the small islands of Langkawi. Your guide is a passionate and experienced instructor, so you can enjoy the experience and have fun.

3 dives          9am & 2:30pm         RM430

2 dives          9am-1:30pm           RM310

1 dive            2:30pm-4:30pm    RM190

Refresher     8:30am or 2pm      add RM70

Specialty course (read more)     RM650

Premium private guide( read more)

Do you have your own full set of equipment, contact us for prices.

 Remember not to plan your dives on the day that you are flying. You will need 18 hours after diving.

If applicable, please inform yourself of the risk of diving after Covid19 and have your physician clear you for scuba diving before your dive-trip.

Refresher RM70 (45min before a fundive trip)


We offer a quick refresher for certified divers who haven't been underwater for a while. Our refresher will help you to become comfortable and confident with your diving skills, so that you can make the most out of your dives. Join us for a refresher and be ready to explore the underwater world again.

  • Theory: What do you remember from your course?

  • Equipment setup: Can you remember all the safety-checks?

  • Shallow water: practice a few important safety skills.

  • The fundive trip: your instructor will spend extra time with you to get your buoyancy and breathing right and get you confident under water again.

Complete Skill Refresher RM250 (3h)

A Complete Skill Refresher is a very practical way to refresh and update your basic scuba diving skills. This program offers an opportunity to practice and improve your skills in a safe, comfortable and fun environment. Whether you have been away from diving for a few months or more than three years, this program will help you get back to the basics and give you the confidence to get back in the water. With an experienced instructor to help guide you every step of the way, a Complete Skill Refresher ensures that you are prepared and ready for your next dive.

Buoyancy Workshop RM250

Learn to dive more efficiently with our 2.5 hour Buoyancy Workshop. This workshop focuses on weights, position, air consumption, and kicking techniques to help you move underwater with ease. Through fun games and challenges, you can learn and practice the necessary skills for all levels of diving. Our Buoyancy Workshop is a fun and challenging way to take your diving skills to the next level.


Join us next season:
Diving again from October 1st, 2023

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is the perfect challenge for certified divers. It is a two or three day course, with five dives, that will introduce you to new and exciting underwater environments. You will be able to explore further, build on your existing skills, and have fun while doing it. It is the perfect next step for any diver looking to take their experience to the next level.

PADI Limited Visibility Diver

Specialty Course


The PADI Limited Visibility Diver Course is designed to help you become a confident and competent diver in limited visibility conditions. Through this course, you will learn essential skills such as proper navigation techniques, the use of a buddy line, and how to best manage risks and hazards. You will also gain a better appreciation of the aquatic environment and develop a greater awareness of the unique challenges of diving in limited visibility. Upon completion of this course, you will be certified as a Limited Visibility Diver, ready to explore the underwater world with confidence.


Read some stories:

About us, our origins

Dolpins in Langkawi, a day with Marecet

Diving of the Beaten Track, PADI blog

Discovering a new divesite in Langkawi, PADI blog

Kids and Scuba, 10 yr old kids Discover Scuba Diving

To Swim or not to Swim, is swimming an essential skill for scuba diving?

Southeastasiadiving magazine-article written by one of our divers

Ghostnets, a video

Diverse Langkawi An article in Scuba Diver magazine

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