Diving Koh Tao

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Koh Tao

Have you ever considered there is a whole other world within our reach? When scuba diving you experience weightlessness while exploring the stunning visual display of the underwater realm. Koh Tao dive sites are perfectly suited for all diving courses, considering depth, clarity and calmness of the dive environment. The conditions are generally very good making it possible for everyone to dive. The PADI and SSI are the two predominant certifying organizations in the +80 dive shops on the island…

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Freediving

Freediving Koh Tao

Discover the underwater world in the most natural way possible and experience it in the closest way we can to the creatures of the sea. Freediving is diving with a single breath of air. The human body shares with marine mammals the ability to lower the heart rate while underwater at pressure to enable the body to tolerate low levels of oxygen, we can learn to extend our time underwater and dive like a dolphin! Koh Tao is a great place to study freediving…
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Koh Tao dive sites offer a wide range of environments
from deep offshore pinnacles to calm sandy bays.

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Koh Tao Diving Schools

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Diving Schools on Koh Tao

Diving schools on Koh Tao are recognised as some of the best dive training facilities worldwide. The experienced dive instructors and their knowledge on Koh Tao’s dive sites provide the perfect environment for all levels of training. Most diving schools on Koh Tao include accommodation within the cost of the dive course along with a friendly atmosphere and highly qualified, multilingual instructors. If you plan on spending a few days or a few months to learn about diving, Koh Tao provides the perfect balance for education and island living…

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Good Practices for Snorkeling and Diving

Although scuba diving and snorkeling are two of the most relaxing and enjoyable sports for tourists, there are some rules to consider and some responsibilities we need to take to protect ourselves and the marine environment:

The ocean world is not our home. Please keep it clean by not throwing trash on the beaches or the sea, and feel free to pick up any garbage you see lying around.

When snorkeling or diving, avoid touching corals or marine animals. Know your physical limits and be aware of currents around certain points of the island. Get some information first. Speak with your dive resort before venturing off on a self-guided tour.

If you need to bring home souvenirs, choose carefully. Please don’t remove anything from under the sea and be aware of what you are purchasing in local shops.