Calypso Diving, established in 1999, is situated in the stunning Tanote Bay. This dive shop prioritizes quality experiences over quantity and offers a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere.At Calypso Diving Koh Tao, you’ll find a relaxed setting with a strong commitment to environmental responsibility. They offer CMAS and SSI diving courses catering to everyone, from beginners to professionals, and they even include complimentary lunches during each course. You can choose to learn diving in German, English, French, or Thai, and they welcome anyone aged 8 and above.
Shore diving is available at Calypso for most of the year, allowing customers to easily access shallow, deep, day, or night dives directly from the beach or the boat. The marine life around Koh Tao, including sea turtles and possibly humphead parrotfish, is diverse and captivating. Calypso also schedules their dive trips for a bit later in the day and primarily explores the east side of the island to avoid busy and crowded dive times, ensuring a more leisurely pace.
Calypso uses Aqualung dive equipment, which is regularly maintained in-house to meet safety standards. Customers can even request their own Aqualung equipment serviced during their trip. If you’re interested in snorkeling, you can rent gear from the shop to explore the ocean at your own pace or join the dive boat. Families can enjoy their time without worries, as the shop can arrange babysitting services. Calypso Diving is actively involved in beach and road cleanup activities, and customers are encouraged to participate in or observe their government-approved coral restoration project in Tanote Bay, Koh Tao.
Calypso Diving schedules their dive trips for a bit later in the day and primarily explores the east side of the island to avoid busy and crowded dive times.
Tanote Bay is a tranquil, picturesque sandy beach with a handful of restaurants and resorts. Visitors can witness a unique sunrise each morning, preserving the enchantment of the place. Kayak rentals and hikes to nearby attractions like Secret Rock and Tanote Peak Viewpoint are also readily available to enhance your Koh Tao experience.