Ecologically aware and preservation-focused

New Heaven Dive School, Koh Tao

New Heaven Dive School, established in 1995, is a family-run business situated on the beautiful island of Koh Tao. Their primary mission is to promote responsible ecotourism while providing a personalized and unforgettable diving experience.

At New Heaven Dive School Koh Tao, they are proud to be affiliated with SSI (Scuba Schools International) and offer a wide range of diving courses, starting from Open Water and extending to professional dive guide training. To ensure a focused and personalized learning experience, the class sizes are limited to just four participants. While the primary language of instruction is English and Thai, the dive school can accommodate other languages upon request. All the diving activities, including training and fun dives, take place on their two private boats.

What sets New Heaven apart is the commitment to providing a relaxed diving experience. The dive school schedule one trip per day, departing in the mid-morning. This deliberate timing minimizes overcrowding at dive sites, allowing divers to fully enjoy their underwater adventures at two different locations. In addition to scuba diving, New Heaven offers RAID Freediving courses, including levels 1, 2, and 3, as well as instructor courses, which incorporate yoga training to enhance breathing techniques and mindfulness.

New Heaven Koh Tao is renowned for its research-based conservation and preservation efforts. Advanced divers can participate in training courses led by their resident marine biologist, covering topics such as coral taxonomy, sharks, coral restoration, and more. These courses vary in duration from one day to four weeks, and they also offer internships lasting up to three months. All courses lasting over one week include certifications through ‘Conservation Diver.’ Regardless of the course selected, the teaching approach remains ecologically aware and preservation-focused.

New Heaven freediving courses incorporate yoga training to enhance breathing techniques and mindfulness.

Baan Talay Resort, Koh Tao
For your convenience, New Heaven Dive School provides accommodation options at two locations on Koh Tao. The first is situated in Chalok Baan Kao Bay and offers beachfront rooms with air-conditioning, as well as hillside rooms with fans. This location is also home to Koppee Restaurant, serving a variety of coffee, pastries, and both Western and Thai cuisine throughout the day. Their second location, Baan Talay Resort, is nestled on the southeast side of Koh Tao above Aow Leuk. Here, you can enjoy traditional Thai-style bungalows with air-conditioning and scenic sea views. The resort’s restaurant offers a delectable selection of Western and Thai dishes, with an exceptional reputation for its traditional Thai lunch and outstanding bakery. Baan Talay Resort also provides excellent opportunities for snorkeling.

New Heaven Dive School Contact

Tel. +66 (0) 7745 7045




New Heaven Dive School – Free Diving Level 1