Ecological aware and preservation focused

New Heaven Dive School

New Heaven Dive School
Koh Tao

Founded in 1995, New Heaven Dive School is a small family run business on Koh Tao that promotes responsible ecotourism with a personalised dive adventure.

New Heaven Dive School Koh Tao is SSI affiliated and offers courses from Open Water through to professional dive guide training. The classes are limited to four people per group, and courses are taught in English and Thai, however other languages are available upon request. All dive training and fun dives are from one of their two private boats. New Heaven offers a more relaxed dive experience with one trip per day leaving mid-morning. This late departure ensures less crowding at dive sites and a more enjoyable experience as divers venture to two different locations. In addition to scuba, RAID Freediving courses are also on offer. The level 1, 2 and 3 courses, as well as the instructor courses, are combined with yoga training to enhance breathing and awareness techniques.

New Heaven Koh Tao is widely known for its research-based conservation and preservation efforts and training. If you are an advanced diver, you can join one of their training courses with their resident marine biologist to learn about coral taxonomy, sharks, coral restoration, and so much more. These courses can take between one day and four weeks or internships of up to three months. All courses over one week include certifications through ‘Conservation Diver’. However, no matter which course is taken, New Heaven Dive School’s teaching approach is always ecological aware and preservation focused.

New Heaven Freediving Level 1, 2 and 3 courses, as well as the instructor courses, are combined with yoga training to enhance breathing and awareness techniques.

Baan Talay Resort, Koh Tao
New Heaven Dive School offers accommodation in two locations on Koh Tao. The first one is in Chalok Baan Kao Bay and offers beachfront rooms with air-conditioning and hillside rooms with fans. This location is also home to Koppee Restaurant, which serves coffee, pastries, and Western and Thai dishes throughout the day. The second location is Baan Talay Resort on the southeast side of Koh Tao above Aow Leuk. This location offers traditional Thai-style bungalows with air-conditioning on the hillside with a sea view. The restaurant serves Western and Thai dishes but is well-known around Koh Tao for its traditional Thai lunch and amazing bakery. Baan Talay Resort also offers excellent snorkelling.

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New Heaven Dive School – Free Diving Level 1