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.