Koh Tao dive sites

Best dive sites around Koh Tao

Koh Tao is well known of its beginner friendly diving. There are plenty on shallow reefs and easy bays where it is safe and easy to learn how to dive. The currents around the island are mild and the water is warm. Besides great training conditions there is another good reason to travel to this tiny island and dive. And that is big, spotty and likes plankton.

Koh Tao is the best place in Thailand to spot whale sharks in their natural habitat. And who would not want to dive with one!

 Koh Tao is surrounded by 20+ wonderful dive sites below we have listed our favorites in no specific order and what makes them so great!

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Mikko Paasi - Diving ito the light

Tham Luang Cave rescue operation has turned in to a book!

Sukellus Valoon (Diving into the Light) is third book written by Finnish writer Johanna Elomaa. It tells the story of the Tham Luang Cave rescue operation. The book is currently available in Finnish only, but we are keeping our fingers crossed it will be translated to multiple languages since it is seriously a really good read!

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Responsible tourism in Thailand part 1

Like any popular tourist destination the activities in Thailand do have their dark side. So how to be a responsible traveler and choose the hotels, restaurants and trips from ethical and ecological perspective? Straightforward responsible tourism means that the chosen activity supports the locals and doesn’t harm the nature or animals - but making the right choice is not always easy. Some activities that might seem harmless are actually abusive when you take a closer look. So remember to do your research to have a positive holiday in Thailand in all aspects! Internet is a great source of information and we collected a small guide to help choosing activities, restaurants and accommodation.

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Weather in Koh Tao

”How’s the weather in month x” is understandably one of questions we most often get, since who wouldn’t want to have the best possible atmospheric conditions during their well-deserved holiday! Luckily, we have the 100% accurate answer to this question:

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Best things to do in Koh Tao, Thailand

– Besides Scuba Diving, of course Koh Tao is well known as a scuba divers paradise.

The reputation is well earned, since the dive sites around Koh Tao area offer something to every diver from absolute beginners to technical divers interested wrecks and everything in between! However, Koh Tao is not only the Island for divers. With a large variety of different options, it is a perfect place to have an active holiday!

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Life after Open Water Course

Congratulations, you have just completed the most important dive course of your life and the entire ocean is open for you! You probably feel excited and maybe bit overwhelmed with all the options you have. How to get the best out of your new dive certification?

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