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Koh Tao Underwater Photography – Photo of the week

Koh Tao Underwater Photography - Photo of the week

Hi. Welcome to my weekly photo blog. Each week I will pick my favourite photo of that week at Sairee Cottage Diving and explain why its my favourite and how I took it. For my first blog I have chosen this picture of a Malabar Grouper. Its far from the best picture i’ve ever taken but I chose this one

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Sairee Cottage Diving News!

Sairee Cottage Diving News!

With the Christmas and the New Year period behind us, February kicked off to a bang with improving weather and calmer seas. With the sun out and the sea blue, people from all over the world have been flocking to Sairee Cottage Diving to enjoy our facilities. Our diving instructor team has been kept busy introducing people to the world

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Welcoming 2015 at Sairee Cottage Diving!

Welcoming 2015 at Sairee Cottage Diving!

Happy New Year! We are halfway through January now and the new year here at Sairee Cottage Diving is well underway. As with every year, we are committed to getting you guys diving, rain or shine, and this year has already given us a little of everything. We had a week of calm and sun, followed by some torrential rains

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High Season Divemaster Highlights

High Season Divemaster Highlights

[singlepic id=407 w=300 h=200 float=left]In the past few months we’ve had a great time with many fantastic PADI Divemaster Trainees here at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao! A big congratulation goes out to Max, Rick, Larissa, and Travis who all graduated this summer. Lots of dives, lots of laughs, and lots of priceless snorkel test nights all the way around.

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Diving Koh Tao to Keep our Ocean Clean

Diving Koh Tao to Keep our Ocean Clean

At Sairee Cottage Diving, we are debris activists. Diving Koh Tao for us is as much about keeping Koh Tao clean as it is about enjoying the beautiful underwater scenery. On every dive we collect what we come across and we encourage our fun divers to do the same. Often we are not satisfied with what we were able to

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Bamboo Straws Not Plastic at the Pool Bar!

Bamboo Straws Not Plastic at the Pool Bar!

Why bamboo straws? Here at the pool bar we make a stand against the tide of plastic straws making their way from bars every night into our ocean! Plastic straws are everywhere and once used they are discarded, most of them get to the local dump where they are burned but many end up in the sea right next to the

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Pool Bar Now Open!!

Pool Bar Now Open!!

[singlepic id=395 w=320 h=240 float=left]With great pleasure we have opened the Sairee Cottage Diving Pool Bar, situated right next to the dive shop and classrooms. Guests and divers can now spend hours retreating from the heat in the new pool, enjoying quality drinks without getting dry thanks to the swim up bar with sunken seats. The bar stocks some local

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New PADI Instructors at Sairee Cottage Diving!!

New PADI Instructors at Sairee Cottage Diving!!

[singlepic id=394 w=320 h=240 float=left]Fantastic result for Sairee Cottage Divings first ever PADI Instructor Development Course. After 18 days of PADI exams, classroom presentations, Open water and Confined Water presentations, we are very proud to welcome Bobby, Adriana, Gaby and Barry to the ranks of being a PADI Diving Instructor. The team shown an excellent attitude though out the IDC

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Now a 100% AWARE partner centre!

Now a 100% AWARE partner centre!

Sairee Cottage Diving affirmed our commitment to help keep our oceans clean by becoming a 100% aware dive centre.  This means we support a clean, healthy ocean by making a donation on behalf of each student to Project AWARE. Every student who takes a course with us will receive the Project AWARE version of your PADI certification card and be

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Why should you become a Side Mount Diver?

Increased safety, Increased time, Increased comfort! [singlepic id=387 w=320 h=240 float=left] Mount diving first became popular with cave & wreck divers… It is fast becoming the latest trend in the recreational world as anyone can do it from open water level. One question people always ask, Why Side Mount?   Increased Safety! Side Mount set up is completely different from the standard single

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