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Paddy’s Underwater Photo blog Koh Tao 2

Paddy's Underwater Photo blog Koh Tao 2

Hi everyone After a short break in the U.K. I am back to the warm waters of koh tao and here is the return of my underwater photo blog. It was amazing to be back in the water especially as the visibility has drastically improved since the last time I was diving. With so many schools of fish and big

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Underwater Clean up at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao

Underwater Clean up at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao

Last Friday we were fortunate to have some free time, and at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao this means clean up dive time! During our regular fun dives, we sometimes come across a polluted area so when we have an opportunity to go clean it up, we take it.

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The Marine Conservation ECO Lecture during the IDC (Instructor Development Course) at Sairee Cottage Diving on Koh Tao

The Marine Conservation ECO Lecture during the IDC (Instructor Development Course) at Sairee Cottage Diving on Koh Tao

During the IDC on Koh Tao at Sairee Cottage Diving we teach a lot about Marine Conservation and Project AWARE. One of our last candidates wanted to share her experience during the ECO Lecture and this is her story: During my IDC (Instructor Development Course) at Sairee Cottage Diving on Koh Tao I had the luck to be present on

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Turtle Sighting and Other News from Sairee Cottage Diving

Turtle Sighting and Other News from Sairee Cottage Diving

Among diving with a Koh Tao turtle, this has been another action packed couple of weeks at Sairee Cottage Diving. Firstly, a big congratulations to our Scuba Diving Instructor candidates who passed their PADI Instructor examination on the 18th of February. They will now continue on with their diving careers, and we wish them the best for the future. True

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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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