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February in Koh Tao

The sun is blazing hot in Koh Tao during February, so we have definitely been using our air condition in the dive shop and in our new classrooms a lot this month! Scuba Diving around Koh Tao (or the Rock as we like to call it) is improving immensely. Rachel and her group of fun divers came across a GIGANTIC Great Barracuda in Buoyancy World at Twins […]

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January 2012 – Koh Tao Diving News

One thing is sure; Sairee Cottage Diving started the new year off with a bang! Over the last two months, we ‘graduated’ 2 divemasters; Sam and Paddy. Although Sam went back to England, Paddy has decided to stay in Koh Tao and gain some more diving experience. The Sairee Cottage Restaurant is open now, and the pizza oven is being used plenty of times! […]

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December at Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao

Goodbye 2011! And hello 2012! The last year has been very kind to us over here at Sairee Cottage Diving in Koh Tao. Rest assured, the dive shop celebrated the holidays in style. The girls scoured the island for holiday decorations, and with Nanni’s help, they made the dive shop feel incredibly festive. Moreover, we had two more divemaster trainees join our team this year – Kirsten and Jon. Along with Sam and Paddy, we now have four DMTs […]

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November at Sairee Cottage Koh Tao

In Koh Tao, November is the start of the low season. Usually, it rains almost every day in November, so rain jackets are a must for this time of the year! Fortunately for us, this November was extremely enjoyable. Several of our diving instructors headed off for a holiday during the month. We have now fully moved into our new dive shop. There are some great pictures of the new digs on our Facebook page[…]

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Koh Tao Diving – October News

The end of the diving season has arrived and it truly was an amazing season! We really enjoyed all the divers we’ve had at Sairee Cottage Diving in Koh Tao. No matter whether we were going out for the first open water dives with our students, or we were continuing a diving education with Advanced, Rescue and Divemaster courses, we always enjoyed diving with our guests. […]

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Dive Trip – Sail Rock & Lham Tian

On the 5th of Sept Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao had a full day trip to Sail Rock on the program! For those of you who don’t know Sail Rock yet; it’s simply one the very best dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand! Whale Sharks, Leopard Sharks and Reef Sharks are regular visitors here. There were huge schools of Jacks, Chevron Barracuda, Spangled Emperor Fish and even some huge King Mackerel […]

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Koh Tao Diving – September 2011

August has come and gone and what an awesome month it was! The weather was superb and we were able to dive on the east coast of the island and explore some of the less dived dive sites of Koh Tao.On Chumphon Pinnacle we were lucky enough to dive with a Whale Shark! We also had a superb dive on Green Rock, at the beginning of the month, watching a Golden Trevally hunting a school of Yellow Tail Barracudas […]

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Sairee Cottage News August 2011

August was fantastic! A very busy few weeks and lots of happy divers, with the weather not being the best, visibility is still great and plenty of cool sea life. The recently sunken naval ship wreck Sattakut 742, a 1943 built Thai Navy ship, has been moved to a more suitable location by the Thai Government. This is a great month to start your Divemaster Course and make lots of new friends here in Koh Tao […]

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Scuba Diving News July 2011

Bear received another “Certificate of Excellence” from PADI and the rest of the guys in the team have been working flat out all month training people to be great divers. As well, the new dive shop reception, the office, the equipment room and the classrooms are close to completion now. Moreover, the post full moon party rush was great fun this month with a an amazing bunch of people coming over to Koh Tao to go diving or to learn how to dive. […]

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