Fish on Koh Tao

When it comes to diversity of marine life Koh Tao has something for everyone, whether you are looking for large pelagic’s, colorful reef fish or you have an eye for macro all of this can be found in the clear waters surrounding Koh Tao. Here we will look at some of the most common marine life that you are likely to encounter during your diving trip on Koh Tao […]

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Air Consumption Improvements when Scuba Diving

Air Consumption Improvements when Scuba Diving

The one question my students ask me a lot, is how to improve their air consumption while diving. Now, two factors are limiting our dive time, our no-decompression limits and our air consumption. Because the diving conditions are so fantastic on Koh Tao, we all want to be able to stay down longer. Find helpful tips how to improve your air consumption and how you stay longer underwater […]

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April / May News

April was amazing for Whale Shark encounters. Our lucky divers managed to have loads of dives with them. Neil saw his first one in two and a half years on his second day back in the water. The highlight of the month April, for all our staff and customers, was Songkran, the Thai New Year which is celebrated by the whole island with a huge water fight […]

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Divemaster Training at Sairee Cottage!

Just finished school? Maybe you’ve graduated and just aren’t ready to start the dreaded 9 to 5 day in day out life yet? Or maybe you’re simply bored with your life as it is? Why not turn your life around then and add some pepper to the soup? Become a Divemaster on Koh Tao and enjoy the 101 benefits of living on a tropical island right under the sun, calling the warm sea water your office and the whale sharks your friends […]

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March at Sairee Cottage Diving

Diving in Koh Tao this March was fantastic! The conditions continued to improve, and we were so grateful that the weather was cooperating! Paddy and his group of fun divers saw spotted a Whaleshark and a Cobia at Shark Island. We have been hearing rumors that one of our DMT graduates, Sam, might be coming back for a visit sometime in April. Fingers crossed! […]

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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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