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Whip Coral Facts – Did you know?

Whip Coral Facts - Did you know?

Hi and welcome back to another scuba diving blog for Sairee Cottage Diving, Koh Tao. This time I would like to discuss an issue not new to dive professionals. This issue is regarding the oceans Whip Coral. We all know not to touch coral for our safety and theirs. Corals take decades to grow so even if we break of

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Sea Urchins around Koh Tao – What you should know

Sea Urchins around Koh Tao - What you should know

We have all seen plenty of them while diving and I’m sure many of you have had the misfortune of having to pick their spines out of your skin at some point. Be it from not looking where you’re walking in shallow water or from brushing up against one while diving, we know they hurt and that we don’t want

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5 Buoyancy Tips – Perfect your Buoyancy as a Diver

5 Buoyancy Tips - Perfect your Buoyancy as a Diver

It can be frustrating if you do not have expert buoyancy control, especially when starting out as a new diver. Follow these 5 buoyancy tips and you are well on the way to perfecting the art of flight underwater. Buoyancy is often compared to as the feeling of flying.

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Earth Day under way

Earth Day under way

HAPPY EARTH DAY! By the time you read this it will already be earth day. In fact, while you read this people all over Koh Tao will be performing beach clean ups or be out on the many dive boats preforming clean up dives all around the coast of our beautiful Island. For us on Koh Tao, it is a

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Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao and be amazed!

Discover Scuba Diving in Koh Tao and be amazed!

Hi everyone, I’m back again with another blog for Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao. We encourage you to come and discover scuba diving with us. There are a few ways for you to remember your amazing diving experiences in the beautiful waters surrounding Koh Tao. Obviously, diving is an incredible way to spend your time and always a memorable one,

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Snorkeling on Koh Tao

Snorkeling on Koh Tao

Hello everyone and welcome back to yet another diving blog for Sairee Cottage Diving, Koh Tao. This time I will be talking about some of the many benefits of snorkeling that we often forget after learning to dive. Since becoming a Dive Master, with Sairee Cottage Diving over four years ago, I have not done a lot of snorkeling. It

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Help us preserve our paradise island of Koh Tao

Help us preserve our paradise island of Koh Tao

Hi everyone and welcome back to another one of my blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving. We live on a paradise island known as Koh Tao. Thousands of tourists come and visit us in this paradise so this time I would like to talk about something that hopefully will help change the way a lot of people act on holiday. Everyday

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Instructor has a fantastic Job in Diving after Completing his IDC

Instructor has a fantastic Job in Diving after Completing his IDC

If you had asked me three years ago if I would ever live on a beach and not wear shoes, ever, I would have thought that you are crazy. It seemed like something so far out of reach for me that I never considered it, yet here I am loving every day as a dive instructor.

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Jellyfish are my favourite underwater photography subject

Jellyfish are my favourite underwater photography subject

Hi everyone and welcome back to another one of my blogs for Sairee Cottage diving. This time I will be talking about jellyfish. Any of you who follow my Facebook or Instagram pages will have realised that jellyfish are my favourite subject for underwater photography. As soon as I started shooting them I immediately loved the new challenges. Lighting their

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Fireworms on Koh Tao sighted during a muck dive

Fireworms on Koh Tao sighted during a muck dive

Hi everyone and welcome to my new series of blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving, Koh Tao. This time I am talking about Fireworms. Once a month I will be writing a blog about some of the less commonly seen species of marine life found around our little island. Some of them hide away on the reefs we dive on everyday,

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