Posts Tagged Koh Tao

Best Dive Site Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand

Best Dive Site Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand

Koh Tao has many wonderful dive sites. The best dive site Koh Tao is widely agreed to be Sail Rock. It is number one of the top three dives sites that can be reached from Koh Tao. It is commonly referred to as the best dive site Koh Tao and in the Gulf of Thailand.

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5 Reasons to Try Scuba Diving in Thailand

5 Reasons to Try Scuba Diving in Thailand

Why learn scuba diving? It may be to explore a new world, to travel to new places or to experience what it is like to be weightless just like an astronaut! If you are still wondering why, below are 5 reasons to visit Koh Tao to try scuba diving on your next trip.

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Not got enough time or money for Advanced courses???

Not got enough time or money for Advanced courses???

[singlepic id=163 w=320 h=240 float=left]Why not consider an adventure dive? I always liken the open water diver course to completing your driving test. Sitting with your instructor learning all the essential skills you must know to become a safe and confident driver. The similarities when becoming a diver for the first time are very similar. Let me explain…When I learned

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Not So Low Season!

[singlepic id=335 w=320 h=240 float=left]To take a term from a Tourism Australia advert “Where the bloody hell are ya?” As Koh Tao moves into May and June the pace winds down with fewer tourists on the island, the reason for this? We are not quite sure! We think it has to do with the west coasts monsoon; many people are

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New Instructors and Divemasters at Sairee Cottage Diving!

[singlepic id=315 w=320 h=240 float=left]Huge congratulations to Sanne Lammerink and Gareth Jameson and Robin Saldanha on becoming our latest SSI Open Water Instructors. All three of them began their diving with us last year and have progressed all the way to becoming polished dive professionals, with experience leading and teaching divers!  It’s a real pleasure seeing folk come and learn

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Scuba Diving and Fitness

[singlepic id=313 w=320 h=240 float=left]Scuba diving is a fun and enjoyable sport accessible to anyone in good general fitness and in healthy medical condition. By good general fitness you don’t have to be a super athlete to dive but you must be capable of moderate physical exertion without becoming tied or out of breath. You might find yourself asking why

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Shooting UW photos with only a housing and NO STROBES?

[singlepic id=305 w=320 h=240 float=left]Internationally acclaimed underwater photographer, Lawrence Alex Wu, will be in Koh Tao from Feb 10th to do some some diving, shooting & UW photo workshops with Sairee Cottage. With over two dozen photos awarded in various competitions world wide, all his underwater photos come from COMPACT CAMERAS! Surprisingly, many of his UW photos are shot with just

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The Perfect Fitting Mask.

Find tips on finding the right diving mask for your face! The piece of diving equipment than can make the difference between the greatest dive of your life, and the worst diving experience ever, is also one of the cheapest; the divers mask! Imagine yourself scuba diving in crystal clear water surrounded by beautiful coral and tropical fish species, including one the biggest, the majestic Whale shark…

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Dive Master Trainee Update December 2012

The Dive Shop of Sairee Cottage Diving in Koh Tao is back open and we have our divemaster training program up and running again. Becoming a divemaster in Koh Tao is most popular and it will cost you only a fraction of what you pay elsewhere! Over the next few days our Divemaster Trainees will be kept busy with their Deep Diving and Nitrox Specialty Courses.

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Sairee Cottage Diving at Sail Rock

Sail Rock (Hin Bia) is one of the best dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. Located 2 hours boat trip south of
Koh Tao. Sail Rock starts as a rock protruding from the surface and then stretches out underwater ending at a depth of 40m in the deepest parts. Sail Rock is like as oasis in the open water with many schools of small fish attracting the medium sized fish to school and in turn bringing in the large predatory fish.

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