Say NO to plastic straws as much as you can!

Say NO to plastic straws as much as you can!

Did you know that we are using millions of Plastic Straws in Thailand on a daily basis and over 1 Billion Plastic Straws each day all over the World? Plastic Straws are made from Polypropylene a by-product from Petroleum (the stuff that fuels our engines). Petroleum Plastics are designed to last forever… YES Forever! Plastic straws are a particular problem

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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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Family Diving Holidays at Sairee Cottage Diving

Growing up I always knew I’d be a scuba diver. As a teenager already, diving became the way for me and dad to travel together. Scuba diving opens up a whole new way for families to travel and enjoy each other’s company. By having scuba diving as a common interest, myself and dad, can head away on family diving holidays together. In July this year, I did the Open Water Course with the Garner family, two girls aged 10 and 13 and their mum and dad. It was awesome! Read more […]

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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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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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