Decadent Shopping on Koh Tao 2023

Shopping on Koh Tao While the primary purpose of your visit is likely to go diving on Koh Tao, it’s always handy to know where to pick up the essential items you need during your stay. Not sure where to go grocery shopping? Looking for the best clothes shop? Stumped on where to replace your […]

The Complete Guide on How to Choose a Dive Mask in 2023

How to Choose a Dive Mask How do you find the best scuba diving mask for you? Find out everything you need to know in this handy guide on how to choose a dive mask. How to Choose a Dive Mask: The Basics Everyone’s faces are different, so the best scuba diving mask for you […]

Your Complete Guide for a Diving License on Koh Tao in 2023

Getting Your Diving License on Koh Tao Are you looking to explore the beautiful underwater world and experience the thrill of scuba diving? Look no further, Thailand is the perfect destination for you to obtain your diving license on Koh Tao! Koh Tao, meaning ‘Turtle Island’, is a small island situated in the Gulf of […]

Wreck Specialty

Wreck Specialty Course Koh Tao Shipwrecks are a great haven for marine life as well as being very interesting and inspiring for divers to explore.  Asia has a great many wrecks in shallow, clear waters to explore so doing the Koh Tao Wreck Diving Specialty opens up so many of these dive sites to explore […]

Nitrox Course Online

Nitrox Course Online The Enriched Air Nitrox course, or nitrox for short, will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving on Koh Tao or anywhere with nitrox can increase your no-decompression limits, reduce the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air […]

Deep Diving Speciality

Deep Diving Specialty You have just finished your open water or advanced course, so why not study for Deep diving on Koh Tao and be able to go to 40m! Planning your next diving adventure? As you look up all the amazing dive sites around the world, be it the amazing reefs or the thousands […]

Online Ecology courses

Explore the complex and multi-layered web of life found in the ocean’s various ecosystems by studying one of the many online ecology courses that SSI offers. Study how organisms interact with each other and their environment, how energy flows through communities, the links between different ocean ecosystems, and how you play a role in the […]

How to Get Around Koh Tao

What is the best and cheapest way to explore Koh Tao? Read on to learn more about how to get around Koh Tao using various transport options. Most visitors have a list of ‘must-visit’ viewpoints and beaches they’d to go to during their stay, and a shortlist of other island activities they’d like to try. […]

Can I See a Turtle on Turtle Island?

Many of our customers ask us “can I see a turtle on turtle island?”. For those of you who haven’t done a heap of research or skimmed your way through the Koh Tao section of your Lonely Planet guide yet, it helps to know that Koh Tao translates to Turtle Island (Koh means island and […]

Should I Take My Divemaster In Thailand

Should I Take My Divemaster In Thailand? If you’re looking to combine an amazing Koh Tao diving holiday with getting a professional-level certification that gives you the flexibility to travel the world, get paid for it, and never have that Monday morning feeling again, then look no further than the SSI Divemaster course. Koh Tao […]