Koh Tao is the most popular place in the world to learn how to dive and achieve the Open Water license.
Here is a list of reasons why this island became so famous :
WATER CONDITIONS: the tropical temperature of the water and the stunning visibility all round the year make your first underwater experience absolutely enjoyable and relaxed. Being in the Gulf of Thailand Koh Tao s conditions are guaranteed to be the best to learn and improve your diving skills in a total safe enviroment.
PRICE: Koh Tao it is the cheapest place in the world to dive and to get your certification. 11,000 Baht to achieve the first level including:
- full equipment rental
- dive computer
- certification fee
- boat trips
- snacks and drinks on boat
LOCATION: Considered one of the top 10 island in the world, the landscape and the beaches on Koh Tao are absolutely stunning.
MARINE LIFE:Koh Tao offer a natural aquarium for both snorkellers and divers. The different species of colourful angelfish, butterflyfish, bannerfish and stingrays are abundant on reefs. Hard corals such as table coral, staghorn coral, mosaic and mushroom corals are predominant within this region of the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Tao provides the perfect opportunity for divers to observe the relationships that make up the marine ecosystem.
ECO FRIENDLY: Koh Tao since many years said “NO” to plastic and plastic bags. Many clean up dives and beach clean ups are organized everyday by almost all the dive schools on the island.
MORE THAN 25 DIVE SITES: Incredible variety and diversity of dive points is what make Koh Tao on the Top 10 place to dive in the world. With more then 25 dives, the conformation of rocks underwater is spectacular allowing divers with any level of experience to enjoy hard and soft corals, shallow and deeper reefs, pinnacles, caves and mor