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Scuba DIving in Koh Tao?

Travel Forums Asia Scuba DIving in Koh Tao?

1. Posted by jessicalynnoff (Budding Member, 2 posts) 11 Jul '14 10:09

Headed to Koh Tao and would love to do my open water certificate. Can anyone recommend a certification course in the area? Looking for friendly guides and a great environment.

2. Posted by elliefuller (Budding Member, 18 posts) 12 Jul '14 09:28

Hi Jessica,

I did my PADI course in Koh Tao in November last year. I did it with Coral Grand Divers which I highly recommend . It is situated right on Sairee Beach, and is praised by National Geographics also. There are many other diving schools on the island, however i suggest you pay the extra money. Alternatively, I believe Davey Jones's Locker is also good, although the accommodation:) and pool isn't as nice!

Ellie x:)

3. Posted by jessicalynnoff (Budding Member, 2 posts) 14 Jul '14 06:41

Thanks for the recommendation! I ended up finding French Kiss Divers in Koh Tao. They have an open water certificate for a reasonable price and the ratings on TripAdvisor are all great.

Thanks for your help!