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Diving on Ko Tao in Dec/Jan

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1. Posted by dominik (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

I plan to go to Ko Tao in end of December or beginning of January to do the PADI Openwater Diving course. Does anybody know if I need to make a reservation because its the peak of High Season or is it possible just to go there and arrange accomodation on the arriving day?
Can anyone recommend a good resort?


2. Posted by dominik (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y


3. Posted by Daver141 (Respected Member 117 posts) 10y

I went diving for my PADI open water with a company called Captain Caveman on Samui. They do most of their dives in and around Koh Tao. They were pretty solid, I had 1 on 1 for my course and they gave me a discount on the 4 fun dives I made once I got my cert. They are a bit more expensive than some of the other places, but they offer more than enough to make me think I got my $'s worth. Also, they know of some places, dive shops on Koh Tao and can make a recomendation if you'd rather go there. With the sheer amount of dive companies in the area, you likely can walk in and book on the spot, but some offer a discount if you book ahead. Site mail me if you need anymore info.


4. Posted by miranda73 (Full Member 76 posts) 10y

Thanks it's also good for me. We will go diving also in Koh Tao on 13-16 dec.