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Scuba diving in Koh Tao for beginners

  • matthias

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    Does someone know a nice place to start diving on Koh Tao? I would like to do the open water Padi certification. It would be nice to have the accommodation included in the course fees. There are so many offers that I dont know which one is best.

    Thanks for any suggestions.

    #1 Posted: 7/3/2008 - 15:30

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  • cybervlad

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    matthias, you can take PADI OWD course in any dive center on Koh Tao.
    Many offers include accommodation (or just discount for accommodation).
    For example, when I take AOWD course, I was offered an accommodation 150 bahts / night.

    There is a plenty choices on Koh Tao both for courses and accommodation.
    Personally me, I can recommend CrystalDive dive center (crystaldive.com) and StingrayDivers dive center (stingray-divers.com). This doesn't mean that other dive centers are "bad". This just mean that I have experience with listed dive centers :)

    Koh Tao is a diver's paradise. I hope, you will enjoy staying there.

    #2 Posted: 7/3/2008 - 19:06

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