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Some of the best Scuba Diving in the world is located close to Koh Samui. The Gulf of Thailand offers clear, warm water, with an abundance of marine and plant life. Diving here will be a memorable experience.There are many different dive shops, offering a variety of packages, from beginners’ lessons, intermediate dives, advanced dives, night dives and rescue dives. A relatively new addition to the island is a hyperbaric chamber. Located on the north coast this chamber is a welcome addition to the dive scene on Koh Samui. You can get daily dive trips to all main dive sites in the Samui Archipelago. Travel to dive sites in comfort on speedboats equipped with tank racks, spacious sun deck, wide open entrances, fresh water shower and toilet. Most dive companies aim to keep your comfort a priority by limiting the number of passengers on board. If you don’t Dive, Don’t Worry, Snorkel can join in the fun too. Never snorkeled before? No problem, all the dive operators will give you some quick tips and you will be surprised how fast you can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world.
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Koh Tao The island of Koh Tao also known as Turtle Island and is located to the north of Koh Samui it is very well known due to its variety of sites that cater for the novice all the way up to the experienced diver. The waters are crystal clear and the diving is very relaxing without strong currents.
Red RockLocated on the southern part of the island, Red Rock is a small granite peak that rises out of the water from depths of about 20-24m. You will come across a huge variety of marine life among the coral. Blue spotted rays are abundant and a large number of groupers can be seen hiding in nooks and crevices. Turtles are sometimes seen among the coral.
Ao Leuk Ao Leuk located northeast of Red Rock is a really good dive site with depths up to 14m. This is a great dive for observing the marine life, this dive site is full of surprises such as leopard sharks & turtles.
Chumpon PinnacleThis pinnacle is located about 11km northwest of Koh Tao and is regarded as one of the best dive sites in the area. The whale shark and manta rays are the norm on a dive here in peak season.
South West PinnacleSouth West pinnacle is a colorful underwater garden, groupers live in this area as well as schools of black spotted snappers and the occasional leopard shark. You will also see hiding in the rocks a lot of cleaner shrimps.
Koh Nang Yuan IslandLocated on the northwest corner of the Koh Tao are three islands that are linked by a beach during low tide that make up Koh Nang Yuan. There are 5 dive sites here; Twins, Nang Yuan cave, Green Rock, White Rock and Japanese Garden. White Rock is a very pop
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Anthong National Marine Park This is a truly fantastic dive site, though you can only dive between April -October when the visibility is at its best.
Hin Yippon Yai and LekThese two dive sites are the most popular, Hin Yippon Lek is the deepest of the two. Fish you will see here include the banded sea snake, the ring and blue pipefish, shrimps from the coral banded shrimp all the way to the cleaner shrimp and many sea slugsHin Yippon Yai is the home to scorpion fish, whale sharks are also seen here, huge barrel sponges and whip coral.
Anthong National Marine Park This is a truly fantastic dive site, though you can only dive between April -October when the visibility is at its best.
Sail Rock Sail Rock is located in between the islands of Koh Tao and Koh Phangan. It is very popular among divers. Here there exist many natural holes that are home to animals such as the puffer fish, the white eye moray and banded coral shrimps. Large animals such as mantas and whale sharks are seen here as well. The best thing about this dive site is the chimney, a natural vertical hole that divers can access.
As the structure is limestone, there exist many natural holes that are home to a number of interesting animals such as puffer fish, the white eye moray and banded coral shrimps. Large animals such as mantas and whale sharks are seen here also. The main highlight of this dive site is the chimney, a natural vertical hole that divers can access beginning at 5-6m and ending at 18m with a window to the blue. Due to its location, Sail Rock attracts many pelagic animals such as Jacks, Tuna Trevally and barracudas.
 
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 Discover Scuba Diving
 Open Water Diver Course 
 Advanced Open Water Diver Course 
 Underwater Photography
 Emergency First Response (EFR)
 Rescue Diver
For the professional level programs; Dive Master, Assistant Instructor and Instructor are available to do on Koh Samui.If you would like more information about Diving on Kohsamui please email us at 
*** reservations@kohsamui.com ***
 
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abyssdiveAbyss Dive Centre : NEDERLANDSE DUIKSCHOOL, the smallest divecenter for the biggest fun
scuba_adventureAll Scuba Adventures : Dive Point: 27m Liveaboard and Speedboat. Experience the Adventure!
 aquademiaAquademia Dive :
 baantalingngamBaan Taling Ngam Dive School : PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Resort.
 bigblueBig Blue Diving Samui : Dive trips and private charters with the best boat on Samui!
blueplanetBlue Planet Dive Centre : “PADI Professionals, Small Groups, Big Fun”
bophutdivingBo Phut Diving School :
bobbysBobbys Dive Worlds : PADI & BSAC Dive Center – Where diving is fun.
calypsoCalypso Diving : DIE deutsche Tauchschule mit eigenem Mehrtagesboot vor Koh Tao
captaincavemanCaptain Cavemans Dive Center : PADI award winning centre with small groups for best service
coralgrandCoral Grand Divers : Padi dive courses, small groups, customer designed dive boats. Quality. That Simple.
 crystaldiveCrystal Dive : 5 Star Dive Resort in Koh Tao. Beachfront bungalows, all PADI courses in more than TEN languages!
discoveryDiscovery Dive Centre : Open since 1989. Daily Dive and Snorkel Day-tours by speedboat and PADI Dive Courses.
diveindeepDive Indeep : 
divepointDive Point : All Scuba Adventures: PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Resort at Imperial Boathouse
kohsamuiHobo-Ya : 
idcIDC Koh Tao : PADI Divemaster & Instructor Development Center in beautiful Koh Tao!
infinityInfinity Diving : We Concentrate on doing one thing, and one thing only : to provide you with the very best scuba diving experience in Koh Samui”
muidiverMui Diver : Experienced and friendly instructors, small groups and well maintained equipment will guarantee your great diving experience with us. We teach PADI diving courses even in Finnish!
penquin_diverPenguin Divers : PADI dive courses, small groups, equipment for sell 
pj_scubaPJ Scuba : “Scuba diving traineeships, internships and personal dive training in Pattaya and Samui, Thailand”
prodiverPro Divers : Svenskt/Norskt 5* dykcenter
samuidivingSamui Diving Service :
samuieasydiversSamui Easy Divers : Easy Divers Koh Samui Island – Samui’s PADI 5-Star IDC Dive Center
samuiinternationalSamui International Diving School :
samuiplanetSamui Planet Scuba :
scubablueworldScuba Blue World (Chaweng Villa Beach Resort) : PADI Couses & Scuba,Small Groups/Snorkel Tours
searobinSearobin Dive Center : Locations Chaweng & Choeng Mon provide personal attention and diving in small groups on the best selection of boats in Samui
stingrayStingray Divers : Koh Tao’s newest PADI dive resort. All PADI courses and accommodation deals for divers!
thediveshopThe Dive Shop Resort : Run by Divers for Divers
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