Master Divers does Queen »

We’d been racking our brains trying to come up with an idea for a movie that would tell the world a little about us. This is what we came up with. Enjoy ! Once you have finished, scroll down and you can see the out-takes too ! (Don’t forget to sign up to the RSS ...
Posted by: Ayesha Cantrell on April 6, 2011 @ 12:19 pm Edit This
Filed under: Master Divers

Jellyfish: Totally Under-Rated Beauties »

When people enthusiastically talk about their favorite underwater animal encounters, most divers will mention whale sharks, manta rays, turtles etc… and while these are animals that certainly get your heart racing (they definitely do for me!), there is something about the majestic jellyfish that makes my heart sing with every graceful movement. Much like sharks, [...]
Posted by: Christine Albanese - Photographer on October 21, 2016 @ 3:24 pm
Filed under: Marine Life,Photography

Welcome to the Team Christine! »

We’re excited to introduce Christine Albanese as our new underwater photographer. Christine joined the team at the beginning of October, and we could not be happier to have her on board (pun totally intended!). Christine made the switch  to photography shortly after becoming a PADI Divemaster, and has not looked back since. A natural behind the [...]
Posted by: Linzi Trafford on October 14, 2016 @ 3:06 pm
Filed under: Diving on Koh Tao,Master Divers,Photography

Look But Don’t Touch! »

There are at least 1200 species of venomous creatures in the oceans around the world, and while we are incredibly fortunate here on Koh Tao that we are not home to many, we do have some inhabitants that can pack a punch if not treated with the respect they deserve! Read on to find out more, [...]
Posted by: Master Divers Team on October 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am
Filed under: Diving on Koh Tao,Marine Life

A Day in the Life Of….A Titan Trigger Fish! »

Ever wondered how a Titan Trigger Fish spends their day? We think it goes pretty much like this… 06:00 – Wakey wakey, rise and shine! So what am I going to do today, I wonder! 06:46– Been cruising around, chomped on some coral and eaten a few sea urchins. I must try to pick ones [...]
Posted by: Linzi Trafford on October 5, 2016 @ 3:51 pm
Filed under: Marine Life

Swim-through Junkies! »

Like swim-throughs and caves? Then there’s a few dive sites around Koh Tao that may pique your interest. While Koh Tao is by no means host to a vast array of cave networks or difficult dives that involve wriggling through small spaces, there are a few stand out dive sites where caves and swim-throughs are [...]
Posted by: Linzi Trafford on September 22, 2016 @ 10:53 am
Filed under: Diving on Koh Tao

Fascinating Fish Facts »

There are over 25,000 known fish species, and an estimated 15,000 still undiscovered. Although we are yet to discover all the fish on our planet, the ones we know of are truly amazing! Here are 12 fascinating and slightly surprising facts about some of our Oceans most interesting fish: 1. The Giant Squid’s brain wraps [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on September 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Filed under: Marine Life

Underwater Communication »

Effective communication underwater is crucial throughout a dive to keep a dive group together and to ensure everyone is safe, comfortable and still has plenty of air. Dive leaders will communicate their instructions and intentions to other divers, and will often point out and name many marine life species to a dive group so that [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on September 4, 2016 @ 9:19 am
Filed under: Equipment,Tec Diving

Things to do on Koh Tao »

Most people come to Koh Tao for diving, as worldwide it is famous as THE place to train! But there’s much more to this lump of rock than just the ocean that surrounds it, and lots to do on Koh Tao that doesn’t require a scuba tank to have fun!… Viewpoints Koh Tao has many viewpoints, some [...]
Posted by: Jasmin Chew on August 24, 2016 @ 2:16 pm
Filed under: Koh Tao Life,Master Divers

Species of the Month: Crown of Thorns »

  The Crown of Thorns is a beautiful multiarmed sea star that holds a notorious reputation around Indo-Pacific waters for being dangerous to shallow coral reefs. They are a corallivores animal, meaning they prey on a primary diet of coral polyps, causing serious damage to unprotected coral. Adults can grow to a diameter of around [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on August 1, 2016 @ 2:51 pm
Filed under: Marine Life

Jack DM Testomony »

Meet Jack, one of our newly qualified PADI Divemasters! Q 1. Where are you from? What were you doing before coming to Koh Tao? I live in East Anglia in England. Before I came to Koh Tao I finished my A levels and after a brief break went straight into a full time job for [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on July 25, 2016 @ 9:22 am
Filed under: Go Pro
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