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
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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

July 16th – PADI Womens Dive Day 2016 »

A year has flown by since we celebrated PADI Womens Dive Day 2015, with our girl powered blog focusing on the women of Master Divers. I for one, am proud to be around in an era where diving is so accessible to women, as this was not always the case! For decades, nautical folklore and [...]
Posted by: Linzi Trafford on July 19, 2016 @ 10:40 am
Filed under: PADI

Stay Scuba fit with Koh Tao Crossfit »

July 2016 marked the reopening of Koh Tao Crossfit, inspiring many of us to try Crossfit for the first time. Merty, who has previously enjoyed Crossfit in the US thought she would introduce the topic, and explain why it’s a great scuba fitness regime: ‘The image my friends back home have crafted of my life [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on July 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Filed under: Koh Tao Life,Master Divers

Species of the Month: Blue Spotted Ribbontail Ray »

The Blue Spotted Ribbontail Ray (Taeniura lymma) is a common species of stingray found from the tropical Indian Ocean to the Western Pacific Ocean. It lives in shallow reef habitats near shore to depths rarely deeper than 30 metres. It may be relatively small for a stingray at only about 35 cm across and 8o [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on June 30, 2016 @ 11:07 am
Filed under: Marine Life

Is Scuba Diving Safe? »

Visiting the fascinating underwater world is an amazing experience, and also very safe provided that you follow some simple rules. Diving is relatively easy to learn, but do make sure you are trained by a reputable school with experienced staff. Proper training will also make you aware of the most common problems that you could [...]
Posted by: Josh Stephenson on June 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Filed under: Master Divers,My First Scuba Dive,PADI
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