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2020 5, October

Hero to Zero

By |2020-10-05T03:59:56+00:005th October 2020|Koh Tao Diving Course|

Thailand has introduced a Special Tourist Visa (STV) which gives you 9 months in the country, with the visa available until September 2021.  What does that mean for you and scuba diving on Koh Tao? Assuming the the covid situation [...]

2020 24, September

Weibeli Butterfly Fish

By |2020-09-24T10:45:19+00:0024th September 2020|Koh Tao Marine Life|

Weibeli Butterfly Fish The Weibeli Butterfly Fish is another of the great variety of fish that Koh Tao diving has to offer. Description The butterfly fish are part of the Chaetodontidae family of fish that also include bannerfish and coralfish.  [...]

2020 1, September

Batfish Koh Tao

By |2020-09-01T03:47:07+00:001st September 2020|Koh Tao Marine Life|

Batfish of Koh Tao The Batfish (also known as Longfin Batfish or Spadefish) is another of the great variety of fish that Koh Tao diving has to offer all levels of divers. Description The longfin batfish grow to around 60 [...]

2020 23, August

Bluespotted Stingray

By |2020-08-28T04:16:49+00:0023rd August 2020|Uncategorized|

The bluespotted stingray or ribbontail ray is another of the fish that Koh Tao diving has to offer. Description You can easily identify it by its striking color pattern of many electric blue spots on a yellowish/brown skin.  With a [...]

2020 10, August

Yellow Boxfish

By |2020-08-10T08:14:49+00:0010th August 2020|Uncategorized|

The Yellow Boxfish are hard to find on the dive sites around Koh Tao, I've seen them the most at White Rock dive site hiding in the stag horn coral with their little fins going.  But they can be found [...]

2020 30, June

Wreck Specialty

By |2020-06-30T09:57:55+00:0030th June 2020|Uncategorized|

Shipwrecks are a great haven for marine life as well as being very interesting and inspiring for divers to explore.  Asia has a great many wrecks in shallow, clears waters to explore so doing the Wreck Specialty opens up so [...]

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