Koh Tao Kryptonite

Scuba diving Koh Tao, Thailand

Have a weakness for calm crystal-clear ocean water? Tremble at the idea of golden beaches? Palpitate when you find yourself in paradise? Swoon at exotic marine creatures? Then Koh Tao is your kryptonite. Discover exotic beauty that will bring you to your knees with pleasure. Enjoy verdant jungles, outstanding diving, great accommodation options and a pumping nightlife on this amazing tropical island.

Location by Ocean Sound Dive and Yoga

Packages at this location

Yoga Nova - Koh Tao Yoga

Shine nova bright as you balance your body and soul. Finding harmony with the universe in Koh Tao. Stretch and breathe your way into a new day. Discover a new sense of purpose, acuity and clarity. Support your dive course with yoga for better buoyancy control, reduced air consumption, relaxation, and improved physical fitness. Or simply join us for the joy of yoga - with lessons in the morning and early evening each day. Enjoy various styles of yoga tuition including - Hatha Flow, Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, and Restorative.

Daily Yoga
9.00am-10.30am and 6.00pm-7.30pm daily

All year round.

All classes are open to everybody, including new students. Classes are multi-level and appropriate options will be given to all.

Drinking water, mats and equipment are provided. Just wear something comfortable and bring a towel​.

Weekly or monthly subscriptions are available.

Discover Scuba - Koh Tao Scuba diving

Short on time but big on thrills - take the plunge and sink into the ultimate one-day adventure. Make the most of your time on Koh Tao with a one-day ocean dive. No diving experience is necessary as you leap into excitement and the wonderful underwater kingdom of Koh Tao. Discover the joys of SCUBA as you explore the calm clear waters of the ocean and the abundant aquatic life. Enjoy the perfect package for first-time divers.

Day 1 Discover SCUBA diving

The Schedule 10:30 - 11:00 Meet your instructor at our office​
Complete paperwork
Classroom briefing

11:20 - 4:15
Out on the boat for a 2 dive trip

All year round.

​The try dive is a mini-PADI course, but not a dive certification. If you'd like to keep diving after your initial day of scuba, you can sign up for another intro dive, or go on to do your PADI Open Water course.

According to PADI safety standards, students and instructors may not carry camera equipment while underwater on this experience. However, you are welcome to bring your camera on the boat and get plenty of photos before and after dives.

PADI Open Water Course - Koh Tao Scuba diving

Dive into an adventure - get groovy with giant gropers, ecstatic with eels, tumultuous with turtles, and awed with angel-fish. Take the plunge and learn to dive with the worlds most recognised SCUBA diving instruction programme. Take only 3 days to complete the PADI open water course and become certified to dive to a depth of 18m, for the rest of your life. Learn the art and science of SCUBA diving in the calm waters of Koh Tao. Marvel at the extraordinary display of marine life and the clarity of the water.

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation providers all carefully selected by Ocean Sound Dive and Yoga and with a range of pricing options. Or choose to stay in our own accommodation. Accommodation is not included in the quoted price.

Day 1: Orientation
17:00 - 18:30 Late afternoon orientation to meet your instructor, complete paperwork, receive your manual, and watch the PADI video.

Day 2: Water Skills
7:45 - 12:00 In the swimming pool to complete confined water skills and build confidence. 14:00 - 15:00 Classroom session for academic theory

Day 3: Out on the Water
8:00 - 10:00 Classroom session for academic theory and final exam 11:20 - 16:30 Out on the boat to complete your first two open water dives (max depth 12m)

Day 4: Out on the Water
6:20 - 11:30 Out on the boat for your last two open water dives (max depth 18m), returning to the dive shop as a certified diver.

All year round

Prerequisites:
Minimum 10 years of age.
Ability to swim 200m continuously (any technique/no time limit) AND stay afloat / tread water for 10 minutes. The swim test is conducted in the swimming pool.
You will be required to fill out a PADI medical form before starting your course. Those with major medical conditions (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, heart etc.) require prior written approval from a physician. This can be done on Koh Tao if needed, but please inform us ahead of time if there are any potential issues.

About the location

Accommodation

Enjoy staying with one of the excellent accommodation partners all carefully selected by Ocean Sound Dive and Yoga. Or Choose your own accommodation from the many providers on the island with options ranging from backpackers to resorts.

Location

Strand yourself, or get lost and found on this remarkable treasure island. The smallest island in the Samui–Pha-Ngan–Tao trio. Part of the Chumphon Archipelago and laying just off Central Gulf Coast of Southern Thailand. Enjoy trekking through the verdant green tropical jungle. Dive directly off the beach for startling aquatic marvels. Frolic with neon fish as you dart amongst the shining coral. Samba with sharks and take flight with angelic rays. Move your body and soul with yoga, or move your body on the dance floor as you excite and thrill to the exhilarating nightlife. Most International travellers will arrive in Thailand through one of Bangkoks two international airports. To get to Koh Tao your best bet is to catch an onward flight to Chumphon or Ko Samui Airport. From both these regional airports, you can catch a high-speed ferry to Koh Tao.

Food

Discover a fabulous range of food outlets on Koh Tao. Enjoy a diverse range of ethnic cuisines and options for most diets and food-plans. Of course, you should search out a local eatery for the many fragrant and flavoursome dishes of Thailand. In Thailand, it is almost obligatory to taste Pad Thai - fried noodles with crispy bean sprouts, sliced tofu, egg and perhaps shrimp. An exquisite taste with the added pleasure of choosing your condiments - select from chillis, fish sauce, sugar, and ground peanuts.

Activities

Expert diving tuition to PADI standards with full-time professional divers. Access to wonderful dive sites. State-of-the-art diving equipment maintained to an excellent standard. A spacious comfortable boat customized for diving. A professional yoga centre with internationally qualified, experienced yoga teachers. Various styles of yoga tuition including - Hatha Flow, Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, and Restorative.

Amenities

  • Lessons

Available activities

  • Scuba Diving

  • Yoga