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Sail Rock is situated out in the Gulf of Thailand between Koh Phangan & Koh Tao. It's mainly wall diving with submerged pinnacles & a vertical chimney, running to depths of 30+ metres.

Cup corals & colourful marine life on the walls, & schools of fish everywhere. Barracuda, Snapper, Batfish, Trevally, Fusiliers, Rabbitfish & more hang out around the rockin massive schools. There are some large resident Malabar & Brown Marbled Grouper in deeper water & Whalesharks often call by & stay for a few days...

Visibility is generally good but currents can be strong around the full & black moon.

Dive site info provided by Chaloklum Diving on Sep, 19th 2018

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Whale Shark
Oriental Sweetlips

Nearby Dive Centers

Ordered by distance, within a range of 25km

Master Divers

Email: info@master-divers.com Telephone: +66 (0)77 456 459

          Master Divers is a small, professional PADI 5 star IDC centre on Koh Tao, Thailand, offering dive trips and the full range of recreational PADI scuba diving courses and experience programmes, as well as Technical dive training and Freediving courses . Guided snorkelling trips, UV night diving and UV snorkelling are also available here. Master Divers has a long standing reputation for offering a quality dive experience and maintains a friendly and relaxed environment. They guarantee small groups and offer private guiding and tuition too. Their team of multilingual staff are some of the most experienced on the island making the centre a sought after destination for divers.

Scuba Birds International Dive Center Koh Tao

Email: kohtao@scubabirds.ru Telephone: +66 828181030

          PADI 5 star IDC dive center Scuba Birds offers you PADI diving educational courses and scuba diving on the best dive sites of the Gulf of Thailand on the islands of Koh Tao and Koh Samui. Our dive centers have started operations on Koh Samui and Koh Tao islands in 2007. We are teaching all the PADI courses in English, German, French, Spanish, and Russian. All the diving courses include accommodation during the course’s term. We have special discounts for courses and diving for the groups of four and more persons! Open for yourself an amazing underwater world of the tropical seas together with “Scuba Birds”! Koh Tao is diving industry center of the whole Thailand and is often called the “pearl of the Gulf of Thailand” Here you can find over 30 dive sites, that will suit both beginners and experienced divers. Blue waters of Koh Tao and Koh Nangyuan lagoons and beaches are probably the best places for to start your diving adventures! These sites include beautiful coral reefs, deep sites, and rocks – all rich with amazing marine life! Three wrecks sunk on different sites and depths welcome its explorers! And both Koh Tao and Koh Nangyuan will make tour journey happy with more than 300 sunny days a year!

Ocean Republic Diving

Email: oceanrepublicdiving@gmail.com Telephone: +66614627661

          Ocean Republic Diving Koh Tao, Thailand, is the only Sea Shepherd Affiliated Dive Centre on the island. As part of the Sea Shepherd Global Campaign, the team of experienced dive professionals are all dedicated to protecting and conserving Koh Tao and it’s water. Their aim is to not only take you on an unforgettable dive experience in Thailand, but to instill within each diver a love of the ocean. They will teach you to scuba dive and have fun whilst also conserving our marine environment.

Vitamin Sea Divers

Email: vitaminseadivers@gmail.com Telephone: (+66) 0770914438

          Learn how to dive in paradise! Become an SSI certified diver, so you can continue diving everywhere in the world. When you dive with Vitamin Sea Divers, you will gain knowledge of diving in a relaxed, laid back environment, and since the classes are small (max 4 students per class), you get personalized attention. You will gain all the skills and knowledge so that you become a confident and knowledgeable diver, and feel prepared when you go diving again. They offer a full range of courses, including Try Diving, Open Water, Advanced Adventure, and Dive Master courses, so you can further advance your skills.

Koh Tao Divers

Email: info@kohtaodivers.com Telephone: +66 77 457 085

          Koh Tao Divers, also known as KTD, is the oldest scuba diving school on Koh Tao - since 1987! They're known for their experienced instructors, relaxed vibe and amazing diving. KTD is Finnish owned and run, but the courses run also in English, Italian and Danish when needed. At KTD you will find the full range of diving courses starting from beginner courses all the way to professional level and technical diving. They’re affiliated with Scuba Schools International and proudly boast the Diamond Instructor Training Resort rating. In technical diving they offer both SSI Extended Range and TDI courses. Koh Tao Divers is fully self-operated with its own dive boat M/V Sinking; a long tail boat that serves as the connection to the beach, and its own compressor with nitrox capabilities. At the shop you find 24 full sets of regularly maintained dive gear. For the technically minded divers they also have sidemount and rebreather sets for rent.

Scubadoo Koh Tao

Email: scubadoo.kohtao@gmail.com Telephone: +66 96 694 0171

          Come down to our level and Make some life changing experiences with amazing people and the underwater world. We are a newly opened professional SSI Dive Center located on the little island we call paradise (Koh Tao). Here we offer scuba diving courses from try dives all the way to Dive-master. Drop by and check us out any time, we’re open from 9.00am-20.00pm Monday-Sunday. We also have different varieties of Accommodation from shared dorms to private rooms both with air-con.

Aqua Tao

Email: aquatao.kohtao@gmail.com Telephone: +66 77 423 697

          Aquatao, Votre centre de plongée francophone à Koh Tao, Thaïlande. Envie de plonger dans une ambiance familiale et conviviale ? Nous vous proposons des sorties SNORKELING et des formations PLONGEE loisirs et professionnelles (Baptême de plongée, Open Water, Advanced Adventurer, Stress and Rescue, Dive master ....) . Nous disposons d'un matériel de qualité de la marque Scubapro et notre équipe dynamique et professionnelle vous attend pour vous faire découvrir les plus beaux sites de plongée de l'île. PLAISIR, PARTAGE et SENSATIONS sont au rendez-vous!

Pearl Diving

Email: info@pearldivingkohtao.com Telephone: (66) 077 423 991

          They are a team of experienced professional divers who have been working and teaching diving together side by side on the island of Koh Tao for many, many years. After becoming friends and having the same idea of sharing what they love, a passion for diving, they decided to come together as one team for 2015 and opened the SSI dive center "Pearl Diving Koh Tao’’. They offer diving on the boat on a purpose built dive boat, making it more comfortable for divers with easy entry and exit points and flexible equipment set up. It has a separate shaded area, cafe and sun deck on the roof where divers can hang out between and after dives. With additional fresh fruits, tea, coffee, breakfast, shower facilities and friendly staff on board, it makes their boat one of the best dive boat on Koh Tao. The main priority is to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for diving, no matter if you are a beginner or certified diver. They always plan your dive schedule together with you and try to be as flexible as possible in each situation. They like to operate in small groups of students, so the student to instructor ratio is 4:1 or 6:2 with additional professional dive assistance to keep the highest level of performance and they make sure their staff are fully updated with diving standards, skill practice and performance.

Crystal Dive Koh Tao

Email: info@crystaldive.com Telephone: +66 (0)77 456106

          Planning a holiday in Koh Tao diving some of Asia’s most famous dive sites? Want to dive world famous dive sites? Look no further than Crystal Dive, located on the beautiful tropical island of Koh Tao. Crystal Dive offers PADI diving courses from beginner to advanced, Koh Tao diving for fun divers and the full range of PADI Specialty courses.

New Wave Diving

Email: newwavediving@gmail.com Telephone: +66 (0) 77423949

          New Wave Diving is a diving center located on the beach, complete with Bar, Restaurant and Beach-side classrooms. New Wave Diving is a small, family type of shop where everyone shares a single passion – diving. This is reflected through the quality training that we provide. We offer the greatest range of dive sites found in Koh Tao. New Wave Diving aims to be one of the best Koh Tao diving schools since we completely focus on customer satisfaction and training, all while providing you the incredible location we have here on the beach. We also ave a very varied diving schedule, which is great for everyone joining us for daily dives, but also ensures that all of our New Wave Diving family retain their interest in Scuba Diving. This in turn is then reflected in our great scuba diving training, whether your first Try Diving session through to the SSI Divemaster Internship Course. It also means that all our guides are enthused and experienced with the area, meaning all of our daily dive tours are that much more enjoyable. On top of this, we offered a maximum group size of 4, which means lots of personal attention. Unlike many schools, we believe in training in the environment where you will be conducting your diving - in this case the sea. As a result, unless otherwise requested, all our training sessions take place in the sea and in sheltered bays which are found near Koh Nang Yuan, Aow Leuk, Mango Bay and other places that offer conditions similar to the swimming pool, although a lot more interesting. In addition, our passion means that you really get to dive the best of the Gulf of Thailand. We guarantee daily trip to Sail Rock. As long as the weather permits. We also offer Chumphon Pinnacle and Southwest Pinnacle for Sunset & Night Dives. On top of this, we work hard to vary the daily dive sites in order to make sure that every day you dive with us there’s something and somewhere new to discover. Want to know more? Contact us now and see how you can join our little diving family in Koh Tao!
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