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PADI open water Koh Tao offers an adventure that goes beyond the ordinary. Imagine the feeling of weightlessness as you explore a world of vibrant colors and fascinating creatures. The Dearly Dive Koh Tao offers scuba diving courses for all levels. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned diver, they have a program for you. For those seeking certification, we offer courses ranging from PADI Open Water (beginner) to PADI Divemaster (professional). If you're just curious about trying scuba diving, their Discover Scuba Diving program is a great option. The Dearly Dive Koh Tao PADI course also provides a convenient learning environment. We have an on-site swimming pool where you can get comfortable with the equipment before venturing out to explore the ocean. And for certified divers, the fun doesn't stop there! We offer guided dives to over 20 amazing dive sites around Koh Tao island.

Koh Tao boasts ideal conditions for divers of all levels, with calm seas and year-round warm temperatures. The Dearly Dive Koh Tao PADI course is your gateway to unlocking this underwater paradise. Let us guide you on a journey of discovery and transform your vacation into an unforgettable experience.

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Why Choose The Dearly Dive for Your Koh Tao Scuba Diving Adventure?

Many dive centers offer courses in Koh Tao, but The Dearly Dive sets itself apart. Here's why choosing us for your Koh Tao scuba diving course or diving experience is the perfect decision:

Experienced Dive Instructors

At The Dearly Dive, we know that great instructors make all the difference.  That's why we have a team of expert divers who are both certified professionals and passionate about the underwater world.  They're eager to share their love for the ocean and ensure you have a fantastic diving experience.  Our highly experienced dive manager, with over two decades of diving and nearly two decades of teaching under their belt, personally selected and trained each instructor.  You can be confident that you'll be in good hands with our team's knowledge and enthusiasm.

Safety is Our Top Priority

At The Dearly Dive, your safety is paramount. Our equipment is meticulously maintained, and our instructors are trained to the highest standards. We strictly adhere to international safety protocols, ensuring your scuba diving in Koh Tao is not only thrilling but also worry-free.

Convenience and Comfort from Start to Finish

Imagine this: you roll out of bed at our on-site hostel, fuel up with a complimentary breakfast, and head straight to our fully-equipped classroom for your theory session. Feeling refreshed after lunch at our restaurant, you take a dip in our infinity pool for your confined water training – all within easy reach! This seamless experience is just one of the many ways The Dearly Dive prioritizes your comfort and convenience throughout your Koh Tao diving course.

Personalized Learning for Optimal Results

We believe in small group sizes (less than 4 students) for our PADI diving Koh Tao courses and fun dives. This allows our instructors to provide personalized attention, ensuring a deeper understanding of the diving principles and a more enjoyable underwater adventure. You'll feel confident and supported as you explore the wonders of Koh Tao's underwater world, becoming part of our underwater family.


Celebrating Women in Diving

The Dearly Dive is proud to empower women in diving. Our team boasts a strong female presence, with women holding key positions like diving instructors, hostel managers, and even our diving manager. This unique blend of experience and dedication to gender equality sets us apart.


Eco-Conscious Diving Practices

Protecting the underwater paradise of Koh Tao is a core value at The Dearly Dive. We promote responsible diving practices and actively participate in marine conservation efforts. Join us in ensuring the underwater world thrives for generations to come.


Inclusive Dive Programs for Every Diver

Whether you're a complete beginner seeking a Discover Scuba Diving experience, an aspiring professional with your sights set on a Divemaster course, or a certified diver looking for exhilarating fun dives around Koh Tao, The Dearly Dive has the perfect program for you. We offer a comprehensive range of options to cater to all experience levels and interests. Whether you're a complete novice looking for your first underwater breaths or a certified diver seeking to advance your skills with a PADI Koh Tao course, The Dearly Dive has the program to make your dreams a reality.

The Dearly Dive Boat

Dive in comfort and confidence aboard The Dearly Dive boat. Our spacious vessel prioritizes cleanliness and guest comfort, ensuring a relaxing journey to and from dive sites. With a reliable schedule and unwavering focus on safety, The Dearly Dive boat allows you to fully unwind and focus on the magic of the underwater world awaiting exploration.

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Don't miss out on your chance to explore the wonders of Koh Tao!

Don't let this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity pass you by! Imagine weightlessly gliding through crystal-clear waters, surrounded by vibrant coral reefs teeming with exotic fish. The Dearly Dive is your key to unlocking this magical underwater world. Book your Scuba Dive in Koh Tao today and embark on an adventure that will leave you breathless. Experience the exhilarating thrill of weightlessness, the mesmerizing beauty of the underwater realm, and the transformative power of discovering a whole new world beneath the waves. Koh Tao awaits – are you ready to explore?

The Dearly Dive offers a comprehensive range of PADI scuba diving programs to cater to all experience levels, from complete beginners to seasoned divers and beyond. Here's a glimpse into what we offer:

PADI Open Water Course
Take your first breath underwater and embark on your journey as a certified diver. This internationally recognized course equips you with the fundamental skills and knowledge for safe and enjoyable scuba diving adventures.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course
Expand your diving horizons and refine your skills with this course. Build upon your Open Water certification by choosing from a variety of adventure dives, allowing you to explore specific diving interests like wreck diving, deep diving, navigating, or underwater photography.

Discover Scuba Diving
Intrigued by the underwater world but unsure about committing to a full certification? This introductory program provides a safe and exciting taste of scuba diving. Experience the feeling of weightlessness and marvel at the underwater wonders under the guidance of our expert instructors.

Fun Dives
For certified divers, explore the breathtaking dive sites around Koh Tao with our experienced dive guides. With over 20 dive sites, you’ll discover the hidden gems of this underwater paradise.

Emergency First Response (EFR)

Equip yourself with lifesaving skills through the Emergency First Response (EFR) course. This program teaches essential techniques for handling diving emergencies, including CPR, oxygen administration, and first aid for common injuries. EFR training empowers you to respond effectively in case of an incident, potentially saving a life and ensuring a safer diving experience for yourself and others.

PADI Rescue Diver

Take your diving skills to the next level and develop the confidence to handle emergency situations underwater with the PADI Rescue Diver course. This program hones your problem-solving abilities and equips you with the knowledge and techniques to prevent diving emergencies, recognize potential problems, and manage underwater crises effectively. Through simulated scenarios and real-world exercises, you'll gain the necessary skills to assist distressed divers and become a valuable asset to any dive team.

PADI Dive Master 

Transform your passion for diving into a career with the PADI Divemaster program.  This comprehensive program takes you on a journey towards becoming a dive professional, leading guided dives, assisting instructors, and supervising certified divers.  Through intensive training, you'll refine your diving skills, gain leadership experience, and develop a deep understanding of dive theory and safety procedures. The PADI Divemaster certification opens doors to exciting career opportunities in the diving industry, allowing you to share your love for the underwater world with others.


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