Koh Tao Thailand - Great Place to Learn Scuba Diving Availability of complete range of scuba diving courses from beginner to a full PADI IDC (scuba diving instuctor training) as well as an opportunity to dive on any of Koh Tao's over 30 fantastic dive sites makes the tiny island of Koh Tao Thailand a real must place to visit for every tourist traveling to this part of Asia.
Learning to scuba dive is a great thing to do while on seaside vacation, regardless of your age and budget, and no matter whether you are a man, a woman or a child. It’s real fun, it's new experience, and it's so relaxing! Positive thing about scuba diving is that the entire family can learn to dive: mom, dad, and their kids starting from the age of 8 years old.
If you are adult, most resorts and scuba diving facilities on Koh Tao will offer you learn scuba diving basics in as little as 4 days. Such course would normally comprise 4 dives in swimming pool. Then there comes open water course designed to teach beginner all scuba diver needs to know to actually scuba dive. Such scuba diving course can be completed easily by an average person in 4 days. Should you opt to go further, just add 2 extra days to complete your Advanced Open Water Diver course.
Certified English and Russian speaking scuba instructors are available everywhere, offering both dive lessons, specialized courses and all inclusive packages that includes all scuba gear hire and your free transfer to and from your hotel on Koh Tao. This scuba diver's paradase where you can get initiated into this great hobby by taking your very first scuba diving lesson, is situated 500 km from Bangkok and very close from Koh Samui, where you can get by ferry in as little as 2 hours.
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