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Big Blue Diving Resort - Koh Tao - Thailand

Rest in peace Cesare Benelli

Rest in peace Cesare Benelli

Cesare Benelli

Some very sad news this week, the founding father of scuba diving in Koh Tao passed away; Cesare Benelli.

Great time to visit Big Blue

Great time to visit Big Blue

September is go!

True to form, September is looking good so far on Koh Tao. The sea is flat calm, the weather is scorching hot, and the underwater visibility is absolutely breathtaking!

Changes at Big Blue Conservation

Changes at Big Blue Conservation

New manager at Big Blue Conservation

Sad news today, our head of Marine conservation, Lizzie May is moving on to pastures new and leaving Koh Tao.

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Big Blue Diving
Mira Koenders
Anthony Mollik
Tom Gill
Satish James Kunnassery
Nadia Pustovoitova
Gary Sloan
Laurence Cook
Max Howard
Oscar Olsson
Vincent Vinken
Nick Phillips
Emily Reid
Maren So
Timo Widulski
Kshitij Mittal
Jonas Hansen
Bruna Phaelante
Flo Teepunkt
Juli De
Christy Ord
Amelie Ame
Stephanie Norman
Carol Wills
Andy Beswick
Subramani Dhoni Rockzz
Daisy Rooke
Lauri Kuris
Marlon Bhatt
Alexandre Jolivet
Wessel Nagtegaal
Erika Boom
Luis Pinto
Yannick Mayer
Yuichi Tateyama
Barbora Valihrachova
Claire Todeschini
Nattakit Phuphatsirikorn
Ko Zaw
Rebecca Luise Allan
Tobias Evert Andrén
Demian Schomaker
Marisa Czeyki
Ju Beteil
Shaun Davies
Ju Lien
Brandon Eastwood
Ireen Manders
Bendik Glenna Ruud
Anemo Can Fly
Harry Dyson
Kat Katy Kattie
Steph Jeavons
Charlie van Houwelingen
Michael Gonzalez
Otto Juutinen
Gianluca Busco
Emily Ford
Desi Haas
Christos Svolopoulos

Welcome to Big Blue Diving

A Scuba Diving Resort, an SSI Diamond Instructor Training Center, a BSAC Center of Excellence and a 5 Star TDI Instructor Training Facility Big Blue Diving has 2 fantastic beachfront locations directly on Sairee Beach, a 16 room private guesthouse & one 3 bedroom family villa with private swimming pool set in a quiet location just a 5 minute walk from the beach and our two Dive Centers.

Both Dive Resorts offer a beach side bar and restaurant & Big Blue 2 also has a large purpose built swimming pool for confined water skills. With over 100 rooms Big Blue dive center offers all diving courses from beginner to instructor with Asia's leading certifying Instructor Trainers.

Big Blue Tech is the technical arm of this outfit offering all things technical, including cave trips to Khao Sok National Park & Wreck trips throughout Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore.

Big Blue Conservation offers eco-internships and has for the last 3 years won PADI's Project Aware Environmental Achievement Award & been awarded SSI most environmentally friendly Dive center in Thailand.

Big Blue Freediving is run by 2 record holding Instructors who are also Koh Tao's only recognised AIDA judges.

Big Blue Pro is our Professional Training team with Instructor Trainers for both SSI & BSAC as well as a team of 6 experienced Instructors training our Divemasters. We also offer PADI Instructor Development Courses with one of the worlds leading PADI Course Directors.

Big Blue Video comprises of 4 of the most talented & creative moviemakers on the island with prior experience ranging from programme editor for the BBC, Documentary film maker, & professional Photographer. These guys not only make great movies they can help you make a great movie yourself with all our own in house Video & Photo editing equipment.

One of the longest-established dive centres on Koh Tao, Big Blue is your all in one One Stop Shop and also one of Koh Tao's most popular.

TripAdvisor-2014 - Big Blue Diving

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Koh Tao

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 79%
Wind: WNW at 27.36 km/h
AM Clouds/PM Sun
26°C / 29°C
Isolated thunderstorms
26°C / 29°C
PM Thunderstorms
26°C / 29°C

Military Personnel Discounts

World Diving Review

Why Big Blue?

bullet5 dive boats per day
bulletUp to 20 divesites
bulletFull day trips to Sail Rock
bulletInstructor Training
bulletEco Internships
bulletBreathhold Diving
bulletFree Dorms


bulletBest Location in Sairee Beach
bulletFull day trips to Angthong Marine Park

bulletFull day trips to Chumphon Marine Park
bulletTech diving Cave & Wreck expeditions
bulletLuxurious Beachfront AC Bungalows
bulletBest Pizza on Koh Tao!
bulletBeachfront Resorts with bar & restaurant

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