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A bit of Real Rainy Season in the Gulf of Thailand!

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 2 comments

A bit of Real Rainy Season in the Gulf of Thailand!

For the last few days we’ve had some authentic rainy season conditions on Koh Phangan – proper waves crashing on the beach, a serious wind blowing through the dive centre, a thoroughly bad-tempered cat, plus some torrential rain for good measure. The diving school stays open as ever, but it’s more for the PADI pro’s to socialise, complain about the weather and enjoy an excellent noodle soup from Mr Chai across the road – thankfully he is still open! Today is actually a lot calmer although still wet, and the forecasts suggest that the worst should be over –...

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It’s time to take it easy on Koh Phangan!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

It’s time to take it easy on Koh Phangan!

In the period of about 1 week Koh Phangan has changed from rather hectic, high-season mode to a laid-back tropical island once more! Instead of a busy diving boat and dive sites we’ve more space both onboard and underwater – and although it’s nice to work hard for a while, the Chaloklum Diving team are not complaining at this peaceful start to September. Diving conditions remain great at Sail Rock, and with the excitement of several whale shark appearances last month, it has remained our favourite destination. We have enjoyed a diving and snorkelling trip or 2 up to Koh...

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The Diving School Commitments

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in | Comments Off on The Diving School Commitments

After 20 excellent years of running Chaloklum Diving, we were asked to make a statement of what we believe in.┬áHere we go… SAFETY: Starts with pure, clean air in your tank and reliable dive gear, expertly maintained by our highly experienced technician. Backed up by a genuine respect for safe diving practices and support for diver safety, as sponsors of our local Deco Chamber and members of Divers Alert Network, S.E. Asia. STRAIGHT ADVICE: We give realistic assessments of diving and snorkelling conditions – if conditions are not suitable we will tell you. And all our counselling...

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About – Chaloklum Diving Facilities

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in | Comments Off on About – Chaloklum Diving Facilities

The Diving School in the middle of Chaloklum Village is our headquarters and a full facility PADI 5 Star Dive Centre. We are an affiliate Scubapro and Suunto Dealer, selling many major brands of dive equipment and snorkelling gear. We have our own well equipped workshop where we care personally for all our SCUBA gear and provide a selective service facility, we maintain a Bauer Compressor tank filling station, and have aircon teaching facilities for chilled PADI courses. Diving trips are made with our very own big, comfortable, spacious, diving and snorkelling boat – and we visit all...

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August means great SCUBA Diving in the Gulf of Thailand!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

August means great SCUBA Diving in the Gulf of Thailand!

Greetings from a hectic dive centre – sorry (as always at this time of year) for the delayed update! SCUBA Diving conditions are currently fine and the Chaloklum Diving team of PADI pro’s are working hard – our dive boat has been out most every day – to a calm, clear, fish-filled Sail Rock and to the peaceful Anthong Marine Park for some shallower dive sites plus snorkelling with some of the best corals in the area. As a consequence we have not made any trips to Koh Tao for some time – maybe we can do it later this week… Welcome to a new member of the...

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