Posts Tagged "Diving Koh Phangan"

Beginners PADI courses on Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in | 0 comments

PADI Discover SCUBA Diving For visitors to Koh Phangan who don’t have enough time to get certified or who want to check it out first, we offer beginners PADI courses that give you a genuine experience of scuba diving in a safe, controlled style. After a careful briefing on diving safety rules, techniques and equipment, you start with some simple skill practice just below the surface of the water before progressing to do a shallow fun dive (maximum 12 metres) or 2, with your instructor to take care. Although 4 is permitted by PADI, we usually specify a maximum of 2 divers per PADI...

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Further PADI Dive Training on Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in | 0 comments

PADI Continuing Education One of the many delights of SCUBA diving is that you never stop learning or becoming a better diver. Further PADI dive training embraces a really wide variety of programmes to meet your every underwater interest. If you want to broaden your diving experience, or maybe follow a special underwater fascination, or you’re ready to make the step up to PADI Pro – however you want to develop as a diver, we can help you do it. As always our principle of personal and professional dive training applies, no matter what the level! Please...

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Decorated Goby; Istigobius decoratus

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

The Decorated Goby can be seen when we’re diving out on the sand at local dive sites. A solitary goby that’s well camouflaged and so not at all easy to...

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Blennies; Blenniidae

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in | 0 comments

Small, blunt-headed, bottom dwellers with long, continuous dorsal fins and a habit of resting with curved bodies. We seem to meet most of them at shallower dive sites, especially when SCUBA diving around Koh Phangan. Bicolour Blenny, Ecsenius bicolor Generally spotted on coral heads and similar surfaces, they are also known as Flame tail Blennies. 6 Photos Rippled Blenny; Istiblennius edentulus Also known as Rippled Rockskipper, which is a fine name. A type of comb-tooth blenny. 4 Photos Lined Fang Blenny; Meiacanthus lineatus Poisonous canines provide considerable protection from...

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Trevally, Queenfish, Scad and Pompano; Carangidae

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in | 0 comments

Silver, sleek, fast hunting fish often seen when diving around Koh Phangan. They are usually pelagic, although some are reef dwellers. Trevally; Carangidae Our commonest Carangids (?); many are important food fish in our area. (8 Galleries) Queenfish; Carangidae Scomberoides species are sleek, slim, hunting fish. The Talang Queenfish is not so shy either. 17 Photos Other Carangidae An Amberjack (maybe), a Pompano, a Rainbow Runner and some Scads....

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