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Meet Koen, GO Pro PADI Instructor at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


1 January, 2017, 8:15 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 503

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Growing up in rainy Belgium, I was always traveling to sunnier places. One day I found myself on the South coast of Turkey, fascinated by people setting up dive gear one of the moored up boats. After inquiring what was going on, I went on a PADI Discover Scuba Diving try dive. I loved it immediately, this amazing new world down there. A year later I finished my PADI Open Water Course in the East C...

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Koh Tachai Island to remain open for Scuba Divers


31 December, 2016, 11:28 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 825

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Koh Tachai Island will remain OPEN for Scuba Diving activity! After much confusion created by international media we can confirm that Koh Tachai Island will remain open for scuba diving day trips and liveaboards. Koh Tachai Island will be shut down for beach goers because of the growing number of tourist visiting this island day by day during the peak season. Only a couple of years ago ...

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Qcumber Salad Bar– Healthy Comfort Food


20 July, 2016, 3:27 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 90

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The idea of Qcumber Salad Bar Khao Lak came about just recently whilst Khun Ploy was on her honeymoon in Italy. The delicious salads there gave her the inspiration to bring the same delicious tastes to Khao Lak’s High Street. Of course with a few a Thai twists to her menu. The concept of Qcumber Khao Lak is to create your own salad in steps from a vast array of fresh ingredients and a dec...

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Berta, PADI Divemaster and Underwater Photography Model welcomes you on-board ¨The Manta Queen Fleet¨


18 July, 2016, 8:29 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 66

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Hi everyone, my name is Berta and I'm going to be working with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures for the next 6 months on-board ¨The Manta Queen Fleet¨. I am a Spanish PADI Divemaster and I am an environmentalist. My native city of Leon, doesn´t have a coast but I have always loved the surrounding sound of the ocean and the sensation it gives me when I wake up and when I go to sleep. ...

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PADI Instructor Panee from Thailand welcomes you on-board ¨The Manta Queen Fleet¨


16 July, 2016, 8:29 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 92

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Hi, my name is Pannee. I'm from Thailand, I speak Thai and English fluently. I started my PADI Open Water Course in 2002 with Phangan Divers - Koh Phangan, and I fell in love with scuba diving from the beginning. I continued diving and finished my PADI Dive Master in 2004 and became an PADI Scuba Diving Instructor in 2010. I love to meet new people and explore new places. Every day I try...

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Meet Ferran, recruitet from our talent pool last season and now a succefull PADI Dive Instructor at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


14 July, 2016, 8:27 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 216

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Hi there! My name is Ferran I was born in Barcelona, Spain. My relationship for the oceans and scuba diving came out long time ago because of my father. He was a professional diver in the early 80's and he had been teaching me his passion for the oceans and nature since then. I have been my whole life involved in free diving activities, mountain sports and compiting as a swimmer until I gra...

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Meet Gary, Cruise Director on Manta Queen 1 and PADI Dive Instructor with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures


12 July, 2016, 9:21 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 155

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Hey everyone my name is Gary and I am one of the Cruise Directors for the Manta Queen Fleet. I am originally from the north east United States. I grew up on a small island on the coast and have always been around salt water. I could never get enough of the ocean when I was young and that still hasn’t changed. It will be my 3rd season with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures on-board The Manta Quee...

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Meet Liya, recruitet from our talent pool last season and now a succefull PADI Dive Instructor at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


10 July, 2016, 9:40 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 190

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Hi I'm Liya, an PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor from Beijing, China. Fluently in Chinese and English I teach mostly PADI Open Water, PADI Advanced Open Water, PADI Nitrox, EFR and PADI Rescue Diver courses in Chinese. I did last year my PADI Divemaster Internship with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures on-board the amazing Manta Queen Fleet. It was an incredible experience and I met so many new ...

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Meet Hardik, new recruited PADI Master Instructor for ¨The Manta Queen Fleet¨


8 July, 2016, 11:24 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 189

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Hi Folks I am Hardik Datanwala and will be starting soon with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures as a PADI Master Instructor and EFR Instructor Trainer with 13 specialties including PADI Freediver. Wanna know more about Freediving ask for me ;-) In my past 4 years of teaching I have gained lot´s of experience around S.E.Asia in places like Tioman, Andaman Islands, Mainland India and in Thail...

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6 Reason why you should get into Scuba Diving


7 July, 2016, 9:44 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 506

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6 Reason why you should get into Scuba Diving 1. It's easier than you think Scuba Diving is not an extreme sport as many think. The only skills you need are being able to swim and breath. 2. You'll meet creatures you've never dreamed of Once underwater at the Similan Islands, you'll get to meet a dazzling array of fish and marine mammals. The Similan Island Marine Park ...

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Meet Anja, our German Sunhine on Manta Queen Fleet 3, PADI Dive Instructor with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


5 July, 2016, 10:49 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 179

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Today it is Anja, our Similan Island scuba diving expert. It is incredibly difficult to keep Anja out of the water, so we don't even try: Speaking English, French and German, she is an experienced PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and knows the Similan Islands like the back of her hand. Anja has dived around the world, from Galapagos and Yap/Palau/Chuuk to Egypt and the Blue Hole in Belize...

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Meet Jeff, Manta Queen Fleet Cruise Director and PADI Dive Instructor with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


3 July, 2016, 8:01 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 218

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Hi my name is Jeff. I am from USA east coast. This will be my 3rd season with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures. I'm a PADI Dive Instructor and Cruise Director with The Manta Queen Fleet. I speak English and a little Spanish. My diving history includes diving in South America, the Caribbean, South Pacific, Central America and various destinations in South East Asia. The Similan and Surin N...

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Meet Xavier, recruitet from our talent pool last season and now a succefull PADI Dive Instructor at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures.


2 July, 2016, 11:03 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 225

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Hi, I’m Xavier from Australia. Years of the corporate grind left me wanting more out of life, so I found myself taking a sabbatical in 2015 to become a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures. Naturally, I fell in LOVE with the Similan Islands and the amazing people working at the dive centre. Every morning I wake up with a bright smile and can’t wait to get to w...

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Meet Svitlana, PADI Dive Instructor and dive staff member aboard ¨The Manta Queen Fleet¨


1 July, 2016, 8:19 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 420

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Hello! My name is Svitlana. I'm from Ukraine and I'm PADI Dive Instructor. Since I was a child I have been always passionate about the water. Thanks to my parents I always spent summer holidays near the sea. I've never been afraid of water, depth or current and even when fortune-teller predicted that I will drown in the ocean it couldn’t affect my passion. My scuba diving...

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Annual Marine Ecology Research Program by the Concordia International School Shanghai at Phi Phi Islands.


30 June, 2016, 8:03 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 384

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Annual Concordia School trip for 10 days 9 nights to Phi Phi Islands. While all her sisters are sleeping off the low season in dry dock and getting well deserved rest and servicing Manta Queen 3 is off to the south for the annual Concordia International School of Shanghai’s Marine Ecology Research Program. Every year for the last 5 years these awesome guys have been coming out to Thailand...

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