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1 June, 2017, 12:39 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 166

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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures is proud to introduce our first ever VIP Membership. This priviledged membership will further increase our service towards our divers in the future. Khao Lak Scuba Adventures would like to directly reward the loyalty and trust of divers that choose to book directly with us as dive tour operator. We will issue an automated membership for all our divers that directly ...

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New Manta Queen 8 delivered and ready to serve you from November 03.11.2017


22 May, 2017, 11:15 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 8

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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures "The Manta Queen Liveabords" is proud to present to you our newest boat. Manta Queen 8!   We are very excited to present this boat to you for your next trip. The boat itself is a wooden hulled boat with teak floors. It length at 27 meters and a beam of 7.5 metres makes it one of our larger boats.  With a maximum capacity of 24 guests it is ...

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THANK YOU ALL for a fantastic diving season from Oct. 2016 to May 2017!


21 May, 2017, 10:24 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 51

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Thank you, vielen dank, muchas gracias, mercy, dziękuję ci, 谢谢, dank je, tack, cпасибо, takk skal du ha, mile grazie, תודה, kiitos, धन्यवाद for another incredible cool diving season. The Similan Islands Marine Park is now closed due to the South West Monsoon season in the Andaman Sea between the 15th of May until 15th of October. More then 250 succesfull li...

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Why we love to do what we do!


15 May, 2017, 8:18 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 365

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The Team of Khao Lak Scuba Adventures is somehow something special in the diving industry in Thailand. Every dive center will claim the same for itself but I believe we really are! Who am I? I am one of the 150 staff members working for the KSA family (short for Khao Lak Scuba Adventures) and my name is Fabian. I came to the little town of Khao Lak 16 years ago as a PADI dive instructor work...

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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures joined as main contributor to the Trash Hero cause in Khao Lak


13 May, 2017, 9:21 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 31

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We clean, we educate, we change! While solving the global garbage problem may be complex, knowing what to do about the garbage that is currently littered on our beaches and in our communities is relatively simple: pick it up! Khao Lak Scuba Adventures has recently founded the Khao Lak Chapter of the Trash Hero movement. The idea people come together once a week to pick up trash fro...

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ALWAYS LOVED AND NEVER FORGOTTEN!!! RIP ISMAEL ROMERO RICOTE


12 May, 2017, 8:47 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 277

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We here at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures would like to extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Ismael Romero. Isma was loved throughout our company and we still in shock with the news of his sudden passing. We all meet many people in our lives, some we remember forever. Isma is one of those people we will remember forever. Wherever he went he brought great joy into peoples lives. We w...

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END OF SEASON BONANZA... Now everybody can dive!


11 February, 2017, 2:43 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 176

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Mid season in the Similan Island diving season 2016/2017. It is time to secure your trip to the Similan Islands Marine Park and Richelieu Rock. The best time of the year is here with Manta Rays and Whalesharks! Only 3 month left before the Similan Islands will shut down during the South West Monsoon. NOW and until the end of the diving season for all liveaboard trips starting from 15. of ...

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Finally after few months with almost no Manta Rays since 3 weeks we are getting the full show!


9 February, 2017, 1:52 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 114

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Koh Bon and Koh Tachai, the Manta Hot Spots at the Similan Islands. A MANTA RAY is one of the most graceful underwater creatures in the sea. Many divers long to view these rare fish. Their size and movements come together for a truly majestic sight. Often they show up with a curiosity and interest with the divers, so friendly. We have had many encounters with large Manta Rays over the past mon...

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Manta Rays one of the main attractions visiting the Similan Islands!


7 February, 2017, 12:28 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 124

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Manta Birostris (latin) or giant oceanic Manta Ray is a ray in the family of the Mobulidae. It is the largest known ray in the ocean and can grow up to 7 meters (23 ft) and can weight more then 1000 kg (2200 lb). Most Manta Rays have an average size of around 4 meters (12 ft). They are circumglobal and are typically found at Koh Bon Island in the Similan Island Marine Park. Beside the gia...

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Live a life beyond measure and travel the world! Become a PADI Dive Instructor with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures


24 January, 2017, 7:30 am  Author: khaolakscuba | View 145

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Past but not forgotten, our PADI Instructor Development Course 2016 at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures. Oldies but Goldies ;-)

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


31 December, 2016, 11:15 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 1025

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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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Congratulation to our 12 new PADI Dive Instructors for passing their Instructor Examination


21 December, 2016, 12:25 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 230

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Padawans* becoming Jedi! Once upon a time 12 fearless Padawans from all around the planet joined Khao Lak Scuba Adventures to become brave and excellent dive instructros. Their Jedi Masters Padi Course Director Thien X Do, PADI Master Instructor Darren Yang and Hardik Datanwala took on the challange to train them in the use of the PADI teaching system, the dive standards and to fine tune their ...

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Manta Queen 3 Trip Number 232, 4 days and 4 nights awesome diving at Similan and Richelieu Rock


16 December, 2016, 12:14 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 2

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mq 3 #232   With only eighteen divers and eight diving staff on board this trip, everyone got lots of personal attention, forming close-knit groups, and overall having an amazing trip! We started our first day with a beautiful dive at West of Eden where we got a sample of both coral reefs and the Similan Island’s awe-inspiring boulders. Later that day whilst exploring the swim-thr...

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Eagle Ray at Koh Bon Island spotted by Manta Queen 2


15 December, 2016, 12:00 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 25

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Manta Queen 2, Similan Island Liveabaord Trip No. 258. On the first day of the trip we woke up to a beautiful sunrise at the island Koh Bon in the Similan Island National Marine Park. We spent most of the first day there, enjoying the views and crystal clear water. We did our first dive in the Koh Bon bay. This was a nice, relaxed check-dive and we saw moray eels and lionfish. Second ...

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1 Gigabyte Rock at Anitas Reef Similan Islands puzzling with Marine Life


14 December, 2016, 12:07 pm  Author: khaolakscuba | View 18

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Manta Queen 1 4 days and 4 nights liveabaord Trip Number 235. Manta Queen One sets off on another 4 day 4 night diving adventure, we left the Khao Lak pier with only 16 excited divers and after a smooth departure we arrived in the beautiful Similan Island National Park during the night and were ready for the first dive at Anita's Reef bright and early. 1 Gigabyte Rock was buz...

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