Diving in Koh Samui and taking scuba diving courses here are very comfortable, as the water temperature is between 28° and 30°C (82° and 86°F) the entire year, a few degrees warmer than the west coast of Thailand. Often a scuba diving wetsuit is optional, making diving in Koh Samui as comfortable and as easy as skin diving.
Koh Samui is the largest island in the Samui archipelago and offers easy access to the best scuba diving available in the Gulf of Thailand. Searobin operates on a great selection of boats to ensure that you can select the itinerary that fits well with your Koh Samui vacation.
The Gulf of Thailand is surrounded by the shores of South East Asian countries and resembles a very large lake with calm waters, mild winds and tropical warm weather. This unique setting makes prime diving sites around Koh Samui accessible and suitable for all levels of diving, scuba diving courses and snorkeling trips without compromising safety.
Koh Samui diving sites are excellent destinations for those people who want to take a scuba diving course, with the combination of good visibility and available shallower dive sites it's the perfect place to gain your confidence as a new diver. If you are already an Open Water diver and would like to increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water you may consider taking our Advanced Open Water Diver.
Searobin Dive Center offers all levels of PADI scuba diving courses from beginning to professional.
The dive sites near Koh Samui are filled with fascinating and beautiful creatures of all sizes, colors and shapes, ranging from the petite clown fish (Nemo) in its sea anemone host, to the gentle sea turtle that feeds on the sponges and underwater plants, to the enormous whale shark that occasionally passes by the deeper reefs.
Searobin's multiple daily diving and snorkeling trips from Koh Samui to the best dive sites around Ko Samui ensure that you have a vast range of options in selecting the dive sites and diving boat which best suits your scuba diving experience, budget and desires.
We are always happy to recommend specific dive sites near Koh Samui basedupon our staff’s recent reports of dive site conditions and using the latest weather reports. Searobin Dive Center operates on a wide variety of boats to ensure that you are not limited to oneboat, as is often the case with a dive center that operates only on a single boat.
Our PADI & SSI scuba diving courses start daily, with courses available for complete beginners, for those who want advanced or specialty training, or for those who want to become scuba diving professionals. Our scuba diving courses are performance-based, allowing you to progress at a pace you feel comfortable with. We put a lot of emphasis on making the experience enjoyable and fun to make you feel at ease.
Divers that dive with us in Koh Samui often say: "I wish I had known about you before". Indeed, more than 40% of our Koh Samui clients are revisiting divers, or divers who were recommended by other divers who have dove with us.
All dive tours includes, 2 guided dives, full equipment rental, transfers to and from your hotel, light breakfast, lunch and soft drinks on board, scuba diving insurance.