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Congratulations to our two new PADI Open Water Divers!

24Jul

Written by Zico
Fred and Hugo - PADI Open Water Diver course

Congratulations to Fred and Hugo, father and son from France, on completing their PADI Open Water Diver certification with Eric. They started off with a DSD (Discover Scuba Diving experience) and were instantly hooked. During their course they saw an incredible amount of marine life: lionfish, scorpionfish, angelfish, butterflyfish, pufferfish, porcupinefish, snappers, wrasses, parrotfish, barracuda, […]

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New PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

11Jul

Written by Zico
Simen PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course

Congratulations to Simen on completing his PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course with Claudia here at Ko Lipe Diving – well done! It’s been great diving with you and we look forward to seeing you again. 

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MV Chalam Waan’s last hurrah for the season

03May

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Ooi Teik Mun group from Malaysia

A few days ago, we welcomed a big group of divers and snorkelers from Malaysia, organized by Ooi Teik Mun, a freelance instructor from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He also brought along several students of his own in order to conduct Open Water and Rescue courses out of our dive center. The boat was pretty packed […]

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DMT Snorkel Tests

30Apr

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Divemaster Snorkel Test

A rite of passage for every Divemaster Trainee – the dreaded (or eagerly anticipated) snorkel test! Well done Oleg, Chris and Pierre!      

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A group of fun divers to remember…

14Apr

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Jolyna group of fun divers on boat

Jolyna Tan recently brought over a group of friends and family from Malaysia and Australia for 2 days of fun diving with us. We had some great times with them underwater as well as afterwards over pizza, beers and OMG buckets, accompanied by endless jokes and laughs. Looking forward to seeing them again next season!

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The Minke whales are back!!!

24Mar

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Minke whales

And we’ve got photos to prove it! Minke whales spotted just off the shore of Koh Lipe, between Sunrise Beach and Koh Talang. We got to watch them from the boat for 15 minutes this morning on our way to Koh Taru. Awesome!      

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Pika Chew and friends

12Mar

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Selina group fun divers boat photo collage

We recently welcomed another group of divers from Malaysia for 2 days of fun diving.  Credit for this photo collage goes to the group leader, Selina (aka Pika Chew). Thanks again for choosing to dive with us!

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