About Lotus Diving

Accommodation

Accommodation

We now offer accommodation at the centre with brand new clean and stylish bungalows   Located on the lovely premises, all the bungalows are equipped with comfortable bed,...

Booking Policies

Diving / Snorkeling Diving /snorkeling trips and certification courses may be cancelled or rescheduled due to the weather conditions that are not suitable for marine sports activities,...

Contact

Lotus Diving57/6 moo7, Chaloklum, Koh Phangan Surat Thani, Thailand Postal code: 84280 Call Us You can reach us by phone by dialing +66 77 374 142  Mobile +66 93 ...

Courses & Programs

An extensive list of the courses and programs offered at Lotus Diving

SSI Dive Guide

Ready to go pro? You would like to dive even more, dive as a passion, dive as a job, Dive Guide, the first professional SSI level allows you to guide certified divers and assist...

Courses

All the main SSI courses offered on site at Lotus Diving
SSI Advanced Adventurer

SSI Advanced Adventurer

Ready to take the next step in diving experiences   SSI Advanced Adventurer course will teach you some more advanced diving techniques used by divers. Here is a...
SSI Diver Stress & Rescue

SSI Diver Stress & Rescue

As we can never be too prepared for emergencies Want to be a safer diver and would like to learn how to cope with emergency situation. This course is created to build upon the diving...
SSI Open Water Diver

SSI Open Water Diver

Ready to become an explorer of the underwater world? It is the first step to earn a diver certification and the open door to the underwater world. You will learn all the basics required...
SSI Scuba Diver

SSI Scuba Diver

Sometimes you wish you could just dive without spending too much time on learning This certification lies between the initiation to scuba diving with Basic Diver and the first level...
Basic Diver/Try scuba diving

Basic Diver/Try scuba diving

Want to see and experience what is it all about? Already a snorkeler or avid swimmer interested in scuba diving or you would just like to experience what is the feeling of breathing...

React Right

Want to learn how to react and assist with any emergencies? React Right is the same basic training as the medical staff around the world This course is not directly related to diving,...

Scuba Refresh

Ideal for people who want a quick run at their skills The scuba refresher is usually done at the dive site prior to a dive and it is good for people who are confident in the water...

Scuba Tune-up

You have been out of the water for long? You want to practice even more and sharpen your skills? The scuba tune-up is meant for people who haven’t dive for a long time or for beginners w...
Try Diving in our private pool

Try Diving in our private pool

Want to see how it feel before you enroll in a course or program?   We offer try dive in our private pool with all the same scuba gear used in diving under the direct supervision...

SSI Deep Diver

Want to push and extend your limits? You can reach the recreational diving limits with the Deep Diver specialty The Deep Water specialty pushes the limits of other dives certifications...
SSI Enriched Air Nitrox

SSI Enriched Air Nitrox

Stay at depths longer with enriched air Nitrox What is Enriched Air or Nitrox? Enriched air is also called Nitrox or EANx and is composed of a different gases ratio than regular...
SSI Independent Diver

SSI Independent Diver

You sometime end up away from your buddies or you would like to learn to rely on yourself? The buddy system is and old. safe and proven system in scuba diving. But you might find...

SSI Night Diving & Limited Visibility

Experience a new kind of diving Diving by night or sunset can bring a new facet to any dive site even the ones already dived on daytime as it attracts and activate a different marine...

SSI Perfect Buoyancy

Are you really weightless? Control you want to improve... Master your buoyancy control through different exercises that help you better understand the mechanics of buoyancy with...

SSI Photo & Video

You like photography and would like to try to snap shots underwater This specialty course will guide you through the steps required to make underwater digital photography. It...

Disclosure

Disclosure policies Lotus Dive Resort will under no condition share your personal information with other third parties with the exception of SSI, PADI, CMAS or other certifying agencies...

Famous sites

The famous dive sites accessible from Koh Phangan There are some famous dive sites easily accessible by boat from our dive center in Koh Phangan, notably Sail Rock, one of ...

Koh Yippon Lek

One of the small rocky islands at the northern tip of the Ang Thong Marine Park is Koh Yippon Lek the little sister island of Koh Yippon Yai. It bare all the ressemblances to make it...
Sail Rock

Sail Rock

Sail Rock is the most reputed dive site in the gulf of Thailand it is host to huge schools of fishes. A big limestone formation rising 40 meters above a sandy bottom and 10 meters...

Shark Island

This island off the coast of Koh Tao get its name from the shape of the rock sticking out of the ocean like the dorsal fin of a shark. It is a shallow on average yet incredible dive...

South-West Pinnacle

Completely submerged, this other great dive site is composed of a main pinnacle with the tip being 6 meters under the surface and is surrounded with many huge boulders and other smaller...

The wreck of the HTMS Sattakut

This war cargo ship has been sank in 2011 off the coast of Koh Tao for diving purpose. As it is still a young wreck, there is still not much corals, anemones or fans attached to the...

Local sites

Sites around the island of Koh Phangan Koh Phangan is surrounded by small islands and coral reefs and its possible to dive those sites that has quite a lot to show. Koh Ma Mae...

Haad Salad

In the middle part on the west coast of Koh Phangan is this little bay. It was used long ago as a hideout for Malay pirates. Today pirates are gone and the bay is accessible for diving...

Koh Kong

This rocky formation is just at the end of Haad Khom in Koh Phangan. It is also nicknamed Little Sail Rock by local divers. As a local dive site easily accessible it has a lot of surprises...

Koh Ma

Koh Ma is a small island just a 150m off the coast of Koh Phangan and is connected to the main island by a sand bank that people can use to cross on low tide. This dive site is...

Mae Haad

This beach is one of the most beautiful of Koh Phangan, it is also the most developed reef coral reef around Koh Phangan. The whole bay of Mae Haad is populated by big formations...
Facilities

Facilities

Facilities at our main office in Chaloklum Lotus Diving facilities are not the small bamboo shack you see sometimes on beaches, it is a fully equipped dive centre with many air...

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

History of Lotus Diving

Lotus Diving, established since 1999, is a now a SSI Dive Resort located in Chaloklum. Lotus Diving, the only Thai owned dive center on the island, was one of the first dive centers...

Liabilities

Liabilities for scuba diving and other activities Even if we have a perfect record with no incident we want our divers to be safe and aware of legal agreements that is related to...

Mission

Because we believe that improvement is a constant need and part of a successful dive operator. Our mission is to provide the best diving experience possible and making it easy and trouble...

News from Lotus Diving

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Our Dive Boat

Our Dive Boat

The Lotus Dive Resort boat is a Thai traditional fishing boat reconverted with divers in mind. It is a very spacious vessel with many places and a full floor upper deck with a covered...

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Think of Diving... Think Lotus Diving

Think of Diving... Think Lotus Diving

Experience diving For beginner to experience underwater world with our SSI professionals. Diving safely to a maximum depth of 12m. It's Easy, Safe and Fun Get...
Trips

Trips

Diving with us is always fun, easy and amazing. After more than 15 years offering our services. We know what you want. What's included? Good times SSI Professionnal guide ...

Ang Thong Marine Park Day Trip

Koh Wao/Koh Yippon/Koh Yippon Noi These uninhabited islands are located in the northern part of Ang Thong Marine Park, about 2 hours’ drive west from Chaloklum pier and are i...

Golden Triangle Day Trip

A triad of the best dives sites in the area Our golden triangle trips takes you to the best dive sites that the Gulf of Thailand has to offer. Famous Sail Rock, Chumpon Pinnacle,...

Koh Tao Day Trip

A day trip diving sites around the neighbouring island Koh Tao Located about 1.5 hours drive north west from Chaloklum pier, Koh Tao is known to many divers as an island with many...
Local Sites around Koh Phangan

Local Sites around Koh Phangan

Explores the shores of Koh Phangan and her sister islands Located mostly on the northern end of Koh Phangan are these local dive sites with a variety of corals and mostly coral...

Night Dive Local

Dive one of Koh Phangan local dive sites at night Explore our underwater world after the sun has set to see which marine life is active at night. Explore with a torch and get...

Sail Rock Day trip

Our most famous dive site, Sail Rock (Hin Bai) is considered to be the best dive site in the Gulf Of Thailand by many divers. Located about 50 minutes’ drive north from Chaloklum p...

Sunset & Night Dive Local

Dive one of our local dive sites at twilight and night! Explore our underwater world before and after the sun has set to see the transition of the indigenous aquatic life. Explore...
Trip for Sunset & Night Dive at Sail Rock

Trip for Sunset & Night Dive at Sail Rock

Experience diving on the best site around for twilight and night Spend an evening diving and exploring the most famous dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. As the light of the sun...