Welcome to Crystal Dive

With us you are in good hands for your holiday in paradise.

Come and join the fun in diving

We offer PADI courses from Beginner to Instructor & daily dive trips.

WHY CHOOSE CRYSTAL DIVE?

Crystal Dive offers first class dive activities for over 25 years

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CRYSTAL DIVE – KOH TAO
Award Winning PADI 5 Star CDC (Career Development Centre)

If you are looking for personal, yet professional diver training with all options, look no further. Here at Crystal Dive we are proud to be leading the way in safe & personal scuba diver training for over 25 years.

With more than 100,000 divers trained in the safe, tropical waters of Koh Tao in Thailand you can fully trust in our experience and knowledge, which is reflected in the numerous awards we received for our contribution towards safety in diver training, marine conservation & customer service.

Come and join us to start or continue your scuba adventure!

Our most popular courses

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Open Water Course

The World’s most popular course. Get a Certification & dive to 18 metres – in just 3-4 days you can be a fully qualified diver!

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Advanced Open Water

In just 2 days you will be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, giving you a lot of benefits and expanding your underwater experiences.

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Enriched Air (NITROX)

In just a day or even half a day you will learn the safe diving practices and can turn yourself into a fully qualified PADI Enriched Air Diver.

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Instructor Course (IDC)

In the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) you learn the art of teaching divers of all levels from beginner to divemaster.

Discover Scuba Diving

A one day introductory program giving you the chance to use a full set of SCUBA equipment and take an ocean dive from one of our dive boats.

Scuba Diver Course

Short on time? Get the Scuba Diver Certification & dive to 12 metres with a Pro – in just 2 days you can be a qualified diver!

Open Water Course

The World’s most popular course. Get a Certification & dive to 18 metres – in just 3-4 days you can be a fully qualified diver!

Open Water E-Learning

Spend less time in a classroom and more time doing what you like: diving by completing theory online, ready for when you arrive.

Adventure Diver Course

Take 3 dives in just one day to reach the Adventure Diver status making it the perfect choice if you are short on time on Koh Tao.

Advanced Open Water

In just 2 days you will be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, giving you a lot of benefits and expanding your underwater experiences.

Rescue Diver Course

Gain techniques through theory, skill practice & scenario sessions to handle possible emergencies you may experience in your scuba life.

Marine Conservation

Join The Coral Tribe to start learning about protecting the ocean and its inhabitants for our future generations to enjoy and benefit.

Deep Specialist Course

The PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course can be taken in just 2 days and after 4 dives you will be qualified to dive to a maximum of 40 metres depth.

Wreck Specialist Course

In two days you will learn how to explore inside and outside of a Wreck in a safe way within the limits of recreational scuba diving.

Enriched Air Specialist

In just a day or even half a day you will learn the safe diving practices and can turn yourself into a fully qualified PADI Enriched Air Diver.

Your Choice…

There is such an extensive range of courses available to become a Specialist in. Find what suits you in your scuba life.

Divemaster Course

The PADI Divemaster-Course is the first professional level course. In this course you learn everything about diving and how to guide certified divers. 

Instructor Course (IDC)

In the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) you learn the art of teaching divers of all levels from beginner to divemaster.

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

MSDT learn to teach Specialty Courses and gain teaching experience alongside experienced instructors.

Staff Instructor Course

As a PADI IDC Staff Instructor (IDCS) you are going to be part of the Instructor Development Team and can certify people as Assistant Instructors.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT US

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Mia-Bo PowneyMia-Bo Powney
12:55 21 Jun 24
After doing the Discover Dive we loved and trusted our instructor Marty so much that we decided to do our Open Water. Although we were nervous both our instructors Marty and Aex made us feel so at ease and confident in ourselves. We are so happy to have become certified divers with Crystal! Thank you so much!🤙🏼👌🏼
Gabe TaggartGabe Taggart
05:44 20 Jun 24
Had a fantastic time here, they do everything by the book and I felt looked after throughout the open water course. My instructor was Sandy and he was excellent ✌️
Jade OtaJade Ota
09:32 17 Jun 24
I took the Open water diver certification at Crystal Dive and it was the best decision ever. With the course I was given also free accomodation for 4nights/5days on promotion. The diving center is right on the beach and is in a perfect position to enjoy a beer and the sunset after a long day of diving.A special mention goes to my amazing instructor Aex that made this experience unforgettable. He has a long experience in teaching scuba and this reflects on his work. Always professional, prepared, caring, empathetic and friendly. Every time I was unsure or insecure about anything he took the time to reassure me and confort me. I felt so safe while being underwater with him. He was the best instructor I could’ve asked for.Thank you Crystal I had an amazing time and I'll be back for the Advanced.
EdiEdi
13:08 16 Jun 24
I did my OW at crystal dive. Michaella and Mathijs are fabulous they teached me very well and we had a fun time. I will continue with my advance course straight away. Thank you
Tammy GaultTammy Gault
05:49 15 Jun 24
Where do I even start? If I could leave 11/10 I would. Michaella and Luke have forever made me a diver and introduced me to my new love underwater. So… Crystal dive, I thank you. For anyone curious why here? Let me tell you. One, it’s obvious the pricing is competitive and cheaper than anywhere back in the United States. Two, you get your housing included with the price. Free room… say less. Third and the most important, THE INSTRUCTORS. Not only are Michaella and Luke extremely knowledgeable about diving, but they make learning so fun, safe, and exciting. Everyone goes in with anxieties, but by the time you’re in the water, everything will be okay. I am the type of person who asks a lot of questions and they were there every step of the way to answer them whether it was before, during or after class. Crystal Dive brings you into a classroom environment, then the pool and lastly out into the ocean to learn. Everything is closely located as well. I could grab breakfast, a snack, walk to class and the ocean all within 3-5 minutes or less everyday. Seriously it’s that close. The equipment is all very up to date, the boat is safe to charter and the other divers at different levels are all there to help and support you on along the way. It truly felt like a family and big diving community. I can truly say that I trust Michaella with my life. I am a floater and she literally helped me from floating away in the ocean. It takes a special person with talent to help someone with no words using just hand signs 10m under water. I am already planning my next trip back for the advanced course and I hope that Michaella, Luke and Jeff are all there when I arrive. Thank you all!
Lena FridgenLena Fridgen
02:53 14 Jun 24
great diving school with a great instructor.We completed our Open Water Dive course (4 days) at Crystal Dive Koh Tao and were very excited! Above all, our instructor Vera made this course super special for us! We felt super safe at all times and had fun and joy both above and under the water! Thanks again to Vera! Would come back at any time!Accommodation can also be booked in combination with the diving course - TOP price! 🙂
RomanRoman
03:50 12 Jun 24
We completed our PADI Advanced Open Water alongside some specialties at Crystal Dive Koh Tao and had a great experience.The formal education and guided dives are very professional, with high safety standards.Our dive instructor Mathijs was incredible - he showed good character, was fun to dive with, and a really good teacher.Recommended Specialties: Wreck+Nitrox, DPV (loads of fun), and PPB.Will be back for some more diving! 🐠🐟🐡
Zuzanna PoskrobkoZuzanna Poskrobko
12:32 11 Jun 24
Great place for PADI Open Water Diver certification. My instructors Bo and Ben were amazing. They were very knowledgeable, experienced and super nice. I can highly recommend this schools and these instructors!
Allen ShewmakerAllen Shewmaker
10:05 10 Jun 24
I received my open water certification while I was here. The staff are very helpful and kind. Shout out specifically to Melanie for being an amazing instructor!
Alpár DobosAlpár Dobos
06:23 10 Jun 24
Never planned on doing scuba diving but a friend really recommended Crystal Dive as a one time chance to get my PADI Open Water certification. My instructor (Melanie) was really patient, since I had many fears to overcome under the water.Also the accommodation right kn the beach in a bungalow was great!Can recommend 10/10
Christina NeumüllerChristina Neumüller
09:09 09 Jun 24
We came here to do our rescue diver certification. It was great, we learned so much and still it was fun. We even stayed longer to also do our wreck and deep spec.Special thanks to George for teaching us and keeping us save all the time! Also thank you Michaella for doing the EFR training with us. And finally thanks to Evan for assisting and surviving 🙂 our rescue diver exercises and the scenarios.The whole team is well organised and super friendly. Definitely a place to recommend!
Robin BassRobin Bass
05:21 09 Jun 24
Got our advanced open water with Abbi! Clear and knowledgeable. Excellent attention to detail. Large boat but small dive groups. Very professional and friendly staff. Equipment good. Boat and support staff above average. Highly recommend doing any and PADI certs here
Eva BoscowEva Boscow
05:37 08 Jun 24
I had never dove before and decided to try with Crystal Dive. I got my Open Water, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and Advanced Open Water PADI certifications all in one week! It was a great experience and would highly recommend George for an instructor. Thank you Crystal Dive!! 🤿
Bridget McguireBridget Mcguire
05:34 08 Jun 24
I took my open water, advanced buoyancy, and advanced open water courses with crystal dive. Instructor George Cupa was very patient, knowledgeable, and overall a wonderful instructor. The location, boat, gear and employees are great. I recommend!
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