Diving is Thai owned and operated by
local residents of Koh Pha Ngan. Our NEW Dive
Center is located on the Northern Coast in Chaloklum,
about 10 minutes from Thong Sala. Our friendly
and professional staff is ready to assist you
in planning your next dive adventure.
qualified Instructors and Divemasters. Instruction
is available in Thai, English, Francaise, Espanol,
Deutsch, and Hebrew.
fleet includes: TWO fully equipped dive boats,
Sangkaew III & Sangkaew VIII and Speed Boat
with GPS, marine radio, Oxygen and First Aid Kit,
and experienced Captain & Crew.
Our staff has extensive knowledge of surrounding
dive sites and marine life. Conservation is a
high priority and all due care and respect is
given to surrounding reefs and the land itself.
Welcome to our new dive center located in Chaloklum.
Our facilities were designed to make your diving
experience SAFE, fun and convenient. We can assist
you with all of your diving and watersports needs
in one convenient location!!!
are Koh Phangan's premier PADI Dive Resort with
TWO fully equipped dive boat, speed boat and pier,
compressor, updated equipment, resort with classrooms
and training pool and onsite restaurant.
classrooms are equipped with Air Con & DVD
for your viewing pleasure. Complimentary tea and
coffee are available poolside daily!
a smooth transition from the classroom to our
onsite training pool. Check out our viewing window
to take a preview of the underwater world!!
Our experienced Captain and Crew will ensure a
safe journey at sea. Our diveboats, Sangkaew III
& Sangkaew VIII are fully equipped with:
Oxygen & First Aid kit
GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) &
cruise at a quick and safe speed of 11 knots,
allowing us to reach the divesites the fastest.
have updated equipment for use during training
and fun dives.
gear rental is also available. Contact any of
our offices for assistance or contact us online.
friendly and knowledgeable staff can assist you
with any equipment questions and with new equipment
offer wakeboarding and waterskiing aboard our
own speed boat. Experience the adventure today!!
reception is open daily with friendly and knowledgeable
staff ready to assist you. Relax in our lounge
and check out our library of dive books, magazines,
and training information.
onsite restaurant serves delicious portions of
Thai and Western food and refreshments daily.
Relax in between training at our restaurant or
provide transportation to and from your accommodation.
For assistance, stop by one of our offices or
contact us by phone or online.
the swimming pool
the open water!!!
are offered in a variety of languages including
Thai, English, Francaise, Espanol, Deutsch, and
Hebrew. Our Dive Resort offers a comfortable learning
environment with the following:
Air Conditioned Classrooms with DVD
On site training pool with viewing window
TWO Fully equipped dive boats and speed
Our own compressor for guaranteed quality
Up to date equipment for training and fun
Knowledgeable staff ready to assist you
On site restaurant serving large portions
of delicious Thai and Western food and beverages
Transfer service between your accommodation
and Lotus Dive Resort
One for the kids! This one day program introduces
children age 8 or 9 to the experience of breathing
Go diving TODAY!! This one day program lets you
experience the thrill of breathing underwater
while under the direct supervision of a qualified
PADI professional in pool or pool like conditions.
completion, this program can be credited towards
the scuba diver or open water diver course.
This is a basic start to Scuba Diving that involves
2-3 days of training in confined water, 2 open
water dives at a maximum depth of 12 meters and
some theory. The certification is valid for life
and allows diving up to 12 meters under the supervision
of a PADI professional.
the fundamentals of diving and earn a lifetime
passport to dive with a buddy independently up
to 18 meters.
Course takes 3-4 days to complete including knowledge
development, training sessions in the pool, and
4 open water dives.
This course is taken over 1 or 2 days and involves
3 Adventure Dives. The main dives used here are
Deep Dive (to 30m), Peak Performance Buoyancy,
Night Dive, Multilevel Dive, Underwater Naturalist,
Underwater Photography, Search and Recovery, Underwater
Navigator, Dive Propulsion Vehicle, Fish ID, Drift
and Boat Diver. Knowledge is learned through independent
study and practical training. There are no final
This course is a natural progression from the
open water course and qualifies you to dive up
to 30 meters. The course takes 2 days to complete
and involves 5 dives including the Deep and Navigation
core dives plus 3 others from the list seen above
under adventure diver. Student must complete independent
knowledge reviews for each dive and there are
no final exams. The focus in this course is to
teach the student how to be a better diver in
terms of experience, ability and confidence.
Specialty courses allow you to focus on one particular
area of diving and increase your knowledge and
confidence as a diver. We offer the following
Search & Recovery
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Learn how to handle emergency situations by completing
this revised Medic First Aid course. This program
is for divers and non-divers alike and takes half
a day to complete. The focus of this course is
CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), First Aid,
plus shock management and spinal injury management.
Increase your confidence as a diver by developing
rescue skills and how to manage dive emergencies.
Course takes 3-4 days to complete and includes
practicing rescue skills in various accident scenarios.
Upon completion, you will be prepared to handle
real life emergency situations.
Advanced Diver or higher.
Take the first step into technical diving and
increase your bottom time! NITROX stands for "Nitrogen
Enriched Oxygen". This enriched air replaces
some of the nitrogen you breathe underwater with
oxygen, so that during a dive you absorb less
nitrogen than you would when breathing normal
air. This gives you longer no-decompression limits
and you can dive longer than you could using air.
Achieve the highest ranking recreational diver
level that PADI has to offer.
Prerequisites for certification are Advanced Open
Water qualification with Rescue Diver Certification
and 5 specialties, plus proof of 60 logged dives.
All available through Lotus Diving.
Take the first step towards your dive career and
become a PADI Divemaster. Through this program
you will hone your dive skills, learn leadership
skills, review dive theory and further knowledge
development. Course length varies with each individual,
contact us for details.
PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first
portion of the Instructor Development Course.
This course takes 3-4 days to complete and students
must have at least Divemaster qualification and
must have been a certified diver for at least
Dive Resort offers daily trips to the top dive
sites in the area. We have TWO fully equipped
dive boats each with an oxygen and first aid kit,
GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) and an experienced
Captain and Crew. We cruise at 11 knots, allowing
us to reach the dive sites QUICKLY & SAFELY.
All tanks are filled with our own compressor located
at the Dive Resort to assure quality air fills.
us on our next trip for a day of fun and adventure!!
dive trips include the following:
Pick up at bungalow or resort
Divemaster or Instructor as your guide
Breakfast and lunch. Fresh fruits served
after the dives.
Tea, coffee, and water available all day
SAFE dives and snorkeling and a day of
Rock : Enjoy two dives at this beautiful site.
No two dives are alike due to the variety of sealife
and rock formations to explore. Don't miss out
on the "chimney", a vertical swimthrough
favorite to local divers.
Search!! : DON'T MISS OUT on our exciting
This trip features one dive at each of the TOP
3 sites in the Southern Gulf! We begin the day
at Sail Rock, then pass to Chumphon Pinnacle and
onto Southwest Pinnacles returning to land around
Park : This trip features two dives at Koh
Yippon at the Marine Park. We dive at both Yippon
Yai and Yippon Noi with a minimum 60 minute surface
interval and lunch break in between dives.
Dive at Sail Rock : Our school is one of the
only dive centers that offer the world famous
Sail Rock as a night dive. The adventure begins
with a sunset dive so we can check out the fish
jostling for positions of cover before the night
hunters arrive. This trip is for divers with AOW
certification and/or proof of night diving experience.
Dives : Don't miss Koh Phangan's local dive
sites of Koh Ma, Mae Haad, and Haad Yao located
on the Northwest Coast. Boat dives and beach dives
can be arranged daily.
Tao : During this trip, we visit Koh Tao's
TOP dive sites, beginning with Southwest Pinnacles
and then onto Shark Island.