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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON OUR OCEAN Since the start of this year the COVID-19 pandemic is a topic all around the globe. With transportation being stopped, curfews enforced, and general life seeming to be on hold for most people, what does this mean for our Ocean?   Are Koh Phangan’s reefs – and even […]

So What’s The Difference Between SSI and PADI?

There has been an ongoing debate with two worldly recognized dive associations that most divers will have come across. Which dive agency is the best training program? SSI or PADI ? When you make the leap underwater and decide to do a diving course, you have a choice to do that with different dive organizations. These […]

Lonely Planets 10 of the world’s best diving destinations for 2020

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Dive Sites for 2020 consist of only the best of the best. Combining idyllic diving conditions and an abundance of  exotic marine life.  Dive for that ‘WOW’ factor by venturing into the Great Blue hole in Belize, or exploring the sunken shipwrecks along Australia’s coastline, and swim with whale sharks in […]

Reefers Ghost Net cleanup

Project Aware Ghost Net Cleanup

Project Aware Week Ghost Net Removal Hin Ngam, Koh Phangan Sep 14 Todays cleanup brought some rough weather but we still did what we could. With PADI’s Regional Manager Neil Richards joining the Reefers Team we managed to pull 100kg of discarded net, fishing lines and rope off the reef. With our regular cleanups we […]

Freed Diving Koh Phangan Sail Rock

What is Freediving?

What Is Freediving? Diving into deep waters on one breath and without any breathing apparatus is referred to as ‘freediving’. Freedivers use inward control, discipline and power to descend into the ocean while holding their breath until they resurface. Freediving is both a recreational and competitive sport, with many freediving competitions being held regularly around [...]

The Best Dive Shop Koh Phangan - Reefers Diving Haad Yao Beach - Sandy Bay Resort

We’ve Moved!

Great news everyone! We have changed location and now joined Sandy Bay Resort in Haad Yao on the beach. The transition was an adventure but we have settled and enjoying beach side life. Come in to check out the new place and our massive retail shop.

Whale Shark Sail Rock Diving Koh Phangan

6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation The Whale Shark Rhincodon typus is a truly magnificent creature. As the world’s largest living fish, recent research suggests that they can grow up to 18 meters in length and may live to over 100 years old. Whale Sharks have a circumglobal distribution and are found in tropical and [...]

Diving Koh Phangan Sail Rock Try Dive

How to Face your Fears in Scuba Diving

How to Face your Fears in Scuba Diving The sea holds many new experiences; these can be both wonderful and terrifying. Even more daunting can be the fears we face within ourselves in learning to dive: failure and rejection are always close when we challenge ourselves. But we know a lot about fear and how [...]

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