Become a Dive Instructor – Make the Right Choices!
What dive training organization to choose? Has Covid got you thinking about making some serious changes to your life once restrictions are lifted? If you’re reading this, you might be considering becoming a dive professional. Perhaps you’ve already set this goal
Ban’s Adapting to the New “Normal”
Diving Procedures - Covid -19 Now we are slowly opening for business at Ban’s Diving Resort and you may be wondering how we are adapting to the new “normal” here on Koh Tao. What measures are in place to protect our
5 Reasons to Become a PADI Pro on Koh Tao after Covid
Koh Tao is open and best of all, it has been 100% Covid free!!! Not a single case. And with our gallant, hard working local health team and voluntary rescue team, our screening process for arrivals to the island
IDC – Online Learning
IDC - PADI Online Learning Don’t get bored during lockdown. Make this your time. Firstly, I hope that you are all safe and well during the covid-19 situation. I also hope that you are making the most of your lockdown time,
Aman is currently on his MSDT Internship at Ban’s. What’s your Name and where are you from? Aman Sabherwal from Calcutta, India. What did you do in your previous life? I was a Hotelier previously working in 6 different countries, last assignment
Interview with a New PADI Instructor – Heidi
What’s your Name and where are you from? Hi, I’m Heidi! I’m from the cold and very not diveable Netherlands. What did you do in your previous life? I worked as a Digital Content Producer for a radio station. A what?
Every Diver’s Favourite Fish! Do you know its name?
This fish can be seen all over Thailand, and in abundance around Koh Tao. Especially at our favourite dive site Chumphon Pinnacle. Heidi Rijsdijk’s photo shows an Amphiprion Perideraion Anemone Fish, otherwise known as a Pink Anemone fish or Skunk Anemone
Kids and Scuba Diving
“I want to be an Astronaut…” “I want to be a Teacher” “I want to be a Zoo Keeper…” These were aspirations I had and words I spoke when as a youngster. When you’re growing up anything is achievable, so why not
Making Koh Tao and Ban’s my home
I’ve met quite a few PADI Instructors in Koh Tao who have a similar story to mine – I went on a quick holiday to a tropical paradise in Thailand, I became a dive professional and I never returned