Thailand Takes Drastic Steps to Restore Paradise

Thailand Takes Drastic Steps to Restore Paradise

Tourism can add a lot of value to a region – from promoting economic sustainability to inviting visitors to explore new cultures. But when unmanaged, mass tourism can swiftly destroy the very areas it seeks to promote. In Thailand, famed Maya Bay is the latest...
The All-star Head Instructor Team… Introducing ‘Minty’

The All-star Head Instructor Team… Introducing ‘Minty’

Roctopus Dive is a progressive dive centre. At all times were thinking of and implementing new strategies to keep us at the forefront of the S.E.A dive industry.  We want to be known as the shop that provides the best training in the best atmosphere. In order to do...
From City Life to Paradise

From City Life to Paradise

So if you are currently sat at your desk, looking at the clock & counting down each second until your working day is over, then you find yourself in the same place that I was 5 months ago. I no longer count seconds but wish every day of my island life would last...
The All New Roctopus Dive Blog Team

The All New Roctopus Dive Blog Team

Welcome Roctopussi! Today marks a new era in the Roctopus Dive Blog (RDB). After 3 years of Dave (Big D) moonlighting as the Roctopus Blogger Laureate. We felt it was time to re-engage with our audience. Inject some much needed “ooooft” into the RDB. Thus,...
Dive Master Trainee Programme

Dive Master Trainee Programme

Mid-season on Koh Tao means we have a bit more time to concentrate on some Pro level courses and our Divemaster Trainee (DMT) programme keeps moving from strength to strength. Recent additions to the team have seen the DMT pool rise to 14 trainees. Under the watchful...