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YOUR DIVE SCHOOL IN KOH TAO

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Diving courses in Koh Tao

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Your dive boat

Dive in comfort and style aboard our custom designed boat, whisking you quickly away to Koh Tao’s best dive spots (She’s fast!!) . Elevate your diving experience both below and above the surface, making memories that last a lifetime.

Your dive boat

Dive in comfort and style aboard our exclusive boat, whisking you away to Koh Tao’s best dive spots. Elevate your diving experience both below and above the surface, making memories that last a lifetime.

YOUR DIVING SCHOOL IN KOH TAO

Discover our
diving home

Imagine stepping out of our door and our oceanfront patio, a vibrant classroom where you will master dive theory with the soundtrack of waves as a background. As the day winds down, our patio becomes a front-row seat to one of Koh Tao’s amazing sunsets where divers gather to share stories meet other dive buddies or toast to the day’s achievements with their team. Ready to Dive into Sunset Bliss?

Imagine stepping out of our door and our oceanfront patio, a vibrant classroom where you will master dive theory with the soundtrack of waves as a background. 

Discover our diving home

Imagine stepping out of our door and our oceanfront patio, a vibrant classroom where you will master dive theory with the soundtrack of waves as a background. 

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LA BOMBONA DIVING
Meet the team

Rocío García

Co-owner

Meet our high-heels-to-flip-flops convert business maestro and staff's nurturing mother! With two decades of experience, her expertise goes beyond the surface. Together with her daughter Olivia, this school is her beloved baby.

Bryan Roseman

Co-owner

The dynamic duo's other half and mischief manager at our school. After being an opera sensation and a silent disco pioneer he worked as instructor for 8 years. Now plays a behind-the-scenes role, but oh, the tales he could tell!

Kaw Ruangpet

Manager

From bookings to daily operations, she’s is the hero behind the scenes. She ensures your diving experience is seamless. Her favourite part of her job is meeting new people and helping them achieve their dreams.

John Plaskett

Instructor Trainer

After diving all over the world, our amazing instructor trainer found home in Koh Tao, where he’s now moulding the future stars of the dive industry. For him, nothing beats opening people’s eyes to a whole new world!

Maca

Receptionist

She took a radical turn in her life and move to Koh Tao where she soon became part of our family. From administrative tasks to taking care of our diving team, she’ll make sure that you enjoy your diving experience with us.

Ponxi Gil

Dive Master Trainer

Always with a smile on his face, Ponxi left his old life behind to become an instructor in Koh Tao. He’s currently teaching recreational divers, Divemasters and training Instructors hand in hand with John.

Brennan Wright

Instructor

This Canadian instructor swapped frosty winters for the warm, tropical paradise of Koh Tao when he fell in love with scuba. For him, it's not just about diving; it's about creating lasting memories and a deep appreciation for the ocean.

Nico Corazza

Instructor

Meet our aquaman from Argentina! After over 10 years in the corporate life he decided to travel the world for years until he found Koh Tao. For him, teaching scuba diving is like opening the door to a whole new fantastic world.

Sophie Buller

Dive Master

Our dive master is all about that feeling of flying when you dive, and loves the challenge of finding small sea life. On a personal mission to spot pipefishes, Sophie loves welcoming people to the wonderful underwater world.

Armand De Lange

Instructor

The life of our South African instructor transformed when he decided to follow his love for the underwater world. He shares that same passion with his students, turning every dive into an adventure full of laughter.

Ernesto Jofre

Instructor

He has taught in Chile, Mexico, Indonesia... but sooner or later he always comes back to Koh Tao. He thinks the best way to teach people the importance of preserving the ocean is helping them getting to know it.

Sara Fernández

Instructor

Our bubbly instructor got a soft spot for funky nudibranchs! She takes on each dive with new energy, ensuring that every diver feels confident, and ready to feel the magic. With a deep love for the ocean, diving is Sara’s meditation.

James Christensen

Instructor

Meet James, straight from the shores of the USA. He’s been in Koh Tao for more than 20 years, guiding eager divers through underwater wonders. This undisputed trivia champion is your go-to guy for movie recommendations!

Jelina Keller

Instructor

Our in-house trained German Instructor started diving for the ability to switch off from reality. She loves showing her students this beautiful and mesmerizing underwater world. Especially when she can show them the little sweet puffer fishies.

Lander Lizarazu

Instructor

Lander’s experience as a teacher provided him with great communication skills and enough patience to rival a saint. Whether you're a total newbie or just brushing up your skills, Lander ensures every lesson is smooth sailing.

Vaquita

Unofficial pet

Meet this professional side-sleeper who insists on joining every theory class. This four-legged sensation is addicted to pets and belly rubs. Lazy and lovable, Vaquita steals the hearts of everyone that comes to dive with us.

Want to know more?

Our crew is the the heartbeat of our diving school and our journey made us who we are today.

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EXPLORE THAILAND'S DIVE SITES

Koh Tao's marine world

ONE - DAY ADVENTURE

Try dive experience

This introductory activity is designed to be your first experience in the scuba diving world. No certificate needed – just the desire for adventure!

Try dive experience

This introductory activity is designed to be your first experience in the scuba diving world. No certificate needed – just the desire for adventure!

READY?

Let's Dive!

Whether you’re just getting started or you’ve been diving for years we’ve got you covered! From night dives to exploring wrecks or learning new skills, our awesome staff will guide you every step of the way.

BEYOND THE SURFACE

Why choose La Bombona Diving?

Small groups, big impact

Dive at your own pace with our expert instructors guiding you every step of the way.

Dive with the pros

Trust a decade of expertise – we've been teaching courses in Koh Tao since 2014!

Dive in your language

Our team speaks fluent English and Spanish, French & German ensuring a seamless experience.

World wide certificate

Our certifications are recognised all over the world, with training at a level higher than the competition.

ANY QUESTIONS?

Get in touch

Send us an e-mail via this form or shoot us a message on whatsapp! Our team will get back at you to as soon as possible with an answer.

Frequently asked questions

For your first dive, all necessary equipment is provided by us. Just come prepared with swimwear and a sense of adventure!.

The duration varies, but our Open Water Course typically takes 3 days. Our instructors work at your pace to ensure you feel confident and ready before certification.

While there are age limitations for certain courses, children as young as 10 can start with the Junior Open Water Diver course. Safety is our priority, and we tailor programs to suit different age groups.

If you discover that the course isn’t aligning with your preferences midway, we’re flexible and can discuss options to ensure your experience suits your needs.

While basic swimming skills are important, you don’t need to be an expert. Our instructors provide buoyancy control and water confidence training to ensure you feel comfortable in the underwater environment.

A medical questionnaire is typically required. If you answer “yes” to any medical history questions, a physician’s approval may be necessary. Safety is paramount, and we ensure all divers are physically fit for the underwater experience.

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