About Us


Diving Instructor Courses Koh PhanganHaad Yao Divers is the first PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort and only Go ECO Operator on Koh Phangan and recommened by Lonely Planet. The dive shop is on Haad Yao , the IDC Center on Haad Chao Phao.  Our 5 Star IDC Center is known for being a pioneer in diving along Koh Phangan’s West Coast. We promise small groups, high standards of teaching and a relaxed friendly atmosphere with personal tuition. Courses range from half/one day Discover Scuba Diving courses right up to the Instructor qualification and can be taught in English, Deutsch, Dutch, Spanish or Francais with teaching materials available in many other languages.

For those more experienced divers we offer a wide range of advanced learning courses ranging from Nitrox Course, Underwater Photography classes, Dive Master and PADI Instructor Courses. Our dive centers are located conveniently close to the beach. This makes it easy for beach dives and quick access to the water.

Haad Yao Divers has been a favorite dive school in Koh Phangan for many years. We have maintained this reputation by having top of the line dive equipment and owning the best dive boat on the island. Our highly qualified instructors from England, Switzerland, Germany and France offer the best in dive courses for every age (children courses available, very family friendly). So while on vacation experience a new world under water with Haad Yao Divers.

We are a

  • PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort, Store No. 34004
  • Awarded Go ECO Operator
  • Member of SSS Recompression Chamber Network Samui
  • Registered with the TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand)
  • Sponsor of DAN (Diver Alert Network)
  • Full Insurance Coverage for Divers
  • Recommended by Lonely Planet and Stefan Loose

As the only Go ECO Operator on Koh Phangan we are committed to environmentally responsible business practices providing customers with dive experiences that enhance visitor awareness of the local aquatic environment.

PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center Haad Chao Phao Koh Phangan

Haad Chao Phao Classroom

Diving Koh Phangan Haad Yao Beach

Haad Yao Beach