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Favourite Dive Sites

Koh Lipe is surrounded by over 30 islands and hundreds of reefs all within easy reach of our Dive centre. Tarutao National Park is one of Asia’s oldest marine parks thus the reefs and the islands surrounding Koh Lipe are in very good condition, nowhere else on the southeast Asian peninsula will you find so […]

Night Dives

Depth: 5 – 15 mtr. Currents: Mild. As the sun goes down, the under water scenery changes impressively and nocturnal life shows itself. Corals and feather stars turn into swaying tendrils and feeding tubes. Crustaceans come out of their hiding places to feed. As do the moray eels, sting rays, barracuda’s and octopus for an […]


If you want to make the most of Koh Lipe’s deeper dive sites then you should consider diving with a nitrox gas mix. Diving with a nitrox gas mix will allow you to extend your bottom times and to dive more whilst feeling less tired. We offer gas mixes of up to 40% oxygen, which is […]

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

The Mantis Shrimp, neither shrimp nor mantis, receive their name purely from the physical resemblance to both the terrestrial praying mantis and the shrimp. They may reach 30 centimeters (12 in) in length, although exceptional cases of up to 38 cm (15 in) have been recorded. Mantis shrimp appear in a variety of colors, from shades of browns […]

What is a Nudibranch?

Nudibranchs are Gastropods in the Phylum Mollusca Or, said another way, nudibranchs are mollusks in the Class Gastropoda, which includes snails, slugs, limpets and sea hairs. Many gastropods have a shell. Nudibranchs have a shell in their larval stage, but it disappears in the adult form. Gastropods also have a foot (more on that below) […]

Castaway Divers do Castaway Yoga

Castaway Resort is offering the perfect healthy, active getaway. Come diving during the day and then stretch your way into the sunset with Fernando, our part-time Divemaster, full-time Yoga instructor and all around fun guy! Fernando teaches Yoga every morning and evening, a perfect way to prepare for a full day and wind down after […]

Fun Jellyfish Facts

Jellyfish only live between the time span of a few hours to that of a few months and come in every size imaginable from giant to microscopic. They do not need a respiratory system since their skin is thin enough that the body is oxygenated by diffusion. They have limited control over movement, but can […]