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Scuba diving with the Dive Center BB DIVERS
- What to do on Ko Chang? -
(Scuba diving with the diving school BB Divers - 5 Star PADI dive center on Ko Chang)
picture of a scuba dive trip to the best dive sites with the diving school BB DIVERS - 5 stars dive center on Ko Chang in Thailand
Click to enlarge this picture of a scuba dive trip to the best dive sites with the diving school BB DIVERS - 5 stars dive center on Ko Chang in Thailand   BB DIVERS, Five Star PADI IDC Dive Center, is a Belgian dive school working with an international divers team, we have been diving on Ko Chang, Thailand since 2003.

BB DIVERS offices
BB DIVERS main office, Bang Bao, on the pier
BB DIVERS trainings pool and shop at Lonely Beach
BB DIVERS shop at White Sands in Lagoon Hotel
BB DIVERS Ko Kood, Klong Chao
BB DIVERS Ko Kood, Siam Beach Resort
BB DIVERS Ko Mak, at Monkey Island Resort
Left building: BB DIVERS office in Bang Bao, right building: BB DIVERS office at Lonely Beach

We offer all PADI courses, daily fun dives and snorkeling in a relaxed atmosphere and with a personal approach ...
We offer fair prices including free pick-up on the west coast of Koh Chang, food, coffee and tea, soft drinks, PADI certification, PADI manual, use of all equipment, licensed dive guide for fun dives, licensed instructor for courses.
In short, prices include everything, there are no hidden extras after signing up.

We sell dive equipment, well known brands as Scubapro, Seac sub, Oceanic and all PADI materials.

Our main office is in Bang Bao fishing village, directly at the pier. The BB training pool, rooms, restaurant, gym and lounge are in the village ofLonely Beach, directly at the main road.
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The BB training pool in Lonely Beach

Click to enlarge this picture of a scuba dive trip to the best dive sites with the diving school BB DIVERS - 5 stars dive center on Ko Chang in Thailand   Courses are held in English as well as Dutch, French and German!
In April 2007 BB DIVERS was awarded as ’PADI Five Star Dive Centre’, thanks to the effort we put to keeping our equipment up to date, our customers happy, and the quality of the diving courses our main priority.
Since October 2007 we are IDC Center, and started with instructor training, since then we ran very successful IDCs and have instructors working around the world!
BB DIVERS is the first facility to organize IDC on Ko Chang!
In May 2007 we were awarded a ‘Reef Check Facility’, thanks to the effort we make in working with environment minded divers, and train the new ‘Eco Divers Course’ to help and protect the living coral reefs.
Several times a year we organize a clean up diving day, and every year we join in the big Ko Chang clean up organized by the national park.
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Cave diving

Click to enlarge this picture of a scuba dive trip to the best dive sites with the diving school BB DIVERS - 5 stars dive center on Ko Chang in Thailand   BB DIVERS boats
Our boats are original Thai boats, comfortably adapted for diving. There is plenty of space to relax for the non divers, and to have a nice chat or siesta on the way back from a diving day on the sundeck. We take a small speedboat as well to the dive sites for safety or pick up.
Our big boat ‘Yai’ is very comfortable, it has place for 100 tanks, even on busy days it offers plenty of place for all. The dive equipment is set up below, the top deck is used for all other activities (or non activities!)
Our smaller boat ‘Lek’ is fitted with 40 tank racks, and has a great sundeck on top to relax between the dives. It is nice and cosy, and gets us to the dive sites fast.
From Koh Kood we operate of a wooden boat as well, on Koh Mak we use a smaller speedboat.
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The big BB DIVERS boat 'Yai'

Inside the small BB DIVERS boat 'Lek'

BB DIVERS team
All dive instructors are PADI licensed and speak several languages. Every instructor or dive master works here out of passion for diving, not just as a job. Most of our "BB-ers" are travelers who started their dive training here and found their place on these beautiful Thai islands. It became their second home, and every year more and more familiar faces show up again: The magic of Ko Chang ...
The boat staff are local Thai; they take care of your safety on the boat, and make sure to add to the fun ...

Scuba diving, dive courses, snorkeling

Click to enlarge this picture of a scuba dive trip to the best dive sites with the diving school BB DIVERS - 5 stars dive center on Ko Chang in Thailand   Day trips
Every day we go out on our own boat for a relaxed day trip. We either travel to the local sites around Ko Chang, Ko Maak or to Ko Rang National Park, where we enjoy the clear waters and pristine coral reefs of this protected area. Most places are good for diving and snorkeling. We visit two or three spots, and on the Ko Rang trips we have lunch close to a beach where we take the time to relax between dives. One of the most populare dives is the shipwreck HTMS Chang, so we dive there every other day.
Best time of the year is September to May, in June to August we go out weather permitting.
Divers are guided by the dive master, we dive in small groups and use of full equipment is included. A digital underwater camera can be hired or we can provide you the pictures of the diving day on CD.
Wanna have a try?

Snorkelers get full equipment; there is a snorkel briefing before you enter the water and a local snorkel guide to show you the best spots. We dive and snorkel from the same boat, 80 % of the dive sites are very good snorkel sites. If we like to dive the deeper ones then we take the divers there with our small speedboat while the BB boat stays with the snorkelers for safety. On busy days we organize separate snorkel trips.
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BB Specials
Lazy Divers Trip: 1 day – 2 dives and 1 night dive (only in high season)
Every Sunday we go out for two dives in the afternoon and one night dive, no reason to get out of bed early!
If you’ve never have done a night dive before, this is your chance to experience the nightlife under the water.

Ko Mak Trip: 1 day – 2 dives or snorkel spots
On request we organize a weekly basis we organize a boat trip to Ko Mak. In the morning we stop the boat for diving and snorkeling, we have lunch on Ko Mak and stay a few hours to visit the island or laze on one of the beaches. Around 2 pm we leave for a second dive, and head back to Ko Chang.

Ko Wai Pickup: (not in rainy season)
You want to stay on the tropical paradise island of Ko Wai? We come to pick you up by boat on our way to the dive sites, or can arrange for a course with training from Ko Wai’s lovely beach. Imagine learning how to dive from the balcony of your own bungalow ...

2-Day Trip:
On request we organize a 2-day trip (around 15th and 30th of the month). We take the boat out for an adventurous dive holiday, on which we dive some of the known dive sites, but also go of exploring some possible new sites. We sleep on the boat, or for those who prefer some luxury we drop them on the island to spend the night in a bungalow or resort. The price is including all activities on the boat and the visit to the islands, not included are the extra costs if staying on the island.
Ko Maak area; visit to the beautiful tropical islands Ko Kham or Ko Rayang, and have a visit on Ko Maak, nice scenery with lot s of coconut ringed beaches and rubber trees covering the island.
Ko Kood area; visit to the unspoiled beaches and one of the lovely waterfalls on Ko Kood, it is a real Robinson Crusoe feeling when we cruise up the river in the little dingy to the waterfall.


Click the link and print out the coupon for free diving and snorkeling equipment:
Dive mask and snorkel (value of approx. 1290 THB)


Dive courses

We teach in English, Nederlands, Francais, Deutsch, and Thai ... and have the PADI learning materials (books and video) in more languages including Swedish, Danish, Finish, Norwegian, Spanish, and Italian.
The prices include all, food, drinks, pick up from hotel, use of equipment as well as the books and the certificate. Our classrooms are in Bang Bao village or at the trainings pool at Lonely Beach. Confined water is taught in the BB pool or from the beach. For the diving we go out with the BB boat.

Discover Scuba Diving (DSD): 1 day – 2 dives
'The experience' for non-divers who want to give diving a try.
First an introduction to the diving and safety, followed by a few exercises in shallow water. Then we guide you for 2 dives on the coral reef. Great introduction to the sea life ...

Scuba Diver (SD): 2 days – 2 dives
On the first day we show a video and explain diving theory, followed by water training in our own BB pool. The second day is a full diving day with 2 dives. This gives you a limited certificate to dive to 12 m, under guidance of a PADI professional.

Open Water Diver (OWD): 3 or 4 days – 4 dives
This is the one!
The Open Water Diver is the first course that gives you a full diving license, your ticket to the underwater world.
After the theory session with video, there is a half day of training in the BB swimming pool. Then you are ready to go out on the boat for the next 2 days, the training includes 4 dives on different dive sites. This license allows you to dive in open water to max 18 m.

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD): 2 days – 5 dives
Improve on your diving skills with five specialised training dives. This is the best and most fun way to improve your dive style and feel confident in the water. Core dives are the deep and the navigation dive, for the other 3 you have a choice out of: night dive, digital photography, naturalist, multilevel, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery.

Emergency First Response (EFR): 1 day
EFR is a complete training in first aid and readiness to help out in emergencies, useful for every traveller and diver. It is an internationally recognised qualification. No water training, only theory and practical exercises.

Rescue Diver (RD): 2/3 days
Learn how to manage dive accidents and assist divers in trouble. Training as a Rescue Diver is the first step in becoming a helpful buddy and a responsible diver. The first day is theory with video, then we go out for 2 diving days, we work you hard, but you will become a confident and strong diver!

PADI Speciality Courses: 2 days – 4 dives
There is no better way to make your diving days interesting and learn more about your passion, learn all there is to know about ... Nitrox, deep, night, navigation, naturalist, search and recovery, underwater photography ...
It takes 2 days of diving to become a specialist in your field of interest.

Dive Master (DM): 3 to 8 weeks
Dive master training is our BB speciality, every year we train many and are proud to bring some of the best dive masters to the diving business.
All of them found work easily and are currently working as divers all over the world. We offer a complete, tough but also fun training course, which covers all the aspects of ‘the diving job’. The DM training prepares you to guide divers, organise the diving, maintain equipment, help in the dive shop and assist in training sessions with an instructor. The Divemaster training program can take from 3 to 8 weeks and consists of academic training, and "on the field" assisting with every possible task there is to be found in and around diving.

The BB ‘full package’: 10 weeks – 60 dives
Take the challenge, ready to leave all worries behind ... go for a full dive training from Open Water Diver to PADI Dive Master, the start of a new and exciting career ...
The full BB package is exactly what the name says. We train you from beginning non-diver up to Dive Master. Accommodation, books and full set of brand new dive equipment included, guaranteed at least 60 dives. Be sure that these will be 10 exciting weeks you’ll remember for a lifetime ...

Assistant Instructor (AI): 5 days
The Assistant Instructor can be organised according to your planning. It is a great preparation for the IDC, and gives you more time to practise your teaching skills and get some experience before an IDC. An AI is a valuable help in any dive centre.

Instructor Development Course (IDC) or Instructor Training: 10 days
Become a PADI instructor and work around the world!
The Instructor Training is split up in two parts: 5 days Assistant Instructor and 5 days Instructor. Please mail for more information on IDC dates, we run 3 IDCs a year. Becoming Instructor will change your way of life, being able to work anywhere in the world is for many a dream come true, the PADI license is widely recognised and one of the highest levels you can get in diving.

Staff Instructor (SI): 8 days
Climb the PADI ladder!
To become a Staff Instructor you become an Instructor Trainer, assist a complete IDC, where you’ll learn how to teach some of the IDC theoryrebuilcan train assistant instructors, if they are working at an IDC centre.

Reef Check Course - Eco Diver: 4 days – 4 dives
This course is in cooperation with www.reefcheck.org, a coral reef monitoring and protecting organization which operates around the world. We teach you how to recognize coral diseases, how to measure and compare reefs and their condition. If nature interests you, then this course will give you an extra reason to dive, and help preserve our underwater beauty.

Come and join us for a great day out on our BB boat ...



Welcome to BB DIVERS pool and accomodation in Lonely Beach
In November 2006 we'd outgrown our facilities a bit, so decided to built the new ‘BB DIVERS pool’ in Lonely Beach. It is not just a training pool, but a great meeting place to chill out over a cool fruit shake, enjoy a chilled Belgian beer after the dive, catch up with the dive stories of the day or have a game of snooker. There is a very cozy lounge and restaurant "BB world of Tapas", which is serving breakfast, large selection of tapas, pasta, sandwiches and a choice of 40 Belgian Beers. Behind the restaurant there are rooms for our guests. The pool was built to accommodate our dive students and allow them to train in a private environment. Our original wooden classroom overlooking the pool also serves as a meeting place after the dives ...
... Next to the restaurant you will find the BB Gym where everyone is welcome for a work out or a yoga session.
Since June 2008 we’ve rebuilt the shop, where we offer a nice selection of dive and snorkel equipment.


BB DIVERS Koh Kood Office
BB Divers Koh Kood is perfectly located on Klong Chao main road, just next to the river leading to the famous Klong Chao waterfall. The dive center is easy to reach since we are on the main main road, the second center is in Siam Beach Resort, where we keep the boat parked on the pier. The beach offers a great spot for dive training and it is easy to train first dives since we have a house reef just in front of the shop and many good diving spots just a boat ride away.
Would you like to refresh your dive skills? Walk in and half an hour later you are in the sea practicing your dive skills and getting ready for your next dive trip. For the fun dives, course dives and snorkel trips we go out by speedboat. Many resorts in Koh Kood are on the coast, allowing us to pick up the divers by boat and take them directly to the dive sites.


BB DIVERS Koh Mak Office
Our latest office in Ko Mak opened in 2013, it is on the main road close to Monkey Island Resort.

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The BB DIVERS speedboat
The BB DIVERS boat on Ko Chang BB Divers at Siam Beach Resort, Ko Kood


BB DIVERS - main office
Bang Bao pier 16/2 – Koh Chang, 23170 Trat, Thailand

BB DIVERS - pool, BB World of Tapas and BB gym
Lonely Beach 13/17, on the road

Tel +66 (0)39 55 80 40 - Office Bang Bao
Tel +66 (0)86 155 62 12 - Kristel (English, Dutch, French)
Tel +66 (0)86 129 23 05 - Mobile shop (Thai, English)
Tel +66(0) 822206002 BB Koh Kood
Tel +66 (0) 926022250 BB Koh Mak
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Email: info@bbdivers.com - Website: www.bbdivers.com

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