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Charlie the Shop Dog


I’ve always wanted a dog but it has never been a good time to get one (work, kids etc). When we moved to Koh Lanta I had already decided that it was time!  I knew […]

Whale shark season

Whale shark season is here!

What a fantastic Whale shark season so far! The friendly giants have been seen around Koh Haa, Bida islands and Hin Daeng/Hin Muang since late December. Last couple of weeks we’ve […]

Why you should try Scuba diving

“Don’t ask me why I Scuba dive, ask yourself why you don’t”.
If you are medically fit, love the ocean and are a curious person who likes a bit of a challenge, Scuba diving is for […]

Peak season with Lanta Diver

Peak season is here!


It’s that time of year when loads of people come to the island for their Christmas and New year vacation. Klong Dao, where we live, is filled with pale (mostly) Swedish people […]

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Lanta Diver 20 years!

Twenty years in the business!
Today Lanta Diver celebrates 20 years as a Dive center on Koh Lanta!! The business was established by Swedish partners Maj-Britt Palm Pettersson, Ulf Pettersson and Thomas Karlsson in 1999, and […]

Christmas spirit is in the air!

Christmas spirit on Koh Lanta
Being Swedish and celebrate Christmas in Thailand is quite different without the snow but I like it anyway!  To get the Christmas spirit on Koh Lanta one of the most […]

Lanta Diver season three!

New staff!
I know, I know! Too long since I updated the blog but better late then never, right? I can honestly say that our two first years were tough! A lot of time and energy […]

Why you should have your own snorkel and mask

Why you should have your own equipment
Even though Lanta Diver has very good rental equipment there are some reasons why it is better to buy your own snorkel and mask. For me it is all […]

Clean up, more diving and Try Dives

Clean up at Koh Haa and Koh Rok
The National Marine parks are closed during low season  (May 15 — October 15) so the reef can rest and recover. October 13-14 Lanta Diver, several other Dive […]

Back on Koh Lanta!

Ten weeks in Sweden
We left Lanta on June 6 to go back to Sweden for a long vacation. Our first season as Dive Shop owners has been a roller coaster, fun and scary at the […]