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Instructor candidates in the pool doing exercises

Choose a PADI IDC in Indonesia for 2020

We are starting 2020 with a bang: FIVE PADI IDC’s will be held during the new year at Thalassa Manado. Starting your diving career through an Instructor or Divemaster course with Thalassa is (in our biased opinion) the best value, and much more than just financially.

How be a great beginner diver

Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

Do you want to be more than just a fish-watching tourist? Here is an infographic and a valuable collection of tips that might help. This article is for beginners but can also apply to divers of any skill level.

Fendy on the left, with members of his team

Fendy: dive guide and instructor

In this series of blog posts, we introduce you to our PADI instructors. This week, our resident diving supervisor Fendy Galeang (30) shares some stories with us…

Satoka in the swimming pool giving ok signal

A PADI Instructor in Indonesia: Satoka Kubo

In this series of blog posts, we introduce you to our PADI instructors. Satoka Kubo (29) has been working with us at Thalassa since 2017 as PADI instructor, dive guide and marketing manager.

Gisele and Stanley at Bunaken National Park

Freediving in 2019: simply breathtaking

Interested in trying out freediving with the Indonesian record holder as your instructor? Well, have we got some news for you, because, as of 2019, Thalassa Dive Resort Manado will be offering you the chance to do just that!

PADI IDC in Indonesia

Looking for a PADI IDC in Indonesia? Teaching others is a rare gift, and there is nothing like seeing your students grow and develop into