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Discovery Dive Centre

14/3 Moo 2, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
+66 77 310 764
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Ranked #2 of 48 activities in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui offering the highest quality of service for reasonable prices. We are one of the... more » Owner description: Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui offering the highest quality of service for reasonable prices. We are one of the longest running dive shops on the island as having been in business for over 14 years and have the most experienced and respected full time dive staff in the Gulf of Thailand. Discovery is also one of the only diver centers who runs our own speedboats. We offer a full range of PADI courses from Bubblemaker, Discover Scuba diving and open water diver up to professional level divemaster training. We have full-time dive staff that speaks fluent English, German, French, Chinese, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian and Spanish. At Discovery Divers we are committed to fun and safety. We believe that the customers needs come first. This is why we have access to the widest selection of boats on the island including our own Discovery Divers speedboats and run numerous daily trips to all of the beautiful dives sites in the gulf of Thailand. We realize that it is YOUR vacation and usually can accommodate any request for courses or certified divers to go to the location you want to go on the day you want to go, with the type of boat (tour boat or speedboat)that you want to go on. We also offer photography services and rentals using top of the line Canon cameras and have console and wrist computers for use with courses or certified divers. This along with our stock of exceptional and modern dive equipment from Aqua Lung, Mares and Scubapro will make your dives safe, fun and worry free. Come by and see our dive shop, meet our staff, and see our onsite training pools, equipment room, washing area and classroom in front of the Amari Hotel in Chaweng Beach. « less
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New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

After two years of (mis)management of plans and eager researching, I finally went diving! Thanks to the anticipation that had developed, I had BIG expectations from my first dive shop. To my complete delight, Discovery has satisfied all of it and so much more. Extremely professional, very accommodating and so CRAZY. Eric, the Dive Shop owner helped us chart the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Thank you for giving us a taste of what diving is all about! We tried our first test- dive at Koh Tao with children of 10 and 15, and with great instructor skills from Steve and Arno we all felt very well taken care of, and diving down to 12 meters felt great! Beautiful experience. Day 2 we had the... More

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I went to Koh Samui at the beginning of Feb 2014, having my Open Water PADI i just wanted to go for a couple of dives. My dive buddy was Nick and he was absolutely awesome, so much fun and very informative on the marine life and the dive sites. The whole team are so friendly and so much fun... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Great group to dive with. Very professional, fun and made everyone feel welcome regardless of diving level. Lunch, boat crew even a Singgha lager for the trip back - that was the winning touch!! Rob Campbell - Melbourne, Australia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had a brilliant time completing the Padi Open water diver course with Tak. The team were flexible to find the best way for me to complete the course given difficult weather. Finally getting to Koh Tao was like swimming through a documentary. I cannot recommend the team more highly; professionalism, value, experience - by any metric they are fantastic... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Before enrolling for the padi courses, I always said: No I will never dive!! I'm too scared to be under the water, this is too dangerous! Well... From the day I started, I knew I was learning with professionals. And it was fun! After the exercises in the swimming pool, I could not wait to go for the sea... My... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great atmosphere, very well organised, just a shame the weather wasn't at its best. A huge thank you to Cris for her availability, efficiency, kindness, patience and humour, I had a fantastic experience learning how to dive safely with her and in my mother tongue (in French) ☺️ Thanks again for the great time and hope to see you again... More

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Just finished 3 days of fun diving with discovery divers and it was brilliant. Booking process, communication and equipment etc was great. A special mention for my dive guides Mann on the first couple of days and tao on day 3 who were both excellent. anyone thinking of doing an open water course with them either, don't hesitate. There were... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I took a day trip to Koh Tao with Discovery. Our first interaction with Eric was extremely helpful. Both of us being non swimmers, he was extremely patient to address all our fears and anxieties and counselled us extensively about scuba diving. He even suggested we take a day or two to decide before signing up for... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My friend and I had never scuba dived before our trip to koh samui, and to say the least, discovery dive centre was highly accommodating to first timers. Our instructor, Nicola, was an amazing teacher, who prepared us well both mentally and practically for diving. By the time we hit the water on day 2, we both felt like we... More

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