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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 #1 of 51 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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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Had a brilliant time diving with this group, My wife had never been diving before and because of the small group size of 2 people (max 4 in each group) she was able to comfortably complete the PADI open water. Steve our dive instructor was brilliant and made her feel really safe. It was great fun too because we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We came to Samui for 5 days as a family group and wanted to dive Sail Rock. Discovery was recommended by our villa manager and we were v impressed. Eric reassured some of the apprehensive members of the group and the briefing from Axel and his team was thorough without being boring. Good fast speed boat got us to Sail... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Enjoyed a trip to Sail Rock in April 2014, and experienced such great service i had to book them again for my August 2014 trip. Great speed boat, takes you to sail rock much faster than the cheaper companies on Samui offering similar trips. Also gear in great condition, friendly, competent staff, everything very laid back and cosy. Great lunch,... More

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Bangkok
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I had problems equalizing and finally got down there...my instructor Em was very patient. We dove Sail Rock and saw a bunch. It was a super fun two dives, great experience, the water was nice and fairly clear today, food beer and drinks where yummmie and the crew was really cool. My camera didn't work but the Discovery Divers crew... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Everything I could have hoped for, picked up,on time, quick check on kit needs, load and go. Boats were fast and comfortable - did get a bit sea sick once they stopped but that's just me and they were great about it, suggestin I just bob about in the water after my dive. Lunch was one of the best green... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The guys at Discovery were excellent... they had a high staff to visitor ratio and did everything possible to make the day great, including setting up all the dive gear.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Discovery dive was a slick operation. They have two speed boats which can get you out to the dive points of the coast of Koh Tao within an 1.30 hours which gives them the edge over their rivals who have very slow boats. The dive sites are varied enough for you to enjoy around 3 days - and there was... More

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My 17 year old son and I, both fairly experienced Advanced Open Water Divers (40+ dives each), visited Koh Samui and dived with Discovery. I booked the days from the UK (with discount) and the reactions to the e-mails were swift, professional and friendly; we had a good impression before even meeting the team. On arrival at our hotel, we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you are in Ko Samui this is the team you want to go diving with. They have a very friendly and multinational instructors so they speak every possible language. Axel , Seb and Stephen , the instructors we had are fun and professional at the same time. As a dive site i recommend Sail Rock ,it has more interesting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just finished the PADI Advanced Open Water Certification and the EANx Certification with Discovery Divers. At the same time, my son completed his PADI Open Water Certification. From start to finish Erik and his crew were fantastic. He had personally responded to all of my questions prior to my trip so that everything was set upon our arrival. He arranged... More

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