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Address: 14/3 Moo2 North Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 77 310 764
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Description: Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui...
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.
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Awesome Dive Center

Our reservation was last minute and I was kinda worried that something might go wrong. But the diving experience turned out to be totally awesome. The staff and boat crew were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Our reservation was last minute and I was kinda worried that something might go wrong. But the diving experience turned out to be totally awesome. The staff and boat crew were just amazing, super helpful and fun. The diving experience is also very enjoyable, except that the diving equipments seemed a lil bit worn out. Our instrutor James is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

If you want to dive or snorkle in Koh Samui, Discovery Dive Centre is definitely the best option! Because I hadn't dived in years, I was only going to snorkle, but as I was going to be the only person snorkeling, I decided to dive and I couldn't wipe the smile off my face all day. The amount of fish... More 

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Eric V, Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Mel. Happy to know that you had such an Amazing day with Nik and the Discovery team. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

New Delhi, India
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I and my 13 year old son did the discover scuba diving course with Eric and his team . Video Instructions and Skills in Swimming Pool were done by Alex who was good and patient. We were lucky to have Eric dive with us for the two open water dives ( one from shore and the other from the boat... More 

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Niraj, thank you for the nice review and it was fun and a pleasure diving with your self and Advait. You guys both really impressed me with the improvement in just 2 dives and it was great to see the poise you both had in dealing with your skills without shooting to the surface. It's great to see that confidence... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Had a fab time. Instructor Zep lovely, professional, friendly, patient. Boat 1 was a new beautiful, good space. Boat 2 was a little older and smaller. Towels provides Pictures taken by crew Crew was hardworking and helpful. Lunch provided. Yum Drinks provided after dives of course. Diving so beautiful, really clear at Koh Tao, Day 2 Sail Rock less clear... More 

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Eric V, Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is always rewarding to get great feedback from our guests. I will let Seb know that you had a fun time diving with him both at Koh Tao and at Sailrock. More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It is a reliable dive center. They provided prompt reply on all of your questions before joining them (I had planned to join another dive center initally in Koh Samui which is also one of the famous dive centers there, but due to their impatience on questions, I did not pick it finally). As per the title of this review,... More 

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Eric V, Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Jed, We appreciate the review and thanks for pointing out that we offer complimentary photos. It gives us great pleasure offering our customers a memento of their day out with Discovery divers. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I were in Koh Samui as a part of our honeymoon, and went diving with Discovery Divers for two days (one to Koh Tao and the other to Sail Rock). I was actually getting my certification dives completed, and my wife has her PADI certification, but has not been on a dive in several years. We could... More 

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Eric V, Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

We appreciate the Awesome review!!! Personally I can't think of a better way to spend a honeymoon than diving with the Discovery team :) Happy to know that you both had such a great time on both days with our instructor Alex. I will be sure to pass your review to him. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Cannot rate these guys highly enough. Had an absolutely amazing experience with some of the most professional (as well as a bit crazy) people ever. My wife had a really bad experience the first time she tried to dive and had serious problems with her ears which made her extremely nervous about trying diving again. We had a chat with... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was in Koh Samui in Aprilland went out with Discovery for a couple of dives. The dice center is extremely well run, super nice and high quality in every thing they do from the dive sites, to the knowledge of the divemasters, to the boats to even the food on board! I've never gotten such a great meal while... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We could not have expected more for our first family dive ever. The whole family was diving this time and the experience was blasting from the planning of the courses and dives with Eric, to the action in the water. Cris has been a fantastic caring professional and instructor for our little bublemaker (he just loved it and couldn't wait... More 

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hey Marcel, It was great having you back diving with us and even better that we could get the whole family involved this time. We look forward to Ethan being able to do his jr. open water course in the next couple of years. He already dives like a certified diver. See you and the family next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The dive center was professional so it was a good feeling. The staff did everything they could to give us a great trip from start to end. especially thanks to Cris for giving me a good experience. Having been a diver for 20 years but only had few dives the last 5 years, I did feel a bit unsecure about... More 

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

HI Tina,Thank you for the review. As we are a holiday diving destination, we do get quite a few people who do not dive too often and that is one of the reasons that we only dive in very small groups or usually have private instructors available for our guests that would like or need some of that extra attention.... More 

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