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Discovery Dive Centre

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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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Amazing experience!

Just finished my OW and AOW here with the beautiful instructor Chris. It has been an incredible experience for me. She is professional, patient and encouraging. I am amazed at how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Just finished my OW and AOW here with the beautiful instructor Chris. It has been an incredible experience for me. She is professional, patient and encouraging. I am amazed at how much I have achieved during the five days. I was lucky to have her all by myself for two days. LOL. Beside, I also get to know most instructors... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Diving experience turned out to be totally great in our honeymoon. The staff especially the lady who named Cris and boat crew were just amazing, super helpful and funniest guyz I have evern seen. The diving experience is also very enjoyable and comfortable.Our instrutor Cris is a very nice lady, professional and patient ( especially for my husband :) )... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Probably the best diving company in Koh Samui. Since you first enter into their offices you feel the friendliness, they explain you in detail about the tour, the route, the places you will dive in. I had 1 day, 2 dives with Chris as instructor....best instructor ever: really professional, calm, kind, caring, fun. With safety on top of the priorities... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I am a real AOW from Sweden. Where I use to dive we have really hard conditions. You who tried knows... Since I have a great passion for taking underwater pictures is that one of the first things I use to tell the companies when I choose one I want to dive with. Unfortunately I have over 200 alone dives.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It was a great day, although the weather wasn't good and the sea was a little bit rough, we spend a relaxed day with our instructor Chris on the way to Koh Tao. The first dive was amazing, big fish schools, emperor fishs, a huge turtle and a scary snake. Chris took a lot of pictures - thanks for this!... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I dived 3 days in July , having used Discovery Divers on previous trips . Very organised from pick up to drop off at hotel. You can have a coffee, pastries and fruit at beach office all included if you missed hotel breakfast , and wifi too. All the staff are very friendly and fun atmosphere. Great speed boat to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visited the discovery dive centre in Ko Samui to get my open water scuba license, we were greeted by Eric and he explained the process in detail. Once everything was booked in, we headed out to the pool for the first day to practice our breathing techniques. Our instructor Chris was perfect, she explained everything and made us feel comfortable.... More 

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

Many thanks for your review, we are happy to know that you had an excellent time with Discovery and our dive team. Congratulations on your certification and we hope to see you in the future for your Advanced course :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Reviewing a company I didn't use - a first on trip advisor! I was out diving on Koh Tao with a different dive company - during our dive unfortunately we got caught in a strong current. A group of 4 experienced divers we had to go up and when we reached the surface we were far from the boat. As... More 

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

Hi Carla, I am glad that we saved the day and could assist in your rescue regardless of the fact that you were not actually diving with our company. Our staff are quick to adopt the role of heroes when required. Not to mention we had the added bonus of you joining Discovery for a dive in the end :) More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We dived on two separate days with Discovery, two dives each day. Everything about the trips were fantastic, particularly the staff. Seb, Steve and John were ultra professional. These guys, particularly Seb and Steve are as crazy as cut snakes, but once the serious stuff starts (pre dive briefing and in the water) they take their responsibilities extremely seriously. Doesn't... More 

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

Hello Howard, Thank you for your "Just the best" review on Discovery and the team. One of the many things we pride ourselves on is the ability to mix fun with professionalism and safety as you mentioned. I will be sure to share your review with Steve, Seb and the team. We hope to see you again. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great first experience diving. Mann was our instructor and was very patient. Initially we planned to do two days but due to changes in travel plans we ended up doing the four day Open Water Diver. Pool facilities and equipment were great. Due to bad weather our first day diving in the sea had very poor visibility but the second... More 

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

Hello Miriam, Thank you for your review. We are happy you had such a great time diving with us and our instructor Mann. I will be sure to show him your review. See you on your next visit to Samui :) More 

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