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Address: 363/10 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 8 9725 1935
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Description: Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are...
Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are complete diving fanatics as our guests will testify! Started in 2002, the owners, Oui and Iain alone, have been teaching and guiding in Phuket for over 20 years between us. We were the first company in Phuket to exclusively offer private scuba diving courses from complete beginner to professional level. We also arrange day trips and Thailand liveaboards. Every guest is very important to us which is why we offer a highly personalised service including hotel visits and after dive events. Wherever you are staying in Phuket we can help with free transfers for dive trips from all of the following towns: Karon, Patong, Kata, Kamala and Chalong. Dive courses, day trips, Similans liveaboards - just ask and we will help.
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Fantastic!

We have just got back for a three day two night liveaboard trip we booked with Sharkey. We had Oui as our guide and she was fantastic. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She was always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We have just got back for a three day two night liveaboard trip we booked with Sharkey. We had Oui as our guide and she was fantastic. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She was always stopping to find interesting things to show us and she was great with giving us little tips to improve our diving. I have come away from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Sharkey is family owned and operated and it shows! Ian and Oui seem like old friends the instant you meet them. On this last trip to Thailand, my daughter and theirs experienced their first dives together, My wife saw a giant manta while snorkeling, and I got my open water cert. Oui was there every step of the way. Her... More 

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

We are a family of three and chose sharkey scuba because of the positive review. Iain were very accommodating as we brought along our 5 year old daughter, who cannot dive with us. They promptly refunded us the money when my wife and daughter couldn't make it for the last dive trip due to medical reasons. We enjoyed the trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We travelled to Thailand in November 2014 and as part of the trip I was looking to sample some of the highly recommended diving off Phuket. After some thorough research on TripAdvisor I decided to make contact with Sharkey Scuba based on the excellent reviews. Iain responded within 24 hours and was extremely helpful and knowledgeable in describing the various... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I spent a week in Phuket last December and completed 3 days OW and 2 days AOW courses. My main instructor, Iain, was very knowledgeable, super patient, and enthusiasm which is great to see from someone who does the same thing regularly. Iain - thank you so much for bearing with me! On my 3rd dive I learned to keep... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

After a rather unpleasant experience for the open-water dive by another dive school, my husband was not keen to proceed with the advanced open-water course. But after hearing about my friend's recommendation and good experience he had with Sharkey, my husband agreed to give diving another try. The experience and care given by Iain far exceeds our expectations, and my... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Another couple of wonderful days' diving with Iain and Oui - wonderfully organised, skillfully guided and charmingly cared for. Fourth time with Sharkey Scuba and very happy.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We traveled to Phuket in December 2014 and I had the responsibility of planning our activities there. TripAdvisor reviews are all so glowing for Sharkey Scuba that it was tough to imagine that the real experience would beat even that! Sharkey is slightly more expensive than the regular operators but that should not even be a concern for you. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I’ve just finished another great diving trip with Iain and Oui in Phuket. As always their professionalism and attention to detail was great. Over the weekend I completed my Padi Photography course which was interesting and with Oui’s help, I learnt a lot. The diving was very good and Iain did a great job finding plenty of little critters for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I just recently spent two days diving with the Sharkey Scuba team, Iain and Oui, and had a wonderful experience getting my Advanced certification. From the very beginning they were quick to respond to our email inquiries and made the whole process as seamless as possible. All our transport and equipment requirements were managed by the team and we never... More 

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