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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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excellent first experience of diving

Me and my brother came to Thailand and had our first dive with Sharkey Scuba. It's a family run company. I contact with Iain, he provided all the information we need. Oui... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Me and my brother came to Thailand and had our first dive with Sharkey Scuba. It's a family run company. I contact with Iain, he provided all the information we need. Oui instructed us on the day of diving. She is really patient. My brother (11yr old) don't understand English. She teach me all the important information about diving and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went for my third diving session(over few visits) with Sharkey Scuba on Wednesday. The organisation is excellent, the boat they use is very comfortable and safety conscious, with friendly staff and good food. Oui is very patient but thorough in checking that we were up to speed with our hand signals etc. She is very observant and we saw some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Sharkey scuba is the best place you can go to for diving in Phuket. I've been diving with them for a very long time now (10+years) and still go back for more. Iain and Oui run a very friendly and personal dive company where they take you out on the dives, not other people. And they treat you like friends... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We tried our first ever dive and glad that it was with Sharkey. Iain was in touch since couple of weeks we visited. Helped us shred our fears, prepare and choose a day. I am glad that took his advice of 3 dives and for first timer as first dive goes in getting used to it. Oui, our instructor for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We (family with one daughter of 9) had a nice day with Oui of Sharkey's, diving at Racha Yai and Racha Noi while some of the staff of the boat took our daughter snorkeling. Very nice experience, good rental equipment and easy communication during the booking process. Oui was very easy going and very patient since one of us had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Back to Sharkey for Rescue Diver Course. Great presentation and personalized attention. Iian and Oui, will be back soon for some diving !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The instructors are excellent, are knowledgeable, practice and demonstrate safety for the divers and protection of the environment. My second time taking courses from them and will go back. They even pushed their vacation to see to my needs when they found out I was coming to town. Highly recommend for beginners or those looking for more advancement or specialties.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband dived with this group. He is an experienced diver and dived in many countries. His review is one of highest accolade. We prebooked our dives from Oman which was simple and safe! The weather was not kind but managed one out of two booked trips. Safety of divers is paramount and the second trip was cancelled due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was my second time scuba diving after doing the Great Barrier Reef a year ago. I thought that was well run but this was something else. From my first email enquiry Iain was very open, communicated regularly and answered all of my questions. I was in no doubt that he knew what he was doing. On the day the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had an amazing day. Oui is a thoroughly professional but patient coach and a lovely lady. Diving under her coaching was an unforgettable experience. Three dives at three locations and we got to see the wonderful marine life in the clear emerald waters of Phuket islands. So beautiful that we did not want to come on surface. Feels like... More 

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