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Merlin Divers - Kamala Diving Center

74/3 Moo 3 Rim Had Road, Kamala, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+6676385518
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Kamala
Type: Water sports
Owner description: We serve the following areas & beaches: Kata, Karon, Patong, Kalim, Kamala, Surin, Bangtao, Laguna, Cherng Talay, Thalang, Naithon and Nai Yang.... more » Owner description: We serve the following areas & beaches: Kata, Karon, Patong, Kalim, Kamala, Surin, Bangtao, Laguna, Cherng Talay, Thalang, Naithon and Nai Yang. Kamala Diving Center – Merlin Divers – the dive shop in Kamala, only 50 meters from the beautiful Kamala Beach between the beaches of Patong and Bangtao Surin – Phuket, Thailand. Merlin Divers offers the full range of diving activities that are available from Phuket and maintains one of the largest equipment shops you can find on Phuket – displaying and selling all sorts of diving and snorkeling equipment, swimming items and general water sports gear and wear. Merlin Divers is an official dealer and partner of Aqualung scuba diving equipment for diving and snorkeling and Suunto dive computer.We also offer the full range of PADI dive courses from the beginner level of Discover Scuba Diving and PADI Open Water Diver up to the professional level of PADI Dive Master, also available are the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver and many Specialty courses like Enriched Air (Nitrox), Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, Navigation Diver and many more. For those interested in a career in the diving industry we have special programs from beginner to professional level.We have a variety of half day trips to our local dive sites not far from Kamala Beach like Koh Weo, Tin Lizzy Wreck (a tin mining excavator), Nakala Reef, Laem Son and Tai Pau. In our program we also have day trips to the well known dive sites like Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Shark Point, Anemone Reef, Koh Doc Mai and the wreck King Cruiser and not to forget – the world famous Phi Phi Islands. Also available are liveaboards to the best dive sites in Thailand – the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Ta Chai and Richlieu Rock. « less
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Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My two boys (10 and 12) and I had a fantastic introduction to scuba diving experience. None of us had ever been diving before and felt extremely well looked after from the pick up to drop off back at our apartment. Everything was provided for us. Our instructor, Paul, was very experienced with a warm and reassuring nature that made... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

My kids did there're open water with Merlin. Really goods service from Robert and Paul. The kit was all new and in good order, they made it really easy for my kids but kept them safe. Really impressed.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed in Surin Beach, about 10 minutes from Kamala, and found Merlin Divers, from a quick online search. We could not have picked a better company. Robert picked us up, had us fitted in good quality equipment and handed us off to the dive master with efficiency. Due to our limited time frame, we only did one day of... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great staff, friendly, helpful, patient, knowledgable Easy access Great guidance / tutor Reasonnable price Make your dive easy and worth it

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have just been to Phuket - stayed in Kamala ( Siam Guesthouse ) and planned my ten days holiday with Robert Klein of Merlin Divers advising me on diving in Phuket, Similian Islands and two boat trips to Phi Phi and Panyee Islands. Merlin Divers is well organized and have good equipment - their staff is compitent and friendly... More

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Kamala, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Kamala have a couple of great dive sites !! Really enjoyed the dives and the staff !! recommend Merlin Divers for all your diving needs definitely will go back diving with them

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

... Excellent instructor (s)! Total confidence that they ceep me safe with gear and everything around, outstanding pedagogics... so I could start believing in myself and my own abilities! After the first dive... there is no return... you'll be hooked! Thx 2 U all :-D

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

With just a few days in Phuket, I wanted to make reservations ahead of time for a day of diving. After reading the reviews, I communicated with Robert at Merlin Divers. The transaction was seamless, the communication outstanding, and everything fit together like clockwork. He was ready for us when we showed up. The equipment was well maintained. We walked... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I had a few dives with Merlin's Team in Feb in Kamala and must say they were great and the whole atmosphere around was really cool...Pity I couldn't have had more....Join them if you are around... Marcin

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Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I found Kamala diving center off Trip Advisor, They certainly live up to their reputation of being Number 1. I Carl as my instructor and he was fantastic. The equipment was all top notch, no corners cut anywhere. I was picked up from the hotel in Kata which is a good 30 min drive away and Robert paid for my... More

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