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The Pattaya Dive Centre

219/3 Tipp Plaza Beach Road | Nongprue, Banglamung, Pattaya, Thailand
038-422133
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Ranked #13 of 55 activities in Pattaya
Type: Water sports
Owner description: The Pattaya Dive Centre is a 5 Star PADI dive centre IDC Dive facility achieved by helping thousands take their first underwater breaths diving... more » Owner description: The Pattaya Dive Centre is a 5 Star PADI dive centre IDC Dive facility achieved by helping thousands take their first underwater breaths diving Pattaya with dive courses for every level you can learn to dive in Thailand with our full range of PADI SCUBA DIVING COURSES. We are the only PADI dive centre in Pattaya to stand in the same place with the same owner since it opened all those years ago. 20 years of experience scuba diving in Thailand is put to good use and committed into our scuba diving services and the PADI dive course training programs.Our PADI dive Instructors are experienced, professional, friendly and fully trained in emergency response and oxygen use with thousands of dives and years of local diving Pattaya experience to expertly guide our daily dive / snorkelling trips on our 100% CUSTOM DESIGN AND MADE DIVE BOATS. We'll show you the best scuba diving Pattaya has to offer around islands off the coast of Pattaya and they suit both beginners and experienced divers and snorkeling alikeWe look forward to meeting you! « less
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I did my open water cert with Andy at the pattaya dive center, top crew! Couldn't recommend them enough! The gear is fantastic, the boat and provided lunches well really great Seriously if you are trying to decide just go for it! Best decision I have made in a long time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

What can i say about Pattaya Dive center, they run a small shop on Pattaya Beach road between Soi 10 & 11, Next to a 7/11 run by an english / thai partnership and very friendly good atmosphere boat is only small so not rammed with loads of divers, nice crew very helpful, equipment they use is all in tip... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I did my open water and advanced open water with Vincent, he was so patient and very helpful when it came to the theory. No matter which instructor you have you will most defiantly be in the best hands and you are made to feel very comfortable and safe. The equipment that you use is in very good condition and... More

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Ive waited YEARS to Scuba Dive because I've always wanted to learn at this shop in Pattaya!! Kim, Andy, Vincent and especially Daniel will surely make sure your trip is ablest. Daniel was my dive instructor and i can tell you he IS THE MAN when it comes to thorough dive training. If your looking to dive Pattaya don't look... More

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is the place to go for diving adventures or to learn to dive and obtain your Padi. One of the Dive Instuctors Andy Jennings would have to be one of the worlds most patient people. Pattaya dive have two boats and only take their clients on so you get small groups and sometimes one on one. Andy is an... More

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have just spent 6 days diving with Pattaya Dive Centre. Coral diving with turtles and wreck intro course. Excellent dive centre- professional and fun! Great equipment, great boats and the lunch onboard every day was lovely- freshly cooked Thai food. Special thanks to Vincent for his excellent instruction and Ann for her organisation and patience!. Fully recommended. I hopefully... More

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Chachoengsao, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I booked one day of fun diving for myself and a discover scuba course for my boyfriend who was completely new to diving. I am an experienced diver, and was well aware that the diving in Pattaya wasn't the best in the world, but booked through the Pattaya Dive Centre primarily due to the reviews I'd read here on Tripadvisor.... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I chose Pattaya Dive center after going through Tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed. I took the discover scuba which was a one day, two dives program. Being a first timer I did face some problems with pressure in ear etc. However, Andy (our trainer) was helpful and took care of each individual diver. The lunch was simple and delicious.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

As i was more or less forced to go to Pattaya for my holiday with a friend, i tried to talk him into going Phuket instead, as better diving options, he convinced me at the end to go for Pattaya. I then looked into various dive centres, for doing my Rescue and EAN courses. I eventual went for Pattaya Dive... More

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

First time diving, we take a discovery dive day. We had a lot of fun and a totally great day. a rainy day but under water you do not notice see turtles and octopus and much more. And a nice and friendly staff .

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