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Address: Ko Phi Phi Don 81000, Thailand
Phone Number: 075601152
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Description: Hippo Divers is a PADI 5 Star Resort and Career Development Center.Hippo...
Hippo Divers is a PADI 5 Star Resort and Career Development Center.Hippo Divers offers you quality diving courses with the best prices in the world. With an unmatched friendly and professional staff, Hippo Divers guarantees you the best time both in and out of the water.Hippo Divers is principally a diving school. We are dedicated to teaching scuba diving and our goal is to introduce this amazing, safe, fun, and unique sport to as many curious, enthusiastic and adventurous, young and old people as possible.Every year, Hippo Divers organises a clean-up day with PADI's PROJECT AWARE and supports several others community efforts.For all you sea, nature lovers and diving enthusiasts, please take a moment to browse our web site to discover the beauty of Koh Phi Phi and the services offered by the Hippo Divers.
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"Safety Issues"

I am normally not one to complain about the small things, but when it comes to the safety of an individual I take it seriously! Our overall experience with Hippo Divers was good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Centreville, Virginia
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Querceta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I did scuba diving with this. Frankly I do not know how to do the PADI to give 5 stars to their centers but that in my opinion, and by a star and maybe less. They put me in a group with a sub that was to take the open water (the theory that morning). Nobody told us "get ready... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I am normally not one to complain about the small things, but when it comes to the safety of an individual I take it seriously! Our overall experience with Hippo Divers was good, thanks mostly to the wonderful staff and there effort to make things go right. This complaint is directed to the owners/management of this outfit. When you advertise... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My friend is terrified of water and wanted to push herself to go scuba diving and it was because of the patience, kindness and helpful staff that we ended up having an extremely positive experience. We dove with a South African guy named Kyle (who I highly recommend, if he's still there). He really made it an epic experience. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Did a DSD course with these people Andy W was my instructor. Although I was nervous put me at my ease and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Saw 4 sharks on the second dive. .. .result.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

3stars because staff was very nice. But boat haf only 2 lifejackets, unedible food, old equipment so couldnt fully enjoyed diving experience as it failed. 700 baht for snorkelling a bit expensive since gear was old and places visited werent mindblowing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I did 2 fun dives at Hippo and I loved it. Everyone is really nice and helpful over there. And they promised us turtles and sharks and we saw them!

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Jess, Ken and Galli from the Hippo Divers provided me with a memorable experience. I had my first introductory dive and the team couldn't have made it anymore perfect. Can't wait to return to Phi Phi and go diving again with the team.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Experience was phenomenal. It was my wife's first dive, our instructor Sayed made her feel totally at ease. There boat was awesome, water was great...Sayed totally gave us a memorable experience, got to see black nose sharks and all...recommend the afternoon trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Even after 7 months, I'm still thinking about my memorable time on Koh Phi Phi! Thank you Hippo for making it happen -- I booked a short trip out to Koh Phi Phi and my friend insisted that we dive (even though she was terrified of fish) as it is "THE THING" you MUST try when on you're on Koh... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I was planning to dive with this company, however arrived to Phi Phi to find them closed, with no explanation as to why my trip will no longer happen, after booking with another company just down the road, I found out the owner had been in trouble with the police and all the staff had quit out due to problems.... More 

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