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Big Blue Diving

17/18 Moo 1, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 (0)77 456 415
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Ranked #16 of 80 activities in Ko Tao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Big Blue is by far the best diving school in kho Tao. They have the most experience, best instructors, largest boats and the best equipment. You can also sleep in a free dorm or pay a little extra (400) for a bungalow with fan and double bed. First day you watch a movie about diving which you need for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Arrived at Big Blue without a booking at their busiest time and they found us clean discounted accommodation quickly and got us started on an open water course the next day. The teaching and subsequent dives we received were fantastic and further enhanced by having Per as an instructor. He was enthusiastic and knowledgeable whilst ensuring we saw the best... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

As this is the place where EVERYONE seems to do their Open Water (at home & in Thailand), I was looking forward to coming here. I stayed in Big Blue 2 in an a/c, 4-bed dorm, which was spacious and clean (although our toilet did fill up continuously!), definitely worth paying 200baht a night as opposed to the free dorms... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Had a great experience diving at Big Blue. First my open water with Sofia, really cool girl from London. After that my advanced with Luke. Both times I felt that the instructors where very experienced and trying to give you the best time diving! If diving, choose Big Blue and join the group of Sofia or Luke!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Our experience with Big Blue Diving was everything we were hoping for. Themany instructors are very passionate about theirjob and will make sure that your first (or second, third...) diving experience will be a great one. Group sizes are kept small (up to 6) so everybody will get the attention and help they might need. The accommodations are ok. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We stumbled by chance on Big Blue and got our open water course. It was incredible. Very vell organised, very professional. Our norwegian instructor, Per, was exceptional. He thought us very well, insisting on skills that made us better beginner drivers. We greatly recommend him and Big Blue!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

My friends and I were amongst the "full moon crowd" that arrived in koh tao after the full moon party, the island was very full. Luckily we booked beforehand and after we sat down at the restaurant we were checked in pretty quick. I was the only person doing the course and my friend was just fun diving (and 2... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

My sister and I did the open water course last week. Our instructor was Ant (1) and it is really thanks to him that I dared to go diving. Whenever I panicked with the breathing underwater he calmed me down very good (and I am a stressed person so that is quite an accomplishment). I think all girls in our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We did our open water course at big Blue diving. We were pretty nervous, but Ant (big) helped us and made sure we could do this. Because of him we felt really comfortable and if we will do our advance I will definitely ask for him as instructor. When I watched the video it felt like making love, the video... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I've just finished my Divemaster with Big Blue, which was already one of the best things I've ever done (thanks a lot to all the mentors and everybody else who helped me out) but my 4 days Intro to Tech, Nitrox and Wreck with Rick was definitely the highlight of my time in koh tao. i felt like a child... More

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