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Big Blue Diving

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Address: 17/18 Moo 1, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0)77 456 415
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Choose Blue!!

Choosing a dive company in Koh Tao can be a little overwhelming with so many options. I wandered around for a couple hours looking into dive shops. None caught my attention more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Jrhgillespie
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Ottumwa, Iowa
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Ottumwa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Choosing a dive company in Koh Tao can be a little overwhelming with so many options. I wandered around for a couple hours looking into dive shops. None caught my attention more than Big Blue. As a new diver I was a bit apprehensive and a little nervous, afterall, breathing underwater isn't exactly natural. That being said, my dive instructor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We pre booked the 3 day open water course and had no issues getting our rooms and everything sorted out. The rooms for 600 baht were actually pretty nice and the course was amazing. I'm convinced our instructor Matt was the best one there which made the experience that much better. Classes were small (only 5 people) which I think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Everything was very good! I recommend this diveschool! So much fun and a great place to stay! (Matt is a great teacher too)

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I can't recommend this place highly enough to anyone thinking of trying out open water diving. Great location on Sairee beach, accommodation was good and the diving was incredible! I went to complete my open water course and ended up extending and doing the advanced course too. I'm so glad I did; the dive to the wreck of HTMS Sattakut... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Apart from being bitten by bedbugs my stay at big blue was okay.. Chilled people, good food, fun diving. I'm still struggling with the marks of the bites. Toilettes of the restaurant are disgusting tho.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I had a pretty annoying experience with Big Blue when I arrived in Ko Tao. On the boat trip over I was constantly asked if I was interested in the diving on Ko Tao and Big Blue really made a good impression, explaining the different courses, the dive sites and the free accommodation I get if I dive with them.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I spent five days diving with Big Blue Diving on Koh Tao and enjoyed every minute! Since it had been 9 years since my last dive I decided to do two courses with Big Blue - Refresher (Nick T) and Advanced Adventurer (Nick B). The class sizes were small and the instruction was hands-on. I already had quite a few... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Big Blue Diving in Koh Tao is the absolute number 1 dive school to enrol with whilst in Thailand. It's reasonably priced, however the best thing about it is the instructors. I had Sonia who was hilarious, professional, and extremely easy going. She made everyone feel welcome. On our dives I had a problem with my ears and I couldn't... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Everyone was really nice here, and the diving atmosphere is great with so many people going out & learning everyday. It's very relaxed which is nice, sometimes lacking a little in efficiency! The accommodation is pretty grim, especially the dorms but I think they are moving/ upgrading this soon which will make it a much better deal. The bar is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I went to big blue with the intention of getting my open water certification and ended up completing both the open water and advanced courses. My instructor G was the main reason for the second course. Her fun loving attitude showed through her teachings and she knows exactly what she's doing. I would highly recommend big blue and if you're... More 

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