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Tioman Dive Centre

Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
+609 4191 228
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Pulau Tioman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. Based on the beach in... more » Owner description: A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. Based on the beach in Tekek village, we cater for experienced divers as well as those who have never dived before. We look forward to seeing you here soon! « less
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Again, thoroughly enjoyed 3 days of diving with TDC, visiting old and new friends. Mandy and James, thanks for a fun time diving and keeping us safe throughout the 8 dives. Looking forward to coming back next year. Cheers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I did here Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water and a few leisure dives as well. I am really happy that I did those courses at this center – I have learned A LOT, I do feel comfortable underwater now, have seen great things underwater and spend a really good time. As for the pure learning experience – I cannot... More

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TiomanDiveCentre, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Ziggy! Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review of TDC. We're so glad that you had a good time and gained a lot of experience and dives with us. I shall certainly let Josh know your thanks. We do try to create an awareness in all of our divers, about the reefs and conservation. If our... More

Edmonton, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I only have good things to say about this dive shop. We finished our advanced open water here, and did about 5 other leisure dives each. Boats cannot take more than12 people, including dive masters. Usually there is a 2 or 3-to-1 Student to Dive master/instructor ratio, which is the best one can ask for. On dives with less experienced... More

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TiomanDiveCentre, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Many thanks for writing a lovely review about TDC. We're glad that you enjoyed your time here and liked the way that TDC runs :) We will try to keep it that way and continue to improve into the future. Hopefully you will come back to visit :) Happy bubbles and safe travels, TDC More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was actually my second diving trip to Tioman but this time, we try out a different dive shop and dive sites, Tiger Reef & Labas. We went for the boat dives with another group of divers and they provided one divemaster for each group of us (three pax per group only) which is very considerate as we are worried... More

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TiomanDiveCentre, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for writing a great review of TDC and your experience in general :) It's such a shame that you were seasick on the surface, but at least you enjoyed your dives and felt looked after. We'll focus on the underwater part of your holiday rather than in between dives :) Hopefully you will visit again with... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Just returned from a weekend of diving in Tioman... Having arranged a last minute trip to staying at Berjaya Resort the dive trips were fully booked and the staff recommended i give Tioman Dive Centre a call. Was greeted by very friendly staff who suggest i visit their dive centre located at Swiss Cottages. My only brief to them was... More

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TiomanDiveCentre, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Albert! What a genuinely lovely review. Thank you so much for writing here, and we're so glad that you had a great time in Tioman. We certainly do try to make everyone as happy as possible, and fit schedules around individuals requests/needs, so great that we were able to do this for you :) I'll pass your message on... More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

very professional equipment in good conditions highly motivated team always friendly can be recommended for beginners and advanced located in the garden of the Swiss Cottages with a beautiful house-reef

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TiomanDiveCentre, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time and writing a review here. Short and sweet, thank you :) We're glad you enjoyed your time and thought that TDC was a good place to dive... Maybe you'll be back in the future! Happy bubbles and Safe travels!! TDC More

Prague, Czech Republic
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

After I contacted several dive shops in Tioman, the best communication was with TDC so I decided to go with them and it was a good choice. The staff in this tiny dive shop is very friendly (most of them British). Accidentally there was nobody else starting PADI Open water course at the same time as me, so I had... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Two things that dive centres need to be: 1: Safe. Safety must come first, and there is no doubt that the guys at Tioman Dive Centre have safety in mind. 2: Get enjoyable dives and provide assistance to the divers they are shepherding around for the day. Tioman Dive Centre managed to do both of these and make my trip... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We dived with Tioman Dive Centre and loved it! I did eight dives in total and everything was very well organised. During the first weekend it was high season and obviously the groups were a bit bigger (maximum of 6 divers per group), but during the week it was much quieter which I love! We saw a great diversity of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I travel around the world by bicycle and if I have the possibility to dive, I take the chance. the last dives where on Perhentian Island (with a 100% perfect organised divecenter) and Tioman was highly recommended.I found this dive center accidently and I booked two dives. very friendly staff, price for two dives was 230 RM, which was much... More

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