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About The Dive Academy
The Dive Academy are an English owned and managed PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre and have been providing Scuba Diving on Koh Samui since 2002. We offer the highest standards of customer service, safety and fun and we have the best scuba diver training facilities on the island. We offer a full range of PADI Scuba Diving Courses and dive tours for certified divers, Freediving courses & tours as well as VIP snorkeling tours to both Koh Tao & Angthong Marine Park. We offer e-Learning options on most PADI Courses including Open Water Course, Advanced Open Water Course and Rescue Diver Course. You can be assured that your scuba diving experience will be professional, safe, calm, yet passionate and fun, delivering the highest levels of customer service.
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$148.14 per adult
Discover Freediving
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$115.22 per adult
$609.02 per adult
Snorkeling Koh Tao
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$105.34 per adult
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chartered a boat from Koh Samui to do 2 dives. Our guide Claire was friendly, knowledgable and very experienced. Good quality equipment. Great food and plenty of drinks.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently completed our open water dive certification with the Dive Academy and absolutely loved it. The instructor was assigned to the two of us so the training was personalized and specific to our needs. The dive areas were breathtaking as well....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank obryana25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The team at Dive academy were extremely professional and very easy going. I had Gabrielle as my 1-1 instructor and I could not have asked for a better one. He was very informative and very helpful, leading me to have an experience of a lifetime...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just did a series of courses at The Dive Academy including the Rescue course. They have a great facilities, high quality equipment and a very friendly and professional team of instructors. In addition they are very responsive on email. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jaymajeethia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did two days diving and DM Heath took our group both days . Excellent and made diving fun ! Very lucky to be surrounded by fusiliers fish ball - one of my top 5 dives - sea life in abundance. Proffessional Full safety briefing at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for scuba diving with these very nice guys. Heath and all the rest was very experienced. The boat crew very helpful and also made a very good lunch. I highly recommend this place to everyone who wants to dive here in Khao Samui

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LenaS3743
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lena, It was great to meet you guys and we're glad you had an excellent day of diving. Such a shame that you don't have time for more diving! Best regards, The Dive Academy

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Me and my fiancee chose the trip with The Dive Academy and it was worth every penny. He got the try dive and it was an amazing first diving experience for him. Love the friendly and proffesional staff. It was great fun! Thanks a lot...More

1  Thank erika_S9466HX
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Erika, Thank you for your great review and we're glad you both had an amazing experience. Perhaps you can come back to Samui on your honeymoon?! Best regards, The Dive Academy

Reviewed January 8, 2019

Was very happy to go diving with this company. Professional diving instructors and good diving material.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Anoniem567
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review and that you found our team and equipment of a professional standard. Best regards, The Dive Academy

Reviewed January 8, 2019

Had a wonderful dive with the Dive Academy on 30th Dec 2018. It's not our first dive with them but their expertise and professionalism had brought us back. Not to mention Paul and Claire's continued communication and assistance prior to and during our trip. Great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank katyduck
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katy, Good to see you again this year and thanks for your great review! So sorry you missed out on the Whale Shark, you will just have to come back again! Best regards, Claire

Reviewed January 6, 2019

My 14-year-old daughter and I took our PADI advanced diving course recently with The Dive Academy. I couldn't have been happier with the professionalism, attention to detail and knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 591liefe
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Hi Lief, Thanks for your great review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and complete your Advanced Open Water course with you, congratulations again! Best regards, The Dive Academy

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OceanGem08
January 5, 2019|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Hi there, Sail Rock is a popular site as it is the best dive site in the area but travelling with The Dive Academy by speedboat means you get to the site as one of the first boats there. Just let us know if you'd like to... More
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December 25, 2018|
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Hi, Our instructors do accompany all of our tours including snorkeling and our Angthong trips. When are you thinking of coming to Samui? For all information, we recommend sending an email to us. Best regards, Claire
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