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Discovery Dive Centre

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Bophut, Thailand
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About Discovery Dive Centre
Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui offering the highest quality of service for reasonable prices. We are one of the longest running dive shops on the island as having been in business for over 14 years and have the most experienced and respected full time dive staff in the Gulf of Thailand. Discovery is also one of the only diver centers who runs our own speedboats. We offer a full range of PADI courses from Bubblemaker, Discover Scuba diving and open water diver up to professional level divemaster training. We have full-time dive staff that speaks fluent English, German, French, Chinese, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian and Spanish. At Discovery Divers we are committed to fun and safety. We believe that the customers needs come first. This is why we have access to the widest selection of boats on the island including our own Discovery Divers speedboats and run numerous daily trips to all of the beautiful dives sites in the gulf of Thailand. We realize that it is YOUR vacation and usually can accommodate any request for courses or certified divers to go to the location you want to go on the day you want to go, with the type of boat (tour boat or speedboat)that you want to go on. We also offer photography services and rentals using top of the line Canon cameras and have console and wrist computers for use with courses or certified divers. This along with our stock of exceptional and modern dive equipment from Aqua Lung, Mares and Scubapro will make your dives safe, fun and worry free. Come by and see our dive shop, meet our staff, and see our onsite training pools, equipment room, washing area and classroom in front of the Amari Hotel in Chaweng Beach.
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Harold W wrote a review Aug 2021
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Did dives to Sail Rock and Chumpon Pinnacle. Both great dives with terrific instructors, guides and staff. An amazing day for both dives and highly recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Mark_H29616 wrote a review Aug 2021
Bangkok, Thailand38 contributions49 helpful votes
Have dove many times with Discovery Dive Centre. The owner is great and very accommodating. The team of instructors are top notch. My son did his OW course in 2013 and now his Dive Master Certification with Discovery. We also had Discovery run a DSD course for a group of 11 and 12 year olds last month. Have dove Koh Tao, Sail Rock and Samran Pinnacle with Discovery. All trips have been wonderful. If you are in, or heading to Samui, they have boats and instructors ready to take you out. All instructors had their COVID vaccines and all safety measures were in place. Reach out to them today and book a trip.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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CindyRosales wrote a review Apr 2021
Bangkok, Thailand16 contributions13 helpful votes
We rented a 3 engine boat for our group and we were all convinced that we've made the best choice and decision to book with them. Zoey was awesome and so is Pierre. We went to very good diving and snorkeling spots. We saw a lot of different species of fish, an eagle ray and 2 sharks!!! Zoe guided us in the water and she was very happy to point and name the fishes. It was great for our kids and I. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Gordie R wrote a review Apr 2021
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Thoroughly enjoyed my 2 dives at Sail Rock with Discovery divers and only wish i had the time to do more with them. Looked after well from start to finish. Would seem to have been the best equipped, most comfortable vessel at the site that day. Sail rock definitely a site worth diving. Viz wasnt amazing on the day and didnt get to see the whale sharks that apparantly visit on occasion. But relished seeing both Groupers and Barracudas as big as ive seen anywhere as well as plenty else to look at.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Robert Li wrote a review Sep 2020
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Samui Discovery Divers, certified me with Open Water, Advanced Diver and Enriched Air Diver. For my first Open Water my instructor Mei Yang was very attentive to the fact that I was not a strong swimmer and over the course I not only received my Open Water but also gained more confidence to swim further both with and without my BCD. Her in-depth knowledge of both PADI and long experience of teaching not only guided me through my Open Water certification but also taught my more aspects on respecting the ocean and the marine environment. Samui Discovery Divers impressive manner of service and care taken during my first course lead me within two months too further my studies into Advanced Diver & Enriched Air Diver. Eric Vinik instructed me and my buddy for our Advanced Diver & Enriched Air. He gave us ample time to study our E Learning prior to the course and was on hand to answer any questions before we arrived at the dive sites. With the Deep Dive & Enriched Air more focus was placed on the safety and gassing out so that we understood that the pre checks of both equipment and dive site where essential. Eric has dived and instructed for many decades and all around the world so it was nice also to hear his stories that gave us a boarder view of the joy of being a PADI Diver.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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