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About Sharkey Scuba
Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are complete diving fanatics as our guests will testify! Started in 2002, the owners, Oui and Iain alone, have been teaching and guiding in Phuket for 30 years between us. We were the first company in Phuket to exclusively offer private scuba diving courses from complete beginner to professional level. We also arrange day trips and Thailand liveaboards. Every guest is very important to us which is why we offer a highly personalised service including hotel visits and after dive events. Wherever you are staying in Phuket we can help with free transfers for dive trips from all of the following towns: Karon, Patong, Kata, Kamala and Chalong. Dive courses, day trips, Similans liveaboards - just ask and we will help.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved our time and dives with Oui. My husband and I were in Thailand for our honeymoon and we had gotten certified in the states for this trip. These dives were our first without our instructor back home, but I never felt more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked in to a couple of dive companies for my trip to Phuket and Sharkey has a great reputation paired with reasonable prices. My husband completed a DSD while I did a refresher, both with Oui. She was incredibly patient and thorough and looked...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KristyM932
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are sad to be home but have very fond memories of our diving in Phuket with Sharkey Dive, Iain and Oui are an awesome couple who make it extra special. We had 2 days out with them and on our second day were diving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 765KateG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two teenage sons finished the PADI Open Water Diving course with Iain and Oui last week. I chose Sharkey Scuba for a few reasons: 1) Iain got right back to us via email every time with any information we needed, 2) two replies I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 479amyj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As inexperienced divers (having just completed the OWD course), we were quite nervous to book our first dive trip. We contacted few companies, but the communication with Iain was most clear and informative from the beginning. After this first day, we decided to do another...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this trip from the UK after contacting lots of dive companies. We really scored as today proved to be everything promised and more. We can't thank Ian enough for looking after us all and especially for the way he looked after our teenager!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mkgeorge
SharkeyScuba, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. As a family ourself with a young daughter who dives it is always a pleasure to take other families diving. We are glad you enjoyed the differing landscapes and look forward to taking you all diving in...More

Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

After completing my open water diving qualification with them last year, there was no decision to make with my friend as to who to use this year. It had to be with Iain and Oui of course. Yet again they were professional but also lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daniel_Coventry
SharkeyScuba, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. The three of us always very much look forward to your December visits not just for the diving but for the friendship. We are already looking forward to seeing you diving in Phuket again next year!

Reviewed December 15, 2018

The whole experience was refreshingly professional from the start. The even made sure beforehand when our flights go (checking flight numbers to see in we'd be save to dive). My wife wanted to do a refresher and then two more fun dives. After sending a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SharkeyScuba, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are very pleased that you chose to come and dive with us especially as it had been a while for one of you. Hopefully we will see you both back here again diving in Phuket soon.

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Oui was so attentive to our needs, my wife was a little nervous but Oui put all of her nerves to rest:) From beginning till end the service was exemplary, Iain ensured that all of the booking was organised perfectly and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SharkeyScuba, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is always a privilege to get to take people for their first dives and see the wonder on their faces. This was especially nice as it was a birthday present for one of you. How surprising...More

Reviewed November 17, 2018

Well what can say it exceeded all my expectation and more. The husband and wife team of Iain and Oil, are highly professional,knowledgeable and friendly nothing was to much trouble. It made my 6 dive experience an absolute pleasure. I have dived in many countries...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SharkeyScuba, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a real pleasure for us both to get to meet and dive with you in Phuket. And what awesome dives too:). We certainly hope you keep in touch and come visit again soon.

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KatieYu
December 22, 2018|
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HI, Thank you for your e-mail. We may be able to arrange something for tomorrow. If you can give me your e-mail address I will send info.
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Vishal S
November 18, 2018|
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HI, thank you for your message. Children are allowed to accompany on the trip as long as they are over 2 years old. However, they will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times due to their age. The 8 year old is... More
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Chanshane
June 3, 2018|
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Hi. Thank you for your message. We offer diving experiences at sea for anyone from the age of 10 upwards:). We have many youngsters who come to dive with us including our 11 year old daughter:). Just let us know what type of... More
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