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Address: 74/3 Moo 3 Rim Had Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 76 385 518
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Merlin Divers SSI dive center provides scuba dive services on Phuket with a...

Merlin Divers SSI dive center provides scuba dive services on Phuket with a personal touch. For all dive trips and courses we promise small groups.

Merlin Divers offers all SSI & PADI dive courses from beginner to the professional level. We run half day scuba dive trips along the west coast of Phuket, dive trips from 1 up to 10 days to the dive sites of Phi Phi, Racha and Similan Islands, Shark Point, Anemone Reef and King Cruiser wreck and Burma.

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Great dive center

My husband and I did a one day, three dive trip with Merlin Divers in August. The trip went without a hitch - very efficient and organized. Provided lots of water and good food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Paige S
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San Diego, California
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Bangkok, Thailand
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was not informed that Phi Phi island was 3 hours away from the pier until i was on the boat however, once go underwater we got to see little species more than we anticipated, Thx you K Neung.

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Thank Tonyvaya
Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very friendly and speaks easily in french, german and english. We just had a little inconvenience during the trip from Kamala beach to the diving site: although it is well explained and detailed on the website, the trip takes 3 hours to go and 3 more to get back. So 6 hours in a day is quite... More 

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Thank phil015699
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did a one day, three dive trip with Merlin Divers in August. The trip went without a hitch - very efficient and organized. Provided lots of water and good food. Very knowledgable about the area and marine environment. Very impressed!

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Thank Paige S
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I both went on a one day, two dive trip with Merlin Divers in August. Fabulous day. We were picked up on time in a nice vehicle with a friendly driver. Organisation at the pier was faultless and the boat was very nice. The guides from Merlin were really excellent. My girlfriend had her PADI already but... More 

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Thank Lawrence B
Pontarlier, France
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the wonderful surprise to meet Robert at the shop, who speaks French. We booked a discovery dive at Merlin Divers and everything went perfeclty well. Our dive master was Gaston, a gentle, patient and very professionnal english speaking Swiss guy. He took time to make me feel at ease while I was completly stressed about diving for the... More 

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Thank Fanny25300
Saint-Savinien, France
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We contacted Merlin divers to organize our kids 12 and 10 to undergo a SSI open water dive course during our holiday to Phuket. Our kids first language was French and Robert (the owner) organised a French speaking instructor and the kids loved the course. The equipment was excellent and dive locations were superb. Highly recommended!

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1 Thank JohnRosbif
København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

My daughter (aged 16) and I, have for a long time talked about trying to dive. The opportunity came at our summer vacation in Kamala Beach, and based on excellent TripAdvisor reviews, we chose Merlin Divers for an introduction dive. We booked the trip onsite in the shop, and Robert was very service minded and also suggested that my partner... More 

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1 Thank Outlooknerd
Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Hi Robert, Yes, I had a great day out and really enjoyed the three dives I completed. The shuttle service was excellent and the boat was awesome. The food and drinks were great. I found the dive instructor to be very professional and experienced. He helped everyone relax and dealt with any issues that arose very well. I think his... More 

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Dived with Merlin on a few occasions and we always had a great experience. Friendly dive masters. Reassuringly professional set-up, all material in good condition. Access to all the usual dive sites around the Phuket area.

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1 Thank olaf01573
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We did a one day 3 dive trip to Racha Yao and Racha Noi with Merlin Divers, the instructor was excellent and he really went the extra mile to ensure we were safe and enjoyed our dives. Would definitely recommend Merlin to other divers.

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