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Address: 284/19, Soi 12, Moo 9, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
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Phone Number: 66038429060
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Seafari Dive Center was the first scuba diving operation to open in Pattaya...

Seafari Dive Center was the first scuba diving operation to open in Pattaya and one of the first in Thailand. Founded by Bill Burbridge back in 1970, it's still actively serving scuba divers from all over the world. If experience is "the best teacher", we've got more than 35 years of it and that certainly says something! Why not come and join us for a great days diving or try one of our introductory courses which run all the way through to instructor levels? Look forward to seeing you.

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Cant blame the dive conditions on the dive operation...

Very good dive masters. If you are used to Caribbean style diving with clear high vis dives with lots of life.... this is not it. Been to so many dive destinations this one is at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2016
Alex A
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very good dive masters. If you are used to Caribbean style diving with clear high vis dives with lots of life.... this is not it. Been to so many dive destinations this one is at the low end of the spectrum. Very poor visibility. Other than that the dive shop receptionist is very helpful and arranged dives as requested. The... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I went there or three days to get my rescue diver (already had my EFR). I think they prepared me well and the staff is pretty serious.

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Nice group of people, but not very well organised. I got stuck with a diver doing his certification even though I have AOW cert. I wasn't thrilled about that. I did two dives but the boat stopped for four dives. That's a lot of wasted time for me. I wanted to do a wreck dive and was told that it... More 

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Paw Paw, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We booked a day snorkeling with these guys and had a great time. It's primarily a diving outfit, but they do take snorkelers. They took us, and we snorkeled whilst some others were diving at the same locations. Our hotel was on the same block as their shop, so after breakfast we walked on over, paid our fee, (I think... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Booked through Holiday Inn concierge dept. Cost me 4500 Bhat , my spouse who accompanied and stayed in boat paid 1500 bhat. The owner Neil promptly picked us up at the given time at 0830h on 22nd Mar 2016, thereafter , my Instructor Ann took over, who was really great, polite and patient with rich experience, after almost two hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

As we did not go diving for a couple of years, we decided to do a refresher in Pattaya. The price for 2 dives including all equipment, lunch on the boat, transfer from hotel and diving instructor was 4,000 Bhat for the refresher course which seemed quite fair. Our diving instructor was a super experienced diver who did some quick... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

The Gulf of Thailand may not be the best diving in the world for visibility but when you hit those good days it is magnificent. I spent the last month in Pattaya diving with SeaFari Dive Centre. When I first arrived I did my PADI Advanced Open Water course. I had 26 dives with Seafari this year and got to... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

First, the dive masters on the boat are terrific. Special shout out to Nathan, Rick, Chris and Ozzy. All highly competent and professional. I requested three dives daily and 5 consecutive days. The equipment is solid and modern. On land, the company is a bit too disorganized. They can work on this. But, I recognize that this is high season.... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Booked 2 dives with Seafari. It was indicated that one was a wreck dive and one was a reef dive. I guess they decided that since I was just recently certified, I wasn't allowed anywhere near the wreck so they made me dive with someone who was doing peak performance buoyancy. That wouldn't have been horrible except that the other... More 

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Kiruna, Sverige
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Did the Discover Scuba Diving and its highly recommended if you've never dived before! The instructors where very professional and patience. Did two dives and it was great fun and will sure do it again!

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