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Khao Lak Explorer Diving Center

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Khao Lak, Thailand
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About Khao Lak Explorer Diving Center
5 Star PADI Dive Centre in Khao Lak. Khao Lak Explorer diving liveaboards and daytrips are tailor made for you to scuba dive the Similan islands in Thailand. Khao Lak Explorer Dive Center focuses on a high level of service and customer satisfaction onboard their Similan liveaboards; in tandem with the highest standards of teaching PADI courses, guiding and the best scuba rental equipment; all at affordable prices. Their scuba diving equipment retail section have everything you need for your liveaboard trip. Super Fast Similan islands Daytrips, quality Similan islands Liveaboard or PADI courses in Khao Lak, become part of Khao Lak Explorer Family! Similan diving tour packages, exploring Khao Lak area with land tours, Khao Lak Explorer dive center does it all. We are available to our customer 24/7 for the best service in Khao Lak.
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benoît wrote a review Dec 2020
Jakarta, Indonesia4 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great family day trip to Similan islands, the crew was really nice and caring, scenaries and snorkelling experience jawbreaking for kids, and cherry on the cake we saw a humpback whale on our way back! I also went for a day trip dive to Richelieu Rock, just a fantastic day with a very nice and professional instructor (Bjorn), his great experience and instinct made the dream come true, meeting with a whale shark, AMAZING!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Ondrej wrote a review May 2020
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I 've been diving for over 8 years now and I have to say that diving for 2 days with Kai was the best diving experience ever. The first day the visibility was quite low but thanks to Kai’s knowledge of the site we were able to find interesting sea-life. Thanks a lot!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Marion C wrote a review May 2020
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I did not know what to expect from a DMT, the first few days were a bit scary and very intense: skills at the pool, briefings, diving from the boat, rescue, theory etc... After few days of getting used to the training, I realized I have learned a lot and I am more capable than what i thought. Theo, our instructor helped us to build this confidence through practicing everything single thing we have to know, until we reach a professional level. His advices and training/teaching method were always very complete and clear. I am very happy to have done my training with him, I wish it last longer to keep practicing but the Covid has decided otherwise. Also I have the chance to lead a DSD with Céline, she was very kind and helpful for my first time guiding customer. While practicing guiding, Kai gave me some advices that help me a lot for the dive site I did not know. It was a great shortened experience.
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Ryan Cox wrote a review May 2020
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My experience diving at the Similans, Patong Bay, and Khao Lak Bay with Khao Lak Explorer was life-changing. Theo, my instructor was top-notch, so I opted to obtain my sidemount and nitrox certifications during my divemaster course. He went out of his way to show me more than was required since I am preparing for some more technical training. Theo was detail-oriented, knowledgeable, and passionate about diving and instructing people about proper techniques, protocols, and best practices for diving in a variety of conditions and circumstances. I also had the chance to dive with another excellent instructor from Explorer, Kai, several times. He was willing to share his insights about the reef systems and ways to improve our diving skills. When my partner and I were on land, we stayed at Villa Colina, the shop's dive resort, and everything was comfortable and convenient. Sylvan, the owner, has been professional, flexible, and helpful throughout the entire process. The entire divemaster process was very challenging and a wonderful experience that prepared me to safely lead others underwater. Any time I return to Khao Lak, I'm definitely diving with these guys again. Thank you!
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Juliana Renzi wrote a review May 2020
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Did my DMT at Khao Lak Explorer. I don’t think I could have made a better choice. Really friendly and helpful staff (Noelie, Celine, Alex, Carly, Kai, Steph, Seb, Sylvain and Gaby). Theo, the instructor of the training, was great. Helped a lot regarding every possible improvement we could make, sharing experiences and offering advice. Managed to get us through the course even when we got caught up by the covid crisis (it wasn’t easy, but we made it). You’ll spend your days reading (theory...not your favorite author), in the pool (doing skills or assisting in training sessions) or on the boat. As they mention on their website “it’s not a vacation” but totally worth it. Also, the Similan park offers great dive sites with exquisite marine life. To sum things up: friendly staff, great instructor, well conducted course, awesome dives, lots of experience acquired.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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