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Carabao Diving Center

#50 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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50/1 Moo3 | Cha-Lok Baan Kao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 402
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Carabao Dive Resort is a pioneer of Koh Tao diving. Offering a relaxed style and small groups, in the beautiful bay of Chalok. Direction to our diving boat in front of our Hotel beach We speak and teach in English, French, German and Spanish.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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50/1 Moo3 | Cha-Lok Baan Kao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 77 456 402
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"quiet bay"
in 6 reviews
"open water course"
in 27 reviews
"location is amazing"
in 3 reviews
"several languages"
in 2 reviews
"room was clean"
in 3 reviews
"diver master"
in 2 reviews
"bar next door"
in 3 reviews
"bar and restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"owd certification"
in 2 reviews
"enjoyed my stay"
in 2 reviews
"chalok bay"
in 5 reviews
"my boyfriend"
in 11 reviews
"four nights"
in 2 reviews
"great accommodation"
in 2 reviews
"felt safe all the time"
in 2 reviews
"great dive experience"
in 2 reviews
"post dive"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of having Xavier Martineau as a dive instructor as my partner and I did the open water dive course. Xavier was amazing and now I feel very competent to go diving anywhere. He is a great teacher but also very funny....More

Thank Sam T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did open water and advanced courses here as well as fun dives. The instructors and guides were brilliant. I felt safe throughout all my dives here as well as having a lot of fun. The dorms are nice and comfortable, bed are a bit...More

Thank Tracy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completed the open water scuba diving course at Carabao diving centre. My instructor Xavier Martineau was amazing. Explained everything in depth making things easy to understand and to remember. He showed us the procedures we needed to know and skills for future dives. I was...More

Thank Leonie M
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Earlier this year I completed my open water course with Froggy. WHAT an incredible experience, definitely one of the highlights of my trip. ALL the staff at Carabao were very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this diving centre. A very comfy stay, Thank you...More

Thank _esthermoffat
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

My friend Anna and I made the SSI OWD with the Carabao Diving School and it was great. We were short of time but still, Matteo made it possible for us to complete our diving lessons with Xavier as a teacher. Xavier is a great...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Took an open water diver course at Carabao diving school and it turned out better than I was expecting. Xavi was our instructor and he explained everything in detail. I felt completely save with him during all the dives. Thanks you for this great experience!

Thank Frerk H
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The place was not cleaned daily, the towels smelled like plastic and the common area wasn’t any thing special. I would definitely not recommend this hostel if you’re not into diving. The location is also very isolated - if you don’t want to spend loads...More

Thank NannCo
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Great help Great service For divers it's perfect. But i found the place tame when you were done. All the people you could chat with would go underwater, leaving you alone (low season). Besides that I had no complaints. The staff was great and adepted...More

Thank patty u
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CarabaoDivingTeam, Front Office Manager at Carabao Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hi Patty! Thanks again for you review, we hope you had a good time with us and thank you for the kind words, Have a great rest of vacation, hopefully we ll see you soon! Best Regards, Carabao Team

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best dive centre on the island. Xavier Martineau made learning scuba fun and simple. Small group of 4 and they take you to four different amazing dive sites. Happy I got certified with Caraboa!

Thank Andrew L
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CarabaoDivingTeam, Front Office Manager at Carabao Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Andrew! Thanks a lot mate for the good words, hope you had a good time and hopefully we ll see you soon! Have a great rest of your trip and keep diving! Best regards, Carabao Team

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

To anyone searching for a diving centre on Koh Tao, look no further because Carabao is simply the best!! Absolutely all the staff (the instructors, boat helpers, managers etc) are not only very knowledgable about the island and everything diving related, but are also really...More

Thank Olivia G
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