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New Heaven Dive School

#53 of 105 Tours in Koh Tao
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An oasis in the middle of the sea…We are dedicated to upholding responsible eco-tourism with marine conservation, safety, and quality being our main priorities. Through our coral reef conservation projects and coral reef check courses, we strive to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
48 M.3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 457 045
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at New Heaven Dive School to do my open water diving course. It was absolutely amazing! The facilities are great and well located. The staff here are fantastic and always willing to help you. It was great to see a diving school take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Levi G
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I completed the three day open water diving course lead by Jan Kovac. I found it tough and fun by turns. I found some of the skills a bit daunting but Jan and Khan showed endless patience and got me through the difficult bits. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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newheavendiveschool, Front Office Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your feed-back. We're very happy you enjoyed your time with us. Khan and Jan will be glad to see your review. Hopefully we can welcome you for some for fun dives in the future.

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

My two kids went for the 3 day open water diving with Jan. They loved it. The organisation was perfect and Jan was a great instructor. Very patient but also very thorough. We got picked up every morning at our hotel and went to beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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newheavendiveschool, Front Office Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi, Thank you for joining us with your kids. It's was fantastic to see them grow and learn during the course and then enjoying the fun dives. It's was very nice to have you guys with us this past week. Hopefully we get to see...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Me and my family (4 adults) spent 5 diving days with New Heaven. Me and my wife are an experienced pair of divers with almost 30 years of experience and we have seen many diving centers. This one is special. This is not a factory...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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newheavendiveschool, Front Office Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review. We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and we're glad we had the opportunity to show you different dive sites around here, and of course that the Sattakut wreck showed itself from its...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I went here to do the open water diver course. Together we were 3 people doing it in total. Our instructor Jan was the best. Really experienced guy, who can tell you a lot of stories not only about diving. Khan and Pod, 2 thai...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Christian D
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We just successfully finished our owd course at new heaven dive school and we are still impressed of all the new insights we gained over the last three days. An awesome school with well teaching methods and small groups, where we felt save and comfortable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I truly love this dive operator because they pay attention to detail and they have small groups. If you were diving in here In Koh Tao you may fall in with other organizations that have up to 30 divers on their boats. The price with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I've enjoyed my 2 months in Koh Tao at new heaven dive school. I was doing my dive master and I could not have felt more welcome by the instructors, Maria and Khun Bee at the front desk, Dev, the other divemaster candidates, the crew...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Zachary B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I first visited New Heaven in 2015 to do my advanced course. I returned in 2017 for 3 weeks of diving, and ended up staying for 9 months, taking my dive master qualification and then taking part in the marine conservation program with the associated...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Geomull81
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

I spent two weeks as an Intern part of the conservation program at New Heaven. It was such a surprising joy and learning experience. All the team is extremely friendly and I really couldn't reccomend it more to anyone who has an interest in giving...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Darragh C
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Hi , sorry for delay, wear a wet suit, it you have good air consumption, you will get finally cold no matter what the water temperature!
Brandon R
February 19, 2018|
Response from newheavendiveschool | Property representative |
Hi, the turtles are normally fed around 10.30am, but sometimes the feeding time might need to be changed depending on our conservation teams schedule. You're welcome to come and see them any time during the day. Best regards