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Tioman Dive Centre

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Kampong Tekek | Swiss Cottage Resort, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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Best Place to Dive on Tioman!!

I first did my Open Water with TDC in February this year. I enjoyed it so much. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rachel A
via mobile
Satisfactory leisure dive experiences

Travel Distance---------Around 900m once you dropped off from the ferry in Tekek village, traveling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee S
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A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. we are based in 2 locations; our main dive base is on the beach in Tekek village, and our second, at the Panuba Inn Resort. We cater for experienced divers as well as those who have never dived before. We look forward to seeing you here soon!
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“swiss cottage” (22 reviews)
“dive centre” (39 reviews)
“great diving” (13 reviews)
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Kampong Tekek | Swiss Cottage Resort, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first did my Open Water with TDC in February this year. I enjoyed it so much. The staff were incredibly professional, friendly and supportive. They are also very environmentally conscious and promote good diving practices, which many other dive shops in the area do...More

Thank Rachel A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel Distance---------Around 900m once you dropped off from the ferry in Tekek village, traveling with cab to the centre is highly recommended. Instuctor/ Dive guide are profesional and mainly use English as the way of communication, briefing are given before every dive to provide information...More

Thank Lee S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tioman Island is a great place to learn to dive, and the staff at TDC were exceptional. We did our Open Water with TDC and I would highly recommend the experience. Mel our instruction was total champion and helped us through each phase of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited TDC for my PADI Open Water Certification and had an amazing 4 days. Thanks to the whole team!

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

This guys are really a very professional. Looking forward to do certification! if you want to experience your underwater life this is the right choice.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Shoutout to Amir our wonderful instructor who took care of me and my brother. He also helped to calm my mum who wanted to try diving but couldn’t overcome her fears. Overall a highly recommended dive center especially for beginner divers. The student to instructor...More

Thank Jolyn Y
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Totally enjoyed our Discover Scuba Diving with TDC! Big thanks to Jennie and Sandrine for their guidance and patience with the 4 of us throughout both dives. Also big thanks to Rosie for coordinating everything! Would highly recommend TDC!

Thank ICJY
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

My family spent 4 lovely days doing the open water diver license at TDC. The website and communication are very good. Everything was organised and well planned. At first the center doesn't look like much but they have all the kit, nice boats, drivers, well...More

Thank Asiaexpat34
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

I booked Tioman Dive Center based on reviews and it did not disappoint. I brought my husband and 13 year old and 16 year old daughters. We had Stephano as our instructor for all four days and he was so patient and helpful the entire...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

We've spent 4 days of fun diving with TDC as a family (2 adults & 2 kids Junior OW) and we have been very happy with the experience ! The dive center is very well located on an amazing beach, the whole staff is very...More

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divyasudarshana
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Caroline G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, He will definitely be able to snorkel. Not sure what the age limits are for scuba. Best would be to email Tioman dive centre They replied very quickly to me and were very helpful Caroline
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swapnil s
December 13, 2016|
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Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your message. Unfortunately we are closed now for the monsoon season, and will be re-opening on 3rd February 2017. Do send us an email if you would like to book in for some diving after this date. Sorry... More
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Eileen T
November 14, 2016|
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Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Many thanks for your email. I’m afraid that we are now closed for the monsoon season here in Tioman Island. We will re-open for the 2017 on 3rd February, and will be taking bookings for the 2017 season from 1st... More
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