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Tioman Dive Centre

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A dive centre with a personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. We are based within The Swiss Cottage Resort, at the southern end of Tekek Village, directly on the beachfront. We cater for...more
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Kampong Tekek | Swiss Cottage Resort, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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All reviews swiss cottage dive centre great diving an excellent teacher great staff step by step padi open water course thank you so much four days in great condition experience diving underwater life berjaya resort big thanks keep up the good work spent days special thanks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recommend TDC enough, the level of fun, personality, professionalism and respect for the environment is a balance that is so well struck in this place. I did the four day OWD course with Instructor Kay and had the best time. It was great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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RosieCotton85, Manager at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chrismacewan, Thank you so much for your wonderful write up of TDC. I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your time here on the island, and diving with Kay and the team here. Being in a home away from home is exactly how we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diving is fuuuuun! Came to Tioman with my sister and friend from Berlin. We just completed a open water diving course with Kay 2 days ago and it was such an amazing experience!!!! Kay made the whole experience super fun and educational. He was very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank melissasarahwee
Reviewed February 16, 2019

My husband and I decided to travel to Tioman Island after researching spots with opportunity to learn how to dive. We booked our accommodations next door to Tioman Dive Centre for convenience, and convenient it was! I decided to do the 4-day PADI open water...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tinyspells
Reviewed November 2, 2018

My girl friend and I has completed for openwater and advanced course in TDC. It was really really FANTASTIC time for 6 days. It still seems to be hearing the word "Diving is fun" by instructor KAY who taught us. Actually at the first to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SSangQal
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The dive centre is very close to Berjaya resort. It’s not a big centre but the dive sites are all nearby and their location is therefore good. The staff are friendly and helpful. But like most dive centres it’s meant for new divers. They keep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harshrk
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Small, welcoming, well-run dive shop. Equipment in good condition, clear briefing sessions, attentive instructors both prior to the dives and during. Would recommend without hesitation.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Just come back from doing 4 dives with TDC. After arriving in Tioman I realised how many DCs there are to choose from! I'm feeling very lucky I had come across TDC and booked through them..from the first correspondence with Rosie, I felt welcomed and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We (3 divers and 5 snorkelers) booked in advance from home via facebook. Quick we got all the information and very fair and good prices/conditions. When we arrived in the hotel, they already gave us the confirmation from the diving center. Pick up was on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pathfinder630694
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I did my open water course with Flo and I never thought my life will be forever changed with this experience. In the beginning it was fairly nerve wrecking for me, but towards the end of the 4 days course, I got the hang of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emelyn_alexander
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had just completed the PADI Open Water Course with TDC over the last long weekend, and four days later all we could think about is planning for our next dive! The whole experience with TDC was just awesome, from asking about availability right through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 11, 2018|
Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, We will be closing for the monsoon season on 18th November, and re-opening on 1st February 2019.. Bookings for the 2019 season will be taken from 1st January, so just drop us an email after this date for your... More
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October 7, 2018|
Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your question. We will be closing on the 18th November, but we expect the conditions to be good for diving until then. Often, the conditions underwater actually get better towards the end of the... More
August 12, 2018|
Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, From Berjaya you can reach us easily. We don't have transport to bring you to the dive centre, however you can take a taxi from the main gates of Berjaya (3 minutes) or you cal walk over the hill to TDC in about 20... More