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“Amazing first time experience”

Sea Bees Diving - Chalong
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$149.97*
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Full-Day Phi Phi Islands Scuba Diving Tour from...
Ranked #3 of 54 Tours in Chalong
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Welcome to the world of Sea Bees Diving. With more than 23 years of experience, our dive centres in Phuket, Khao Lak, and Pak Meng welcome divers and snorkelers, beginner or experienced, to make the most of the world-renowned dive sites of Southern Thailand on either daytrips or liveaboards. Join us on our state-of-the-art fleet for fun, relaxation, small dive groups and personalised service. Adventure in good hands!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went diving with Seabees with no diving experience beforehand. The staff were excellent and made sure that my safety came first. They were very friendly, I never felt nervous at all. The dive instructors are well experienced and could point out marine life I would have otherwised missed. I would definitely reccomend them to anyone wanting to try diving.

Thank Scklye
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Holger S, Manager at Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2014

Dear Scklye
We are very pleased to hear that your first diving experience was such a success with Sea Bees. As safety, service and the comfort of our guests are our
highest priorities, we are grateful for your comment. Thanks for the praise for our team who always work hard to make our guests happy. We will forward your very kind words to all of them.
As you now know how easy and fun diving can be, we hope you will take the next step and get your dive certification or just come and fun dive with us again.
Team Sea Bees

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

I did my "deep diving" course and I really enjoyed it. The team were absolutely professional, the boat safe, the diving sites nice although the weather was not good due to the rainy season. My instructor Joe helped me learn many things and I highly recommend him as well as the centre.

Thank Panagiotis A
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Holger S, Manager at Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2014

Dear Panagiotis,
We are pleased to hear that you very much enjoyed your diving course with us. Thank you for your positive review and kind recommendation. Joe appreciates your kind words and sends his regards and hopes that you had loads of fun and learned many new things during your course.
When can we expect you back again? :-)
Team Sea Bees

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Reviewed June 22, 2014

We returned to Sea Bees after 5 years and I must say we were pleased to see the same fabulous organisation and professionalism ..The newly renovated Dive centre is really impressive and welcoming !! I have to say it's one of the best places to get a Certification done because the instructors are so thorough there is no room for error and they give you such confidence right through. Our sons did their Open Water certification previously and this time they did the Advanced open water and Rescue certification. Wonderful people to dive with,very warm and friendly. We had two great instructors Joe and Mike. The boat Excalibur II was super..great crew who were very helpful especially when we had to get back on the boat after a dive and the sea was rough. They were also amazing when we had a small health issue with one of the divers on board. They took immediate action and we sailed back. Thankfully that person recovered fully. Needless to say we felt safe and confident thanks to all the staff from instructors to the boat crew. Breakfast , lunch and fruit on board is good and plenty.
We were there in low season, early June '14. We stayed at the Palm Garden Resort which is very convenient and close to the dive centre. Clean and very comfortable. Highly recommended if diving is all you're doing in Phuket!!!

1  Thank Shanazcomm
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Holger S, Manager at Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2014

Dear Shanazcomm,
Many thanks for your detailed and very nice review. It is great to hear that you loved coming back to Sea Bees and even liked our new dive centre in Phuket so much more since the renovations. We are happy your sons had a nice time with us as well and obtained their certifications. We will be sure to pass on your nice words to Joe and Mike so they can be as happy as we are to receive such praise. With respect to the health problem on the boat, we do try our best to help our guests and to make them feel better as soon as possible so are very glad to hear this is what you experienced on our boat trip.
We look forward to welcoming you back onboard again,
Team Sea Bees

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Reviewed June 11, 2014

Diving course was pure pleasure, no stress, incredibly friendly instructor named Bulent guided us from A to Z with great patience and knowledge. It was more like taking lessons from a good friend than payed instructor. Dives were greately prepared, awesome food on the boat, great company and atmosphere. We had some problems with our debit card after we finished the course and Sea Bees helped us (driving around Chalong and looking for solution in banks etc) even though they didn't have to. We are already counting the days to get back to diving with them! I seriously doubt you can find company half as good as them.

Thank PatrycjaPat
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Holger S, Manager at Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2014

Dear Paricia,

We are glad to hear that you had a very pleasant trip with Sea Bees and that you enjoyed diving with us so much. We passed your very nice comments onto Bülent and now he can't get his head out of the door! As we constantly aim to deliver the best service and prepare our dives in the most detailed way so our guests can enjoy every moment, we are very happy that you recognized the same and enjoyed the atmosphere.
We hope to see you again in Phuket sometime or, alternatively, at one of our other locations.
Best wishes from Team Sea Bees

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Reviewed May 21, 2014

My wife and I spent a fun day aboard their bright yellow dive boat on a trip to Racha Yai. They arranged for us to be picked up by a semi psychotic Tuk-Tuk driver, Hold on for dear life, who brought us to their dive shop. If you book your trip by email and include your sizes, they will have everything waiting on board for you, which is really nice option.

It's a short trip to the pier from the dive shop and then you hop on another shuttle bus to take you down the pier to your dive boat. From there, you hop on board and get aquianted with the boat. They served breakfast on the 1 hour+ tour to the site and had drinks and coffee available.

We dove 2 sites and in between had a pretty good lunch with standard Thai fare. The 2 dive sites were good, but having just dove the Similans, were a little dissapointing to me. The vis was 50 to 60 feet with plenty of fish and critters but not a lot of reef life. I rarely get cold on dives, but we had some upwellings they called the green monster or something like that, which were accompanied by a greeninsh haze that mucked up the vis a little bit. Those had me wishing briefly that I had a 3 mil suit on, but they went away as soon as we went back up a few feet.It seemed to be hanging around the 70-80 foot level on the first dive. That being said, if you tend to get cold, definitely wear something.

My wife doesn't dive yet, so she went snorkelling and had fun. The snorkelling was actually better than the diving, because the most life was at 40 feet and up. Tons of fish and eels , stingrays and lobsters. My dive guide showed us plenty of creatures and we saw a Guitar Shark.

It was fun and I would recommend See Bees to anyone in the area.

Thank travelpro1008
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Holger S, Inhaber at Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2014

Dear Travelpro1008
Thank you for your review on both the diving and snorkeling. We do try to make things as relaxed as possible hence asking for sizes in advance and, as diving is hungry work, ensuring that you have freshly made meals to keep you going!
Thermoclines are more prevalent at this time of year – even in tropical waters - and although this might lead you to feeling colder, the nutrient rich waters are important and the solution to the issue easy - as you pointed out.
We are pleased that your wide enjoyed her snorkeling and more that you got to see a rarity – the Guitar Shark. This site may not be up par when compared to the Similans but there is still plenty to see.
We hope that one day you and your wife will dive together but are pleased you were able to spend the day together.
Best wishes from Team Sea Bees

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