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The Dive Academy are an English owned and managed PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre and have been providing Scuba Diving on Koh Samui since 2002. We offer the highest standards of customer service, safety and fun and we have the best scuba...more
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158/6 Moo 1, Bophut 84320, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

After doing the reactivate in Phuket I was recommended to the dive academy in Samui. Booked 1 dive & ended up doing 3 days! I couldn’t have wished for a better dive shop, the team were amazing, friendly & hospitable. Attention to detail & focus...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Daniel H
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Daniel, Thanks for the great review and we are glad you had a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Samui.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and my husband did the discovery scuba at Khao Tao. Richard was a fantastic instructor, patient, fun and kind. I struggled with my confidence and he was really supportive, holding my hand and guiding me. I didn’t manage the full dive, but my husband...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Daisygal16
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thanks very much for your great review and we're glad you had a fantastic time and it's no problem to do just one dive, you can do as much or as little as you like! The toilet on a speedboat is always very...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first dived with this company in 2013 and fell in love with diving. So I went diving again In Fiji a few years later and had a terrible experience that rocked my confidence. So when we found ourselves back in Koh Samui I went...More

Thank Dianne_Carlile
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Dianne, It was great to dive with you again and can't wait to do the Open Water course with you. Regards Claire

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dived with The Dive Academy in July. My wife was OW certified, whilst i had only completed around 8 Scuba Dives, so it was time for me to get my certification! From start to finish the dive academy provided a 5*...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MattSEdwards
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Matt, We are so glad you had a great time with us and are really pleased you think the team are amazing. We look forward to your return and doing the Advanced Open Water course with you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

While we did not get to do the trip because of bad weather, I gave them a four star for their outstanding customer service. They contacted us the night before our trip to inform us that due to the weather they had to cancel our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sekkemp
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Seb, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review even though we didn't manage to complete your tour. The weather has been very frustrating this last month which has resulted in a few cancelled trips unfortunately. Whilst we recognise its...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there to dive a couple of times in Sail Rock this August. Boat and equipment was very good (congrats) BUT we had a problem with our instructor (I won’t write her name). My girlfriend and me share the instructor with a guy and...More

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Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pablo, Thank you for your review and we are sorry to read of your feedback. It would have been great if you had raised your concerns with us at the dive centre when you returned from your dive so that we had the opportunity...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour as a family and my son and husband did the SCUBA experience. The experiences were great, staff friendly and organising was also efficient as did from home before went on holiday. Never felt unsafe and felt like you were looked after....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank helen j
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Helen, Thanks very much for your great review, it was a pleasure diving and snorkeling with you and your family. Best regards, The Dive Academy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our six children for the day and we all loved it. This is a really professional outfit, very safe and with small numbers. A modern, speedy boat that is obviously well maintained. Angthong is beautiful and we kayaked, snorkelled and swam whilst visiting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Guys, Thank you for you kind review and we are very happy your family had a great day with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Professional team - good equipment - beautiful reef with loads of fish - good food - great service Only thing: We would have loved to have more time at Koh Tao, as the boat ride takes 3 hours both ways and the snorkelling was 2...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Viktoria S
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Viktoria, Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed the beautiful reef and marine life. On our comfortable and fast speedboat the trip to Koh Tao from Samui takes around one hour and twenty minutes. A return trip taking less...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just got back from koh samui. We are a family of 5, children 13,12 and 8. We booked both the koh Tao and the Ang thong trips with this company. We looked at all the others and read all the reviews, and compared...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 557Hutch
Paul M, Owner at The Dive Academy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi guys, Thanks for your kind words, we enjoyed having you on board and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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OceanGem08
6 January 2019|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Hi there, Sail Rock is a popular site as it is the best dive site in the area but travelling with The Dive Academy by speedboat means you get to the site as one of the first boats there. Just let us know if you'd like to... More
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617arvindc
25 December 2018|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Hi, Our instructors do accompany all of our tours including snorkeling and our Angthong trips. When are you thinking of coming to Samui? For all information, we recommend sending an email to us. Best regards, Claire
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25 December 2018|
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