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Railay Dive Center

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354/6 Moo 2, Railay Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
+66 84 840 0896
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Great Experience and Professional Team

My family and some friends recently chartered a private speed boat for a day trip of island... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
La Paz, Bolivia
via mobile
Great snorkelling experience - Worth it for the reef sharks!

We went as a group of friends snorkelling to the Phi Phi islands (more to see here than on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
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354/6 Moo 2, Railay Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
+66 84 840 0896
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and some friends recently chartered a private speed boat for a day trip of island hopping, scuba diving and snorkeling. The price wasn't cheap, but it was the best price I was offered in the area. Most importantly, we really got our money's...More

Thank FH71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a group of friends snorkelling to the Phi Phi islands (more to see here than on the local trip). We chose to snorkel with the dive centre, although a bit more pricey, so that one of our group could go diving. It...More

Thank LennyEliz
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The good: Sami was very accommodating when we spoke via email. My girlfriend and I were only staying at Railay Beach for three days and we were able to schedule a dive. I had never been diving before but my girlfriend has her diving certification....More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This dive center (Is not a dive center, better to say small dive shop) is the only one available in this area and if you want to make some dive you need to come here. The staff are really friendly and especially the instruct Charlotte....More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The whole crew at Railay Dive Center is awesome! Everyone is really nice and Steve was such a cool instructor. He was funny and very respectful. But be careful with him during Songkran; he will get you! lol I had never done scuba diving before...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went out to for a half day and had a great time. The dive team was friendly and accommodating. Beautiful islands and the diving was relaxing. Nice touch to a much needed getaway.

Thank Rick_n_kelli
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My review is based on snorkeling experience, if you're going to scuba dive, ignore it. Initially we thought that choosing a diving school for as snorkeling trip would be the way to go to the best spots, but basically they go to a place fit...More

Thank Eduardo S
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went to dive with them on 26 March. The 2 dives were at nearby local islands. Staying at Railay west it was very convenient for me as the boat was from the west beach itself. We were back by 1pm after leaving around 8am, which...More

Thank yatinpawa
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went with a mixed group, discover scuba, newish diver and us, an we were just looking for a chilled dive. Fitted the bill exactly, nice east dives. Good clear information regards plan for the day and dive brief. Staff very helpful, and it was...More

Thank andybH7732HB
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I went with the company's diving boat for a scuba diving to Phi Phi island. I jumped into the sea and was having a good time and suddenly noticed... where's the boat? Before going to water, I was given snorkeling gear. I received NO INFORMATION...More

4  Thank Petsku83
Sami V, Front Office Manager at Railay Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi Petsku83, Thank you so much for taking your time to review us. Let's start with the first things: The activity you made with us on the trip to Koh Phi Phi was snorkeling to be precise, and not scuba diving. The difference being somewhat...More

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23 July 2017|
Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
HI. I went diving there in February, so I don't know definitively for October. I've previously gone diving in Aruba and Maui, and it was way different / beautiful at Railay, so if you can get out, you won't want to miss it... More
2 December 2016|
Response from Troy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's good to dive and good to get instructor if it's your first time. Price is around 300-400 usd per person if you want to get your open water license. Cheaper is u just want to do a single dive Railway dive center... More
Donna G
13 September 2015|
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Response from JitinRuchi | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did it this April 2015 at actual dive site through them. Also more importantly learnt it without knowing how to swim properly. Ask for Sha (French) as a trainer. For more details read our review on trip advisor