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Address: 354/6 Moo 2, Railay Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
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+66 84 840 0896
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00

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Nice little diving center

Spend a few days at Railay Beach and took advantage of the Railay Dive Center twice. All in all four very nice dives. The conditions were horrible (rain, 3M visibility due to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
The M
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Germany
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Mannheim, Germany
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately they had failed to warn me about the bad visibility when I had booked my diving trip. Once under water, our dive guide got lost, as his compass did not work, so the first dive was an absolute fail with nothing to see but ?? whereas the other group that had actually found the reef and was not diving... More 

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Thank sleeplessinmurnau
Sami V, Front Office Manager at Railay Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We are sorry that you had such a bad experience. For the pick up being late- this unfortunately happens sometimes. Things just don't tick as regularly here in the paradise as they do in industrialized world, and sometimes we are late due to reasons that are not always in our... More 

Germany
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47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend a few days at Railay Beach and took advantage of the Railay Dive Center twice. All in all four very nice dives. The conditions were horrible (rain, 3M visibility due to stormy weather and waves) but the instructors kept the mood of the groups high and made it all an enjoyable experience. Would have loved to get a better... More 

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Thank The M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have done three day trips with railey dive center and i got nothing, not even a minor bad thing to say. Timetable were good, stuff was very helpful, professional and really good in their jobs. Fresh fruits and lunch in boat were delicious. Dives were great and i recommend this place to: snorkeling, discover scuba divers, open water diver,... More 

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Thank Riku M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I dove as a refresh dive before we head on to a liveaboard. We were met at the shop by Iris who was fantastic and informed us of the best dives for us. We were met the next day at the shop by our instructor Charlotte. Who was amazing from the getgo! Having not dove for over... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is only dive center in area of Raley and Tonsai beach offering an amazing experience for beginners. Instructors have really a lot of patience, and are willing to learn you new skills which you didn't learn in your courses and are part of the other courses (especially Dean and Fabio). Groups are really small so you can feel safe.... More 

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Thank NELLY M
Vienna, Austria
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were there in spring 2016 - me, having a diving certificate and about 20 dives and my girlfriend, doing her first dive. We were split up in 3 groups. My girlfriend went with the french dive instructor, as far as I remember one of the owners. In this group was another girl who did her first dive that day.... More 

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1 Thank jaybarsuk
Sami V, Front Office Manager at Railay Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Jaybarsuk, Thank you for taking your time to review us. It is always amazing how people wait for months to complain about something like this. I don't really understand if it really was such a traumatic event that you needed all this time to even talk a about it or did the complaint just take this long to hatch... More 

Michigan
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My sister and I booked with Railay Dive Center for her open water certifying dives and we couldn't have been more happy about our decision! The visibility was terrible but that is the environment and not the fault of the dive center. We went out two days and had Charlotte as our Dive Instructor; I have done over a 100... More 

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Thank Frequenttravler77
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

When I came to the Dive Center Charlotte and Steve welcomed us. They were very welcoming and nice and answered all of our questions. When I asked about the diving options they were very honest and said they are not sure about visibility because of the weather. I decided to dive anyway since I love the sense of diving. We... More 

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1 Thank Merav Y
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do an OWD course on our vacation. We were very happy to meet Charlotte and Steve. They were very good instructors and made us feel relaxed and confident. My wife was very stressed after the first dive and wanted to stop, so Steve talked with here and held her hand throughout the second dive. The atmosphere on... More 

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Thank Jonathan B
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Back home now and thinking of our holiday and our diving experience stands out, we have tried before in other country but never in such warm and clear waters as Ao nang and Phi Phi, both taking our open water course was the best thing we have ever done and want to thank all the instructors and the staff on... More 

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Thank Wee C

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