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Address: 284/19, Soi 12, Moo 9, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 38 429 060
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Seafari Dive Center was the first scuba diving operation to open in Pattaya...

Seafari Dive Center was the first scuba diving operation to open in Pattaya and one of the first in Thailand. Founded by Bill Burbridge back in 1970, it's still actively serving scuba divers from all over the world. If experience is "the best teacher", we've got more than 35 years of it and that certainly says something! Why not come and join us for a great days diving or try one of our introductory courses which run all the way through to instructor levels? Look forward to seeing you.

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Amazing experience on the whole

It was my first ever diving experience and it is also so that I am a non swimmer but the team at Seafari did an excellent job. The overall experience was amazing. It was an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Pujan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was my first ever diving experience and it is also so that I am a non swimmer but the team at Seafari did an excellent job. The overall experience was amazing. It was an entire day spent at the coral islands. The location was beautiful and the diving experience was astounding. I was initially scared and didn't know if... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Had a delightful experience with the group for the whole day. Long boat ride, multiple dives, picturesque dive sites ... Everything made it memorable. Nathan, Arnold and Luke were fantastic trainers. Kudos to them.

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I returned again to Seafari to complete more certifications and just dive. If you are in the area and thinking about getting into the water, Seafari (and Pattaya Dive Center) is the place for you. They do a trip every day on their new fast dive boat out to the far islands and avoid the jet skis etc. and once... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Very good dive masters. If you are used to Caribbean style diving with clear high vis dives with lots of life.... this is not it. Been to so many dive destinations this one is at the low end of the spectrum. Very poor visibility. Other than that the dive shop receptionist is very helpful and arranged dives as requested. The... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I went there or three days to get my rescue diver (already had my EFR). I think they prepared me well and the staff is pretty serious.

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Nice group of people, but not very well organised. I got stuck with a diver doing his certification even though I have AOW cert. I wasn't thrilled about that. I did two dives but the boat stopped for four dives. That's a lot of wasted time for me. I wanted to do a wreck dive and was told that it... More 

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Paw Paw, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We booked a day snorkeling with these guys and had a great time. It's primarily a diving outfit, but they do take snorkelers. They took us, and we snorkeled whilst some others were diving at the same locations. Our hotel was on the same block as their shop, so after breakfast we walked on over, paid our fee, (I think... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Booked through Holiday Inn concierge dept. Cost me 4500 Bhat , my spouse who accompanied and stayed in boat paid 1500 bhat. The owner Neil promptly picked us up at the given time at 0830h on 22nd Mar 2016, thereafter , my Instructor Ann took over, who was really great, polite and patient with rich experience, after almost two hours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

As we did not go diving for a couple of years, we decided to do a refresher in Pattaya. The price for 2 dives including all equipment, lunch on the boat, transfer from hotel and diving instructor was 4,000 Bhat for the refresher course which seemed quite fair. Our diving instructor was a super experienced diver who did some quick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

The Gulf of Thailand may not be the best diving in the world for visibility but when you hit those good days it is magnificent. I spent the last month in Pattaya diving with SeaFari Dive Centre. When I first arrived I did my PADI Advanced Open Water course. I had 26 dives with Seafari this year and got to... More 

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