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Phangan International Diving School

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Address: Hacienda Resort and Beach Club, 99/38 Moo 1 | Ao Baan Tai, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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+66 77 377 261
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Phangan International Diving School(PIDS) is located opposite Makro just...

Phangan International Diving School(PIDS) is located opposite Makro just outside Thong Sala. Its equipment room and training pool is located nearby at Hacienda Beach Club Resort. It also has a booking office in Haad Rin. PIDS offer all divers full diving packages, dive education, multi course diving promotions and also discounted diving accommodation. Our team of professional PADI Instructors and Divemasters have unrivaled knowledge of the local dive scene around Koh Phangan. We will guide you through every step of the way as you reach your goal – becoming a qualified PADI Diver!

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One of the greatest days of my life!

This is something everyone should do, at least once! The scenery, the feeling(s). All needs to be experienced! The staff/crew are amazingly good at what they do. Great... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is something everyone should do, at least once! The scenery, the feeling(s). All needs to be experienced! The staff/crew are amazingly good at what they do. Great teachers, taking good care of us both in and out of the water. The whole trip was fun, beautiful and relaxing. Money well spent, and I'd do it all over again the... More 

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Lille, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spend 2 amazing months there to do my dive master, thanks to all the staff and people i met that made this experience incredible !!!

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JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Aurelien, it was a pleasure to have you around! Thanks for all your hard work these past few months and hope to see you back very soon! More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did a fun dive, our instructor Olesya made us really enjoy the dive and she showed us so much down under wich we never would have seen otherwise. We where at Sail Rock. This day the water was not that clear but we saw so much anyway aaaand we got to swim with 3 wale sharks!!!

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Thank Snorpis
JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are so glad that you got to see 3 Whale Sharks - any Diver's dream! We hope to see you back again soon. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From booking in the PIDS office with James to completing my Open Water with Gary, I had an surprisingly relaxed, enjoyable experience. The organisation and friendliness of the PIDS staff really won me over. I had 4 great dives with Gary; so good that I booked an extra 2 Fun Dives with Olesya! Olesya is a great videographer and took... More 

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Thank Theo H
JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Hi Theo - Thanks for your great feedback. We pride ourselves on our friendliness and great organisation. Catch you again, next time you're in Koh Pha Ngan! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend PIDS to anyone that is looking for an amazing diving experience. The staff was well experienced, and made first time divers feel very comfortable in the water. I also recommend asking for Storm-Lee, she was an absolute gem. Would absolutely do this again if I find myself back in Ko Phangan.

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Thank PeterNeumann55
JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Peter, this is great to hear! We are so glad you had such an amazing experience. We will pass on your lovely compliments to Storm-Lee and hope to see you again with us very soon! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a 2 tank boat dive to Sail Rock and had the most amazing time! Both dives were fantastic and couldn't have had a better dive master than Michael! He made sure we all had a great time and had the best dives possible. 100% recommend diving with this team!

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Thank Lindsey E
JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Lindsey, we are so pleased that you had an amazing experience here with us at PIDS! We will be sure to pass on your compliments to Michael and hope to see you back soon! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best experience from our trip! We started by snorkelling unsure if we would plunge into the diving, mainly because I was terrified. After the first trip to sail rock it was decided we were going to do our open water course. Our Instructor was Cristina, who was absolutely amazing! From the beginning her goal was to make... More 

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Thank Samantha R
JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Samantha. We are so happy that snorkelling and diving with PIDS was your favourite experience of Phangan. We hope to see you back soon. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 1st ever dive & it was awesome. Our divemaster, 'Stormy' was not only great company but a very competent teacher & as a result I was totally relaxed throughout the breathtaking dive. Getting up close with a whale shark capped off a great trip!

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JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thanks for this nice review, Jack! We're happy you got to dive with a whale shark and enjoyed your first ever dive! :) Hope to see you back here soon! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But PIDS is a sell out to freelance instructors. 3 taxi in the morning totally not needed. Got to boat to find we where crammed on the floor of top deck sharing with other groups the trip immediately lost the private experience. The instructor was how ever very good and a genuinely lovely and fun person. If I didn't have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, great value for money, would definitely go back! Great people, facilities were great and I passed the course! THANK YOU! Special mention to Greg, the mighty Irish fella who helped me through the Open water course!

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JFW82, Online Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us! Congratulations on getting your Open Water certification! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us! More 

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