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Big Blue Diving

#6 of 96 Tours in Koh Tao Features Animals
17/18 Moo 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 415
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If you want to dive Koh Tao, COME HERE!

Had the absolute best time getting Open Water and Enriched Air certified at Big Blue!! The place is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dana S
via mobile
The best diving school around!

I came to big blue diving in order to complete my open water and advanced course. A friend came... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shan I
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One of Koh Tao's longest established Dive Centers offerring a full range of Scuba Diving Courses from Open Water to Scuba Instructor. Also specialists in Freediving, Technical Diving, Instructor Training & professional Underwater Videography and able to teach in all major languages & all courses including PADI, SSI, BSAC & TDI. Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao also offers FREE accommodation on days spent diving in shared AC dorms making it the most affordable dive center in the world! While also offering private AC bungalows on the beach as well as basic old skool style backpacker bungalows on the beach for those who'd rather pay a little extra for privacy. Awarded numerous prizes from all diving organisations & travel agencies & websites Big Blue Diving is everybodys favourite dive center.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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17/18 Moo 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 77 456 415

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the absolute best time getting Open Water and Enriched Air certified at Big Blue!! The place is amazing, and the instructors and people you meet are even better. If you can, ask for Mark as your instructor, the dude rocks!

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came to big blue diving in order to complete my open water and advanced course. A friend came with me however could not afford doing therefore the reception organised her accommodation with me in a mixed dorm which was perfect. The resort is located...More

Thank Shan I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's so much choice but this company really makes an effort from the moment you step through the door. Really friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Michiel H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My second time in Koh Tao and I went back to go scuba diving. Big Blue is definitely my favorite place on the island. Friendly and competent staff and DM's. You feel safe diving and they take you to great locations. I can only recommend...More

Thank Katharina S
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Katharina, thanks for our latest review! Here at Big Blue we go to every dive site around Koh Tao - the beginners on their own boat going to the easier, more shallow sites, the technical divers on their boat exploring very challenging deep sites,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been for almost one week with Big Blue for my Open Water and Advanced courses. The vibe was great, equipment all looks new and well maintained and the dive sites are amazing!More

Thank Erik V
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Erik, thanks for the brief review! I honestly think that it's impossible for Big Blue not to have an incredible atmosphere when the weather is as good as it is right now, with sunny days, blue skies and stunning sunsets every single evening. We...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really happy I selected this dive center on Koh Tao. Despite its big size, there is a very friendly atmosphere there and the instructors do seem to care about their students. My daughter got sick in the middle of her certification and missed the early...More

Thank Steph_3806
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Steph, thank you for the review! When spending a few days at a dive centre, it's really important that you have like-minded people around you, and an atmosphere conducive to learning - imagine being stuck for 4 days in some boring dusty classroom, compared...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time diving with big blue. Our instructor Scotty was the best! First I was a litte nervous about diving in the ocean but he really made me feel comfortable in the ocean. First we did our open water course, we really enjoyed...More

Thank Jeffrey d
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jeffrey, thanks for the review. Congratulations on your new Open Water and Advanced licences, and welcome to the wonders of the underwater world! As soon as you meet Scotty you can tell that you're going to have the time of your life, his warm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time at Big Blue! I went there to get my open water course but had such a blast that I did my advanced aswell. they teach a maximum of 6 people per group instead of 12 that Some diving schools do. 6...More

Thank Morderchai
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for the review! It's amazing how many people come to Big Blue to do their Open Water licence, and then end up staying on to complete their Advanced too. It's certainly an addictive pastime, and with diving being so cheap here on Koh...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Big Blue in Koh Tao a couple of years ago and had the most awesome experience learning to dive there. From arriving the instructors are all friendly, helpful and knowledgable/experienced; all of this leads to a safe learning environment for everyone involved. They...More

Thank Matt T
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matt, thanks a lot for the review. It's always nice to get such good feedback on the service we provide here at Big Blue, good customer service is very hard to find in South East Asia! Our team at our resort put a lot...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in Ko tao last week with a friend; we've done our open water diving course and it was awesome ! thanks to our dive master Boris (call him Morris he will appreciate) hope to come back one day !More

Thank alberto443
BBBoss, General Manager at Big Blue Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Alberto, thank you for the brief review! Awesome is the perfect description of diving on Koh Tao right now. We've had 3 whaleshark sightings in the last week, the sun is shining and the wind has died down so the ocean is looking beautiful...More

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Archipeligo
6 July 2017|
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I like it, but i'm a bit biased. In particular i like the large rooms by the pool, as it's just seconds from the beach and you get the entertainment factor of watching our divers learning new skills in the pool every day.
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Archipeligo
6 July 2017|
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See the answer above, also we have another option for private rooms - if you search our reviews using the word 'Praewa' (the name of the hotel) you'll see customer comments on it. Thanks, and any more questions please get... More
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Anuj444
23 May 2017|
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Hi, thanks for getting in touch! Usually July is nice here, often with a little rain in the evenings, but the day tends to be a bit of sun, and bit of cloud. Remember we don't have weather underwater (i've never noticed it... More
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