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New Way Diving

#8 of 96 Tours in Koh Tao Features Animals
24/2 sairee beach | Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 527
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Amazing experience for first-time divers with friendly and helpful staff

John, our instructor, was awesome, and we thoroughly enjoyed learning under him. Hannah was our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fort Collins, Colorado
Grumpy welcome, awesome dives

I walked into the dive shop, conveniently located close to the main street, one day prior to my... read more

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Located on the pristine island of Koh Tao, is a small to medium sized dive center known for its family feel and personal touch. Do you want to be the first diver in the water? Then come and dive with us! Our boats are the first to leave the island early in the morning in order to have the premier dive sites to ourselves.
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24/2 sairee beach | Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 527

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Reviewed yesterday

John, our instructor, was awesome, and we thoroughly enjoyed learning under him. Hannah was our divemaster for our (half off) fun dives following the completion of our open water course, and she was super friendly and supportive with us. Everyone we interacted with at New...More

Thank jenelledobyns
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I walked into the dive shop, conveniently located close to the main street, one day prior to my dives after a having called the day before. I was greeted by Patrick who displayed slightly too much of a "pay now, sign here, don't ask questions"...More

Thank Baldur23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had my OW PADI course at New Way Diving. On the first day, I could not finish my confined-water session because of the bad weather. I shivered in the pool quickly so my first instructor Tony had to pick me up from the water and...More

Thank VioletWX
Reviewed 1 week ago

New way diving are reckless and dangerous. My two adult daughters and I all have advanced open water PADI certification. We went to Sail Rock, where we have previously dived with another dive company. The new way dive master was ill prepared to take a...More

1  Thank adriancjust
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recommended New Way by a fellow backpacker, and I am so glad I came here! The instructors were very laid-back and friendly, but you could be sure they were paying attention to safety every minute. New Way is an extremely professional company and...More

Thank ecritchlow
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had such a good experience doing our Open Water course at New Way that we decided to stay longer and do our Advanced Open Water course. We did both courses with Tony, who was a great teacher - patient, great at...More

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I started to look for a dive school in Koh Tao, I was surprised by the quantity of different options. From few travel blogs it appeared that New Way is a school at human size and all lessons are done in small groups, but...More

Thank Pavel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of four and we chose to dive with New Way based on their tripadvisor reviews- and we were not sorry!! We started out with a refrehser course, since it has been more than a year ago since our last dive and...More

Thank Lineelm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One more day at new way. I concur! An open water course. Certified. Advanced open water. 30 m. One instructor. Sascha. 5:30 starts are no problemo with this guy. Music, sea sickness pills, banter and above all (or shall I say below) great dives. Two...More

Thank LucyGoodman28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awesome time in Koh tao learning with our instructor Emily. She was a pleasure to work with it and very experienced. There was 2-3 people per instructor which make this place better than a lot of the bigger dive shops. We even saw...More

Thank Louis T
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Ashleigh B
24 June 2017|
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Response from SurfSnow1 | Reviewed this property |
I tipped my instructor after getting my open water ticket and my dive masters after that.
Helen Hely L
3 April 2017|
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Response from New Way Diving K | Property representative |
Its 2500 baht for two dives.