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Oceanic Divecenter

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143/3 Patak Road Tambon Karon, | Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Perfect divecenter to start diving

Oceanic Divecenter is a great place to learn all about diving. I took the SSI Open Water... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Sander T
Excellent!

Excellent diving center, super chilled with a very professional team. I did the open water diver... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
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PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center from 1999 to 2012. Now upgraded to SSI and PADI Dive Center. Walking distance from both Kata & Karon beaches. The three British/Swedish owners have been instructing PADI and SSI courses, guiding dives around Phuket and assisting travellers in many aspects of their holiday for many years. Experienced, friendly staff provide all levels of PADI & SSI diver training specialising in NERVOUS BEGINNERS, families & JUNIORS. LOCAL DIVING, DAYTRIPS for DIVING and SNORKELLING- PHI PHI, Similan Islands, Burma, Hin Daeng/Muang.
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143/3 Patak Road Tambon Karon, | Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Oceanic Divecenter is a great place to learn all about diving. I took the SSI Open Water training here. My instructor (Tod) was very good and helped me to learn all i needed to start my diving career. The combination of beach and boat dives...More

Thank Sander T
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent diving center, super chilled with a very professional team. I did the open water diver certification and felt perfect throughout, all security measures respected with the best instructor!! Just go and check out for yourself! Thanks a lot to Rachel, Joel and Simon!!!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We did the Open Water Diver license for three days. We were really doing a lot of research before to choose the best diving school for us. We are so happy after finishing our license here cause the owners, the staff and our instructor Simon...More

Thank Daniel F
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We did dive trips by boat for three days which was a great experience and Simon was a great and patient instructor. Our final dive was a nice and relaxed shore dive with Rachel who had some valuable advice for us. We booked in advance...More

Thank Anna N
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Anna Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're delighted that you enjoyed your diving with us, and you were both great fun to have around the dive shop. We hope to see you again some day! Cheers from the...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Friendly staff, prompt replies, excellent service for my dive trip that I organized! Dives was all good and smooth thanks to them!More

Thank Leung T
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello Leung T Thank you! It was a pleasure working with you to iron out the finer details of your group's trip to Phuket. Congratulations to the six newly qualified Advanced Adventurers! And we're delighted that the leisure divers also enjoyed the dives. It was...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Dear Rachel and your wonderful team, Thank you very much for dropping off my husband’s dive card to the Horizon hotel last week. Sorry we haven't replied sooner - it was a bit of a mad dash to the finish line and then getting sorted...More

Thank Marina C
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Marina Thanks a million for your amazing review! We really appreciate your kind words. Congratulations to your husband on completing his SSI Open Water course. It was great having you all around, I wish we got to spend more time with you. Warmest regards...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We did a beach dive and two full day boat trips. Everything ran smoothly from the very start - sorting out equipment, advising on best use of our time, pick ups etc. Rachel and Joel run a very efficient and professional operation and they are...More

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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Andy Thanks so much for posting a review. Both Chris and I enjoyed our dives with you and your daughter. I hope you make it back to Phuket, and maybe we'll get you diving at the wreck yet! Best regards and Happy New Year...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Rachel was super responsive we had over 20 emails exchange before we booked, as it was made complicated due to Thai king cremation. I went with them twice, Simon and Chris took great care of us. Highly recommend

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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi SuperRaptor Thank you for your kind review! Simon and Chris both enjoyed diving with you, and we look forward to seeing you both in the future! Best regards from the whole team!

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

My little boy did the bubblemaker course with Oceanic Divecenter and he had such a great experience. Simon, Rachel and Joel made us feel so welcome and safe. Simon was really patient and supportive of my son and I am so glad that I decided...More

Thank Sue C
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Sue Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. Congratulations to your son. He did a great job and we have no doubt that he will be a fabulous diver! We look forward to your next...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Very lucky to have stumbled across Oceanic Dive Center. We hadn't dived for 4 years; Rachael and Joel had plenty of time to discuss different trips and sites suited to us. Nothing was too much trouble and they went above and beyond our expectations. Highly...More

Thank Paul W
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Hi Paul Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. It was fun meeting you both and I hope we see you back diving in Phuket soon! Best regards Rachel & Joel

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