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Address: 459/1 The Best Villa, Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Fun boat good diving . Adam is great!

We were sent to South Siam Divers on the 9th May for a dive in Phuket. The boat is small and squash but it works. Adam is team leader and professional dive master with a few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel Y
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were sent to South Siam Divers on the 9th May for a dive in Phuket. The boat is small and squash but it works. Adam is team leader and professional dive master with a few chinese and Australians and Ze Germans.Adam has a good confident way around him as leader of the boat and they were good knowing when... More 

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Thank Rachel Y
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and some friends decided to do a last minute dive trip in Phuket. We went with the Siam Divers since it was one of the first to pop up in a web search. We dove for two days and stayed on board over one night. The things I did not like were that they seemed very business oriented almost... More 

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Thank Ajay P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I had a 3 nights and 4 days liveaboard diving trip on South Siam 3 from 17th to 21th of Feburary and I had a very disappointing experience with them. It was my third liveaboard trip in Similan. My first time was on Peterpan and the second time was on South Siam 4 and both were very enjoyable, so I... More 

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1 Thank noakyungjinl
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We got our diving in at the beginning of our Phuket trip. We stayed in Nai Yang Beach (near the airport) before heading up to the pier to take a speed boat out to the South Siam 3. I mention this because other people on the boat wished they had not gone all the way down to Patong or more... More 

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Thank Rebecca G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I have been on many liveaboard boats before, and I had the WORST experience on the South Siam liveaboard boat. The boat crews were ignorant, rude and unfriendly. They did not care about safety of the divers by mishandling equipments, and they were mishandling the divers’ items as well. On March 1st, a team of 30 Koreans, including myself, boarded... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We did a liveabord trip to similans with ssd and it was great. We enjoyed it alot as well as we enjoyed the dives around phuket. Vis was good in similans and ok around phuket.

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Thank Joona R
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first liveaboard experience and we booked with Aussie Divers to spend 4 days 3 nights on Somboon 3. It's a budget option so we didn't have high expectations but it was very nice. Our cabin was clean and comfortable enough, we only went there to sleep anyway. Bathrooms were fine and we never had to wait long... More 

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Thank Anna H
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

booked a 2 day / 1 night liveaborad. First impressions: packed with divers on the boat since they combine the liveaboard guests with daytrip guests. I had nowhere to sit when lunch was served on the boat. Also,- the main dive master "Greg" was rude towards me and other guests. Service: Good. Safety: Bad. Food: Good. Overall impression: worst liveaboard... More 

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1 Thank JonathanNyukann
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time on the 2d/1n live aboard dive trip. We had an amazing cabin and 7 dives including a night dive. Food was decent, they catered to us being vegetarian which was great. Staff were good! Two major things that were bad. Safety is not considered at all. During a night dive they ran... More 

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Thank Alan F
Melbourne, Australia
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295 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I did a couple of day trips with this operator and as an experienced diver I am pretty happy to go budget rather than five star but on these boats many other dive operators without boats join in and that means that the actual number of south slam divers can very small - on both my days only 2-3 divers... More 

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