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Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are complete diving fanatics as our guests will testify! Started in 2002, the owners, Oui and Iain alone, have been teaching and guiding in Phuket for 30 years between us. We were...more
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363/10 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 August 2011

Greatest dive experience we’ve had so far! We’ve been diving in the USA, the Great Barrier Reef, Okinawa Japan, and now here in Phuket, at the Phi Phi Islands! This was far and away a perfect experience. We contacted them via email only a week...More

Date of experience: June 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a real pleasure to dive with you both and we certainly had the luck that day. It is very rare to see whale sharks here and I think it was weeks before the excitement wore...More

Reviewed 1 August 2011

We were extremely pleased with Sharkey Scuba. Iain runs a highly professional operation with an emphasis on excellent customer service and I would highly recommend using them if you want to go diving while visiting Phuket. As a beginning diver, Iain made me very comfortable...More

Date of experience: April 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your kind review. Iain very much enjoyed the dives that he had with yourself and your wife and was very complimentary about your skills as a beginner. We certainly hope to see you both back visiting and diving with us...More

Reviewed 31 July 2011

What can I say ....................... This couple have got to be the number one dive guides and We have met many many . We first met up with Iain 4 years ago quite by accident he was just a name on the internet after contacting...More

Date of experience: February 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Every year we look forward greatly to your visits knowing that we have guests who are now also great friends. You a certainly part of our extended family with all the joys that brings:). We cannot wait...More

Reviewed 31 July 2011

I only had three days to go diving in Thailand and I was on a bit of budget so a cruise in the Similans was out! I thought it might be a compromise diving in Phuket but wow, we fit some really top class diving...More

Date of experience: August 2010
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the diving plus we all got the chance to celebrate the wonderful Songkran festival together. Those water fights are always a lot of fun. Do keep in touch and we...More

Reviewed 31 July 2011

Sharkey Scuba was recommended to us by friends and we were so grateful. We did our open water course with them and our instructor Max was unbelievably patient. The equipment and tuition were both great and we trust them100%. We went to Phi Phi and...More

Date of experience: January 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a real pleasure to get the opportunity to teach you and your partner to dive. The trip to Phi Phi was rather special with all the jealous looks as we enjoyed the smoked salmon, olives...More

Reviewed 31 July 2011

Thank you Iain and Oui, with not only professional service that you would expect but with the personal touch that makes you definitely want to return, will be back.More

Date of experience: March 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It is always great to be appreciated for what we do and especially when the person is a dive instructor themselves. It has been great fun to dive with you over the years and share knowledge...More

Reviewed 27 July 2011

Choosing the right dive company is essential, and boy did I get this one right. I was a complete beginner and didn’t know anything about Scuba Diving, so Iain and his team had their work cut out. There is no better way to learn than...More

Date of experience: September 2010
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We feel very privileged to have got the opportunity to meet you, dive with you and socialise too over the years. It is one of the fantastic parts of our "job" that we get the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 27 July 2011

I've always been very wary about learning to dive as I've got a problem with my ears (equalising) and in previous 'try dives' I've never really felt comfortable with the instructors (too ' in your face', if you know what I mean). So it wasn't...More

Date of experience: August 2010
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2013

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was wonderful to finally get to meet you and introduce you to the wonderful underwater world. As well as the great diving experience we are glad that you had the time to join us for...More

Reviewed 26 July 2011

Got my advanced certification with Sharkey in early July (2011). First off, Iain and his wife Oui are absolutely the best. They are super responsive via email or cell and very accomidating. Iain drove to my hotel to deliver my book and fit me for...More

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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2013

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you came to dive with us and enjoyed your learning experience so much. Thank you for your feedback on the boats. As you mentioned, we lease spaces on boats rather than owning...More

Reviewed 25 July 2011

I was not diving but took my son Thomas who wished to complete his Open water and undertake the Advanced Dive. Iain was a most obliging, considerate and absolute professional in making our short trip such a memorbale one. Sharkey Scuba are a trustworthy, reliable,...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Kanniga P, Owner at Sharkey Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2013

Thank you so much for your kind review. Iain greatly enjoyed teaching your son to dive, a model student and very polite and likeable young adult. Maybe next time we can get you in the water too! Do come visit again as soon as you...More

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KatieYu
23 December 2018|
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HI, Thank you for your e-mail. We may be able to arrange something for tomorrow. If you can give me your e-mail address I will send info.
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Vishal S
18 November 2018|
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HI, thank you for your message. Children are allowed to accompany on the trip as long as they are over 2 years old. However, they will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times due to their age. The 8 year old is... More
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Chanshane
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Hi. Thank you for your message. We offer diving experiences at sea for anyone from the age of 10 upwards:). We have many youngsters who come to dive with us including our 11 year old daughter:). Just let us know what type of... More
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