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Address: 11/2 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach (Inside Wind Beach Resort), Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 77 456 611
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Roctopus Dive, pioneering the future of scuba dive training ... We also...

Roctopus Dive, pioneering the future of scuba dive training ... We also teach FREEDIVING to all skills levels and have an award winning Professional Training centre: Divemaster Internships, Instructor courses and Technical diving!

The Roctopus Dive team is a young, friendly and energetic collection of dive instructors from throughout the world. Handpicked because of their passion for the underwater world and first class knowledge and experience teaching people how to dive. We promise small group sizes (max 4) for increased personal instruction, safety and enjoyment. The Thai style Roctopus HQ is situated in quiet, relaxing grounds close to Sairee beach, a short walk from all the shops, restaurants, and bars. We can offer customized courses for couples, groups and families, by arranging a diving package to suit your needs. Also take advantage of our infamous Sail Rock Trips (every Sunday) and see the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. Come and join the Roctopus Dive family and become part of the sub culture.

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Great place to dive with and get certified!

We did our open water course certification with Roctopus and had a rad instructor J-mac! The whole experience was awesome, and the staff was friendly and very professional. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
karleeandrews
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Truckee, California
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Truckee, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did our open water course certification with Roctopus and had a rad instructor J-mac! The whole experience was awesome, and the staff was friendly and very professional. The groups are always small groups so you get a better learning experience. I definitely recommend them and plan to get our advanced with them when we return to Koh Tao. Also... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had never dived before, and the staff and roctopus made it a fun and friendly environment to learn in! I would definitely recommend learning there and plan on doing my advanced there in the next few days!

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Thank jfarthing
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend completed the Open Water Course with Roctopus earlier this month. Having never dived before we chose Roctopus because of their small group sizes and great reviews. They did not disappoint, all the staff were really friendly and welcoming but most of all our instructor Josh was brilliant. He was so patient with us and so relaxed... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Roctopus made our first diving experience extremely fun and safe. My fiancee and I completed our Open Water certification with Roctopus after completing confined water and academic training back home in Canada. Roctopus was one of the few dive shops on the island that would accommodate us for this, which we needed because we would only be in Koh Tao... More 

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Thank Ernest C
JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Ernest, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. Here at Roctopus we are always happy to take referral's when people have completed part of the course in their home country or with another dive school. We offer a free pick up service from the pier for anyone who is booked on for a course with us.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my openwater here with a friend, i had never done it before and it just came on my path while travelling, Everyone was really Nice and you could feel that they loved their jobs, i had 2 instructors Emelie and jullia and they did an amazing job, if you want to go diving in koh tao i would... More 

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Valentijn, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and congratulations on passing your OWC with Emily. We all love diving here at Roctopus and just love to pass on our passion to you guys, thanks for the recommendation and I will pass on your comments to the rest of the team. Roctopus Dive More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can not recommend Roctopus enough. I made my advanced open water certification with them and then did a couple of fun dives including a stunning UV-night dive (special thanks to Michael you made it such a wonderful experience) and of course sail rock (a must do as a diver). I had the best time of my life. The dive... More 

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Lena, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and congratulations on completing the AA course! The UV-night dive is a great experience I'm glad you enjoyed it. Also Sail Rock is a must do while you are here on Koh Tao it really is the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. We are one... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to do a scuba review because I hadn't been diving in 4 years since getting my Open Water and I was really nervous and had forgotten mostly everything. Our instructor was CiCi and she was absolutely amazing. She was extremely professional and really friendly. I started to panic the first time we went down and she was so... More 

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we always recommend a Scuba review if someone has been out of the water for so long, as with anything if your not diving regularly, one can suffer from skills decay. The scuba review is designed to re-establish those skills and acts as a refresher from the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dived 4 times in Koh Tao and we did it using this company. All I can say is: it was great! The staff is very friendly and professional. Nevertheless, most of the diving center in Koh Tao are SSI certified. Never encounter this certification before so I would recommend for you to go along with the PADI certification as... More 

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Bastien, Thank you for your review and conducting fun diving with us. SSI and RAID are in just as many countries of the world than PADI and our bread and butter is open water course, the most amount of diving work we actually do. There are many agencies and organisations that can train and certify divers. What students want... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Open diver course and it was great. You learn a lot on a short amount of time. At the end you get totally comfortable in the water, aware of all the danger that's possible and feeling prepared if something goes wrong. The staff is awesome. Our instructor was Josh. He's a brilliant teacher and a great... More 

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Thomas, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and congratulations on passing your OWC with Josh! I'm happy you enjoyed the course and felt super comfortable in the water. I will pass on your comments to Josh and the rest of the team, in the meantime carry on enjoying the subculture! Roctopus Dive More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did 2 fun dives and proceeded to get advanced diver with roctupus. Great master diver who was fun but at same time felt extremely safe and reassuring

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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this review

Hi Jiyan Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and congratulations on passing your advanced course with Keli. Come back and see us anytime. Roctopus Dive More 

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