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Tioman Dive Centre

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Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
+60 9-419 1228
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Very helpful

I booked in to do my Advanced Open Water ticket with TDC but didn't end up doing it as I had to... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Tony L
Did our open water here

We did our open water here and having dived at multiple places since TDC does not compare. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. we are based in 2 locations; our main dive base is on the beach in Tekek village, and our second, at the Panuba Inn Resort. We cater for experienced divers as well as those who have never dived before. We look forward to seeing you here soon!
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swiss cottage” (22 reviews)
“dive centre” (39 reviews)
Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
+60 9-419 1228
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I booked in to do my Advanced Open Water ticket with TDC but didn't end up doing it as I had to cancel my holiday for personal reasons. Nonetheless, Rosie (General Manager) was extremely helpful with all my queries, not only relating to the course...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We did our open water here and having dived at multiple places since TDC does not compare. Our instructor was good with us, but less so with someone who as struggling with the course. There were several events which occurred that makes me think the...More

Thank Jlanca
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Came here with a couple of friends. The dive centre was super helpful with planning our trip, recommending hotels and timings. Did my refresher and then three reef dives. Everyone working for the dive centre was clearly passionate about diving and tried to make each...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Laid back instructors, good value, great diving. They teach you all there is to know. Cool group of instructors. Take you out to nice dive spots and the price is competitive.

Thank bricstic
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I had not dived for 3 years so did a short refresh session off the beach. This was undertaken by Tony from Spain who was an excellent teacher and made the whole session educational and enjoyable. Then I did a boat dive on the same...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I did my open water PADI at TDC and very happy I choose for them! Professional teaching and much focused on safety. I was extra lucky by getting private classes. The price is reasonable and you get to do some of the dives in very...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a discovery diving session. Unplanned but definitely worth it. Great and professional services by the staffs. The dive instructor and dive master, Amir and Ari were very good and kind. They handled us patiently. Not everyone can tolerate easily panic person like me...More

Thank Shamim2612
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I completed my advanced open water license with TDC. Instructors were great and Rosie did all she could to help me schedule my dives since I was on a tight timeline. It's a very chill, laidback dive shop where mostly people just hang out and...More

Thank Xinyi C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great dive center with very professional fun instructors. Completed PADI Advanced and had a blast with Mel, lots of good tips and fun. Staff took care of all equipment on leisure dives, much of which was new. Several great dive spots within 5-20 minute boat...More

Thank Kendra R
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Early start on Cataferry which was amazing and straight to Tekek and the awesome team at Tioman Dive Centre. Always so welcoming and a well equipped and professionally run dive centre. Thanks Rosie and team

Thank Jetfin J
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30 May 2017|
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Response from Caroline G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, He will definitely be able to snorkel. Not sure what the age limits are for scuba. Best would be to email Tioman dive centre They replied very quickly to me and were very helpful Caroline
swapnil s
13 December 2016|
Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your message. Unfortunately we are closed now for the monsoon season, and will be re-opening on 3rd February 2017. Do send us an email if you would like to book in for some diving after this date. Sorry... More
Eileen T
14 November 2016|
Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Many thanks for your email. I’m afraid that we are now closed for the monsoon season here in Tioman Island. We will re-open for the 2017 on 3rd February, and will be taking bookings for the 2017 season from 1st... More