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“Excellent experience”

Heart & Soul Divers
Ranked #2 of 7 Tours in Choeng Thale
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Heart & Soul Divers - The name says it all! Heart & Soul Divers is of course the Dive Center for all and everybody, but it's also the exclusive Dive Center for the renowned Thanyapura Sports- and Leisure Club (PIA- Phuket International Academy), located in Phuket, Thailand. We offer an extensive list of dive activities, ranging from Bubblemaker courses for the youngest divers to Divemaster courses for professionals, as well as a large selection of dive trips for certified divers. Regardless of the course you choose, you'll find our team both passionate and professional. From teaching you the fundamentals of diving and staying safe to our instructors' attitudes and our choice of equipment, we only offer: The HIGHEST quality and OUTSTANDING services.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Me and my friend travelled from Australia to have a holiday and get our PADI open water. We were lucky to have Carsten as our instructor. He is always around, you are never left alone from the moment you begin your course to the moment he shakes your hand. Even grabbing lunch together, couldn't ask for a friendlier guy. He is an incredible instructor also, he didn't just teach us to pass our open water course. He taught us to be great scuba divers!

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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Four words to describe our experience: "WILL BE RIGHT BACK".

We took our PADI Advanced Open Water and Nitrox (Enriched Air) dive courses with Carsten over a period of 4 days and it was amazing. Carsten had everything planned out from the accommodation, transport and right down to the food. He was the first and last person we saw at Phuket airport. He is a great instructor who keeps lessons simple and easy to understand. You'll never get lost with him underwater because he's always watching you. The reviews above have covered what we intend to say, so please, have a look at our photos to see how much fun we had!

We'll most probably be back again in August (see you Carsten!!).

If you want to see more photos, here they are: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sukianto/sets/72157633806242839

1  Thank Seahjse
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

Carsten Koch “Soul” is the man to visit when you are looking for the Royal Treatment of Scuba Diving in Phuket Thailand. This man is amazing! I think he has Thai blood as he is so nice just like the Thai people. Carsten took such good care of us - from picking us up in a private car at our villa, making sure we had everything we needed (from Food to the Equipment), inviting us into his home and introducing his amazing family. The days didn’t just end with diving; we had amazing food at the best local spots that we would have never found if Carsten didn’t take us. Carsten really went out of his way to make our trip as comfortable as possible - he would not let us take a shuttle to the airport as he insisted that he personally take us! Goodbyes are always hard, but I have to say out of all the places I have been I will certainly be going back to visit, not just to dive but to see my new friend and his family.

Carsten is an extremely experienced scuba diver and instructor, and the best part is he is also very experienced in the different areas to dive in Thailand, informing us of everything we needed to know from things to see to dangers.

Thank you again!
Joseph Restivo

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Reviewed 13 May 2013

It was indeed one of the best dives. We spent minimal time to master the basic skills with his professional coaching, and we could spend the rest of the time to enjoy the moments under water. It was easy and fun. He was also a warm-heart, friendly coach!

1  Thank PChanKW
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Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

I have spent one dive trip with Carsten in December 2012 and I must say Carsten is one of the most professional and serious instructor and dive master I have met. He is a warm and friendly person and we were even invited back for a barbequeue at his place! You won't regret booking him at all!

1  Thank Rion A
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