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Best dive shop in Koh Tao

I had a great time completing my open water 20. The shop makes sure your class has no more than 3... read more

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Reviewed 7 August 2019

I did two of my dive courses with John. Excellent teacher and the whole school was awesome to deal with. Highly recommend doing your courses at Roctopus.

Date of experience: December 2018
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JayRoc83, General Manager at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hi Kadin

Congratulations on your dives with John! Thanks for the review and the recommendation.

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Reviewed 6 August 2019

We did a 4 day beginners diving course. Kelli was amazing... she is so patient and good at what she does! Truly a lovely person and made our experience really memorable and fun. Thank you Kelli

Date of experience: July 2019
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JayRoc83, General Manager at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hey there

Well done on completing your OW with Keli! She is great and just loves to teach and pass on her passion, come back and see us real soon for some more awesome diving.

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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Definitely use Roctopus dive over anyone else! They are highly qualified, super friendly and care for the environment!! Would 10/10 reccomend!

Roctopus Dive was recommended to me by a friend who had visited the previous year. We checked it out online and booked the 10 dive package - the team were really friendly and responsive over email and when we arrived in Koh Tao we went down the the dive shop to check in.

We hadn’t dived in a while so we also booked a refresher course and after chatting with the staff, we decided to actually do our advanced course whilst we were there as the range of dive locations was incredible and the price was really competitive.

Our refresher course included two dives and was exactly what we needed, we ended up being really lucky as we had two instructors- one was finishing her training and was being assessed and so it was 1:1 staff to student ratio! It was really helpful to refresh the hand signals, safety checks and general dive admin.

John ran our advanced course and was fantastic. He was super experienced and taught us with patience and a lot of humour. Everyone said we got the best tutor! We did some classroom work but mostly additional skills and practical stuff in the water and we definitely learned more as a result of his enthusiasm for diving and his love of teaching. There were three on the course so loads of opportunities to ask questions and you always felt safe and looked after. We also got the opportunity to do a night dive which really was incredible.

All of the instructors chatted to you on the boat - you always felt looked after and like it wasn’t just their job to speak to you!

I have recommended Roctopus to other visitors to Koh Tao and definitely think they are the best around!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erinwysockijones
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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Loved every minute of my open water diving course! All the staff are so friendly &
our dive instructor John was like a sea king 🌊 👑 He was informative, made us all feel safe & he’d always make us laugh even when we felt nervous!
Would definitely recommend Roctopus! 🤟🏻

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gracekelllly
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JayRoc83, General Manager at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hi Grace

John is a sea king, great phrase! Congratulations on completing your OW with him! He is always on hand with a quick joke to ease those nerves. You can see his passion and how he just loves to teach and pass on his passion for diving and the underwater world. Thanks for the awesome review and welcome to the sub culture.

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Reviewed 6 August 2019

I did the Open Water 20 course with some friends at Roctopus and had a blast! The instructors are all very knowledgeable, fun to be around and concerned with your safety without being overbearing. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Koh Tao. Be sure to request John!

Date of experience: July 2019
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JayRoc83, General Manager at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hey there

Congratulations on completing your OW course with John! Our instructors have often worked all over the world and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. Thanks for the review and recommendation and welcome to the sub culture, come back and see us real soon enjoy the rest of your travels.

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