The Dive Academy, Ko Samui

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#3 of 24 in Adventure in Bophut
A premier dive center in operation since 2002, The Dive Academy offers a range of PADI diving courses, diving tours for certified divers, freediving courses, and VIP snorkeling tours. If you're new to diving, consider the one-day discover scuba program. For the ultimate in comfort and enjoyment, you can privately charter one of the academy's purpose-built speedboats. Check the website for further details. For The Dive Academy and beyond, use our Bophut holiday builder website to get the most from your Bophut vacation.
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  • We had the Academy of a wonderful day with the instructors in the fall 2018. My wife and I wanted to book a Discover Scuba diving, but had our two boys (5 and 9 years old), so we didn't know how we could get that. Just in the first conversation but we have the impression that the goal of the Academy is to enable a great experience for us. They proposed that the children of parallel Tao could snorkel before cow. We found the idea to be nice, because we could spend the day together. The instructors have accepted very patiently our, especially since my wife had some difficulties to make nasal breathing. Etienne has accompanied her all the time and gave her a good and safe feeling. We could do with so 2 dives and at the same time knew that someone perfectly takes care of the kids. Even the food on Board was excellent. Therefore by me 5 stars. I would book it again exactly so!
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  • On Friday the 5th of October, 2018 our family went on a snorkelling trip to Koh Tao with the Daviing Acadamy. We did a lot of research on reviews and they came in extremely well but mainly the reviews...  more »
  • My wife and i were diving with the Team of „The Dive Academy“ from October 6th 2018 through October 11th. In Total we took 10 dives on five tours. After a warm welcome at the office we selected the re...  more »
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  • We went on a one day trip to Koh Tao for diving and snorkelling with these cool guys. We did a lot of research before and ended up going with definitely one of the best organized companies. We had two amazing dives/snorkels and a delicious lunch in between and enjoyed the speedboat ride to Koh Tao and back. Our guide Inna pointed out a lot of great stuff and we saw to rays having sex (did you ever see this before?? Looks funny because they are so flat hahaha). They picked us up at our Villa (actually this one was hard to find and they managed to pick us up right on time (we love being right on time haha) and took us to the dive center where everything was already prepared. The trip was perfectly planned, the boat driver was amazing coz we did not really feel the waves and the guides were so nice. We had a great time and even when our parents forgot their towel AND CAMERA there, they made a call and gave everything back. Thank you for this nice experience, we can highly recommend this company for whatever you want to do related to diving and snorkeling. They are professional, perfectly organized and super friendly.
  • Good equipment and a very friendly staff. Already looking forward to the next dive with them
  • Excellent dive shop, very professional, good gear, good boats. Time to sail rock: 50mins. Time to Koh Tao: 1.5 to 2hrs (depending on conditions). Sail Rock is well worth it!
  • What a great experience! Claire's service and friendliness is outstanding. The dive instructors were enthusiastic, informative and very safety conscious. A professional energetic Team serving the diving community well. Shotto guys.
  • New equipment, nice staff, wonderful dives. I strongly recommend anyone to visit dive sites sround koh tao with the dive academy. As a divemaster I got wonderful service and my wife had two fun dives which she enjoyed.
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