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Forra Diving - Day Trips

#5 of 11 Tours in Ko Lipe
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Address: Ko Lipe, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Forra Dive Centre was established on Koh lipe in 1997 and became a PADI...

Forra Dive Centre was established on Koh lipe in 1997 and became a PADI facility under the management of Antoine Pantelic, a french PADI, CMAS and SDI instructor. Antoine has over 8000 dives on his record, 5000 of those where around Koh lipe and Koh Phi Phi.We have excellent knowledge of the different dive sites in the Butang Archipelago and more generally in the South Andaman Sea.Live Aboard & Marine SafariNew on Koh LipeForra Diving started offering the first live aboard trips from Koh Lipe in February 2009. Our Marine Safari now offers the top 18 dives in the south Andaman Sea.Dive 3 National Marine Parks in the Andaman SeaWe offer the Top 18 dives in 3 marine national parks: Koh Tarutao, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi National Marine Park. Our trip will take you across 200 nautical miles from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi and back. Our classic wooden 27 metres boat Chalan 3 SeaTrekker offers you a pleasant , professional and safe way to explore the Andaman Sea and also enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere typical of Forra diving.

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Awesome time !!

I had a very good time at Forra Diving, on and off the boat. The island is beautiful, and almost empty now that low season started. I was super happy with the underwater world... read more

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San Marcos, Guatemala
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16 reviews
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I had a very good time at Forra Diving, on and off the boat. The island is beautiful, and almost empty now that low season started. I was super happy with the underwater world : Amazing soft coral with some very good macro, like seahorses or frog fishes... Schools of fusiliers following you all along the way... Some more adventurous... More 

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Thank Léa L
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did 6 dives with this dive center. I really enjoyed the time spent onboard. Good diving with lots of soft coral and the dive guide was interested always looking for something to point out. I hope i will come back there!

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Thank refa27
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I did one day of fun diving with Forra. The dive sites we went to were great, but my experience with the non-diving aspects of the company were rather poor. The person working in the shop the day before I dove was super friendly and talked to me about diving and about the site they were visiting the next day,... More 

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Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

What a great time i had on Koh Lipe. I've got my padi because of Sander, an amazing instructor. He kept me calm and we had a lot of fun under water. I fell totally in love with the underwaterworld and never wanne stop diving! But be warned: don't be fooled if Sander shows a fish that is actually not... More 

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Thank Zoë v
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Hi, I'm an open water diver certificated since 4 years with 35 dives. My girlfriend and I had a very bad experience with this guys. We agreed on which sites where to dive and they changed it without notifying us. It can happen because of the conditions but at least they could have said something. They blamed each other about... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to holiday on the island and decided to get our PADI Ope Water Diving License through this company. We visited their shop on walking street, decided that this was what we wanted to do and book our course for the next few days. The next day we got to the shop and the same person... More 

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Thank Danny T
AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much Danny for your review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here with us at Forra during your stay on Koh Lipe. Congratulations on completing your Scuba Diving course and taking your new found skills around the world with you, we hope you are enjoying the underwater world just as much as we do.... More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great experience having my OWD course at Forra! Dives are well-organized and instructors are very professional, patient and friendly (especially Paul).

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Just back home in last Saturday from Ko lipe, took a PADI advanced open water course with Sean, he not only made me certified the advanced course and also improved my diving skill a lot, if you want your instructor speak Chinese looking for Sean in Forra, of cause he in no any issue about to speak English. Besides that... More 

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ferdinand for your review! Congratulations on completing your Advanced Open Water Course, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we will be sure to pass on your review to Sean, Sus and Mao. We hope to see you again and wish you a safe trip. Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Did my dive course at Forra. Excellent staff, excellent structure with their own boat and good equipment. They took me to the best dive spots, lots of life. Just loved! Prices are fair.

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your diving experience here with us at Forra Diving Resort, we hope we met all your expectations for your Scuba Diving Course! Enjoy the rest of your trip and hope to see you again Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I used forra to book my boats and buses to Samui. Kamal was very helpful and his English is very good so made the whole process very easy and for a good price.

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you Marc for your review Very happy to hear you found our Forra Travel staff helpful, and made your booking process as easy as possible. We will be sure to pass on your review to Kamal. Have a pleasant trip and enjoy your time on Samui Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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