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Bangtao Dive Center

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Apichart Hongthong

The best diving in Phuket! Good experience for our fist time discover scuba diving course. Nice... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
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Memorable experience with the best dive master

Bangtao is going beyond my expectation. I have been using dive service from other places before but... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Lyn S
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“james bond”(38 reviews)
Our dive shop in Bangtao Beach, Phuket. It’s not far from Surin Beach only 500 meters. Just walk a few steps to reach our dive shop. Our shop we have diving equipment difference brand for sell.We are also just one who’s sell as comprehensive such as...more
69/58 Moo 3, Soi Bangtao 4, Ao Bangtao Rd, Choeng Thale, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 81 486 5658
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The best diving in Phuket! Good experience for our fist time discover scuba diving course. Nice pic, very good Instructor and well take care from staff.

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Bangtao is going beyond my expectation. I have been using dive service from other places before but it does not look like what i experienced here. Kru Bond (a dive leader) is very friendly and kind to all of his students. He does his job...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I had a good experience with Bangtao dive center. I went for a trip with three dives and it was really nice. The equipment was well prepared, I had a very nice dive master and she took many nice pictures for us. I would surely...More

1  Thank studi1231
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

It's my early diving experience and no regret taking advance OWD with the dive center. Kru Bond was strictly teaching for my own sake, at the same time easy to understand. He's really taking good care of me and another diver with safety first and...More

Thank Piyanat W
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Completing the PADI Open Water Diver course was an unforgettable experience. Diving can understandably be nerve-wracking for first-timers but our instructor, Bond, made sure we were comfortable at all times. His lessons were clear and comprehensive. During our open water dives, we observed breathtaking views...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Was in Phuket for a sweet, short getaway but had the chance to dive at Koh Racha Noi/Yai. Staff were attentive and very helpful. I'd love to have copies of the dive photos please! (Still waiting for them in my inbox!) - Erica P

1  Thank EricaK1071
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Very professional and relax Dive master. My friend recommended this dive center for me "Bangtao Dive Center" for my 4days holiday in Phuket. I contacted Bond the owner via Facebook to arrange 2 days diving trip and everything went smooth as i expect. It's a...More

Thank Shinnie C
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

I would say taking a diving course here was much more than a class. It’s a friendship and seeking for a whole new world. Bond is friendly and flexible but always minded with his students. There were 3 of us and I think it’s a...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Uninterested, hard to contact, just tells me all the time how busy they are. Only talk about money when I visit them and lack of interest when selecting gear.More

Thank Kalle H
Bangtao_dive_center, General Manager at Bangtao Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for your comment. Please excuse us for explaining what really happened that day. The day you came into our shop, I think you will agree that there were many in the shop, and that we were quite busy. We still took our time...More

Reviewed February 15, 2018

I decided to take my open water course last year 2017; I was staying in Bangtao so decided to give Bangtao dive centre a try.best experience ever diving with this team of great people,I have just returned home after doing my advanced open water on...More

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Gain J
June 11, 2017|
Response from BangtaoDiveC | Property representative |
Hi, we do open the shop everyday but unfortunately, due to high waves in July so Koh Weah season will open from October to April. We have other trips you might interesting, please visit our pages.
October 18, 2016|
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Response from Parichat S | Reviewed this property |
Hi guys, Thank you for interesting our diving trip. For a never do scuba dive or non-scuba license, a course called "DSD", the price is 4,800 baht/person includes transfer,soft breakfast, lunch, soft drink, dive instructor... More