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Address: | Hòn Ông, Nha Trang KH1, Vietnam
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+84 58 3524 351
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

A remote and secluded Island Eco-Resort with PADI 5 Star Divecentre. Bamboo...

A remote and secluded Island Eco-Resort with PADI 5 Star Divecentre. Bamboo bungalows on the beach: a perfect getaway!Daily Dive Boat trips, beach diving and all PADI Courses. Excellent place for a relaxing 1-3 month Divemaster Course :-) If you're planning to take a PADI Course on Whale Island, please complete the theory online with PADI before arriving to avoid sitting in a classroom whilst in Paradise! Check our website for details.

Open between February - end September

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Great fun, great people

Stayed in Nha Trang with friends for 2 days. One day was spent on a snorkelling / diving trip with Rainbow Divers. They had great knowledge of the good dive spots and purposefully... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
Julia F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stayed in Nha Trang with friends for 2 days. One day was spent on a snorkelling / diving trip with Rainbow Divers. They had great knowledge of the good dive spots and purposefully leave earlier in the morning so that they are the first boat to arrive in each dive spot before the other dive boats arrive and then move... More 

Thank Julia F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Having dived in various places I can strongly recommend this dive centre. Had a great day on the boat with the crew. Mitch had us all in stitches and after a bit of convincing he even bought a round of beers after the diving! ;) Special thanks to Thoi for his friendly help with our gear on the boat and... More 

Thank Gareth R
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Had to call late at night for booking and could not come bye for paper work and depositum. Nice, they trustet me and pickd me up at 6.50. The equipment and the boat was first class, the crew and diving masters very skilled and friendly. I had an advanced diver card after 50 dives, but felt unsure cause there had... More 

Thank Drheiko
Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great experiences when diving here. Water is warm and clear, lot of fish swimming around you and beautiful coral reef.

Thank Sebastian-Webber
Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

I had my first dive close from the Whale Island. It really enjoyed it!! I really enjoyed it and the team was really nice and explaining everything! I really had a great time! Team professionnal and great Seabed!! :-)

Thank ombdej
Gerlingen, Germany
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Another popular place for diving in Vietnam is Whale Iceland on the east coast , about a two hour drive from Nha Trang . Due to the remote location , the Van Phong Bay is so far remained still untouched by mass tourism and it is mainly water sports enthusiasts and divers who prefers to Whale Iceland . Among the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

we stayed 5 days on whale island, it was a great place to relax and to enjoy the sea! The divecenter is very small but super good! Sonja and Phat are doing a excellent job and its a lot of fun to dive with them!!! The equipment is good and the diveboat is very nice! Sonja is very flexibel and... More 

2 Thank Sara L
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

I did 5 fun dives from Whale Island with instructor Sonia, which were all well worth it. She arranged 3 improvised fun dives when I showed up and turned out to be the only diver for that day. Another company might not have bothered for only one diver, but Rainbow really goes the extra mile. Much appreciated and thanks for... More 

1 Thank Michiel B
Nha Trang, Vietnam
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

This outpost of the much larger operation at Nha Trang had better diving and a much more intimate atmosphere. They only have one full time instructor (though others can be brought over from nha trang as needed) with support from a few local guides, so it has small groups and an nice feel. I did two boat dives and found... More 

1 Thank Stefan C
Sydney, NSW
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

I traveled here by myself in September. The island is absolutely beautiful and very natural. The facilities were reasonably basic but that is what I prefer for an island getaway. The bungalows were great and the food very nice. I did an open water diving course with Rainbow Divers. From the lead up organizing to the actual diving they were... More 

1 Thank BrieSydney_NSW
Manua C, Manager at Rainbow Divers, responded to this review

Dear Briana, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the island and the resort facilities as well as the course and diving sites. You went indeed at a time of the year when there are very few people on holidays on the island. If you want to come back at a busier time, you could try coming... More 

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