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Roctopus Dive

#16 of 103 Tours in Koh Tao
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11/2 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Great friendly team visiting popular dive sites around the Island. Professional organisation and... read more

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Rasmus B
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Afraid of open water, afraid of diving itself and the idea of breathing under water I entered... read more

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Toni H
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The Roctopus Dive team is a young, friendly and energetic collection of dive instructors from throughout the world. Handpicked because of their passion for the underwater world and first class knowledge and experience teaching people how to dive. Our mission is to create safe, eco-conscious divers who respect the oceans and relish the exploration, challenge and travel opportunities that scuba diving in Koh Tao offers.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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11/2 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great friendly team visiting popular dive sites around the Island. Professional organisation and good equipment - can definitely recommend! We were a big group ranging from dive instructor to absolute beginner and everyone enjoyed the dives and they put us on the same boat whenever...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Afraid of open water, afraid of diving itself and the idea of breathing under water I entered roctopus. Now, 5 days later I am not only an Open Water Diver but as well an Explorer 30. Thanks to Instructor Tom and the best team one...More

Thank Toni H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

TL;DR - go with Roctopus and befriend/request Beks whatever you do! I did my open water and advanced diving courses with Roctopus. I'd never dived before but left loving it. Everything at Roctopus is outstanding, but here are some highlights: - Walking into Roctopus is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did an Open Water course and it was an incredible experience! Gary, our instructor, was nothing short of fantastic - he made me feel incredibly safe and he is absolutely passionate for diving! I honestly think Roctopus is an incredible company with great people....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did my open water course with Roctopus a few days ago and loved it so much that I decided to do the advanced course straight after. My instructor Gary and DMT Tiago were one of the reasons for my decision. Both of them were...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did my open water 20 with Roctopus. I can honestly say its one of the best experiences of my life so far! The diving in Koh Tao is second to none (I saw a whale shark!) and Roctopus has to be the best dive...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we first entered Roctopus to talk with them when we were deciding what outfit to dive with we were greeted by friendly staff, including Westy, a fellow Kiwi. We talked for a long time and when we left we knew we would do our...More

Thank Joshua M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Taught how to breath AND laugh underwater! Double whammy. Roctopuss is the go to dive shop, all the equipment was top notch inc. dive comps and BCD’s, the dive boats were Thai traditional (beaut) and to top it all off our instructor extraordinaire Ebba was...More

Thank richardskelding2018
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Richard Congratulations on completing your OWC with Ebba! Super happy you had a good time with us we look forward to welcoming you back soon, welcome to the sub culture, thanks for taking the time to write us a review, enjoy the rest of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible first experience diving. Introductory course was expansive and really functional. Loved it all that I stayed for the advanced course right after and that was even better. 5 dives in 24 hours! Gary was my instructor and I highly recommend him. He's engaging, skilled,...More

Thank Aaron T
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Aaron Congratulations on completing your OWC and AA with Gary! Many people often change their travel plans to hang around and carry onto the Advanced course its a great course and like you say only takes 24 hours to complete, the benefits are huge,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about roctopus! I did all my academic and pool training in the US and roctopus took me on for my open water dives as if I was their own. Birgit is an angel and made me feel so comfortable and is...More

Thank Shauna S
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Shauna Congratulations on completing your OWC with Birgit! As soon as you walk through the Roctopus doors you become part of our diving family! Super happy you enjoyed your experience with us, we look forward to welcoming you back, welcome to the sub culture!...More

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Sharath N
12 February 2018|
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Response from bagpuss24 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there The try dive at roctopus costs 2000 bhat and is a one day diving experience, you meet at the shop at 10.30 am and meet your instructor and have a little theory session that lasts approx 45 mins. You then head out... More
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Joseph H
6 January 2018|
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Response from JayRoc83 | Property representative |
Hey Joseph. 6am meet at the shop please. Thanks
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Travelqueen7177
20 December 2017|
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Response from JayRoc83 | Property representative |
Hi there we do not provide accommodation with our dive packages, as there are so many cheap resorts you are able to book whist on koh tao. We can gladly recommend place to stay. For any further information please visit our... More
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