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Discovery Dive Centre

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Address: 14/3 Moo2 North Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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+66 77 310 764
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui...

Discovery Divers is the premier 5-star PADI dive center in Koh Samui offering the highest quality of service for reasonable prices. We are one of the longest running dive shops on the island as having been in business for over 14 years and have the most experienced and respected full time dive staff in the Gulf of Thailand. Discovery is also one of the only diver centers who runs our own speedboats. We offer a full range of PADI courses from Bubblemaker, Discover Scuba diving and open water diver up to professional level divemaster training. We have full-time dive staff that speaks fluent English, German, French, Chinese, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian and Spanish. At Discovery Divers we are committed to fun and safety. We believe that the customers needs come first. This is why we have access to the widest selection of boats on the island including our own Discovery Divers speedboats and run numerous daily trips to all of the beautiful dives sites in the gulf of Thailand. We realize that it is YOUR vacation and usually can accommodate any request for courses or certified divers to go to the location you want to go on the day you want to go, with the type of boat (tour boat or speedboat)that you want to go on. We also offer photography services and rentals using top of the line Canon cameras and have console and wrist computers for use with courses or certified divers. This along with our stock of exceptional and modern dive equipment from Aqua Lung, Mares and Scubapro will make your dives safe, fun and worry free. Come by and see our dive shop, meet our staff, and see our onsite training pools, equipment room, washing area and classroom in front of the Amari Hotel in Chaweng Beach.

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Whale Sharks

7th year diving with Discovery and would not dive with anyone else in Samui. Staff, instructors and crew are all professional, but most importantly make you feel comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

7th year diving with Discovery and would not dive with anyone else in Samui. Staff, instructors and crew are all professional, but most importantly make you feel comfortable and welcome! Thanks Eric, Richie, Jimmy, Zoe,Jo and everyone else for the BEST diving today and on our previous dives this week. See you next year, same time! Sharon & Craig

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hey Sharon and Craig, I think this is the first review in 7 years. It was the whale sharks, huh? It is always great to have you guys diving with us every year and we look forward to seeing you guys each time. It's also nice to see how your diving has progressed though the courses you have taken with... More 

Perth
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out with Discovery Dive Centre to Koh Tao for a 2 dive day trip. From the initial booking of the trip through to the dives the day was amazing. I normally always dive with my husband and am still a novice in this sport but when my husband became sick and was unable to partake I had planned... More 

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review Sue. We employ 18 full-time instructors who speak 11 languages fluently. This way we not only can normally provide service in a customers native language, but can break up our divers everyday into very small groups and seperate by level and experience as you have mentioned. Hopefully on the next trip both of you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dive a lot around the world and these guys were by far the best service we have received. We highly recommend for anyone looking to dive in Samui.

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Wow, we are humbled by your review and really appreciate that the extra effort we put in gets noticed. Thank you for the review. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great company to dive with. Staff are friendly and helpful, and come from all around the globe - great for dealing with lots of different languages. They do well to put similar divers together and, in doing so, created the smallest groups I've ever dived in (excluding one-on-one diving). The boat is small but comfortable and they provide all equipment,... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to post this review. So happy that you got to see the Whale sharks on your visit, amazingly they are still here :) We do pride ourselves on the fact that we have instructors from many parts of the globe on our team speaking English,Thai, German, French, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese as this... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got my PADI Open Water Diving certificate with these guys, and overall they're very professional and quite friendly. I was able to complete the tests in 1.5 days, which apparently is quite fast, so if you're ever in a rush to get it over with, or only in Samui for a few days, these guys are good. Price is... More 

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Eric V, Owner at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Jeff, Thank you for the constructive feedback. As you had done part of the course already we were able to get your course finished in a fairly quick time as you had limited time on the island. If you had done the full course it will take a minimum of 3 days. Your feedback has also been shared with... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My dive with Discovery Dive Center just turned my nice holiday at ko Samui to an unforgettable one. Do NOT miss the chance of diving during your trip there because of the excellent dive spots and underwater varieties. But if you also seek for impeccable service from a cheerful crew; well organized, punctual, fast and comfortable boat trip plus good... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Gokhan, Very happy to see that you had such an Awesome experience diving with the Discovery Team with Cris. The bonus of seeing a Whale-Shark certainly does make it a more unforgettable day :) We work very hard in providing the services you have outlined in your review and such great feedback like this is extremely rewarding. I shall... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...such a great crew. We were staying at the Amari and my husband and I took advantage of the opportunity to try diving in the pool, as the Discovery team was there for the afternoon. We decided to go on the trip the next day but, as we are 'older' divers, Eric sorted out all the needed paperwork. We loved... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Mr & Mrs Miles for your kind words. We are extremely happy that you decided to try the experience in the sea after your try dive in the Amari pool. Age is but a number :) I shall pass on your message to Nick. More 

Hong Kong
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did 2 days and 4 dives with Discovery Divers. It had been a while since I had last dived but the guides were fantastic. I had Abi and Jean Michel both of whom made sure that it was the best experience possible. I felt very comfortable with both of them, and I think that is the main thing when... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review. Always a pleasure to read such positive feedback from our guests. Small groups is one of the main ingredients to our success as it gives divers much more attention & confidence. I will send a copy of your review to Abi and Jean Michel. More 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall perfect experience! Impeccable service, good food, amazing dive spots and locations. We did our Open Water diver certifications and we had an amazing few days with discovery divers. Everything was well organized, the instructors were very well trained and experienced, as well as very fun! Our instructor was the amazing Chris and we highly recommend her! Many instructors spoke... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Fantastic to read that you had such an amazing time completing your course with Cris and the Discovery dive team. We very much look forward to your return for fun diving o perhaps the Advanced Open Water course :) More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have organize the dive day very late and everything was perfect! Some divers speak french and it's also very nice. The spirit was cool and Professional ... Perfect!

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Eric V, General Manager at Discovery Dive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, happy to hear that everything was perfect on your day diving with us. More 

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