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Oceanic Divecenter

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Address: 30 Karon Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 76 333 043
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PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center from 1999 to 2012. Now upgraded...

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center from 1999 to 2012. Now upgraded to SSI and PADI Dive Center. Walking distance from both Kata & Karon beaches. The three British/Swedish owners have been instructing PADI and SSI courses, guiding dives around Phuket and assisting travellers in many aspects of their holiday for many years. Experienced, friendly staff provide all levels of PADI & SSI diver training specialising in NERVOUS BEGINNERS, families & JUNIORS. LOCAL DIVING, DAYTRIPS for DIVING and SNORKELLING- PHI PHI, Similan Islands, Burma, Hin Daeng/Muang.

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Fantastic trip!

Great instructor- Mike from Sweden. I'm not certified, so he took great care of me. We went to three dive sites. 2 dives at Ko Phi Phi and one at Shark Point. Ironically, we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My experience of south siam divers and oceanic ssi karon beach. I have done two dive trips - three dives per day First day after dive one a boat boy dropped a tank on my $200 ausd mask and shattered it. South siam divers said not there fault as they dont know which boat boy did it. Well, the boat... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great instructor- Mike from Sweden. I'm not certified, so he took great care of me. We went to three dive sites. 2 dives at Ko Phi Phi and one at Shark Point. Ironically, we saw the sharks NOT at Shark Point. My favorite spot was the second dive. Best visibility and saw three cuddlefish. The food was AMAZING. Just awesome.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My good friend and I recently completed our open water certification with Oceanic. They were professional and really looked after us to make sure we had a good dive. They also let us compete our training online beforehand so we didn't need to spend our holiday sitting in a classroom. I would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

After a ton of research and a lot of walking around Phuket, my boyfriend Perry and I were about to book our very first scuba diving trip at Dive Asia. But both Perry and I had uncomfortable feelings about Dive Asia as the lady selling us our trip wasn't a scuba diver and couldn't even tell us the proper weather... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had a great time diving with the team from Oceanic on our Phuket holiday! Special thanks to Chris, a professional,relaxed and realy "funny" guy! Thanks also to Micke (Mike) our swedish DM, and Rachel our "weather-forecast-lady" and her crew. We realy enjoyed our time at ýour place ! Hope to se you all again some time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I had a great time learning to dive here. My first time diving and I'm hooked. All the staff were incredibly helpful and passionate about diving, with a focus on safety and thorough instruction, whilst still creating a fun environment for everyone. Groups are small so you always feel you can ask questions and are having direct contact with instructors.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I took my PADI open water certificate with Chris J Stout. He was amazing. Very accurate, strict, patient and funny. He made me feel safe through the entire course and he always made sure that I was comfortable with all the steps of the course. I would recommend Oceanic dive senter strongly. We did classroom training, pool training and additional... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Took the SSI Open Water Course in 3 days with 2 days of boat diving. My instructor Chris was awesome, really relaxed and cool about everything, felt safe through the whole course. This was just the beginning of many dives. Thanks for fast and easy communication before and during the course. They also planned my accommodation and transfer to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I traveled to Phuket in April with some friends. They kept bugging me to go, and honestly, I didn't want to. But when I learned that their friend, Rachel, owned a dive shop, I was sold. I always wanted to get certified, and the water temperatures and fauna are generally better than northern California. :) I generally tend to favor... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I took a flyer and chose this outfit to go diving with. I was able to communicate clearly in English which was a big plus and I was advised by Rachel to go diving with Scuba Cat. On this particular day we did three dives. This was the first time I had been on a large dive boat (had previously... More 

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