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Address: Hon Ong, Nha Trang KH1, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 58 3524 351
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 July 2016
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

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

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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!! :-)

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Gerlingen, Germany
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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 12 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 

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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 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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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 

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Sydney, NSW
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 

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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Just returned from diving at Whale Island with Rainbow Divers - and it was such a great experience that it seems a good idea to share. Facilities were okay - and the island spectacular nature wise. You are practically all alone in an island with a sandy beach, green hills and cloud-topped mountains in the horizon. The best was the... More 

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Manua C, Manager at Rainbow Divers, responded to this review

Dear Anne, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed both the island and the underwater life. Even though it is true that Vietnam is not a top world destination for diving, we still have here in Whale Island a nice coral reef in really good state and a lot of awesome macro life to be seen. I... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Whale Island is a beautiful destination in Vietnam. A comfortable paradise with a wonderful beach and nice cabins. A good place for snorkling and also to have a first diving experience. Especially with the professional and friendly instructions of Luis and Manuel.

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Manua C, Manager at Rainbow Divers, responded to this review

Dear Anne-Marie, Thank you for your review. It was great fun to guide you and your two daughters through your first diving experience. I am glad that you enjoyed it as well. I hope that you enjoyed the end of your trip in Vietnam. Best regards, Manua More 

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