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Address: 17/18 Moo 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Big Blue Tech, the dedicated technical training and exploration department...

Big Blue Tech, the dedicated technical training and exploration department for Big Blue Diving in Thailand.We offer Technical Diver, Cavern and Cave Diver, Rebreather Diver, Dive Medic and Scuba Engineer Training from several internationally recognized training agencies. We are based on Koh Tao Island but provide training throughout Thailand and South East Asia.We provide our customers with technical expeditions, wreck explorations, cave penetrations and rebreather support all lead by our experienced in house dive team and partners in the technical diving industry.Located in four places in Thailand with our main resort in Koh Tao, you can find our offices in Bangkok, Khao Lak and Chumphon giving you options for diving including Similan IslandsWe also provide equipment repair, sales and service for all major technical diving equipment and systems.

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World class spot for diving training!

I did my Open Water and Advanced Open water on Koh Tao back in 2014 and recently returned to do complete my dive master internship. In that time I also did my wreck, deep and... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Katoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I did my Open Water and Advanced Open water on Koh Tao back in 2014 and recently returned to do complete my dive master internship. In that time I also did my wreck, deep and nitrox specialties with Big Blue Tech. I did my courses with instructor Andy (God) who was awesome, a very passionate diver with heaps of experience... More 

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I came to big blue with the intention of becoming a divemaster. I started with 11 dives, now leaving the island with 140 plus dives. But what matters is all those golden tech dives I logged in my log book. Thanks to Andy, my tech instructor, I am not just an ordinary divemaster. let's be less ordinary

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

As my wife was doing her OWD the first week I got hold of Rich and borrowed to study materials in advance so I had something to read until my course started. As Rich is/had to leave Koh Tao for new adventures in Iceland shortly after my course I could only do Intro+Adv. Nitrox on a twinset (which I use... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Me and my husband recently completed Advanced Nitrox and Deco procedures with Richard Devanney. It was really well invested 5 days. Richard is very knowledgeable and patient instructor. He took really good care of us underwater and during beach-view classes. Each dive we received fair feedback and therefore we could work on our everyday progress. Richard was fully available for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

While staying at Big Blue during my Advanced Open Water course, another student informed me about the speciality courses she had recently completed at Big Blue Tech. A Deep/Nitrox/Wreck package was available that would certify me to dive to 40 m, use Nitrox and actually go inside a wreck! I chatted up Andy, one of the instructors, about the package.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I am an SSI Instructor with almost 1000 dive, been diving around the world and have issued many certifications. I came to Big Blue specifically to to my beginning Tech Diving courses. I did the Tech/Wreck Package, which is Intro to Tech, Advanced EANx/Deco procedures and Advanced wreck. Rick is a great instructor! He explains the skills well, why we... More 

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Thank Bryson J
Greater Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Just finished up my Side Mount and Extended range course with Richard Devanney and I could no be more happy. The level of instruction was incredible and Rick always went above and beyond to ensure you knew not just what you should do but also the reason behind it. If you have any interest in tech at all I highly... More 

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Thank Blake C
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

I've recently done a Sidemount course with the awesome instructors Richard Devanney and Jai Kennedy. It was a 2 days course, starting with theory in the morning and followed by 4 open water dives. The course was brilliant! Both Rick and Jai are very knowledgeable and informative, went beyond the course scope and made my buddy Nick and I feel... More 

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Thank Hadar S
Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

I had a great time when doing some specs in wreck diving, deep diving and Nitrox. Rick is a professional, an awesome instructor and a really nice and funny guy. We had a lot of fun. It was my first contact with the techdiving section and I loved it. Hope to come back soon to continue.

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Thank Jo P
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

I came to big blue not expecting to do much on the tech side just carry on with my dives after doing a nitrox course but after hearing about the course it really was one of the better decisions I have made to learn side mount. The Tech crew are extremely helpful and informed about everything I asked them. Felt... More 

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