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New Way Diving

#13 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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24/2 Sairee Beach | Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Best Dive School On The Island!!!

I came to Koh Tao to do some fun diving with a decent dive school. Already qualified, and with a... read more

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Emily G
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Phenomenal experience

Found this place through some forum recommendations and it actually exceeded my expectations. My gf... read more

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We are the 1st boat diving koh tao's best dive sites every morning, just to avoid the crowds. We offer small groups ( maximum four people) giving you the personalized service you deserve. we offer PADI courses from open water to dive master, and are the only shop on Koh Tao to GUARANTEE Sail Rock 3 times per week.
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24/2 Sairee Beach | Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came to Koh Tao to do some fun diving with a decent dive school. Already qualified, and with a fair bit of experience, I knew what I was looking for in a Dive company. After speaking to several clubs, I was recommended New Way,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found this place through some forum recommendations and it actually exceeded my expectations. My gf and I came for the PADI Open Water Cert and ended up staying for the Advanced Diving course. Great people who take time to ensure you learns the skills and...More

Thank Edmund K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had heard New way guaranteed small dive groups and wasn’t disspointed. Such a lovely dive team. Very professional particularly Kade who eased my partner who is very nervous in water , into diving and he loved it. Wanted to avoid large group size like the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did my open water course here and loved it! I lucked out and got to have two instructors to myself - Claudia and Blake - and they could not have been any better! I feel like I learned a ton about scuba diving and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many dive shops in Koh Tao, there are plenty of options. The nice thing about New Way is that it is a small shop so the boats are not crowded and has one of the lowest prices on the island. The staff members...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly instructors but unexperienced, I showed more things underwater to my instructors then they did to me. All my bottles only had 180 bars of air which annoyed me as well since it shortens the dive. Most clubs put around 210.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found New Way to be very knowledgeable, super friendly, and all around great to work with, my instructor Kade was a pleasure to work with and I look forward to coming back for my Advanced course!

Thank Christian R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The divemasters and instructors love diving and do much to make diving fun for customers. I got both the PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water certifications here 12 years ago and have been returning nearly every year for 'fun' diving. With two boats, the...More

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Alex F, Manager at New Way Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Bill, Thanks for your review, and thanks for diving with us! It was a pleasure having you here. Sorry about all the smoke. We did try to make an effort once you alerted us to your condition. All the staff were smoking in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a freediver. Freediving with Newway diving was my best experience in my life. Me and my boyfriend always go to diving with Newway diving in Kohtao. There are 3 reasons why we choice Newway 1. We are the first diver in Sailrock which is...More

Thank Marina E
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Alex F, Manager at New Way Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello EJ and Alejandro, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us - it's really beneficial for us! I'm glad you enjoyed each of your trips with us, we really work on making sure that every box can be ticked with regards to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend this place to anyone who wants to dive on Koh Tao. It was my second time there, the first time it was just for DSD but this time I did my open water with them. Very competent and nice team, and the last...More

Thank Till E
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Alex F, Manager at New Way Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Till, Glad you enjoyed both of your times with us and that you enjoyed your trip to Sail Rock. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Always nice to get feedback! Travel safe, keep diving, and see you back for more soon!

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Ashleigh B
24 June 2017|
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Response from SurfSnow1 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Ashleigh. Tipping is up to you and should reflect the experience /instructor. Thing is, these guys don't make a ton of money and our dive instructors at New Way Diving were excellent and we tipped them well.
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Helen Hely L
3 April 2017|
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Response from New Way Diving K | Property representative |
Its 2500 baht for two dives.
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