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New Heaven Dive School

#53 of 100 Tours in Koh Tao
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48 M.3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 457 045
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Amazing driving and instructors

Did my open water here with a few friends and had a blast. The dive school also starts later than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This is the place to be

I go back here once per year, impossible not to. They are so welcoming and great you like a family... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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An oasis in the middle of the sea…We are dedicated to upholding responsible eco-tourism with marine conservation, safety, and quality being our main priorities. Through our coral reef conservation projects and coral reef check courses, we strive to promote sustainable business practices that will preserve this tropical island paradise so that it may be enjoyed for generations to come. We welcome you to New Heaven Dive School Koh Tao…
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
48 M.3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 457 045

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did my open water here with a few friends and had a blast. The dive school also starts later than most so you don't have to be up super early. Jan was a fantastic instructor.

Thank Caukmeatsamwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go back here once per year, impossible not to. They are so welcoming and great you like a family friend. Rooms are superclean and nice. This year they also opened a dorm, great for anyone on a low budget. Diveschool is amazing and diving...More

Thank MariaF1972
newheavendiveschool, Owner at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, look forward to seeing you again , especially to get you in the water for the freediving and Yoga course.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Together with some friends we did the open water course. First of all I thought that it would be scarry to dive. However the divinginstructors explain everything clearly and they make you sure not to worry because they will help you for sure. The ambiance...More

Thank Darrin V
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I went over to Koh tao for college placement as I am studying marine biology. I had never dived before so started off my first week with getting my Open water and advanced diver qualifications. I then continued on as an intern doing marine conservation...More

Thank haleighjoyce4
cmscott187, Conservation Director at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for that great review, we are so happy you had a great time and learned a lot. Those are some great photos. Please do come back again soon.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We choosed the school because we support the idea of marine conservation and it was a good choice. We really enjoyed our stay and are very satisfied with diving course (Open Water Diver), thanks Jan! We will definitely come back to dive with you again...More

1  Thank Justyna K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I did an Open Water Course at New Heaven Dive School in August 2017 and it was absolutely perfect. The whole place has a very relaxed atmosphere. Instructors are very nice and cool but at the same time very professional and competent when it comes...More

1  Thank nostromomorpheus
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in various parts of Thailand for over two weeks and were astounded by the kindness and charm of the locals. In some ways, it's a feat that the owners of New Heaven Dive school have managed to recruit such an opprobrious front of...More

Thank Boreas W
cmscott187, Instructor at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello, I am very sorry that you had a negative experience at our resort. Please do however understand that due to previous negligence and damages caused by previous customers we have had to adopt a deposit policy. We do not however 'scam' anyone. You can...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Our experience at New Heaven was awesome. Jan Kovac was a fantastic instructor. Our entire class consisted of myself and my two teen daughters. Jan was very patient with us. Dive drills were within comfort zone and we were out exploring in no time. New...More

Thank pmaslen
cmscott187, Instructor at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks so much for joining us, we are glad you had a great time. We will be sure to let Jan know what you have said, and to keep up the great work. We hope to see you and your daughters here again in the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to do scuba diving for our honeymoon. After much confusion with other dive schools, we settled on new heaven because of their conservation work and small class sizes. Our instructor Manu was patient, enthusiastic, and extremely knowledgeable. There were only...More

1  Thank Zachary W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend were there for 4 nights to do the open water diver course. DIVING It was just us two in our course. Our instructor was Marian who was just awesome in every way. You can see he takes his job very serious...More

Thank LostOneShoe
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9 August 2017|
Response from newheavendiveschool | Property representative |
Hello , we prefer to certify with SSI , but we can also certify with PADI, although the cost is 1000 baht more. If you are not clear about the similarities and the differences between these two agencies we would be happy to... More
28 July 2017|
Response from newheavendiveschool | Property representative |
I have stayed at new heaven for the last 22 years as i am the owner, i would recommend that you come to visit us, as you offer daily Yoga, have clean rooms, and are located in two great locations which are not party... More