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The Smiling Seahorse

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Great Crew & Great Dives

I took the trip without searching much on the internet on comments or feedback, I wanted to dive... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
MarceloAlemao
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2d trip with the Smiling Seahorse, always the same great experience...

2d trip for my wife & myself with the Smiling Seahorse... this time for a cruise to... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Geof_Brussels
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The Smiling Seahorse offers dive cruises to the best dive spots of the Andaman Sea in both Thailand and Myanmar. We offer: - a relaxed atmosphere - a confortable vessel - small groups - nitrox and padi courses - yummy food
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170 ruangrat Street | Kambon Khao Nivet, Muang, Ranong 85000, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I took the trip without searching much on the internet on comments or feedback, I wanted to dive the route that they were offering on this last trip of the season and so I joined last minute. The trip was excellent, the crew is great...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

2d trip for my wife & myself with the Smiling Seahorse... this time for a cruise to Thailand/Richelieu Rock. And... how can I say :-)... it was again a great experience. Same "small" & "human sized" boat, same friendly boat staff, "diving staff" always trying...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Owner at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hello Goeffrey, thanks a lot for the lovely words! It was great to have you back onboard and get to know you a little better and we wish many more visit from the two of you. Camille & Franck

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip at Burma (Myanmar) waters by MV THAI SEA. Franck and Camille on the boat and in the office, Thomas and Julien underwater were all great in every aspects. We were 10 divers from 6 countries and had a very sincere...More

Thank engingursel17
The_Smiling_Seahorse, Owner at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hello Engin, Thanks so much for taking to time to leave us such a lovely review. I love the "passionate obsession to make the trip perfect" haha, let's hope we keep this obsession for long! It was a fun trip and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was my second amazing dive trip in the stunning Mergui Archipelago on-board the MV Thai Sea. Franck and Camille, owners of the Smiling Seahorse are two of the nicest and most knowledgeable dive hosts one can find. Their staff are second to none. The...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Owner at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi James, It was lovely having you back onboard and you are more than welcome anytime you like to enjoy our food and diving :)

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We wanted to thank you again for your excellent hospitality and first class service. From the initial booking to the family like atmosphere on the boat to the sensational diving, we could not have been more pleased. We are already talking about the Burma Banks...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Manager at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank's a lot Thomas for taking the time to leave us a review here :) and thanks for your kind words about our work. I (and Tom) look forward to exploring the Burma Banks with you next season! Camille

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Everythings was perfect, nice boat kind staff (Frank is very professional) We could eat when we want all the time, we had a really great time with them, we felt like we had a special treatment. We ll see for the next time for the...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Manager at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Our guests are all VIP, we are so glad you enjoyed it :) We hope to see you again very soon on our new boat!

Reviewed 21 January 2018

I've just returned from an 8d/7n diving tour of the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar with Smiling Seahorse. It was one of the best diving experiences I have ever had, and the M/V Thai Sea is a great live-aboard. Their customer service was exceptional, from our initial...More

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Smilingseahorse, Owner at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hey Tom, Thanks for your review, I'm glad you had a great time with us and I'm looking forward to have you back onboard next year ;) Cheers Franck

Reviewed 13 January 2018

If you're looking for great diving with passionate people, feeling among friends, but supported by experienced instructors, contact The Smiling Seahorse. This means personal treatment all the way; from the very first “great to see you” and to the last “stay safe until we meet...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Owner at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks for the lovely review Lise :) We are glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon! Take care till we meet again...

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We met New and he was available as a guide around Ranong for a half a day trip. He really is a good and enthusiastic guide. Speaks English, wants to share his knowledge and is a save driver. We in 4,5 hours we visited hot...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Drove 2 days, 14hrs , abt 800hrs + a stop-over at Phang-Gha...just to be told dive trip to Surin and Richliew cancelled due to boat engine problem. Frank together with Camile of Smiling seahorse just simply refund for dive trip, after many failed attempts to...More

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The_Smiling_Seahorse, Manager at The Smiling Seahorse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

This review has nothing to do with our boat or service but I am sorry Lee had such a bad experience in Ranong. Lee has contacted me several time to organise a day trip at a date I had nothing available for him and his...More

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