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Forra Diving - Day Trips

#3 of 11 Tours in Ko Lipe
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Address: Ko Lipe, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Forra Dive Centre was established on Koh lipe in 1997 and became a PADI...

Forra Dive Centre was established on Koh lipe in 1997 and became a PADI facility under the management of Antoine Pantelic, a french PADI, CMAS and SDI instructor. Antoine has over 8000 dives on his record, 5000 of those where around Koh lipe and Koh Phi Phi.We have excellent knowledge of the different dive sites in the Butang Archipelago and more generally in the South Andaman Sea.Live Aboard & Marine SafariNew on Koh LipeForra Diving started offering the first live aboard trips from Koh Lipe in February 2009. Our Marine Safari now offers the top 18 dives in the south Andaman Sea.Dive 3 National Marine Parks in the Andaman SeaWe offer the Top 18 dives in 3 marine national parks: Koh Tarutao, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi National Marine Park. Our trip will take you across 200 nautical miles from Koh Lipe to Koh Phi Phi and back. Our classic wooden 27 metres boat Chalan 3 SeaTrekker offers you a pleasant , professional and safe way to explore the Andaman Sea and also enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere typical of Forra diving.

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The instructors were just as eager as we were!

My girlfriend and I came to holiday on the island and decided to get our PADI Ope Water Diving License through this company. We visited their shop on walking street, decided that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Danny T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to holiday on the island and decided to get our PADI Ope Water Diving License through this company. We visited their shop on walking street, decided that this was what we wanted to do and book our course for the next few days. The next day we got to the shop and the same person... More 

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much Danny for your review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here with us at Forra during your stay on Koh Lipe. Congratulations on completing your Scuba Diving course and taking your new found skills around the world with you, we hope you are enjoying the underwater world just as much as we do.... More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience having my OWD course at Forra! Dives are well-organized and instructors are very professional, patient and friendly (especially Paul).

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back home in last Saturday from Ko lipe, took a PADI advanced open water course with Sean, he not only made me certified the advanced course and also improved my diving skill a lot, if you want your instructor speak Chinese looking for Sean in Forra, of cause he in no any issue about to speak English. Besides that... More 

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ferdinand for your review! Congratulations on completing your Advanced Open Water Course, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we will be sure to pass on your review to Sean, Sus and Mao. We hope to see you again and wish you a safe trip. Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are situated in an Italian restaurant which offers good breakfasts, people are very friendly and coffee is good here! We've basically been here every day during our stay. Wifi works well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Did my dive course at Forra. Excellent staff, excellent structure with their own boat and good equipment. They took me to the best dive spots, lots of life. Just loved! Prices are fair.

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your diving experience here with us at Forra Diving Resort, we hope we met all your expectations for your Scuba Diving Course! Enjoy the rest of your trip and hope to see you again Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I used forra to book my boats and buses to Samui. Kamal was very helpful and his English is very good so made the whole process very easy and for a good price.

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AntoinePantelic, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you Marc for your review Very happy to hear you found our Forra Travel staff helpful, and made your booking process as easy as possible. We will be sure to pass on your review to Kamal. Have a pleasant trip and enjoy your time on Samui Regards, Antoine Pantelic Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic. Our instructor Sara, made us feel secure and relaxed. We made 2 dives. It was like swimming in a fishtank.

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Antoine P, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for your positive review, it means a lot to us here at Forra Diving to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We will be sure to pass on your feedback to Sara! We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and we hope to see you again More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We dived for 2 days and liked the relaxed and chilled atmosphere of Forra diving. Our instructor Beppe was professional, funny and attentive. We had bad experience with other dive shops in Thailand ( paired with not the same level of divers ) but we did have excellent buddies of same levels as us at all dives which enables us... More 

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Antoine P, Manager at Forra Diving - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you very much Sarah for your positive review. Beppe is a very dedicated and passionate Instructor and he will be very pleased to hear your review! We are very happy you had a better experience with us, and whilst we cant control the conditions of the ocean, we do our best to choose sites of over our 20+ dive... More 

Klang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Forra Diving center located at Pattaya walking street.....their service is good when I m request for one Dive in KOH LIPE....Instructor is friendly and helpful always......back to this place again future

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

For once, this is a team that has a real PASSION and commitment for diving. They have BY FAR more experience than all the other shops on the island with the most extensive (>20 years) knowledge of all dive sites of the area. Do not listen to the other comments. You have to know that the conditions of diving in... More 

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