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Sharkey Scuba

#2 of 26 Tours in Karon
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Address: 363/10 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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+66 89 725 1935

Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are...

Sharkey Scuba is a 100% legal PADI dive center in Karon, Phuket. We are complete diving fanatics as our guests will testify! Started in 2002, the owners, Oui and Iain alone, have been teaching and guiding in Phuket for over 20 years between us. We were the first company in Phuket to exclusively offer private scuba diving courses from complete beginner to professional level. We also arrange day trips and Thailand liveaboards. Every guest is very important to us which is why we offer a highly personalised service including hotel visits and after dive events. Wherever you are staying in Phuket we can help with free transfers for dive trips from all of the following towns: Karon, Patong, Kata, Kamala and Chalong. Dive courses, day trips, Similans liveaboards - just ask and we will help.

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5 Days of fantastic Diving

I spent 5 days diving with this dive centre a husband and wife team Iain and Oui, a friendly and professional team, i did 4 days (12 dives) with Oui a dive guide who loves the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 5 days diving with this dive centre a husband and wife team Iain and Oui, a friendly and professional team, i did 4 days (12 dives) with Oui a dive guide who loves the small stuff and can spot a Nudibranc at 100 metres, and 1 day (3 dives) with Iain who loves to take a gentle relaxed... More 

Thank fatboytin
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to try scuba diving and where better to do it than in Thailand?! I could not be happier with my first scuba diving experience. The company is owned by an adorable little family. Oui and Iain are amazing people and scuba instructors along with their extremely talented daughter! I was never once scared or nervous! They really... More 

1 Thank snmoulton
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend surprised me with a Discover Diving trip for my birthday as she knew I'd never been diving though had always wanted to go. From having absolutely no experience with being underwater for longer than ten seconds, we completed three incredible dives across Racha Noi and Racha Yai over the day. While the team were incredibly professional, ensuring we... More 

1 Thank Christopher W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went diving with Sharkey Scuba on our holiday in Phuket and it was such an amazing experience! Iain and Oui were awesome guides and extremely helpful as it was our first time diving and made us feel completely safe the whole time. The crew were all so friendly and great for a conversation! The places we... More 

1 Thank Abbey_aus11
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

My fiance and I did a Discover Diving session (3 dives at Racha Yai and Racha Noi) with Iain from Sharkey Scuba on 15/04 and it literally was one of the best experiences of my life! Let me explain first that I'm not a good swimmer and generally don't feel super comfortable in open water. I had actually tried diving... More 

1 Thank Magdalena N
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend this tour enough! As someone who isn't a very good swimmer, I was a bit nervous at first, but Iain and Oui were excellent teachers, very patient and thorough and super friendly and very good company! I did have quite a bit of pain in my ears as we were descending since I had some sinus blockage... More 

2 Thank Genie F
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We went for snorkeling and diving trips with the Sharkey family which includes the friendly and amazing Iain and his daughter . Iain was so good with all of us.My mom who is 70 snorkeled for the first time and Iain made not only her but also my 10 yr old, my hubby and myself feel so safe and comfortable!!... More 

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have been diving with Iain and Sharkey for 6 full days now over 2 different holidays. I must say it's the best there is. I fell total comftibal with these guys. Big boats with lots off spays. I have done 2 courses here and I just want to come back every time I leave :-) Yesterday we saw a... More 

Thank Christoffer G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

My 14 year old son and I just finished three days of diving with Oui of Sharkey Scuba. Initially I selected Sharkey Scuba due to a recommendation by a friend - a recommendation I am very grateful for (Thank you Claus!). Booking the three day trip (9 dives total for each of us) was quick and easy. Sharkey Scuba gave... More 

1 Thank Jakob B
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We are so happy we learned diving from Oui. She was a great teacher: friendly, calm, funny, easy-going, enthusiastic and a warm personality. She explained everything very good in a calm and clear way. Her enthousiasme was immense and contagious, we had such a great time. We did the PADI scuba diver, but are already planning to do the open... More 

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