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Address: 363/10 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Phone Number: +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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Awesome days out with super friendly staff

After an excellent training day, my wife and I enjoyed 2 days with Oui out at Racca Yai, Racca Noi and Phi Phi islands. Amazing dives, expert guide/ trainer and genuine service... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After an excellent training day, my wife and I enjoyed 2 days with Oui out at Racca Yai, Racca Noi and Phi Phi islands. Amazing dives, expert guide/ trainer and genuine service. We felt very welcomed, safe and we will definitely be back to do further training and dive trips with Sharkey Scuba! Highly recommend 😁

1 Thank JoelPirateNinja
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the Open Water Diver Course and did 5 dives, 2 at Racha Yai, 2 at Phi Phi and 1 at Shark Point. All of them gorgeous! Took my course with Oui and it couldn't have been better. Since day 1 got great e-mail follow up so I was able to complete my pre-course studies without any issue. On... More 

2 Thank Isabel M
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dived with Sharkey Scuba 4 yrs ago and had an awesome time with them. This time round I contacted the company as soon as I had booked my flights to Phuket to ensure that I could dive with them again. It had been a couple of years since I last dived and I was rather rusty. I did my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with Iain on 02/11/16 for our first ever dive. We visited two different islands for three dives. When we arrived at the boat, Iain had organised everything so we could just sit back and enjoy the journey to our first dive. We went through all the equipment and what we would be doing, which put our minds... More 

2 Thank KB93
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was my 4th visit to Phuket but first time diving with Sharkey, owner Iain (from UK) answered my emails promptly with comprehensive information and suggestion. We settled for a 2D1N liveaboard in Similan islands, and top up with an Advanced Open Water certificate for my gf. Owner's wife Oui (Swedish/ Thai, speak excellent English), our instructor/ dive guide, accompany... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

You have a bewildering choice of dive companies in Phuket. I happened upon Sharkey Scuba on TripAdvisor; what a piece of luck. I needed a scuba review after a few years of not getting wet and I also wanted to introduce my 13 YO girl and 15 YO boy to scuba. We chose the three dive trip to Racha Noi... More 

4 Thank Andrew H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was my second time diving with Iain and Oui, the husband and wife team that are Sharkey Scuba. I couldn't fault my experience last time and returning to dive with them again was an easy choice. I went for the single day Discover Scuba course at Racha Noi/Yai Islands, exactly the same choice as last time. It was like... More 

2 Thank andrewl1988
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I am convinved that you will not find a more professional and personal service in Phuket; I arranged my dive over email with Iain who asked me questions about my dive preferences and experience etc so that we could choose the best sites for my visit also taking care of all the hire gear i required etc. On dive day... More 

1 Thank daf1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I was originally going to just snorkel but decided to go on the Discover Scuba Diving program with Sharkey Scuba. It is an all day trip. What an exhilarating experience! 3 dives total off of Racha Noi/Yai islands. 1st dive was more for training and to acclimate. May sound intimidating with no experience, but I was in great hands. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Thanks Iain and Oui for the great diving experience. Very well organized. Comfortable boat for the long trip to the best dive sites. All the crew members were helpful and friendly, even the cook. I will be back in Phuket again and will be diving with these guys.for sure.

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