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Address: 74/3 Moo 3 Rim Had Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 76 385 518
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Merlin Divers SSI dive center provides scuba dive services on Phuket with a...

Merlin Divers SSI dive center provides scuba dive services on Phuket with a personal touch. For all dive trips and courses we promise small groups.

Merlin Divers offers all SSI & PADI dive courses from beginner to the professional level. We run half day scuba dive trips along the west coast of Phuket, dive trips from 1 up to 10 days to the dive sites of Phi Phi, Racha and Similan Islands, Shark Point, Anemone Reef and King Cruiser wreck and Burma.

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Great dive center in kamala beach.

I did a 1/2 day two immersion with Merline divers, everything was perfect. They speak at least French, English and German. The equipment is mint !. We go by a long tail boat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I did a 1/2 day two immersion with Merline divers, everything was perfect. They speak at least French, English and German. The equipment is mint !. We go by a long tail boat adapted to dive excursion. The sea and the coral barrier are gorgeous. Nikolas ( master diver) is a great diver and give a excellent brief of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a bit terrified of diving, having no experience whatsoever, but the trip was great from start to finish. My diving instructors (Gert and a blond British guy whose name I think is Kip) were extremely competent, fun, and made me feel safe the entire time which let me relax and enjoy the dive. These guys know what they're... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I dived with Merlin Divers 4 times during my stay in Kamala. 3 days with local dives and 1 day trip (King Cruiser). I had different guides on all the trips and they were all really helpful and friendly! Very good value for money, thanks!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there with my husband to be certified "open water". I was very stressful at the beginning but Lionel (our instructor) was very patient and professional. It was a real pleasure to dive with him. We thank him for everything. Pablo and Daryl were two good guides. Thé security was really important for them and we think that is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service helpful people Robert was very helpful .Dive in Thailand has be come very commercial and has began to be very crowded while diving, on my experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The shop is owned by a German who is certainly efficient and honest- albeit a bit lacking on the hospitality side- but that's not really important. Robert runs a tight ship- first class equipment. A group of excellent guides (interns trying to become dive masters- James and Alex were just great and fun to be with). Fair prices. What more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jeg er en 19 år gammel jente fra Norge og har ett CMAS sertifikat fra 2012, Men har ikke dykket på 5 år. Valgte derfor å ta en liten oppfriskning. Jeg hadde snorkel og maske fra før, så lånte resten av utstyret. Alt tilsaman for meg med to dykk i Thai Pau kostet 3500 bath. Var absolutt vært det! Var... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for having such a great team. 👍to everyone there and especially to Kloe. I had not been diving for 4-5 years and she took such good care of me. Had to do it one more time before I turned 65. Thanks for carrying my weights and bags too. Love u guys!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was just on a quick trip to see my parents who were staying in Kamala. Hadn't dived for 3 years so wanted to brush up. All communication by email was very fast and detailed and also took the time to answer general questions as well about the area. I only did a morning dive to the local dive sites.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to give my best recomendation to Merlin. My son. 12 years old took his Open Water cert. here. Both him and I (that joined the hole training) was very happy. Excellent, friendly, pedagogic and very funny Instructor, Lionel, made this course to a fantastic experience. After the course, my son and I decided to go to Similian... More 

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