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Local Diving

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Address: Ao Nang Front Beach, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 8100, Thailand
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+66 89 871 2629

Local Diving has been in operation in Ao Nang (Krabi) since 2004. We run...

Local Diving has been in operation in Ao Nang (Krabi) since 2004. We run daily trips to local islands, also shark points, anemone reef, king cruiser wreck and Phi Phi Island. Courses are available from Open Water to dive master.We have two comfortable day boats - both fitted with toilets.

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Awesome diving

The diving was awesome and so was the price. Gear is a bit wornout an could need a update. Some regulators was leaking so service might be needed. The guide was good and pointed... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Helsingborg, Sweden
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The diving was awesome and so was the price. Gear is a bit wornout an could need a update. Some regulators was leaking so service might be needed. The guide was good and pointed out the good stuff... If you have dived att phiphi and liked it you will love diving in krabi. Overall i vould like to give a... More 

Thank Tearsneverdry
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I was on my OWD referral course, 2 days 4 dives. I only managed to book it a night in advance. The Local Diving team is so helpful and very flexible to book me in for the course. I was picked up from hotel in the morning and dropped off at shop to meet with my diving instructor and sign... More 

1 Thank emilylondon2017
Tampere, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I was snorkling on Local Diving`s trip to Phi Phi and on another day I joined the trip to the local islands. Both trip were lots of fun, stuff is friendly and the atmosphere relaxing. Especially the bigger boat is really comfortable. The sea and the islands are fantastic in Krabi. I had great snorkling and loved the food. I... More 

Thank kanervakiikeri
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Päätimmen lähteä päivän sukellus- ja snorklausretkelle Local Divingilaisten kanssa. Edellisvuotinen mainio kokemus oli hyvin muistissa. Kun lasten kanssa matkustaa, arvostaa ennakointia ja asioiden sujuvuutta. Löytyy laadukkaat pelastusliivit, snorkkelit ja ruoka maistuu pienille merirosvoille ja merenneidoille. Kommunikaatio pelaa henkilökunnan kanssa ja on turvallinen olo. Heidän tietämys merestä, sen asukeista, ja muusta värittää reissupäivää iloisesti! Suosittelen! We get back to Ao Nang... More 

Thank Sannalla
Rovaniemi, Finland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Thank you all staff of Local Diving for the great diving. I took the AOWD-course and did many fun diving trips on local islands and Phi Phi plus a night dive trip. It was during the peak tourist season and many busy days, but it still was fun and relaxing with you guys, easy-going, funny and professional! I love that... More 

2 Thank iknowselin
Hong Kong, China
1 review
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

It's a really fun and enjoyable moment with experienced professional diving instructors. I just took an open water diving course here and I’m glad that I made a right choice. I’m appreciated that those diving master would be so considerable with the safety and also gave you so much confident, such as gear checking, safety introduction, theory explanation (they have... More 

1 Thank Sindyysy
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This just happened to me today. First, 30+ minutes late picking us up at hotel in a rickety truck. Driver gets lost finding next guest. Finally get to dive shop. Staff is disorganized and slow. Looks like a dozen other divers at all levels from first timers, to certification divers to highly experienced. Finally, one diver asks how long it... More 

Thank joe t
Chaowalit P, Owner at Local Diving, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry for your bad experience. It was certainly a difficult and frustrating day for all trip and tour operators. As it was the peak of the national holidays with a massive influx or new and existing holiday makers wanting to join trips for their holidays. It is the same each year, no matter how hard we all... More 

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

It was an amazing experience for a first time diver like me and my other 2 friends. They picked us up early from our resort on a beautiful morning. The entire staff was really helpful & courteous. They really did well in keeping everyone calm and gave the instructions in a very detailed way. They made sure that everyone is... More 

Thank Vikas K
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It was really an amazing experience...me and my wife tried scuba diving for a very first time though we didn't know swimming,Staffs were friendly and taken care of us very safely. I must thank to my instructor Nathyn Morley for his protection throughout our dive. It's worth a diving experience with Local Diving Krabi, Thailand.Do not miss!!

Thank Fazil A
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend dive for the first time and it's not gonna be the last coz the local dive make our dive so amazing the staffs are so friendly and funny I really enjoyed it.if you guys ever gonna be in krabi try this with local diving it's worth. thanks for my master 👏he had a hard time to... More 

Thank Deepu G

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