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Address: 8 Patong Beach Road | Plaza 4 Holiday Inn Express, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Safe, professional, fun. 5* PADI Instructor Development Centre providing...

Safe, professional, fun. 5* PADI Instructor Development Centre providing expert dive guide services, the full range of PADI recreational SCUBA diving courses from Open Water to Master Scuba Diver, and professional level courses from Dive Master to IDC Staff Instructor, in English and Chinese. We also offer Discover Scuba Diving for novices, and snorkelling experiences for those who prefer to enjoy the beautiful reefs from the surface.On land, we arrange a variety of exciting adventure activities, day trips, and local cultural tours. Affiliated with Big Blue Diving Shanghai.

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Were recommended by friends to make booking with Big Blue, totally great service. We stayed at Phuket for 5 days, and we went book for diving basically every day.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2015
Philip Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Were recommended by friends to make booking with Big Blue, totally great service. We stayed at Phuket for 5 days, and we went book for diving basically every day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

We booked an open water course with big blue and the result was amazing. Our instructor, Kam, made us feel very comfortable and calm. He did a great job and we felt very good. I would definitely dive with them/him again. So thanks Kam for all the support, you are great :)

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Madrid
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

We booked our yearly diving vacation with BIG BLUE (Simon) based on a friend's recommendation. Totally no regret. Evrything from the beginning to the end has been taken care by Big Blue. From Recommendation, Advice to executyion point of view. Everything was perfect. Considering the fact that we are very spoiled people and our standard are quite high, we thought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

i have done two days dives with Big Blue in phuket Racha yai and Phi Phi island it was a great experience especially dealing with dive master Simon and Micky and other highly qualified professional instructors. definitely recommend to book and dive with Big Blue its all organised trips and they look after there divers from pick up to drop... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Mohammed...Thanks for the review of Big Blue Phuket..It is great that you enjoyed your 2 days diving around the local islands and we look forward to seeing you back here in the future..Kind regards Simon More 

Paris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

I'm just back from a trip to Phuket, where I got AOW and Nitrox certifications with Big Blue Phuket. Everything was really great: Simon is a great instructor, on the serious side of things (the mandatory knowledge reviews etc), as well as on giving historical and cultural backgrounds on the dive sites, and having fun. If you're looking for a... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Antoine..Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us here at Big Blue. It was a pleasure diving with you over the 2 days you were here in Phuket. Congratulations on the Advanced Open water and Nitrox course. Well done and we look forward to seeing you back here in the future. Kind regards. Simon More 

Shanghai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

I recently received my Nitrox certification with Big Blue Phuket and had a wonderful time with both my instructor and the staff which run the shop in Patong. When it came to actually teaching the course they were very professional and helpful, but when we were just fun diving or hanging out on the boat/shop they were tons of fun.... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Rachel...Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It was a pleasure diving with you hear in Phuket and well done on the Nitrox Certification. We here look forward to diving with you again in the future..Simon More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

It's my first time diving and I completed my Open Water Certificates with Big Blue Phuket. My instructor, Simon Creed and his team are top notch. I felt very well taken care of and was extremely impressed with the level of customer service. Well organized with safety as an obvious priority. I felt very comfortable doing my certification there. Again,... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Anita..Thank you for taking the time to write us a review of your experience with Big Blue Phuket. I am very proud that you achieved your Open Water certification. It was great fun and a pleasure to teach you. I hope you carry on diving and I look forward to diving with you again in the future. Happy Diving..Simon More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is my first time for trying diving, I do research and the review on Tripadvisor. FinallyI choose Big Blue, it's a right choice. On 6 July, we went to Big Blue shop and meet Simon. We suppose go diving on 9 July. But Simon advise we go on 7July after he saw the weather forecast. (p.s. right choice to... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Kenny..Thank you for the kind review. It was a pleasure diving with you at Racha Yai..It is great that you enjoyed the day and I look forward to diving with you again in the future..Kind regards and well done..Simon More 

Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Well organised shop with lovely staff. Great days diving thanks to their good advise and if you get a chance dive with Simon who runs the shop - he is a cool leader underwater and knows the dive sites well (and is a good laugh on the trips out and back!).

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Trevor..Thanks for taking the time to write Big Blue a review. It was a pleasure diving with you and I look forward to diving with you again in the future. I think the leopard shark was the highlight at Hin Bida. I also hope you enjoy the book...Kind regards and Thanks again. Simon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

This was our first time scuba diving and I felt very comfortable under Simon's supervision. He was very patient and calming and had lots of interesting stories from his time spent in Patong. As other reviews have stated the price is on par with other dive shops if not cheaper and you truly get a very personal and safe experience.... More 

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Leigh C, Manager at Big Blue Phuket, responded to this review

Hi Cameron. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I had a great time at Racha Yai with you and Stephanie. You were both excellent students and it is great that you had a good day out. Good luck with the rest of your trip and have fun down under. Kind regards Simon More 

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