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Oceanic Divecenter

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143/3 Patak Road Tambon Karon, | Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 76 333 043
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Good communication, good diving

They were quick in their communication with us, always providing clear answers to our questions. We... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
dan0ls0n
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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perfect service, perfect vacation, perfect diving

Great service, dropped of my equipment and all was taken care of incl revision of stages and... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Marc r s
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PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center from 1999 to 2012. Now upgraded to SSI and PADI Dive Center. Walking distance from both Kata & Karon beaches. The three British/Swedish owners have been instructing PADI and SSI courses, guiding dives around Phuket and assisting travellers in many aspects of their holiday for many years. Experienced, friendly staff provide all levels of PADI & SSI diver training specialising in NERVOUS BEGINNERS, families & JUNIORS. LOCAL DIVING, DAYTRIPS for DIVING and SNORKELLING- PHI PHI, Similan Islands, Burma, Hin Daeng/Muang.
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143/3 Patak Road Tambon Karon, | Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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"great wreck"
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"king cruiser wreck"
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

They were quick in their communication with us, always providing clear answers to our questions. We dived Phi Phi and it was great, even on an overcast day, We'll dive with them again if we have the chance.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great service, dropped of my equipment and all was taken care of incl revision of stages and computers, pre organised all dives and great flexibility when it came to schedule changes and needs, amazing, headache free dive vacation thanks to Rachel and all other members,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

When I finally decided to learn how to dive (far too late if you ask me;-)), I chose to do it with Oceanic in December 2017. Rachel was very helpful setting everything up for me and helping me to plan my trip. I took the...More

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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Magda Thanks so much for posting this lovely review. And thank you for coming back, it was great to see you again! We're delighted that you enjoyed your Similans liveaboard - and more than a little envious that you saw all those whalesharks! Looking...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Oceanic Divecenter is a great place to learn all about diving. I took the SSI Open Water training here. My instructor (Tod) was very good and helped me to learn all i needed to start my diving career. The combination of beach and boat dives...More

Thank Sander T
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Sander Thanks a million for posting such a nice review! We're really pleased you enjoyed your course with Tod, and I'm glad that I had the chance to do a beach dive with you after the course. Come back and see us soon! Best...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent diving center, super chilled with a very professional team. I did the open water diver certification and felt perfect throughout, all security measures respected with the best instructor!! Just go and check out for yourself! Thanks a lot to Rachel, Joel and Simon!!!

Thank JESCM
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi JESCM It was great having you both around! Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. We hope to see you again! All the best Rache and the team

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We did the Open Water Diver license for three days. We were really doing a lot of research before to choose the best diving school for us. We are so happy after finishing our license here cause the owners, the staff and our instructor Simon...More

Thank Daniel F
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Dan Thanks a lot for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you and J around during your Open Water course. And we're super-happy that you enjoyed completing the course with all beach dives. We hope you had some good dives in...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We did dive trips by boat for three days which was a great experience and Simon was a great and patient instructor. Our final dive was a nice and relaxed shore dive with Rachel who had some valuable advice for us. We booked in advance...More

Thank Anna N
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Anna Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're delighted that you enjoyed your diving with us, and you were both great fun to have around the dive shop. We hope to see you again some day! Cheers from the...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Friendly staff, prompt replies, excellent service for my dive trip that I organized! Dives was all good and smooth thanks to them!More

Thank Leung T
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello Leung T Thank you! It was a pleasure working with you to iron out the finer details of your group's trip to Phuket. Congratulations to the six newly qualified Advanced Adventurers! And we're delighted that the leisure divers also enjoyed the dives. It was...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Dear Rachel and your wonderful team, Thank you very much for dropping off my husband’s dive card to the Horizon hotel last week. Sorry we haven't replied sooner - it was a bit of a mad dash to the finish line and then getting sorted...More

Thank Marina C
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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Marina Thanks a million for your amazing review! We really appreciate your kind words. Congratulations to your husband on completing his SSI Open Water course. It was great having you all around, I wish we got to spend more time with you. Warmest regards...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We did a beach dive and two full day boat trips. Everything ran smoothly from the very start - sorting out equipment, advising on best use of our time, pick ups etc. Rachel and Joel run a very efficient and professional operation and they are...More

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rachelsabout, Manager at Oceanic Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Andy Thanks so much for posting a review. Both Chris and I enjoyed our dives with you and your daughter. I hope you make it back to Phuket, and maybe we'll get you diving at the wreck yet! Best regards and Happy New Year...More

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