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Ban's Diving

#26 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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Main Street No 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Open Water Dive Course with Max!

One of the best experiences I’ve done so far. Max and Diana are very fun, nice and professional. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
abonig
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Berlin, Germany
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Didn’t do a course there because the upfront communication sucked!

We wanted to book the course in advance but didn’t really know when exactly we would arrive in Koh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isabellakvs
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Deutsch-sprachige Tauchkurse auf Koh Tao
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dive master” (22 reviews)
“open water” (39 reviews)
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Main Street No 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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"anthony griffiths"
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"dive master"
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"open water"
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"english class"
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"free room"
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"well oiled machine"
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"big company"
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"fan room"
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"life long friends"
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"large boat"
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"feel safe and confident"
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"great instructor"
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"class size"
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"taking care"
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"would highly recommend this place"
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"watermelon"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best experiences I’ve done so far. Max and Diana are very fun, nice and professional. I felt always safe and they looked after everyone very well. I’ve learned a lot and I really recommend to do your open water there, if you...More

Thank abonig
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to book the course in advance but didn’t really know when exactly we would arrive in Koh Tao. So we were told by our contact Mitch that everything in Koh Tao was fully booked and chances are low to find another Diving School....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife did our first Padi Re-Activate course yesterday with Robert @ Bans Diving Resort. We hadn’t dived for 3 years and were nervous as our last dive on our open water course in Phuket was not a good experience (this was not...More

Thank Craig T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did my OWD course at Ban’s Diving the last days. I booked the course very very spontaneously (1 day in advance). Nevertheless, Alex, my contact person, could arrange a german course for the next day! The whole contact was a pleasure! Very quick responses...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Neil is such a great instructor, so happy my boyfriend and I ended up in his class!! From beginning to end he was a real treat. Not only was it super fun but we have continued to do "fun dives" all over with the real...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I just walked into Ban‘s by recommendation of another traveller. I didn‘t regret my choice. I did my OW and AOW with Ban’s. I’m from Germany but decided to take the courses in english, even though they also teach in German on a daily bases....More

Thank Tilo K
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time with dive instructors Neil and Jo in Koh Tao. Neil is very relaxed and informative with all his experience. Jo is very patient and enthusiastic! There is plenty of time to practice until you are fully comfortable in the water....More

Thank Leonoor P
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Completed my open water course with Darren, 6 other students. Darren was a good laugh and a good teacher, enjoyed the course so much decided to do the advanced 2 days at the end. Made good friends with the group, stayed in the free fan...More

Thank Max M
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

It was a experience... The people are very nice, the location is excellent, the rooms are basic, but okay and the most important thing: the diving course was amazing. The teachers (from different countries) were funny and professional... They explained and showed us the important...More

Thank Dana H
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We went diving already one time and decided to do the open water course here in Kho Tao. We were worried about putting aside 3 days, with having to be in the classroom doing theory, but our instructors Nicky, Andre and Valentin made even this...More

Thank Gregor L
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