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Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao

Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao
17/18 Moo 1
Koh Tao Suratthani
84280
Thailand
Tel: 0819205698
Review Summary

4.7 / 5

based on 929 reviews - 95% of reviewers would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao to a friend




About Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao

With 2 beachfront Resorts, Restaurants & Bars located in the heart of Sairee Beach & 5 purpose built Dive Vessels we offer over 17 different Divesites daily around Koh Tao. We teach all PADI SSI & BSAC Courses from beginner to Instructor & offer varying different grades of accommodation from Free Lodgings in our Air Conditioned Dorms to private luxurious Bunglaows on the beach. We are the largest SSI Instructor Training Facility in Asia as well as the only BSAC Center of Excellence on Koh Tao & all our Instructors are able to teach PADI Courses. We also have a Tech Diving Center offerring Caves wrecks & Tech Diving, a Free Diving Department with International Record Holders & AIDA Judges on staff & our own in HOuse Marine Biologist heading up our Eco arm offering Eco Internships.


Languages

English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Dutch, Japanese & Thai.


Affiliations

BSAC, PADI, SDI, SSI, TDI


Services

Guided dive tours, Boat diving, Shore diving, Liveaboard boat tours, Dive training, Equipment rental, Equipment repair, In house equipment sales, Online equipment sales, Dive insurance, Diver certifications, Free Diving, Tech Diving


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Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao

17/18 Moo 1

Koh Tao Suratthani

84280

Thailand

Contact Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao

Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao
17/18 Moo 1
Koh Tao Suratthani
84280
Thailand


Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao
Tel: 0819205698





from Homer

written on Sep 23, 2018

Added Sep 23, 2018

5/5 stars

Above and Beyond

Big Blue Diving is exactly what they say they are, plus the friendliest, most helpful staff. I did one of their online packages to get my Advanced Open Water + 10 fun dives, and it was the best value diving I've ever done or even heard of for the amateur diver. The on-site hostel is pleasant, the dive masters are all great leaders, the instructors really know their stuff. The restaurant has good food (tho a little pricey), the dive boats are nice and comfortable for the half day trips they do multiple times each day. I dove with 6 different dive masters and instructors in my 15 dives, and they were all super. I recommend Big Blue to everyone who goes to Thailand, whether they were planning on going diving or not!

Iris Fletcher would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Iris Fletcher

Gender : Female
Age : 20-29
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  :  Photography, Videography, Wreck diving

written on Sep 23, 2018

Added Sep 23, 2018

5/5 stars

Great days at BigBlue

I did mz OWD and the AD and both experiences were great. The teachers took much time to help all of the course. And if you had more problems than the rest of the group the teacher helped you as long as you needed. But for the rest of the course it wasn’t boring. So I felt really well during th OWDd and the AD. Can only recommend!

Isabell would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Isabell

Gender : Male

written on Sep 22, 2018

Added Sep 22, 2018

5/5 stars

Excelent

the best thing about our trip to thailand was big blue diving! The instructor was so great jacqui crawford

David einarsson would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About David einarsson

Gender : Male

written on Sep 22, 2018

Added Sep 22, 2018

5/5 stars

Best week of diving ever!

If I had the vacation time I’d be back at big blue in a heart beat. What was supposed to be 3 days turned into a week and even then I didn’t want to leave. Loved everything about it and wish I could go back. And we saw a whale shark so that topped the whole trip off.

Kate would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Kate

Gender : Male

from Utrecht

written on Sep 20, 2018

Added Sep 21, 2018

5/5 stars

Great atmosphere, experienced divers

When I first arrived at Big Blue it seemed as if everyone had already known each other for years. The atmosphere there was amazing and the people that I have met were some of the fondest friends I have made in half a year of traveling. I had such a great time diving and felt at home immediately. I would recommend Big Blue to everyone who is looking for a place with great people who like a drink and have a passion for diving (and a party now and then). The beds are absolutely awful though, expect to come home with a great tan and a broken back ;)

Hannah would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Hannah

Gender : Female
Age : 20-29
Diving for : less than one year
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  :  Cave diving, Wreck diving

written on Sep 20, 2018

Added Sep 20, 2018

5/5 stars

Best diving instructor ever!

I can't thank enough the whole team but especially Ernesto who truly hook us into diving! I am now travelling the world searching for new diving spots but it was there in Koh Tao that I realised how much I love the sea and its creatures!

Carlos Barbol would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Carlos Barbol

Gender : Male
Age : 30-39
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  :  Photography, Wreck diving, Liveaboard diving

from Santiago

written on Sep 20, 2018

Added Sep 20, 2018

5/5 stars

A door to a new world

I did my OW and AA course with Big Blue and it was the best decision I could have taken. Not only because diving is amazing, but the enviroment inside the school and among the team is incredible.

Renato would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Renato

Gender : Male
Age : 30-39
Diving for : less than one year
Dives done : 51-100

from Singapore

written on Sep 19, 2018

Added Sep 20, 2018

5/5 stars

Great experience! High professionalism and lot of fun!

Beginning of September I had the chance to make my first diving with Sonia, a great diving master. Although it was the first time I felt like I was a veteran thanks to the tranquility and confidence that Sonia was able to instill in me in only a couple of hour of lesson before the diving session. Definitely highly suggested!
No need to say anything about the location: absolutely amazing!

Alberto would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Alberto

Gender : Male
Age : 30-39
Diving for : less than one year
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  :  Free diving

written on Sep 19, 2018

Added Sep 19, 2018

5/5 stars

Magical Place

Big Blue Diving is an amazing place with great staff that will help you with everything. The perfect place to make a l ot of new friends and have a good time! It's heaven on earth!

Alle would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Alle

Gender : Male

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 19, 2018

5/5 stars

Great experience with Big Blue

Wouldn't recommend any other company. Had a great experience learning with these guys. Was recommended by a friend. I will come back for more dives.

Richard would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Richard

Gender : Male

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 19, 2018

5/5 stars

superb place to learn to dive and/or do a bunch more diving!

I got my scuba license at Big Blue and then stuck around to do another 2-day/higher level certification because it was so much fun and the instructor (Simon) was so great. Can't recommend this place highly enough, hope to make it back real soon!

ajk would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About ajk

Gender : Male

from Calgary

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 18, 2018

5/5 stars

Love of water

I was absolutely terrified of the ocean until I arrived at Big Blue, Ooh Tao. Where my instructor changed my fear of open water into a deep passion for the ocean.

Love of water would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Love of water

Gender : Male
Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  :  Photography, Cave diving, Wreck diving

from Salisbury

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 18, 2018

5/5 stars

Best and friendiset dice centre

I learned to dive (open water and advanced) with Big Blue 2 years ago and felt it was a wonderful and safe company. The guys were fun and welcoming . My friends who are very experienced divers wanted to try thailand so I suggested Big Blue. We had the most amazing 9 days. We completed 20 dives including a night dive. Staff were amazing. In fact so much we've booked to go again in March 2019

Emma, Lesley and Kevin would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Emma, Lesley and Kevin

Gender : Female
Age : 30-39
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  :  Photography, Videography, Wreck diving

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 18, 2018

5/5 stars

Great and professional atmosphere

I liked the whole atmosphere around Big Blue. They combine great fun with save and professional diving.

Christoph would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Christoph

Gender : Male
Age : 30-39
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 101-300
Interests  :  Liveaboard diving

from plymouth

written on Sep 18, 2018

Added Sep 18, 2018

5/5 stars

What an unforgettable experience

My partner and I knew we wanted to dive and we heard Koh Tao was a great place to learn. After lots of research and chats with a few companies we decided to go for Big Blue. We believe they had an excellent balance of professionalism and friendliness. Anyone we spoke with from the office staff, people at reception, any staff in the cafe and of course our wonderful instructor Phil, were all very knowledgeable and helpful. The actual diving experience was amazing, both my partner and i had different reservations and fears to over come but our instructor was patient and knew exactly how to help us. We had such a great experience we decided to book on to our advanced course straight away after. The whole area had a great vibe and we easily made lots of friends. We traveled for 8 months in different countries but our diving experience with Big Blue was easily one of our top moments.

Rachel and Zack would recommend Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao    |    Was this review helpful? yes

About Rachel and Zack

Gender : Female
Age : 20-29
Diving for : less than one year
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  :  Free diving