Our new staff member at The Dive Academy, Gabriele (likes to be called Lele), is an expert at equipment maintenance and servicing and although he doesn't need a certificate to keep our diving equipment in good working order he recently became a Scubapro Level 1 Technician. This means that althoug...

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The Dive Academy tries to protect our ocean environment, such as offering our divers reef safe sunscreen, a range of PADI Project AWARE Specialties, lowering our plastic usage and getting involved in coral reef conservation.

Did You Know Normal Sunscreen Damages Coral Reef?
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The Dive Academy are proud and happy to support the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. If you would like to show your support and wear your poppy with pride come to the dive centre in Bophut to collect one or if you are sitting at home in the cold UK you can always donate to our UK Bank or via Pa...

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Becoming a PADI Professional gives you the opportunity to live and work the way most people only dream of living in some of the most fantastic destinations in the world. You will also get to meet some amazing people and make many new friends along the way. The Dive Academy offer the highest stand...

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The waters around Koh Samui and the surrounding islands are perfect for beginners to experience diving for the first time and The Dive Academy offer a range of options for beginner divers from the one day Discover Scuba Diving program to PADI Open Water Diver

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Diving High Season on Koh Samui

Feb 28, 2018 – Apr 30, 2018

March / April is a great time to come to Koh Samui as the weather is hot with blue skies and calm seas and lots of marine life to see, including the chance of a visit from Whale Sharks. For beginners or experienced divers we will make sure you get the best diving Koh Samui has to offer

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5 months ago
Exteremely well organised. There was no messing about it the morning before we left. Lovely boat and crew. Very experienced dive masters and in small groups made for great day out. Lunch was amazing and plenty of it. Only thing was the poor visibility on our dives for the day
- Glynn E
6 months ago
This is the place to go if you want professional staff. Really friendly and services minded. Multi language and you can really tell that these instructors love what they are doing. Perfect for beginners aswell for experienced people.
- Andreas A
3 years ago
Went for a discovery dive, very professional and pleasant atmosphere. Heath, our instructor did all he could to make sure we are ready and feel comfortable and safe. Before the open sea dive we went to a pool to start as my wife did not feel comfortable with breathing under water, Heath helped her alot to actually be able to do this. All the instructors were very nice and the dives were very fun as well! Strongly recommend!!!
- Valery M

PADI 5 Star IDC Centre

The Dive Academy is an English owned PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre based on the paradise island of Koh Samui. We offer a full range of PADI Dive Courses from beginner all the way to Professional. We also offer Dive tours to the top sites in the Gulf of Thailand.  

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158/6 Moo 1,
Bophut, Koh Samui
Surat Thani 84320

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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