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Address: Hacienda Resort and Beach Club, 99/38 Moo 1 | Ao Baan Tai, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
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Phangan International Diving School(PIDS) is located opposite Makro just...

Phangan International Diving School(PIDS) is located opposite Makro just outside Thong Sala. Its equipment room and training pool is located nearby at Hacienda Beach Club Resort. It also has a booking office in Haad Rin. PIDS offer all divers full diving packages, dive education, multi course diving promotions and also discounted diving accommodation. Our team of professional PADI Instructors and Divemasters have unrivaled knowledge of the local dive scene around Koh Phangan. We will guide you through every step of the way as you reach your goal – becoming a qualified PADI Diver!

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Thank you so much for the whole experience that this diving school provided. Very patient and friendly instructors, everything well organized, everything needed is provided and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Madina A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank you so much for the whole experience that this diving school provided. Very patient and friendly instructors, everything well organized, everything needed is provided and positive bonus was to obtain certificate. Honestly, after this experience I do want to dive more. Thank you so much, Phangan International Diving School for helping to explore what is diving. Someone told that... More 

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Thank Madina A
JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the time you have taken to review PIDS. We are overwhelmed that we made your first dive experience comfortable and fun! We would love to have you back in the future and good luck with any further diving you do! More 

Roxburgh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location wasn't that bad but still miss some color . Lots of nice little fishes but that all .. payed for 2 dives but dive at the same exact location twice. Food on the both was good lol vut dive was so so

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you couldn't enjoy your time at Sail Rock. First of all, you booked 2 dives at Sail Rock, so obviously, you're going to dive 2 times at Sail Rock. Further, the dive site is known to be the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. It's famous for its variety and abundance of fish... More 

Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great day with a lot if sun and fun. The dives have been beautifully supported by one of my favourite dive masters, Thanks Olesya Yan

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with Olesya! Hope to see you soon! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After doing my OW and AOW last year with PIDS, I headed back over to Thailand for round 2. I spent a total of 2 weeks on the island, and the majority of that was diving - 12 dives in total - all at Sail Rock. Whilst PIDS now has a second boat that hits up Koh Tao every Wednesday,... More 

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thanks so much Josh for taking the time to write such a review! We're always happy to see you around and can't wait for you to come back for your DM course! More 

Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Diving with PIDS was fantastic though I do believe it's the dive master you go with that truly makes the experience! If you happen to get TJ, I assure you it will be a good time! It was my first solo SCUBA without my regular partner and TJ made me feel safe and comfortable in the water. He knew the... More 

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JFW82, Instructor at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Kandra thank you for the review im so glad you enjoyed your experience i do apologize for the mask i will inspect them a little better in the future lol...hope you enjoyed your holiday and cant wait for you to come see us again Best regards, TJ More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I pre booked 2 days diving with PIDS. The first day was with Christina who is a credit to the dive centre. She's friendly, patient and understanding. We went to the shipwreck but visibility on the day wasn't great. The second day we went with a different instructor. I think he was called Hans.. sorry if I... More 

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Hello Sarah & Keith! Thanks for the review and best regards from Cristina and Hampus (don't worry, most people get that wrong ;) )! Many apologies for the situation in the taxi, we will definitely take your criticism into consideration for the future. We're happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff made the whole process easy. At the end of 3 days I walked away as Certified diver. Not bad for a 57 year old guy. So maybe you can teach an old dog a new trick. Thanks PIDS

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you, Erik! It was a pleasure meeting you! Keep on diving! More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a group dive with PIDS and it was a perfect experience from A to Z. Despite many changes and cancellations from our side, they remained very professinal and patient. All instructors seemed very knowledgeable.

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're glad you all had a good time! More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised and friendly staff.First time diving but felt very safe.Great experience. Cheers luke

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your day and hope to see you back here one day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shout out to TJ! Best instructor ever. Everyone should learn to dive here. You definitely feel comfortable going down. The water at sail had some low vis but he still made the whole experience survivable.

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JFW82, Marketing at Phangan International Diving School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review! TJ enjoyed his time as well and sends his regards. Sail Rock is getting better every day now. We hope to see you back here soon for some fun dives :) More 

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