We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ko Tao Diving Tour - Buddha View Dive Resort

Features Animals
45/1, Moo 3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Save
Review Highlights
Professional, trusworthyl dive-center, although not a top-dive-experience

We looked for a fun dive at Chumpon Pinnacle. There are many dive centers in Koh Tao but most of... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Itchy-Feet_AundM
Highlight of my Thailand trip | PADI Open Water Diving Course

..One the one side I really want to prevent Kho Tao of getting flooded by tourists (like so many... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
xxfoodlover
,
Erlangen, Germany
via mobile
Read all 76 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“small group” (2 reviews)
“bv” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
45/1, Moo 3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
This attraction is at Buddha View Dive Resort
Write a ReviewReviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"open water course"
in 7 reviews
"small group"
in 2 reviews
"bv"
in 2 reviews
"valerio"
in 2 reviews
"gear"
in 4 reviews
"dive"
in 22 reviews
"courses"
in 4 reviews
"explanation"
in 2 reviews
"sites"
in 3 reviews
"class"
in 3 reviews
"teaching"
in 3 reviews
"visibility"
in 2 reviews
"students"
in 3 reviews
"mask"
in 2 reviews
"theory"
in 2 reviews
"crew"
in 2 reviews
"pool"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We looked for a fun dive at Chumpon Pinnacle. There are many dive centers in Koh Tao but most of them offer only courses. Finally we got Buddha View recommended by another dive school. We subscripted the day before and could already try on the...More

Thank Itchy-Feet_AundM
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

..One the one side I really want to prevent Kho Tao of getting flooded by tourists (like so many other Thai islands) on the other side I really, really loved my stay here and I can only recommend diving with Buddha View. We were a...More

Thank xxfoodlover
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My best friend and I did spontaneously the "open water diver" at the Buddha View Dive Resort. The class was small (only 3 students) and we could've chosen a German speaking teacher but we were perfectly fine with our English class. The theory was easy...More

1  Thank apa133
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The activities such as removing mask under water and clearing it of water were supposed to be practiced in very shallow water but in fact we had to do it at 3 or 4 meters down. It was very stressful. We couldn't ask more questions...More

Thank Paulina B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 October 2017

i got recommendations about Buddha View from a friend and so happy that i listened to her :) i did my Open water course and enjoyed every moment of it. thanks to Valerio the instructor who was absolutely amazing, patient and professional . i also...More

Thank Orel S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went on 9 fun dives at BV. Was very impressed by how professional and detail oriented the staff was when it came to guiding the dives, inspecting our equipment, going over the basic communication signals, doing the pre- and post-dive sessions, etc. But outside the...More

Thank Itamar K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

After finishing our Advanced Open Water we made the choice to fun dive with Buddha. The staff were all amazing, we had some really great dives in the 20 we did with a good variety of sites. Super cheap dives and a pretty good bar...More

Thank unicyclistjoe
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My boyfriend and I took the Open Water Divers course here in February and we were very happy with the experience. We had James as our instructor and he was pretty good. He has been diving and teaching at Buddha View for 15 years or...More

Thank AmelieBennett
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I was at Buddha View on Koh Tao for several months doing my Dive Master certification. Instruction is top notch, the instructors are all friendly and horny and it was all a blast ... now that I am in the industry and have gotten around...More

1  Thank Alex P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome time diving with Andrew and Cory. Because I dove on Nitrox, I had the DM to myself, a real treat and saw many tiny creatures. First dive with Andrew was terrific and he pointed out many new fish and nudibranches . The...More

Thank Maureen D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ko Tao Diving Tour - Buddha View Dive Resort staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit