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Roctopus Dive

#12 of 103 Tours in Koh Tao
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11/2 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Had a great time!

Went on a try dive with Roctopus. Had a amazing experience! Desa was a great instructor and Abbie... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dom S
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The amazing and touching experience I've ever had

I went for a 4 days open water with them. I'm not a good swimmer because I'm scared of water and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ester P
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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The Roctopus Dive team is a young, friendly and energetic collection of dive instructors from throughout the world. Handpicked because of their passion for the underwater world and first class knowledge and experience teaching people how to dive...more
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11/2 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a try dive with Roctopus. Had a amazing experience! Desa was a great instructor and Abbie was also really helpful. Would definitely use again!

Thank Dom S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went for a 4 days open water with them. I'm not a good swimmer because I'm scared of water and the darkness, yet I wanna beat my fear. Roctopus team understood me so well, they gave me more time, making me feel comfortable with...More

Thank Ester P
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ester Huge congratulations on completing your OWC with Matt! Its always nice to face your fears and over come them I'm super happy we were able to assist you in this many congratulations, why stop there carry on diving we hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the 4 day open water 20 course with dive master Gary and had an absolute blast. Not only did I have the time of my life, but this course was immensely informative. I was absolutely terrified of scuba diving, but Gary made me...More

Thank culhamab
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there Congratulations on completing your OW20 course with Gary! The course is packed full of theory and fun giving you all the knowledge you need to become a certified diver. We focus very much on safety and make sure everyone is comfortable and understands...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent three days getting my open water certification and if I would've known how fun, knowledgable, professional and energetic the organization and overall experience would be I would have stayed longer. I would recommend Roctopus to anyone visiting!More

1  Thank Jeff L
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jeff Congratulations on completing your OWC with us! Oh no you ran out of time! Many make this mistake and only allow a few days in their travel plans for Koh Tao but after doing the OWC they also fall in love with diving...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Talk about a honeymoon trip that could not get any better... and it did. We chose these guys for a few things. First reason: Vibe. Amazing vibe. You can’t have more fun while learning how to dive. When our instructor, Erik, comes to Japan, he...More

Thank fspigolon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best company! Came here with three of my buds for dives. Each of us did three different drives. I did a refresh course and fun dives, another did his Advance Open Water, and one did the Try Dive. The amazing staff were super helpful and...More

Thank adamr1224
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Adamr Congratulations to the three of you, first of all great that you had such a good time with us, and great that all three of you did something different and thanks for reviewing us on all these aspects. We all love to dive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a try dive with Roctopus and really enjoyed ourselves. The staff were friendly and informative and we felt safe going diving for the first time with them. Prices seemed pretty comparable to other dive companies on the island. Would recommend

Thank Lauren W
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lauren Congratulations on completing the try dive and blowing your first bubbles under water! Super happy you had an awesome time, we look forward to welcoming you back for the OWC soon! Roctopus Dive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crews were absolutely amazing. Super friendly and helpful. Would definitely dive with them again. The best part was because we saw whale shark on our trip to sail rock with them 😍More

Thank Raihan N
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Raihan Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, super happy you enjoyed your experience with us, wow great that you managed to see a whale shark! It is the season for them at the moment with many being spotted daily, come...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience with Roctopus! Very friendly staff, they are all very helpfull. Got my open water now and did 2 fun dives after. Thank you so much!! (Especially John and Abbie!) Will definitely come back here for my advanced.

Thank Evy-sam D
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Evy-sam Congratulations on completing your OWC with John! Welcome to the sub culture we look forward to welcoming you back for the advanced course real soon! Roctopus Dive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We followed the open waters (standard) and advanced course during our vacation last year. Joe P. is an awesome teacher. We even saw a turtle during one of our dives. Thank you for the great experience!!More

Thank _Lleisa_963
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JayRoc83, Owner at Roctopus Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lleisa Congratulations on completing your OWC and AA with Joey Essex! Super happy you enjoyed your experience with us great that you managed to see a turtle here on turtle island believe it or not they are quite hard to find! We hope to...More

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Sharath N
13 February 2018|
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Response from bagpuss24 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there The try dive at roctopus costs 2000 bhat and is a one day diving experience, you meet at the shop at 10.30 am and meet your instructor and have a little theory session that lasts approx 45 mins. You then head out... More
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Joseph H
6 January 2018|
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Response from JayRoc83 | Property representative |
Hey Joseph. 6am meet at the shop please. Thanks
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20 December 2017|
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Response from JayRoc83 | Property representative |
Hi there we do not provide accommodation with our dive packages, as there are so many cheap resorts you are able to book whist on koh tao. We can gladly recommend place to stay. For any further information please visit our... More
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