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New Heaven Dive School

#53 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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48 M.3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Inspiring, Rewarding, Fun Work in a Gorgeous Environment

The New Heave Reef Conservation Program is an excellent way to get real experience in field based... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheyenne4198
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Key Largo, Florida
Great stay for diving and yoga

We stayed two weeks at new heaven. If you wanna take a room there ask for Seaview bungalow 4 (it's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
joel a
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shanghai
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An oasis in the middle of the sea…We are dedicated to upholding responsible eco-tourism with marine conservation, safety, and quality being our main priorities. Through our coral reef conservation projects and coral reef check courses, we strive to promote sustainable business practices that will preserve this tropical island paradise so that it may be enjoyed for generations to come. We welcome you to New Heaven Dive School Koh Tao…
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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48 M.3, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The New Heave Reef Conservation Program is an excellent way to get real experience in field based marine conservation. The staff are very pleasant, and the entire team builds a family and welcomes you in as a new family member, no matter how long you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two weeks at new heaven. If you wanna take a room there ask for Seaview bungalow 4 (it's the closest to the sea and you will wake up with the sound of the ocean every morning). Fun diving with new heaven was great....More

Thank joel a
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This review includes the Marine Conservation project as well as staff and equipment at the New Heaven Dive School. February 2018. To give elements of my feedback some context, I will provide some information about myself: I am a 48 year old professional working in...More

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cmscott187, Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I am the manager of the Reef Conservation Program. Unfortunately I was not there at the same time as you, as I am back in the States for a while. However, I am glad to hear that, for the most part, my staff and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I spent the entirety of January 2018 with New Heaven Dive School, getting my SSI Open Water and SSI Advanced Adventurer certifications, then volunteering with their reef conservation program. You just fall in love with the place. Everyone there is so kind and passionate, and...More

Thank Jessica E
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newheavendiveschool, Guest Relations Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for joining us, your love for the ocean, and your help in protecting our reefs. We hope to see you back here for more diving and conservation work. Perhaps next visit you can join the Free diving course :) It was a pleasure...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Went there with limited diving experience, the instructors were organized and ready to get started first day. Instructors were patient, careful, and great in sharing knowledge about diving, the region, and the best places to eat. We would highly recommend this group and instructors, really...More

Thank Yeon Jung J
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newheavendiveschool, Guest Relations Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi, Thank you very much for joining us for your Open Water! We hope we'll get the chance to welcome you back in the future. Happy diving!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I visited this dive school and was was blown away by the fact that it is not the normal “dive factory” that you would expect to find on Koh Tao. I have visited Koh Tao 4 times now and this was by far the best...More

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newheavendiveschool, Guest Relations Manager at New Heaven Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi, Thank you for joining us for relaxing dives. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your diving with us and your interest in marine conservation. Next time we hope you have time to join our yoga classes, the perfect end of a day with...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We stayed here during 3 nights in 2 separate rooms. Our rooms were located in the second building with a great view. They picked us up for free from the pier which was very nice. Staff is really great and can help you with everything....More

Thank Schaekie
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We dived and stayed there for a couple of days and we can only say the best Things about the team, organisation, and the rooms. The dives were perfect and the restaurant belonging to the new heaven crew is the plave to enjoy your Meals...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Did my open water here with a few friends and had a blast. The dive school also starts later than most so you don't have to be up super early. Jan was a fantastic instructor.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Together with some friends we did the open water course. First of all I thought that it would be scarry to dive. However the divinginstructors explain everything clearly and they make you sure not to worry because they will help you for sure. The ambiance...More

Thank Darrin V
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Brandon R
19 February 2018|
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Response from newheavendiveschool | Property representative |
Hi, the turtles are normally fed around 10.30am, but sometimes the feeding time might need to be changed depending on our conservation teams schedule. You're welcome to come and see them any time during the day. Best regards
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XeViLop
9 August 2017|
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Response from newheavendiveschool | Property representative |
Hello , we prefer to certify with SSI , but we can also certify with PADI, although the cost is 1000 baht more. If you are not clear about the similarities and the differences between these two agencies we would be happy to... More
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