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Tioman Dive Centre

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Address: Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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+60 9-419 1228
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A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that...

A dive centre with the personal touch. We will do our upmost to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day's diving at TDC. we are based in 2 locations; our main dive base is on the beach in Tekek village, and our second, at the Panuba Inn Resort. We cater for experienced divers as well as those who have never dived before. We look forward to seeing you here soon!

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Great place - great team. Took my 11 year old Son here for his Junior Open Water Diver certification. The staff of was great - took the time to really give good instructions... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rdtravelalot
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place - great team. Took my 11 year old Son here for his Junior Open Water Diver certification. The staff of was great - took the time to really give good instructions and build his confidence. We are already making plans to go back !

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Whitehorse, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best dive centres we have been to so far! From the first contact by email, the service was highly professional and friendly at all times. We did our Advanced Open Water course and we had a great experience. The dive centre is located in Tekek which is the main village on the island. It’s walking... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Saphira83, Thank you ever so much for your wonderful review :) It is so great to hear that you had an all round great trip to Tioman with us! I'm glad you felt that there was a personal touch, as this is what we aim for. To hear that you felt the briefings were thorough and felt safe at... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did my Open Water Diving course while my mother did her Advanced Open Water Course at TDC in April 2017. Rosie was extremely helpful and accessible by email beforehand and made it easy for us to look forward to our trip. All the staff at TDC were very friendly, knowledgeable and professional and took the time to really explain... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We love hearing that you had an enjoyable time, and I'm glad that you and your mother had a positive experience ;) I'm happy that you felt you were in safe hands, and that you were taught well. Really, divers should accept nothing less! Enjoy your... More 

Houston, United States
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up for 2-day diving with the dive center. Rosie was very prompt and helpful in providing information and making reservation for us. We met Toni at the site, and everyone are helpful and very friendly. One thing I want to note is amount of work involved in getting ready to dive. I have only dived in Cozumel and... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Eileen T, Thank you for taking the time to write an on the whole positive review of TDC ;) It is good to hear good and constructive criticism, so thank you for taking the time. I'm sorry to hear you had troubles carrying the tanks to the boat. Usually if our divers require extra help, our staff will assist... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Chose the dive center because of the very good reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. We stayed in the Swiss cottages which are on the same premises for the duration of the course and which i also highly recommend. The Confined water lessons take place in the House Reef which is more exciting than a Pool. Open water... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Jan T, Thank you for your lovely review of TDC and our instructor, Simon. You are right, completing the confined water sessions in the sea, and we love that you get to swim with the fishes from the start :) It also helps you to become comfortable with the water movement in the sea, and will ultimately make you... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just finished my Advanced Open Water certification and Nitrox certification with TDC and it was an amazing experience! My instructor, Marlies, and all of the staff at TDC were super professional, knowledgeable and tins of fun. They were so welcoming and really made you feel at home with them and under the water. I highly recommend diving with TDC!... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi Hailey C, Thanks for your fab review of TDC and the staff here. It means a lot to us that you found everyone professional, knowledgeable and fun.. that's what diving is meant to be :) I'm glad we could complete your Advanced, and Nitrox Dive Certification with you and hope that you will return for some fun diving next... More 

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend Tioman Diving Centre if you wish to take a diving license as the staff there are super nice, especially our instructor Marlies Ruigewaard, she is super friendly, caring, responsible & well experienced instructor. She taught us diligently tats why we get to pass our course smoothly & enjoy diving fully! Overall, we having a great time... More 

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RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this review

Hi WangJH236!! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of TDC and your instructor Marlies! She is certainly a very caring and diligent instructor, and I'm glad you had loads of fun while completing your course :) Enjoy your new dive certification and dive safe! Happy Bubbles! More 

Freienbach, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience with TDC! Pick-up by boat from our hotel for a competitive price was always right on time. Our French instructor was very professional, calm, diligent and always able to progress with the course content at the right speed. My partner was quite nervous and somewhat afraid of deep water, but in the end she also... More 

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

TDS is totally safe for any type of diving. They got all the modern equipments and love the professionalism of my instructor Mr.Francis

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

TDC is well located at the beach and has quick access to the boat for off shore diving (definitely a plus as the diving gear is heavy). It is located in Swiss Cottage which has serene surroundings that is well-liked by all of us (7 pax). Rosie was extremely helpful to provide us with information and assistance on the courses,... More 

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