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Tioman Dive Centre

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Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
+60 9-419 1228
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Laid back instructors, good value, great diving.

Laid back instructors, good value, great diving. They teach you all there is to know. Cool group of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bricstic
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New York City, New York
Excellent instruction and equipment

I had not dived for 3 years so did a short refresh session off the beach. This was undertaken by... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
m m
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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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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“swiss cottage” (22 reviews)
“dive centre” (38 reviews)
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Kampong Tekek, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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+60 9-419 1228
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laid back instructors, good value, great diving. They teach you all there is to know. Cool group of instructors. Take you out to nice dive spots and the price is competitive.

Thank bricstic
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I had not dived for 3 years so did a short refresh session off the beach. This was undertaken by Tony from Spain who was an excellent teacher and made the whole session educational and enjoyable. Then I did a boat dive on the same...More

1  Thank m m
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I did my open water PADI at TDC and very happy I choose for them! Professional teaching and much focused on safety. I was extra lucky by getting private classes. The price is reasonable and you get to do some of the dives in very...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a discovery diving session. Unplanned but definitely worth it. Great and professional services by the staffs. The dive instructor and dive master, Amir and Ari were very good and kind. They handled us patiently. Not everyone can tolerate easily panic person like me...More

Thank Shamim2612
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I completed my advanced open water license with TDC. Instructors were great and Rosie did all she could to help me schedule my dives since I was on a tight timeline. It's a very chill, laidback dive shop where mostly people just hang out and...More

Thank Xinyi C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great dive center with very professional fun instructors. Completed PADI Advanced and had a blast with Mel, lots of good tips and fun. Staff took care of all equipment on leisure dives, much of which was new. Several great dive spots within 5-20 minute boat...More

Thank Kendra R
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Early start on Cataferry which was amazing and straight to Tekek and the awesome team at Tioman Dive Centre. Always so welcoming and a well equipped and professionally run dive centre. Thanks Rosie and team

Thank Jetfin J
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

All is in the title, I had my advanced PADI here, and it was really nice! I loved diving in ringgis, soyak, and just in front of the shore! The divers team was also great :)

Thank Gwendoline T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The boys had a fabulous instructor Natasha who took them through all the theory work using video and books, and then they started tank work just off the beach. By the end the course (4 days) they were joining me in the dive boat to...More

Thank Jimmy M
RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Jimmy, So many thanks for this great review. We are so happy that you and your family had a great time learning to dive and diving for fun :) Our instructors are fantastic, even if I do say so myself :) so it is...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We found this operator while staying at Tioman... And we got lucky! We did around 10 dives, and all of them have been great. Staff is funny and professional, definitely a good experience.

Thank hail_markus_1986
RosieCotton85, Owner at Tioman Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Markus, Thank you for writing about us here on Trip Advisor. I'm glad that we could get you diving, and it's wonderful to hear that you found the staff professional and fun, a very good combination :) All the best, TDC

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divyasudarshana
30 May 2017|
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Response from Caroline G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, He will definitely be able to snorkel. Not sure what the age limits are for scuba. Best would be to email Tioman dive centre They replied very quickly to me and were very helpful Caroline
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swapnil s
13 December 2016|
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Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your message. Unfortunately we are closed now for the monsoon season, and will be re-opening on 3rd February 2017. Do send us an email if you would like to book in for some diving after this date. Sorry... More
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Eileen T
15 November 2016|
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Response from RosieCotton85 | Property representative |
Hi there, Many thanks for your email. I’m afraid that we are now closed for the monsoon season here in Tioman Island. We will re-open for the 2017 on 3rd February, and will be taking bookings for the 2017 season from 1st... More
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