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Discover Scuba diving

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What to Expect

• We run the discover Scuba Diving trip with a normal ratio of 2 customers to 1 instructor. For larger groups of friends/family who want to dive together we increase the number of instructors.
• You have the option of diving in the morning or afternoon.
• Morning trips run from 7.30am to 12.30pm.
• Afternoon trips run from 1.30pm to 6pm.
• The program includes a briefing on the do's and don’ts of scuba diving and then a short session (10-15 minutes) in shallow water learning the basic diving skills that you will need for your dives. Following this there are 2 dives on the reefs of Phi Phi Lee and the Bida Islands with each dive up to 1 hour under water (maximum of 2 hours diving in total). The dives are from our dive boat and between the dives you can soak up the sun and amazing views as we take a meal break on the boat.
• The equipment includes a choice of short or long suit, 5mm boots to prevent blisters, fins, mask(regular, large face, small face and prescription masks are available), regulator and BCD. We have tea, coffee, drinking water, fruit and lunch to keep you refreshed.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Phi Phi Barakuda Scuba, 84, Moo 7, T, ตำบล อ่าวนาง อำเภอเมืองกระบี่ กระบี่ 81210, Thailand
Departure Time
6/7/2019 - 9/29/2021Monday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Tuesday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Thursday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Friday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:30 PM01:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Use of SCUBA equipment
  • Lunch - Tea, coffee, drinking water, and a selection of fruit and a lunch of your choice to keep you refreshed and energized
  • Professional and certified Scuba Diving Instructor
  • National Park entrance fee - 400 baht per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Should you answer 'Yes' to any of the medical questions you will be required to have your fitness to dive signed off by a doctor. Please contact us by email for a copy of the medical questionnaire.
  • For the morning dives you must check in the day before (Before 9pm) to complete the dive trip paperwork and check equipment sizes.
  • The minimum age for scuba diving is 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult(the adult does not need to dive).
  • You need to be staying at least one night on the island to be able to dive with us.
  • A break of 24 hours is required between finishing the dives and flying.
  • Pick up from other parts of the island is not possible, it is recommended that you stay in Tonsai Bay (the main village on Phi Phi).
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
i went on dicover scuba trip with this company may b last week. it was an amazing experience. Ammie is such a great instructor and a wonderful person. I must add all the instructors there were very good and understanding, taking good care of their students and giving personal
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Response from Edward R, Manager at Discover Scuba diving
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you for a great review. We are very happy to hear that you had such a good time on your discover scuba diving trip with Ammie and that you were impressed with the quality of the care given by our staff. we hope to see you again for more great scuba diving.
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Me and my friend had an amazing time with Phi Phi Barrakuda! It was our first time and it has been fantastic! Our dive instructor and guide was Annelies, a very kind madame that was able to speak also italian! She taught us safety procedures and all equipment functions in a
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Response from Edward R, Manager at Discover Scuba diving
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Alessandro, Thank you for such a nice and detailed review, its really nice to hear that you enjoyed yourselves so much that you come back for a second day of diving. Attention to detail and organisation lets you feel comfortable and safe when coming out diving with us and its great to know that you noticed and appreciated this. We hope to see you again for more great scuba diving on Koh Phi Phi.
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Barakuda Phi Phi, thank you so much for being the best. Special thanks to my instructor Ammie and Scott for creating that bond and trust for a first time dover like me. Will definitely scuba dive again in Phi Phi under barakuda’s guidance and try to do the advanced levels.
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Response from PPBThailand, Manager at Discover Scuba diving
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Avinash, Thank you for the review, good to hear that you had such a great time and as a first time diver Ammie and Scott did such a good job making you feel comfortable in the water. When you come back we would be happy to take you for your Open Water course - https://phiphibarakuda.com/open-water-phi-phi/. we look forward to seeing you again for more great scuba diving.
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We went on a discovery dive with Scott. He explained everything really well and clearly with a great amount of patience. It was a bit scary at first but with the help of Scott we immidiately got the hands of things. We had an amazing experience and saw so many kinds of fish
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Response from PPBThailand, Manager at Discover Scuba diving
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Edo, Good to hear that Scott did such a great job getting you comfortable in the water and that you were happy with the wildlife, the boat and the quality of the equipment. We look forward to seeing you again for more great scuba diving on Koh Phi Phi.
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I did a Scuba dive with "Discover Scuba Diving" during my visit to Phi Phi Islands, Thailand. It was a memorable experience. The team takes us on a tour around the islands on a boat, to the dive locations, where we suit up and dive. The instructors give the necessary training
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Response from PPBThailand, Manager at Discover Scuba diving
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Anubhav, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed both your dives with the good conditions, helpful staff and the abundant wildlife. We look forward to seeing you again on the future for more great scuba diving, perhaps next time you may want to complete your open water course - https://phiphibarakuda.com/open-water-phi-phi/.
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Key Details
  • Phi Phi Barakuda
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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