Discovery Dive Centre is the premier PADI 5-star Instructor development center in Koh Samui, offering the highest quality of service for reasonable prices. We are one of the longest operating dive shops on the island as having been in business for over 20 years and have the most experienced and respected full time dive staff in Koh Samui.
We offer a full range of PADI courses taught in multiple languages from Bubblemaker, Discover Scuba diving and open water diver up to professional level divemaster and instructor training.
Discovery is also one of the only dive schools on the island that operates our own speedboats. You can enjoy fast travel times to all of the dive sites in the gulf on our 3 speedboats “Stoli”, “Priabdaw” and “Jagger”.
At Discovery Dive Centre we are committed to fun and safety. We believe that the customers needs come first. This is why we have 3 diving speedboats boats and run numerous daily trips to all of the beautiful dives sites around Samui including Koh Tao, Sail Rock and Chumphon Pinnacle. We realize that it is YOUR vacation and usually can accommodate any request for courses or certified divers to go to the location you want to go on the day you want to go.
We also offer photography services and rentals using top of the line Canon and Olympus underwater cameras and have diving computers for use with diving courses or certified divers. This along with our stock of exceptional and modern dive equipment from Aqua Lung, Mares and Scubapro will make your dives safe, fun and worry free.
Come by and see our dive shops, meet our staff, and see our onsite training pools, equipment room, washing area and classroom at the famous and spectacular Amari Koh Samui hotel on Chaweng Beach.
Discovery Divers is licensed with the Tourism Authority of Thailand: TAT license #34-00921.
**All photos on site were taken by Discovery Divers staff or divers on dives with us.
Discovery Divers in Koh Samui, Thailand. Discovery Divers has been operating for 20 years now in Koh Samui at the Amari Koh Samui and is well known for our customer service and flawless safety record over those 17 years. Discovery Divers is owned and operated by Eric Vinik, who is a PADI master scuba diver trainer, as well as an Emergency First Responder instructor. We have the most experienced staff of any of the diving schools in Koh Samui and all of our staff are full time employees of Discovery Divers and do not work for other dive shops. We use full time staff so we can train our staff to teach and lead dives the way that we want it done. This also creates consistency in our customer’s experiences as all of our instructors teach in the same manner and have worked with each other for a long time which creates the team atmosphere that we have here at Discovery.
We believe first and foremost in safety and customer service. All of our scuba instructors are emergency first responders and we provide our own oxygen and first aid kits aboard all of our boats. Our scuba diving equipment is top notch and replaced annually to ensure that you always have clean, comfortable and working equipment for your dives and courses. We keep all of our equipment on-site at our dive shop so that our customers can see the condition and we can also fit equipment correctly for all of our guests.
We keep all of our groups small for better experiences. We even can usually provide private instruction for your group upon request. We realize that you all have a choice when your are picking a dive school to visit during your vacation and we here at Discovery will make sure to make your time with us an experience of a lifetime.