- More than a dive center, a tailor made diving experience in Khao Lak
- We care about you, you are our most important customer
- Easy booking process
Khao Lak Explorer Dive Center has been founded in 2009 with the aim of providing tailor made diving experience in Khao Lak with the best customer service. We provide the best rental equipment with free us of dive computer for more safety.
Our infrastructure and team meet the highest standard in the dive industry.
Find below our vision, team, story and motivations.
Khao Lak Explorer Office
Our company office is location right in the center of Khao Lak, within 5 minutes walk of all the major hotel and Nangthong beach. The convenient location is for you the meeting point with our team for your bookings . Our dive equipment retail area provide you with a wide selection dive equipment.
Open Water Scuba Instructor since 3 years, passionate about diving and the marine life. He loves teaching dive course. Diving is his full time job, travelling at the same time around the world. He also love music, plays guitar.English, French, SpanishPatient and attentiveCustomer serviceSuper Friendly
Sylvain as is the co-founder and co-owner of Khao Lak Explorer.
With more than 10 years in the dive industry, he aims at the highest standard for Khao Lak Explorer. constantly improving the customer service.
Nature lover, Khao Lak Explore becoming eco-friendly is a big part of his job.French, EnglishManagementEmails & OfficeInstructor
And South African which is basically English with a funny accent 😉
Carly is one of the most social, talkative and professional you can meet in diving.
Dive instructor since a year and Divemaster for 6 years before that, she already spend one season in Khao Lak and the Similan islands.
With Carly it’s all fun fun fun !English, English, EnglishLove Teaching and GuidingSuper communicativefun, Fun, Fun
Born in Khao Lak area, Pi-em is our taxi driver, he love cycling on Sunday with the full gear like in the “Tour de France” and have a nap on a hot day.
Safe driving and always on time, he is Khao lak Explorer driver for our courses and local wreck dives.Thai / EnglishSafe DrivingLove Cycling on SundaySecond passion Napping
Fernando is one of the best instructor ever, he our main Spanish instructor for our Spanish Spain he work the off season in Majorca and come for the season at the Similan islands.Spanish, EnglishSuper FriendlyBest dancer in TownAka ‘El Matador”
Yaya is the Co-founder of Khao Lak Explorer and Sylvain’s wife, Divemaster passionate of diving, most of the picture you can find on our website are from her, she take care of email accounting, office sales, retail management. She moved away from Bangkok for a more relax lifestyle in the South Thailand.English, ThaiEmail, BookingLove underwater photographyDivemaster
Alexis used to play Hockey in high-school, is originally from Quebec, the french speaking part of Canada. He traveled the world with his previous job with the “Cirque du soleil” a theatrical troupe and decided to become dive instructor a couple of years ago. Second season to the Similan islands, is one of our top instructor for dive courses.
Surprisingly he doesn’t have the funny French Canadian accent.English, FrenchStrong as a buffaloLove weird musicPassionate of diving
Andreas as been working a the Similan islands for now 4 season, he knows all the dive sites like the back of his end. Andreas is our German contact, guide and instructor for our German customers, he also is fluent in English and speaks very good French.
He used to be a school teacher back in the days where diving was not yet is job.German, English, FrenchPatient & calmLove macro lifeUnderwater Photography and Tech diving
Dynamic and super friendly, Nat is taking care of land tours around Khao Lak area. Nat has been in Khao Lak for longer than we can remember, she has an extensive knowledge of the area and love sharing it with our customers.Thai, EnglishTour GuideExtensive Knowledge or the AreaDynamic Friendly, Funny
Guillem is fluent in Spanish, French and English, after about 8 years working in a dive center in Spain, he decided to come to Thailand for the season.
Very friendly like all Spanish! He favorite expression are “Fantastic” and “Amazing”
Also the King of the siesta.Spanish, French, EnglishVery friendlyKing of the SiestaPADI Instructor
Martin is born in New Caledonia, he is one of the lucky one to have been raised on a tropical islands next to amazing coral reef, no need to say his passion is scuba diving and freediving.
He used to work in Australia on the great barrier reef and moved to Thailand for the season.French, EnglishPatient and passionateNot very tall…Love teaching courses
Rental Dive Gear
Our rental equipment is the best on the market, we provide you with fully balance regulator (not the cheap one you usually get), open heel fins with boots (so you don t get blister), BCD, shorty wet-suit and free use of dive computer.
Other dive center charge you extra for open heel fins or computer for example, not us! It s included in our rental equipment package, because we believe that you deserve the best. Comfort of the dive gear is important while scuba diving.
Would you go skying with painful ski-boots? No! So if you choose us, you make the right choice. Dive with somebody else and you will quickly understand…
Facility, Dive Pool and Dive Training
We have one of the best facility in town, the dive academy Khao Lak offers dive swimming pool, classroom, dive resort,r restaurant and office all in one spot.
Check it out at Khao Lak Dive Academy.
Our Scuba diving courses are tailor made, you can choose where you dive, create your own package, the swimming pool for training is specialty made for scuba training with a shallow area and deep area 4.5m.
We teach the theory in our classroom or outside in a nice tropical are as we believe that you don t want to be locked in a classroom during your holidays.
We use the latest PADI materiel with possibility of online theory training to save you time during your holidays.
The courses are all done in small groups, 1 instructor for 4 student maximum. And our Dive Team is Awesome !
Easy Booking Process
- Make Inquiry / Pre-reservation
- We confirm you availiability and details needed within 24h
- Pay your Deposit Online by Credit Card or Paypal
- You will receive a proper receipt with all the details
- Pay the balance when you visit our office
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Retail Dive Equipement
Our retail section provide a wide selection of dive and snorkeling equipment.
We are one of the biggest retailer of dive equipment in Khao Lak, if you look for some accessories, wetsuits, BCD, Fins, Mask, Lycras, Underwater camera, Gopro camera, we have it all.
Our customers get 10% discount on the retail area if they dive with us.
All the boats we use and proposer are comfortable and safe, all the inboard safety equipment is there.
Our prices are very competitive, some of the best in the market.
If you are looking for luxury, we can arrange you trip on luxury liveaboards of private charter as well. Speedboat charter.
You can find all the details about the boats on the dive trip pages.
KHAO LAK EXPLORER DIVE CENTER
4/81 Moo 7 , Khao Lak T. Khukhak A. Takuapa
Phang-nga. 82190 Thailand
Tel:+66(0) 843 258 106
Fax:+66 (0)76 485 308
Monday through Saturday 10:00 – 20:00
Sunday,11:00 – 19:00 .