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Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English

Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English

Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English

Hailing from Denmark in the cold north of Europe, Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff began his love of scuba diving more than a decade ago in Ao Nang Thailand. As with most of us he caught the scuba diving bug and has never looked back. He has now been scuba diving instructor in Phuket Thailand for almost ten years. He has been a loved member of the Aussie Divers Phuket team for more than seven years now.

Martin Selfie PADI Sidemount Aussie Divers

Martin Selfie PADI Sidemount Aussie Divers

Martin’s easy going and relaxed Scandinavian persona makes him an excellent and well respected instructor and we are proud to have him on our books at Aussie Divers Phuket. He is also an avid underwater photographer and talking about underwater photos with customers and students.

His experience spans many countries of the world including Mexico, Philippines, Sweden, Palau, Indonesia, Turkey and many others. So Martin has a wealth of knowledge pertaining to different diving conditions and temperatures.

Also Technical Diving

If you are interested in Technical Diving then Martin is our Tech guru and the one to speak to about anything regarding the PADI Tech courses, going deeper and lasting longer. He is currently getting his dive hours up on CCR systems, and exploring for new Tec dive sites here in Phuket.

Martin is one of our most experienced instructors with a wide range of specialties including,

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