Phuket Scuba Diving

Diving in Thailand

Want to learn to dive, or simply to upgrade your skills? Phuket is a great place to achieve your PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certificate. It is rated amongst the top 10 diving destinations in the world and many of the centres in the area boast years of experience.

Diving day trips from Phuket to Phi Phi Island and the Racha Islands operate throughout the year. Both beginners and experienced divers will appreciate the underwater scenery at Phi Phi, the fascinating King Cruiser wreck close to Anemone Reef, and the exciting diving at Shark Point - named after the Leopard sharks which live on the sandy bottom. For world-class scuba diving and the really big fish, go for a liveaboard dive cruise to the Similan and Surin Islands in the Andaman Sea.

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  • Diving for the first time in Phuket

    1st Time Diving in Phuket

    We all agree Phuket is becoming busier and busier and more hotels are being built on what seems like less and less land. Read More»

  • Best Liveaboard Dive Sites

    The Andaman Sea is home to some of the best dive sites in the world. In the north, within Thai waters, you will find The Read More»

  • Phuket Best Dive Centers

    Find here a list of dive centers in Phuket. If your dive center is not listed here please use the form at the bottom of Read More»

  • Dining with Kids in Phuket

    Kids Diving in Phuket

    Diving is simple, easy and fun, and a sport the entire family can enjoy together. Diving is environmentally Read More»

  • 5 Great Diving Resorts in Phuket

    5 Great Diving Resorts in Phuket

    Many resorts in Phuket well understood that having a dive shop on their premises is a great add-on, as the popularity of Read More»

  • Phuket Diving Courses

    As in many sports the key to the full enjoyment of scuba diving is proper preparation, and practicing safe procedures Read More»

  • Phi Phi Islands

    Phi Phi Islands Dive Sites

    The Phi Phi Islands offer a remarkable variety of dive sites concentrated in a small area. One of the most popular dive Read More»

  • King Cruiser Wreck

    King Cruiser Wreck

    On the 4th of May 1997 the 85-meter passenger ferry 'King Cruiser' on a routine run to the Phi-Phi Islands made history Read More»

  • Koh Racha Yai

    Racha Yai Dive Site

    Racha Yai offers some of the best local year around dive-sites but the visibility varies as to the season. On the north Read More»

  • Koh Racha Noi

    Racha Noi Dive Site

    Racha Noi is popular for the more experienced diver, as depths are generally greater and the currents frequently Read More»

  • Koh Dok Mai

    Koh Dok Mai Dive Site

    This small, jungle topped island is located on the way to Shark Point from Phuket and is considered one of the best wall Read More»

  • Shark Point Dive Site

    Shark Point Dive Site

    Shark Point is part of a Marine Sanctuary and is justifiably the most popular of the local dive sites. Named after the Read More»

  • Similan Islands

    Similan Islands Diving Site

    Easily one of the best dive sites in the world, these nine virtually uninhabited islands boast some of the most Read More»

  • Anemone Reef

    Anemone Reef

    Located a short distance north of Shark Point, Anemone Reef is another densely packed ecosystem and many dive operators Read More»

  • Phuket West Coast Dive Sites

    Phuket West Coast Dive Sites

    Although nowhere on the scale of the offshore islands, there are some nice reefs located just off the tourist beaches, Read More»

  • Hin Daeng

    Hin Daeng

    Hin Daeng (Red Rock) is located just a few hundred meters south of Hin Muang. The sheer amount of marine life you find Read More»

  • Hin Muang

    Hin Muang

    Hin Muang, (Purple Rock) is totally submerged and is located just a few hundred meters north of Hin Daeng. This unique Read More»

  • Burma Banks

    Burma Banks

    These flat topped underwater plateaus are one of the best places in Southeast Asia to have some serious shark Read More»

  • Surin Islands

    Surin Islands

    Located just below the border with Burma, the Surin Islands are a series of jungle covered granite outcrops that are Read More»

  • Richelieu Rock

    Richelieu Rock

    For divers, the real attraction of Surin Islands is a little rock 18 km off the coast of Phang Nga. For some mysterious Read More»

  • Mergui Archipelago

    With over 800 islands, some of them the size of Singapore or Phuket, and most of them completely uninhabited, the area Read More»

  • Andaman Islands

    Andaman Islands

    Still fairly unexplored, the Andaman Islands lie between Phuket and India in the Bay of Bengal. These islands have only Read More»

  • Similan Islands

    Similan Islands Diving Site

    Easily one of the best dive sites in the world, these nine virtually uninhabited islands boast some of the most Read More»

  • Koh Bon and Koh Tachai

    Koh Bon and Koh Tachai

    Located about 20km north of the Similan Islands, these two islands offer some variety on liveaboard trips to their more Read More»

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