Phuket Best Dive Centers

Phuket Diving Directory

There are dozens on dive centres in Phuket to choose from, many of them offering similar tours, though prices and quality do vary. With scuba diving, it is important to ensure that the centre you choose to travel with is a reputable one. This usually means that their rental gear is properly maintained and their divemasters are careful, responsible and know the dive sites well. Choosing such a place ensures a fun day of diving in Phuket with the absolute minimum risks.

We have selected the best dive centres in Phuket below, sorting them by their location. Many boast PADI accreditation, ensuring a good level of equipment and service quality. They each promise to take you on a remarkable underwater adventure around the many excellent dive sites in the area, bringing you safely back to land with a smile on your face and many unforgettable memories of colourful corals and sea life.

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Patong Beach

Aussie Divers Phuket

Aussie Divers Phuket is an award winning PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre. We are a small dive centre that focuses on customer service and professionalism. We have a wonderful team of friendly, knowledgeable and fun dive instructors that will show you the underwater delights Phuket has to offer. We have a range of PADI course, Similan Liveaboard options and scuba diving day trips.

  • Opening Hours: 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Location: 158/44 Nanai Road, Patong
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 688 113 or +66(0)806 961 461
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Kata & Karon Beach Dive Centres

Dive Asia

Dive Asia was established in 1988 and is Phuket's first PADI 5 Star Career Development Center. Experience the ease and thrill of diving with Dive Asia’s full range of PADI diving courses and IDC programs - from Discover Scuba Diving for beginners up to IDC/CDC programs for diving professionals.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00-21:00
  • Location: Main office: 24 Karon Rd, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
    Karon Beach Branch: 623 Karon Rd, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 330 522
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Oceanic Dive Center

Established in 1999, Oceanic Dive Center is run by a husband and wife team, both active dive instructors, who have been teaching diving in Phuket for more than ten years. We have a small team of friendly, experienced instructors, who have been working with us for 7 years or more. In our dive centre, located on Patak Road in Kata, we have all the facilities of a five star dive centre, but with the relaxed, sociable atmosphere of a divers’ club. And, being both PADI and SSI accredited, means that we can offer the best selection of dive courses, beach dives, diving day trips and liveaboards available on Phuket. 

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10.00 - 20.00
  • Location: 143/3 Patak Road, Kata Beach
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 333 043, Hotline: +66 (0)848 504314

Sea Fun Divers

Sea Fun Divers is a PADI five-star dive centre with two branches, located at Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort (Karon Noi Beach) and Katathani Phuket Beach Resort (Kata Noi Beach). It offers diving day trips and liveaboards, as well as a full range of dive courses from beginners to professional divemaster and instructor courses. Both Sea Fun Divers' locations offer a house reef, which is great for easy relaxed dives just in front of the beach.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 08.30 - 18.00
  • Location: Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort (Karon Noi Beach) and Katathani Phuket Beach Resort (Kata Noi Beach)
  • Tel: Karon Noi: +66(0)76 340 480 ext. 5917 - Kata Noi: +66 (0)76 330 124 ext. 1915

Sunrise Divers

Come and dive Phuket, Phi Phi and the Similan islands with Sunrise Divers PADI 5 star dive center located at Karon Beach. They have been diving in Phuket since 1999 and their experienced staff are ready to help you with liveaboards, day trips, overnight dive tours and PADI scuba courses. They have dive trips to suit all levels of experience and all budgets.

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Location: 269/24 Patak Road, Karon Beach
  • Tel: +66 (0)84 626 4646
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Chalong Dive Centres

No Gravity Dive Centre

Established in Chalong - close to Chalong Villa Resort and the circle - since 2007, No Gravity Dive Centre is a family-run business offering diving day trips to the most famous dive sites around Phuket, live-aboard trips to the Similans, and PADI dive courses from the beginner up to the professional level.

  • Opening Hours: 09:00-18:00
  • Location: Chalong Centre Project
  • Tel: +66 (0)87 999 1278 or +66 (0)88 386 8557
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Nai Harn Beach Dive Centres

Ocean Geo Diving and Tours

Ocean Geo Diving and Tours is a European, PADI five-star IDC SCUBA diving centre, tour agency and coffee shop, based in Nai Harn, in the south of Phuket Island, very close to beautiful Nai Harn beach. They offer scuba diving courses from beginners’ to professional level, plus guided fun diving day trips, and live-aboard trips around Phuket, the Similan Islands, Surin Islands and Myanmar (Burma). They also offer a wide selection of excellent sightseeing tours and local activities, ranging from elephant trekking, zip-lining, snorkelling and island tours, (e.g. Phi Phi, James Bond), to Thai cookery classes and theatre shows.

  • Opening Hours: daily from 08:00 - 20:00
  • Address: 31/43 Moo 1 (Road 4233), Tambon Rawai, Amphoe Muang, Phuket 83130
  • Tel: 080-3218204
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Nai Yang Beach Dive Centres

Aqua One Watersports Phuket

Aqua One Watersports Phuket is located at Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s West coast, just 10 minutes away from Phuket Airport. They are a multilingual, experienced, family owned team. Diving is their passion – they are always looking for fun, but safety is their first priority. Aqua One offers half and full diving day trips, CMAS and PADI dive courses, sales/rental of Sea-Doo water scooters and accessories.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 - 18:00
  • Address: 90/23 Moo 5 Nai Yang Beach Road, Sakoo, Thalang, Phuket 83110
  • Tel: +66 (0)89 873 3623 or +66 (0)76 327 333
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Paradise Diving Asia

Paradise Diving Asia is leading PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Dive Resort in northern Phuket, Nai Yang Beach. They run daily trips with their own power boats to all dive sites around Phuket, Phi Phi and the Similans. They only take max 8 divers and snorkelers, thus keeping their exclusive trips an unique experience for the whole family. From their dive base in The Indigo Pearl or their dive shop on Nai Yang beach road, their team of experienced, multilingual instructors can run any PADI courses from beginner up to professional levels any day of the week.

  • Opening Hours: 08:30 - 18:00
  • Address: 116 Moo 1 Sakoo Village, Thalang, Phuket 83110
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 328 278


First Buddy Diver

First Buddy Divers' centre is located on the main road to Rawai Beach in the southern area of Phuket. It proposes recreational and technical diving trips and courses. All the dive sites they visit are located in the crystal clear waters around Phuket Island. Underwater world in the region is breath-taking! You can also find liveboard trips in our website and book the one that fits the best for you. Our goal is to offer unique and memorable experience to our guests with a friendly and personal attention to their needs by our professional PADI/TDI guides and trainers. We also offer snorkelling, other tours and accommodation.

  • Address: 26 Moo 4, Viset Road, Rawai, 83130 Phuket
  • Tel: 089-4730673
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Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Diving

Come and dive Phi Phi and the Similan islands with Phi Phi Diving (Sunrise Divers Phi Phi branch). Day trips, PADI courses and liveaboards available. See you in Phi Phi!

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Tonsai Village
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 398 040

Princess Divers

Princess Divers is located on the world famous Phi Phi Island. They offer you PADI and SSI Dive Courses from complete beginner to Divemaster. Daily Dive trips to Phi Phi Islands best dive sites at which you could spot sharks, turtles, rays and much much more. Let Princess Divers be your guide and show you the best Thailand's underwater world has to offer.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 10:00 - 22:00
  • Address: 103 Moo7, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi 81000
  • Tel: 075 601 168
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Similan Dive Center

With more than 10 years of experience, Similan Dive Center is the top service diving center located in beautiful Khao Lak. They offer daily departing liveaboards and diving daytrips to the Similan islands and beyond. Diving courses from beginner to professional. They provide you with a personal service that will make your Scuba Diving trip with them your best one yet.

  • Opening Hours: 10.00 – 21.00
  • Address: 22/37 Moo 4 , Khuk Khak , Takuapa, Phang Nga 82190
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 485 792

Khao Lak Explorer Dive Center

Khao Lak Explorer Dive Center is your one stop dive center to scuba dive or snorkel the Similan islands national park. PADI 5* Dive Center, Khao Lak Explorer provide a wide variety of dive courses, daytrip to Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and the world famous Richelieu rock. Snorkeling trip to the Similan, Tachai and Surin islands are available as well, with either pick up from Khao Lak or Phuket. Khao Lak Explorer team composed of passionate dive instructor speak English, French, Spanish and German, go the extra length to provide the best service in town. They also accommodate land tours to Khao sok, Khao Lak and Phang-nga area, with small groups.

  • Opening Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 - 20:00, Sunday 11:00 - 19:00 .
  • Location: Khaolak
  • Address: 4/81 Moo 7 , Khao Lak T. Khukhak A. Takuapa Phang-nga. 82190 Thailand
  • Tel: +66(0) 843 258 106
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  Area   Company   Tel. Fax
(all phone and fax numbers need Intn'l access code + 66 76)
Bang Tao H2O Sportz 076 270-562 076 270-563
Chalong Colona II - Myanmar Diving 076 383-223 076 383-537
Colona VI - Thailand Diving 076 280-366 076 280-357
Coral Island Diving 076 281-060 076 381-957
Far Away Dive and Sail Expeditions 076 220-958 076 280-701
Ocean Rover 076 281-388 076 281-389
Scuba Line Co., Ltd. 076 280-330  
Sea Bees Diving Co., Ltd. 076 381-765 076 381-765
Sea King Divers Co. Ltd. 076 280-319 076 282-155
Kamala Merlin Divers 076 385 518 076 385 518
Scuba Quest 076 279-016 076 279 016
Kata & Karon Andaman Scubaventure Co. Ltd. 076 331-006 076 330-591
Aquarts 076 396-038  
Kon-Tiki Diving School 076 396-312 076 396-313
Calypso Divers 076 330-869 076 330-869
Dive Asia PADI 5 Star CDC Center 076 330-598 076 284-033
Kata Beach Dive Shop 076 284-022 076 330-379
Marina Diving Resort 076 330-625 076 330-516
Phuket dash Scuba dot Com 076 284-580 076 284-580
Phuket Scuba Club 076 284-026 076 284-026
Scuba Venture Co. Ltd 076 330-489 076 330-489
Sea Fun Divers 076 340 480  
Siam Dive n' Sail 076 330-967 076 396-413
Sunrise Divers 084 626 4646 076 398-040
Nai Harn/Rawai First Buddy Divers 089 473 0673 076 226 520
Ocean Geo Diving and Tours 080 321 8204 076 613 253
Nai Yang Aqua One Watersports Phuket 076 327-333  
Paradise Diving Asia 076 328-278  
Patong Andaman Divers 076 341-126 076 341-126
Aqualand Japanese Diving School 076 294-094 076 294-071
Asian Adventures 076 341-799 076 341-798
Barakuda Diving Center 076 344-046  
Dive Inn Co., Ltd. 076 284-568 076 333-495
Holiday Diving Club 076 341-235 076 340-998
Max' Dive Shop 076 344-346 076 344-346
Neptun Diving 076 340-585 076 340-585
Ocean Divers 076 341-273 076 341-274
PIDC Divers Co. Ltd 076 341-197 076 381-219
Private Diving 076 344-270  
Santana -The World Of Diving, Canoeing 076 294-220 076 340-360
Scandinavian Divers 076 294-225 076 292-408
Scuba World 076 294-103 076 292-151
Sea King Divers Co.,Ltd 076 341-179 076 344-151
Shell Diving 088-443-3451 076 341-755
South East Asia Divers 076 344-022 076 342-530
South East Asia Liveaboards 076 340-406 076 340-586
Thai Marine Leisure 076 239 111 076 238-974
Warm Water Divers. 076 292-201 076 292-203
Phi Phi Island Barakuda Diving Center 076 620-698 076 620-698
Thailand Liveaboard 01-2291361 076 217-106
Moskito Diving 01-2291361 076 217-106
Phi Phi Diving 076 398 040  
Phuket Phuket Aquatic Safaris 076 216-562 076 214-507
Phuket Divers 076 215-738 076 214-364
Raya Divers 076 354-682 076 224-439
Ilala Yacht Charters 01-893 7780 076 206-706
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