Best Liveaboard Dive Sites From Phuket

Similan Islands, Koh Phi Phi, Mergui Archipelago

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 Similan Islands and the famous Richelieu Rock, and in Burmese waters the remote and mostly unexplored Mergui Archipelago. Further south, the Phi Phi Islands offer a few great dive spots, but the best sites are even further south at Hin Daeng and Hin Muang which are renowned for the presence of manta rays and whale sharks.

The best way to discover the Andaman Sea's underwater marvels is to go there with a liveaboard boat. Find below a choice between different boats to reach these destinations. See a map...

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Best Liveaboard Dive Sites near Phuket

  • 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

    Mergui Archipelago

    After nearly 50 years of total isolation, the 800 islands of the Mergui archipelago have started being explored by 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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