Local Dive Thailand, Leaders In Scuba Diving Tours

Local Dive Thailand is one of the few full stack dive companies here in Phuket, with two operational & fully purposed scuba diving tour boats, the M/V Chok Somporn & M/V Kepsub running daily dive trips to Phi Phi Island, Racha Yai/Noi & the King Cruiser Wreck. Though there are many other dive companies and some other dive boats to choose from, LDT is simply the only choice to make if you want to ensure that you have the best day possible while diving and access to the most exciting scuba diving sites Phuket & Phi Phi have to offer!

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Local Dive Thailand is Phuket's top scuba diving tour provider we also offer PADI courses, fun diving, snorkelling & much more!

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Fun Diving With Local Dive Thailand

When we say certified divers or fun diving, we are simply referring to any dive that is not a training or certification dive. So a certified PADI Open Water diver who books a Phi Phi Island day trip tour with Local Dive Thailand, is a fun diver and on one of our day trip diving tours can do up to 3 fun dives that day, in this case it would be 2 at Phi Phi and one on the return journey home at Shark Point or Anemone Reef, depending on conditions. So if you are already a certified diver, PADI, SSI, TDI or other agency, you are welcome and encouraged to come fun diving with Local Dive Thailand on one, or all of our scuba diving day trip tours listed below. We even have special deals for [...]

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PADI Scuba Diving Courses

Being a certified PADI diver is the cheapest and safest way to scuba dive the worlds reefs and wrecks, it's also the way the world learns how to scuba dive and is by far the most recognised scuba diving certification license, accepted, trusted & promoted everywhere you travel, guaranteed. Get your PADI with Local Dive Thailand in Phuket and you won't ever regret the decision to become a scuba diver, we will help open up a whole new underwater world for you to safely explore with your family and friends, check out our PADI courses and don't hesitate to contact us! [...]

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Scuba Diving Tours Phuket

When it comes to scuba diving tours it's very hard to beat what we offer in Phuket, free pickup from your hotel, breakfast, lunch & snacks, clear waters, sunny days & did we mention amazing diving with our expert local guides who are some of Phuket's & Thailand's most experienced dive guides. Local Dive Thailand tours also run to multiple locations daily, so if you have already been scuba diving at one of our locations, why not visit some other dive sites like the King Cruiser Wreck or if fun diving is not your thing, continue your education with a PADI scuba diving course. We have something for everyone, so don't hesitate to get in contact with us and start diving the wonderful reefs of [...]

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Liveaboard Scuba Diving Holidays

Liveaboard diving simply refers to large Marine Vessels, or Yachts that you live onboard, for multiple days of diving. Each Liveaboard tour or holiday is different and the number of days on board or the number of dives possible changes per trip, but one thing always remains constant, breathtaking diving. From Phuket their are three main locations for Liveaboard scuba diving holidays, they are the majestic Similan Islands, the secretive & secluded Myanmar and the twin pinnacles of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang in the Koh Haa marine reserve. Each has their special attraction and secrets, but none will ever disappoint even the most seasoned of divers. Do not hesitate to experience these natural won [...]

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M/V Kepsub – Diving Tours

The M/V Kepsub is the most reliable diving tour vessel operating in Phuket, don't trust your diving trip to other companies in Thailand with old & unreliable vessels, you can trust Local Dive Thailand & the M/V Kepsub to provide you with an amazing three dive, scuba diving day trip tour, or we will offer a refund, that's how confident we are with the operation of the M/V Kepsub. Space and reliability, two things every diver wants in a dive boat which is exactly what we provide with the M/V Kepsub scuba diving tour boat. Ever been on a cramped or confined diving boat, jostling for space with other divers just to get into your equipment? Ever dove from long tails or banana boats where [...]

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M/V Chok Somporn - Local Dive Thailand diving tour boat

M/V Chok Somporn – Diving Tours

Come scuba diving with us aboard the M/V Chok Somporn, Phuket's best little dive tour boat, well actually in all honesty it's not that little, just slightly smaller than the Kepsub, M/V Chok Somporn has a large diving launch platform, port & starboard dive entry areas and huge amount of tank space for easy equipment setup whether your group be large or small. Reliability is also a key factor for us with the M/V Chok Somporn, running tours every single day to both Phi Phi Island + and Racha Yai, Racha Noi, we will guarantee, that nothing short of horrible weather will prevent you from having an amazing three dive scuba diving day trip tour of Phuket's best dive sites! M [...]

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Local Guides, Local Knowledge, Local Experiences

Don't trust your diving to amateurs or freshly minted dive guides, dive with local experienced guides from Local Dive Thailand. Our scuba diving tours will take you to see the rarest of the rare critters, you will be amazed by the macro life our guides can find for you, in the secret places only they know. To put it in perspective, if you were going to climb Mount Everest you would almost certainly hire a local sherpa to show you the way & keep you safe, diving is similar because there is absolutely no substitute for local experience & local knowledge, Local Dive Thailand guides are truly Phuket's Sherpa's of the Andaman Sea!

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Scuba Diving Tours Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about scuba diving tours in Phuket, you need to believe the hype, this season we have had Whale Sharks grace us on our regular easy to reach dive sites almost monthly and on a good day you can add Sea Horses, Sea Moths, Snake Eels, Frog Fish & Octopus to what you can see on any given dive, plus tons more. If we are heading to Phi Phi Island for the day we will see Hawksbill Sea Turtles and Black Tip Reef Sharks, also don't forget the King Cruiser, 84 meters of sleeping wreck and the most amazing artificial reef and nursery for fish and nudibranch! Local Dive Thailand day trip tours to these locations are not to be missed when you are here on holiday, get in touch with us and book an awesome day of diving.

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Let’s Talk About Light & Diving

In various scuba diving courses, such as PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Deep Diver and Underwater Digital Photographer you are taught about light (about colours). The concept is quite easy to grasp as your visual experience while diving is directly liked to it. In a nutshell, light is affected by the distance it travels underwater (depth and subject distance) and topside conditions (time of day, weather and surface conditions). So it is all about how much light goes in, and how far it has to go. The following graphic from Dive Photo Guide illustrates this concept nicely. You can see that some colours, such as red and orange, rapidly disappear when going through water. So, y [...]

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Dive Site Spotlight: Palong Wall

Palong Wall is located on the west side of Koh Phi Phi Ley and is a popular day trip dive site from Phuket. The island offers an impressive sight with its massive limestone cliffs, and is also famous for its tropical paradise atmosphere portrayed in the movie The Beach. The dive site is a sloping reef dropping to a sandy sea bottom. You can find big and small things there - sea turtles, cuttlefishes, various species of fish, Nudibranches and much more. There are numerous open sandy areas in the shallows near the limestone wall. This is where most divers go on the look out… for sharks. Palong Wall is the dive site of choice in Phuket to see the Blacktip reef sharks, and you can [...]

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Shark Point – True to its name again

Divers will be happy to see the return of the Leopard and Bamboo shark at... Shark Point. Sightings of these amazing creatures have been frequent this past few months at Hin Mu Sang, the name in Thai for this popular day trip destination from Phuket. Shark Point is a dive site near Anemone Reef and King Cruiser, located between Phuket and Phi Phi. It is made up of three pinnacles with the most northern being Pinnacle No.1, and divers typically explore the first two pinnacles due to Pinnacle No.3 being deeper (its peak is 15m deep). The rocky pinnacles and surroundings are covered with a mix of hard coral, colourful soft coral, spectacular sea fans and huge barrel sponges. The dive [...]

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