Local Dive Thailand, Leaders In Phuket Scuba Diving Tours

Local Dive Thailand (LDT) is one of the few full stack dive companies operating here in Phuket, with two fully purposed scuba diving tour vessels, the M/V Chok Somporn & M/V Kepsub running daily dive trips to Phi Phi Island, Racha Yai/Noi & the King Cruiser Wreck. There may be other dive companies offering scuba diving tours in Phuket, but Local Dive Thailand is simply the only choice to make if you want to ensure that you have the best day possible, plus we give you access to the most exciting reefs, wrecks & islands that scuba diving Phuket, Phi Phi or Thailand have on offer!

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Local Dive Thailand (LDT) is the regions top Scuba Diving Phuket tour provider, we also offer PADI courses, fun diving, snorkelling & much more!

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Fun Diving With Local Dive Thailand

Phuket diving is always fun, 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 [...]

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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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Phuket Scuba Diving Tours

When it comes to Phuket Scuba Diving Tours it's very hard to beat what we offer, 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 h [...]

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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 there 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 e [...]

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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 dived from long tails or banana boats where [...]

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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 experts from Local Dive Thailand. Our Scuba Diving Phuket Tours will take you to see the rarest of the rare critters, you will be amazed by the macro life our guides can find, in the secret places only they know. To put it in perspective, if you were going to climb Mount Everest you would certainly hire a local sherpa to lead the way & keep you safe. Diving is similar because there is absolutely no substitute for local experience & local knowledge, Local Dive Thailand's guides are Phuket's Sherpa's of the Andaman Sea!

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Scuba Diving Tours Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about Scuba Diving Phuket Tours, you should 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 much more. If we are heading to Phi Phi Island for the day, you can possibly 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 scuba diving in Phuket, get in touch with us and book an awesome day of diving.

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Similan Island Liveaboards With Discounts Diving Discounts & Special Offers

Great Early Booking Discounts On Similan Island Liveaboards

There'll be plenty of options for a Similan Island liveaboard if I book at short notice right? - Nope, that's very very wrong! The most popular liveaboards are already fully booked for the peak periods in 2017/2018, if you're planning a Xmas, New Year or Chinese New Year Similan Island safari, well good luck with that... we'll try our best to find you a space but your choices will be very limited. There are lots of Similan Island liveaboards but we don't offer them all, only the one's that are reliable, safe and offer good quality of service in their respective price range. The options that you get from us have been tried and tested by our very experienced staff. It may seem li [...]

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What Is PADI elearning ?

In this digital age books are fast becoming a relic of the past, we can access all the information we need through the internet and diving is no different. 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of the PADI elearning initiative, the modern way of learning. Just as you can access your Facebook and instagramm accounts pretty much anywhere at anytime you can do the same with your dive theory and arrive on your holiday safe in the knowledge that you won't be cooped up in a classroom for hours. After filling out some simple forms and a quick quiz you can head straight to the pool or open water depending on which PADI course you're enrolling for. At the moment there are three main op [...]

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Octopus Are a Common Sighting In Phuket Diving Rare & Peculiar Critters

How Does An Octopus Change Colour?

Dazzling colour changes and perfect camouflage make octopus a favourite with everybody diving in Phuket but how do they perform this magic trick, well it's not mirrors, sorcery or witchcraft it's a complex combination of muscle, nerves, brain and skin pigments. By far the most common octopus we see when diving in Phuket is the day octopus (octopus cyanea) so we'll base our facts around this very convenient creature (we don't do night dives). That's what the cells are called, octopus have thousands of different colour chromataphores to every square inch of skin. Think of them as tiny balloons filled with coloured ink. The 'ink balloons' on most octopus come in black, brown, red, or [...]

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