Fun Diving With Local Dive Thailand

Fun Diving With Local Dive Thailand

Fun Diving In Phuket 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 people wishing to do multiple day trip tours and see the full range of dive sites Phuket has to offer with our expert local guides!

Location Dives Price
Phi Phi Island + 3 3,700 THB ^
King Cruiser Wreck 3 3,700 THB ^
Racha Yai, Racha Noi 3 3,700 THB ^

^ If you need to rent scuba equipment there will be an additional charge 500 THB for a full set.
+ In April 2015 a National Marine Park fee was introduced for the Phi Phi Island scuba diving day trips. To date this hasn't been collected by park officials. Please bring THB 600 in cash with you, just in case the park officials decide to collect it on the day.

All of our day trip tours include breakfast, lunch, snacks, pancakes, fruit, juice, water, tea, coffee and more, all inclusive in the day trip price. Beer and soft drinks are available for purchase on the boat. Please remember to bring some money with you on the day for tipping your guides and the boat crew and for beers and soft drink at the end of the day!

Discounts & Deals

Smiling giant moray eel - Local Dive Thailand

Smiling giant moray eel – Local Dive Thailand

Contact us directly for discounts and deals on multiple days of diving with us. You won't be disappointed.

  • 3 days Package : 10% discount
  • 5 days Package : 15% discount

We know how tough it can be to make a living as a diving professional so any dive pro who books with us gets a 15% discount on all of our day trips.

Book at least 1 month in advance and receive free Nitrox on any of our day trips (Nitrox certified only)

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The Diving Itinerary & Dive Sites

All of our day trip diving tours are 3 dive days. The only exception to this is extremely bad weather or a medical emergency, in Phuket, both of these are rare, so assume you will do three dives on one of our tours. That said, the dives are completely optional, you are not required if you are fun diving to do all the dives, you may pick and choose depending on how you are feeling. An example of a normal days Itinerary is below.

Time Activity
07:00-08:00 AM Pick up from your hotel
08:30 AM Departure from Chalong pier
09:00 AM Breakfast buffet
10:45 AM Dive #1
12:00 PM Lunch and Relaxing
01:00 PM Dive #2
02:00 PM Relaxing & Snack, fresh fruit
03:00 PM Dive #3
04:00 PM Pancake, fresh fruit & Departure from the Island
05:30 - 06:30 PM Arrival at the pier
06:00 - 07:00 PM Arrive at your hotel

Also please be aware that all dive sites and locations are chosen by and are at the full discretion of the day trips ‘tour leader’. He or She will decide based on currents, weather conditions and customer requirements the best dive sites to do that day.

For example the Phi Phi Island day trip tour, we do two dives at Phi Phi, maybe Turtle Rock & Koh Bida Nok are planned but upon arrival there are 5 other dive boats at Turtle Rock, the tour leader may move the dive site to Palong Wall for safety and enjoy-ability of the dive. Then onto Koh Bida Nok, and on the way back Shark Point. Changes in the day trips dive sites are rare, but can happen so please be considerate and understanding that this was done with the best intentions.

Getting To The Pier

If you are diving with us on one of our day trip tours, we will pick you up and take you to the pier, where you will meet your dive guide and be taken to the boat. This is a free service for customers in certain areas of Phuket, if you are outside the free areas there will be a surcharge for pickup, we have included the pick up times and locations below.

Location Time Price
Mai Kao, Nai Yang, Nai Thong 7:00 AM 1,800 THB
Surin, Bang Tao, Phuket Town 7:00 AM 1,500 THB
Kamala 7:00 AM Free
Nakalay, Taitrang Beach 7:30 AM Free
Kalim, Patong 7:30 AM Free
Karon, Kata 7:45 AM Free
Chalong, Rawai, Nai Han 8:00 AM Free
Meet at Pier * 8:15 AM Free

* If you are more than 15 minutes late, we will be forced to leave without you, no refunds

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Equipment

If you have your own equipment, great, bring it with you on the day trip when you are picked up by our local drivers in the morning. We have both DIN and Yoke tanks on both vessels, and adapters for DIN to Yoke. Your equipment will be safely brought to the boat by our crew, no worries on your part, just relax and talk to your guide.

If you require scuba diving equipment, either a full set or partial, please see our Equipment Rental page for a full list of available equipment and pricing.

We also have a lot of spare equipment on board, wet suits, fins, masks, regulators and BCD's, ensuring that a malfunctioning piece of equipment won't ruin your day!

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Why Get Certified

PADI Course being taught on the M/V Kepsub - Local Dive thailand

PADI Course being taught on the M/V Kepsub - Local Dive thailand

Certified scuba divers enjoy lower prices for day trip diving and fun diving than those doing a Discover Scuba Dive or a PADI course. This holds true all over the world, not just in Phuket or Thailand, it's a rather good reason to get certified if you are not already, or to improve your certification level, allowing you to dive deeper and potentially for longer!

If you are not a certified scuba diver, you have some options, you can do a Discover Scuba Dive as an introduction to the underwater world and to see if you enjoy diving, or you can do your PADI Open Water certification and become a certified diver.

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If you have not read our mission statement, it goes something like this "To provide Thailand’s most outstanding scuba diving day trip tour experiences". That being exactly what we do everyday of every week, we make sure your customers and fun divers are having the best time possibly in a safe and relaxed environment free from stress. If that sounds like the type of diving you enjoy, then don't hesitate, Contact us today, book your diving tour and be diving tomorrow! Book Your Tour Now [...]

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Jobs @ Local Dive Thailand

Local Dive Thailand is one of Phuket's fatest growing & most vibrant scuba diving operations, we are always looking for quality staff to join us, so feel free to have a look at our jobs listing page.

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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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