Liveaboard Scuba Diving Holidays

Liveaboard Scuba Diving Holidays

Dive With Whale Sharks, Giant Manta & Find More Macro Then You Can Imagine

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 even the most seasoned of divers. Do not hesitate to experience these natural wonders, you can find out much more about each location by following the links below!

Liveaboard Locations For Awesome Scuba Diving Holidays

Check out these locations accessible from Phuket, like the Similans, Koh Haa & even Myanmar!

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Similan Island Liveaboards

The Similan Islands are one of the world's top ten must see scuba diving destinations. Made up of nine Islands the Koh Similan National Marine Park has white sandy beaches with crystal clear blue warm water, famous worldwide for Manta Rays and Whale Sharks. Scuba diving around the Similan Islands aboard a liveaboard from Phuket, will have you entranced by the diverse amount of marine life; the dive sites are abundant with many different wonderful species. Gentle Whale Sharks, majestic Manta Rays, some of the biggest schools of fish you'll ever see any-where, rare Nudibranchs, swarms of Great Barracuda, it can all be found at the Similan Islands. Be captivated by the beautiful colours [...]

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Myanmar Liveaboards

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar is made up of something like 800 Islands, most of them uninhabited. This seldom visited wilderness is as beautiful under the water as it is above. To get the chance to explore the amazing dive sites around these islands is a once in a lifetime opportunity, with so many creatures waiting to be discovered & adventures to be had, this is sure to be the highlight of any holiday, so get scuba diving Myanmar aboard a Phuket liveaboard to the Mergui Archipelago. Scuba diving in the Myanmar Mergui Archipelago you can expect to be the only divers on the dive site, due to the remoteness and size, also the fact that not many liveaboards operate to this area. D [...]

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Koh Haa & Southern Andaman Liveaboards

You may not have ever heard of Koh Haa, or Hin Daeng & Hin Muang, but Koh Haa was and is Phuket's second national Marine Park, rivaling the Similan Islands in natural beauty, corals and marine life. Koh Haa sports two more well known dive sites, those of Hin Daeng and Hin Muang, both are open water pinnacles rising from the sea floor, with Daeng just penetrating the surface and Muang just below it. These two dive sites are home to healthy populations of visiting Giant Manta, again rivaling Koh Bon in the Similans for number of sightings per year. Hin Daeng is locally known as Red Rock, simply because of the vibrantly coloured soft corals this remote deep water pinnacle is known for, i [...]

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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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