PADI 5 Star Dive Center In Phuket

PADI 5 Star Dive Center In Phuket

Local Dive Thailand is a 5 Star PADI Dive Center in Phuket!

Not surprisingly, it’s far from easy to become a PADI 5 Star Dive Centerin Phuket. It requires a consistent and prolonged commitment to outstanding customer service, scuba diving safety, environmental awareness, community participation, diver training. All the things that Local Dive Thailand strives everyday to do better and better for you our customers.

When visiting Phuket make sure you dive with a PADI 5 star dive center and not anyone else. This will ensure you receive the highest level of training & service when scuba diving here. Don’t get stuck with bad memories from shoe shine operators in Phuket or Thailand.

To get the 5* rating, a dive center must have access to classrooms, swimming pool and dive boat. We are proud to say we have them all and all of a very high standard. Our main office in Chalong is super close to all of these.

PADI 5 Star Dive Centers also provide a full range of diver training and continuing education courses. Local Dive Thailand offers all PADI courses, including, Rescue and Divemaster training as well as Open Water Certifications and Advanced Open Water Courses.

High Quality, High Standards

High standards from our PADI instructors is not only for courses. Our certified divers can also expect the same professional service so your guided dives will be enjoyable, safe and fun.

As well as being top notch pro’s, our staff know the dive sites inside and out. If it’s there they’ll find it so you can get the very best from your Phuket dive trip.

You will never regret diving with a 5 star center, those 5 stars represent quality & safety in everything that we do so don’t hesitate to get in contact with us and start diving the wonderful dive sites of Phuket & Thailand!

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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 Phuket, Phi Phi & Thailand

When talking about Scuba Diving in Phuket, you should believe the hype, many seasons we have had Whale Sharks grace us on our regular and easy to reach dive sites 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 and so 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 beautiful wreck and the most amazing reef nursery for fish and nudibranch. Local Dive Thailand day trip tours to these locations are not to be missed when you are scuba diving Phuket, get in touch with us and book an 'awesome' day of diving.

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