Phuket Diving Sites

Phuket Diving Sites

Detailed Descriptions Of Our Most Popular Phuket Diving Sites

Choosing the perfect Phuket scuba diving site can be a little daunting so let us help! We have wrecks, reefs and walls that support a huge diversity of marine flora and fauna that will keep most divers happy but make sure you pick the site that fits you.

The clear waters at the Racha Islands are perfect for divers who haven’t got wet for a while and will help beginners gain some confidence. The Phi Phi Islands have some stunning dive sites that are generally very easy although we can get days when the visibility isn’t fantastic and the King Cruiser day is definitely only for Advanced Open Water divers and above.

Our wildlife does have a bad habit of moving around so nothing can be guaranteed but at Phi Phi sharks and turtles are common sightings and Racha Noi gives you the best chance of manta ray sightings although you’ll have to be lucky. The King Cruiser cluster is rich in diversity and where we get the most leopard and whale shark encounters.

The Phi Phi IslandsRacha Noi & YaiKing Cruiser Cluster

Browse through this selection of our most visited dive sites and take your pick. if you still can’t make your mind up then ask our local experts at

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Get Your PADI Deep Dive Specialty In Phuket

PADI Deep Diver

The lure of the unknown is what got many of us into scuba diving in the first place and I'm sure like me you glance wistfully into the depths wondering what they're hiding. There's always the feeling of excitement and mystery when exploring somewhere that not many others can. The PADI Deep Diver specialty will extend your current depth limit to 40m/130ft allowing you to check out new environments, deep wrecks or maybe just get away from the crowds all with confidence gained from the course. The course comprises of theory and actual dives. Over two days you will complete 4 open water dives*and understand the reasons for deep diving and the importance of realising your personal limit [...]

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Somboon 3, A very Convenient Thailand Liveaboard

Somboon 3

The sister boats Somboon 3 & 4 are the most flexible boats we have to offer. They both run scheduled 3 Day/ 2 Night trips to Richelieu Rock but in between they stay around the Similan Islands National Park. Neither boat comes back to port until the end of the season and transfers are made via speedboat from Khao lak. This allows divers to stay for just 1 Night/2 Days if you’re on a tight schedule or even just a two dive day trip. Both boats are large and well maintained but they can have a large number of divers for the middle two dives of the day especially in the peak holiday periods around Xmas and New Year. The late afternoon and early morning dives are much less crowded, only o [...]

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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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How Do I Become A PADI Scuba Diving Instructor In Phuket?

White sand beaches, palm trees and blue skies need not be just the description of your yearly holiday. With a little hard work and determination it can be the narrative for your daily life. The life of a PADI pro can be idyllic, most opportunities are in amazing tropical locations with clear blue water and year round sunshine. You'll make new friends from all over the world and most importantly get to see the big smiles on the faces of your students after their first dive experience - true job satisfaction. If you like meeting new people, have an outgoing personality, a passion for scuba diving and want to live and work in some of the most alluring locations on earth then yep, it' [...]

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10% Discount On Your 2017/2018 Similan Island Liveaboard With MV Pawara

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Permanent discounts

If you're planning to join us for a number of days then take advantage of our multiple trip discounts: 3+ Days Diving: 10% Discount 5+ Days Diving: 15% Discount Working in the dive industry creates a fabulous lifestyle but it's not going to make you rich.... Professionals from any dive organisation receive a 15% discount on all day trips regardless of how many days you dive. Thanks for coming back! Loyalty should be rewarded and any diver who comes back to dive with us again will receive a 5% discount on EVERTHING we sell. We really do appreciate your custom. We can't always guarantee the best price but if you've had an offer from another Phuket dive company [...]

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