Phuket Diving Sites

Phuket Diving Sites

Detailed Descriptions Of Our Most Popular Phuket Diving Sites

Choosing the perfect Phuket diving sites 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. You can dive in Phuket all year so use this guide to find the right one for 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. More experienced divers will enjoy the healthy coral at depth and some small but interesting wrecks. We do occasionally get magnificent manta rays at Racha Noi, will you be the lucky one?

The Phi Phi Islands have some stunning dive sites that are generally very easy. Marine life is prolific and corals are healthy. Turtles, black tip reef sharks and huge schools of snapper are all very common sightings. Above water the scenery is amazing so your surface interval is one to remember.

The King Cruiser trip is a day for the more experienced divers and what a day it is! An amazing mix of reef, wreck and wall teeming with life. Not common by all means but this definitely the trip that gets the most whale shark sightings.

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Phuket Diving Map

Our wildlife does have a bad habit of moving around so nothing can be guaranteed. You can stack the odds in your favour by diving with us and our top notch guides. There’s nothing better than local knowledge so dive with Local Dive Thailand. Beat the rest, join with the best!

The Phi Phi IslandsRacha Noi & YaiKing Cruiser Cluster

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PADI Underwater Navigator

Diving in Phuket is slightly unique, by law you have to dive with a local guide but that's certainly not the case with many places in the world. You may be given a dive briefing and then left to your own devices or you may want to explore your local dive sites after having the initial orientation from a PADI pro. This is where PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty becomes an absolute must. If you're the kind of diver who keeps a vice like gr [...]

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PADI Advanced Open Water Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water course advances your introduction to our amazing and breathtaking underwater world while at the same time teaching you extremely valuable divers skills like underwater navigation, wreck diving, advanced buoyancy control and of course going deeper than 18 Meters. Taking the PADI Advanced Open Water will enable you to make the most of your scuba diving in Phuket. The AOW course is designed to help you understand [...]

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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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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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