Phi Phi Islands Diving

Phi Phi Islands Diving

make Time For Phi Phi On Your Phuket Scuba Diving Vacation

The world famous Phi Phi Islands National Park is a must see for most travellers visiting the area. The divers are the lucky ones, most visitors only get get to see the beautiful islands but us divers are fortunate enough to be to look below the waves and see a stunning underwater landscape stuffed with a huge variety of wonderful marine animals.

Amazing Phuket Diving With Turtles, Sharks And Tonnes of Fish Set To A Stunning Back Drop Of Limestone Karsts And Picturesque Bays

It's a long journey to Phi Phi from Phuket but the scuba diving is very much worth it. The beautiful scenery is a must see on your holiday and below water the reefs are stunning and stuffed with a huge range of creatures, we literally don't know what to expect on our Phi Phi day tour. We've seen everything from harlequin shrimps at turtle rock to giant whale sharks at Koh Bida Nok. Definitely the destination of choice of between November and May. Have a browse through our dive site descriptions and see where you would like to take the plunge.

Black Tip Reef Shark at Palong Wall Phi Phi Islands dive tour

Palong Wall – Phi Phi Ley

Palong Wall is all about the sharks, very rarely do we go here and not see blacktip reef sharks and sometimes in big numbers, if the visibility is good then you can have 10 or more in view. The sharks cruise around on the 5 - 8m deep shelf which runs the entire length of the dive site. They can vary in size from almost 2m long adults to less than a metre long juveniles. Our guides will take you down to the bottom of the reef at the beginnin [...]

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Diving Phuket With Hawksbill Turtles

Turtle Rock – Phi Phi Ley

If you like turtles then this is the dive site for you, it's very rare that we don't see hawksbill turtles and usually more than one. They feed on the shallow shelves that run along the wall at Koh Phi Phi Ley, so shallow that snorkelers can usually see them and quite often your safety stop is spent observing the turtles munching away on the ........ They've got pretty used to divers over the years and seem to be completely unperturbed by our p [...]

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Koh Bida Nai Scuba Diving Location

Koh Bida Nai

In the interest of variety we don't dive Koh Bida Nai very often, it's very similar to it's sister island Koh Bida Nok which we consider to be a better dive site. It was on a par but since we lost the beautiful staghorn fields to coral bleaching it's lost a little of it's lustre. Still it's an interesting dive site with lots of hard corals, boulders and swim throughs. The swim through at the south west corner is particular nice, it forms an [...]

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The West Side Of Koh Bida Nok At Phi Phi

Koh Bida Nok

Although this spectacular dive site is located at Phi Phi we still take the long journey 4 times per week simply because it's worth it. It's a leisurely 2hr 30min journey from Phuket but that's not an issue on our comfortable dive boats. Sometimes we're fortunate enough to see a pod of dolphins following the boat and we've even seen whales on the journey out. Even before you get in the water you'll be impressed by the dive site, a pair of [...]

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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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