Racha Yai & Racha Noi – Dive Tours

Racha Yai & Racha Noi – Dive Tours

Clear Water, Wrecks & Macro, What To Expect From a Racha Noi & Racha Yai Dive Tour

Racha Noi is the only Phuket dive site where we regularly see oceanic manta rays. A cleaning station at the south tip regularly brings these amazing giants of the sea to visit us in the shallow waters of the many bays and dive sites the island supports. Racha Noi is also extremely diverse, with area’s of breathtaking coral growth and deeper places with hidden secrets among the massive granite boulders! Adding to this, Phuket is not exactly known for wreck or macro diving but if you happen to be on this dive tour you might change your mind, as one of our regularly visited dive sites at Racha Yai actually has 5 wrecks as well as a massive artificial reef of concrete cubes and other sunken treasures, these wrecks and artificial reef structures attract a large amount of fish and distinctly rare & unique macro life.

The Perfect Dive Tour For Beginners And Experienced Divers Alike

Racha Yai and Racha Noi are also amazing sites for training and diving courses, almost every dive site is a mix of deep and shallow sandy bottoms, corals, boulders and more. Advanced divers can see all of these things in a single dive, as well as marine life like Jenkins Whip Rays, Stone Fish, frogfish, Giant Brown Marble Groupers and again don’t forget Manta’s. If you have not dived Racha Yai and Racha Noi then you are missing out on some of Phuket’s top diving spots.

Racha Yai, Noi Dive Tour Schedule

Racha Noi, Racha Yai diving tours are suitable for all levels of certified divers and are highly recommended for Discover Scuba Divers, Scuba Reviews and other training dives, the dive sites here on these islands offer protected bays with clear water, sandy bottoms and very little current.

Equipment Rental

If you have your own equipment, great, bring it with you on the day trip when you are picked up by our local drivers in the morning. We have both DIN and Yoke tanks on our Phuket dive boat, and adapters for DIN to Yoke. Your equipment will be safely brought to the boat by our crew, no worries on your part, just relax and talk to your guide.

If you require scuba diving equipment, either a full set or partial, please see our Equipment Rental page for a full list of available equipment and pricing.

We also have a lot of spare equipment on board, wet suits, fins, masks, regulators and BCD's, ensuring that a malfunctioning piece of equipment won't ruin your day!

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Racha Yai, Noi Tour Itinerary

The Racha Yai & Racha Noi dive tour, usually see us doing the first two dives at Racha Noi, with the final dive of the day at Racha Yai. We do this for a couple of reasons, firstly Racaha Noi provides both deep and shallow diving, allowing advanced and beginner divers on the same dive tour, this way we get the deep & training dives done first, then onto Racha Yai which has some amazing artificial reef structures and relatively shallow wreck diving at around 24 meters.

Need more? Then visit our dedicated Phuket diving site description section for all the information you need

Time Activity
07:00-08:00 AM Pick up from your hotel or meet at Rawai Office
08:30 AM Departure from Chalong pier
09:00 AM Breakfast buffet
10:45 AM Dive #1
12:00 PM Lunch and Relaxing
01:00 PM Dive #2
02:00 PM Relaxing & Snack, fresh fruit
03:00 PM Dive #3
04:00 PM Pancake, fresh fruit & Departure from the Island
05:30 - 06:30 PM Arrival at the pier
06:00 - 07:00 PM Arrive at your hotel

Price

Location Dives Price
Phi Phi Island + 3 3,900 THB ^
King Cruiser Wreck 3 3,900 THB ^
Racha Noi/Racha Yai 3 3,900 THB ^

^ If you need to rent scuba equipment there will be an additional charge 300 THB for a full set.
*Please note that there is National Park Fee of THB 600 (foreign nationals), THB 240 (Thai Nationals) for the Phi Phi day only. For snorkelers the fee is THB 400 & THB 40 respectively
*Price includes diving insurance but it's always better to have your own. Do you have adequate scuba diving travel insurance?

Discounts For Bulk Diving

Contact us directly for discounts and deals on multiple days of diving with us. You won't be disappointed.

  • 3 days Package : THB 10,500
  • 3 days Package : THB 9,900 (own equipment)

We know how tough it can be to make a living as a diving professional so any dive pro who books with us gets a 15% discount on all of our day trips (can't be combined with package discount).

Book at least 1 month in advance and receive Nitrox for only THB 100 per fill on any of our day trips (Nitrox certified only)

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What’s Included

Along with top notch guides and great diving, our price includes almost everything: 3 dives, guide, equipment, hotel transfers (from Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai, Nai harn and Chalong only), breakfast, lunch, snacks, soft drinks, water, tea and coffee.

What’s Not Included

If you’re staying in a resort outside the above listed then there may be a small additional charge. However we pick up from anywhere on Phuket. Accommodation is not included but we are more than happy to recommend local hotels. Beer (THB 60) is available to buy on the boat.

We have a nitrox membrane system onboard so we can give you a nitrox fill at a moments notice. A 12L nitrox fill is THB 150, 15L THB 200 and for all three dives THB 400, THB 500 respectively.

Racha Yai, Noi Tour Bookings

Don’t hesitate, if you have not dived Racha Noi and Racha Yai you are missing out on some incredible reef, wreck and macro diving, last count Bay 1 Racha Yai, had 4 wrecks you can dive to if you are a Padi Open Water Diver, if that is not enough to get you to book this tour, consider that Racha Noi is a Manta cleaning station and we regular see those wonderful animals on our dives there, so what are you waiting for, book your scuba diving day trip tour to Racha Yai & Noi with Local Dive Thailand today, and be diving tomorrow!

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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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