Similan Island Liveaboards

Similan Island Liveaboards

Discover Richelieu Rock & Why Most Divers Rate It As Their Number One Dive Location

The Similan Islands are one of the world’s top ten must see scuba diving destinations. Made up of nine Islands the Koh Similan National Marine Park has white sandy beaches with crystal clear blue warm water, famous worldwide for Manta Rays and Whale Sharks.

Scuba diving around the Similan Islands aboard a liveaboard from Phuket, will have you entranced by the diverse amount of marine life; the dive sites are abundant with many different wonderful species. Gentle Whale Sharks, majestic Manta Rays, some of the biggest schools of fish you’ll ever see any-where, rare Nudibranchs, swarms of Great Barracuda, it can all be found at the Similan Islands. Be captivated by the beautiful colours along with the spectacular coral growth which is the healthiest examples in the Andaman.

Some of the most amazing diverse scenery can be seen on the dive sites around the Similan islands, immense granite boulders provide exciting swim through opportunities, dive Koh Bons stunning wall and West Ridge, famed for Giant Manta Rays & dive at the world famous Richelieu Rock, where Whale Sharks are seen on a regular basis swimming about the pinnacle feeding on the swarming plankton filled waters.

The sheer beauty of the Similan Islands above and below the water, make this a magical place to scuba dive, once there you will never want to leave. This is not just a must dive destination when scuba diving in Phuket, but it is a must dive location for any scuba diver where-ever you may be. Every Similan Islands liveaboard trip always seems to end too soon, such is the quality of the diving trips that take you there!

Similan Island Diving Gallery

Similan Island liveaboard scuba diving holidays offer access to untouched aquatic environments with world renown coral reefs bringing large pelagic creatures; Whale Sharks, Manta Rays and Dolphins to the crystal clear blue waters of Thailand. Enjoy our photo gallery from the Similan Islands.

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Ready to come diving with Local Dive Thailand? Then don’t hesitate, get in contact us today and be liveaboard diving in the clear waters of the Similan Island’s tomorrow!

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The PADI Rescue diver course is one of the most challenging & rewarding of PADI certification courses you can do. The PADI Rescue diver course improves your skills and confidence as a diver & is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to identify, manage & prevent diver or scuba diving emergencies, this course is slightly more demanding than the OW, or AOW as you might possibly have to rescue multiple people while still in the water and potentially out of it, but it is also a lot of fun because your instructor can develop rescue scenarios that will challenge and engage your level of awareness, water skills and general fitness. The course also teaches you to have more awareness of othe [...]

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Manta Queen 2 Liveaboard In Thailand

Manta Queen 2

Manta Queen 2 runs a great little 3 day/3 Night trip that takes you to the very best dive sites that Thailand has to offer. The liveaboard will head straight up to Koh Bon and complete the rest of your diving around Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, giving you the best chance of an encounter with a giant manta or if you’re really lucky a whale shark… This comfortable boat offers no thrills but the fun and professional crew offer a great value for money experience. The 4 bed cabins are great for families and groups. The remaining cabins are twin or double share and all cabins are air-conditioned. The sundeck is a good size and a popular place to hang out. The air-conditioned saloo [...]

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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 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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