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!

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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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Racha Noi West Side

The west side of Racha Noi is exposed to the low season weather making the topography completely different from the east side. Any sand gets washed away exposing the granite rocks that tumble down to meet the usually clear water. Both of our regular dive sites are quite similar and easy to manage if there is current. We'll always start the dive in the sheltered bay. If you're participating in a PADI Discover Scuba Diving or Open Water [...]

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Low Budget Liveaboards

If you don't need gourmet food, champagne and luxury accommodation then this selection of no frills but comfortable boats can deliver your Similan Island diving experience. You'll still get overfed, watered and dive the same fantastic sites as the pricier boats without breaking the budget on your well earned holiday. [...]

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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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