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Best Scuba Diving Tours in Phuket

Fascinate yourself with the mesmerising world that dwells beneath with scuba diving in Phuket. The gorgeous island of Phuket is renowned for its pristine beaches and immaculate landscapes. However, adventure activities like scuba diving in Phuket are the most prominent draw for the tourists in Phuket. It is an ideal tropical destination for the water babies to indulge in this exhilarating activity and have a great time with friends and family. Moreover, it offers a surreal respite away from the humdrum affairs of life and makes you appreciate the little things of nature that are breathtakingly beautiful in their own way. Phuket is blessed with the most exceptional beauty of nature under the water. While diving and snorkelling in Phuket, one can marvel at the exquisite coral reefs and the beautiful flora and fauna. Phuket is rated very highly among the most exceptional diving destinations and renowned for offering excellent facilities for the sport. Tourists here can look forward to indulging in the most mind-blowing scuba diving trip in Phuket.


One of the best places to add a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certificate to your list of accomplishments, Phuket attracts a lot of adventure enthusiasts. These courses differ according to your learning objective and offer wonderful guidance to those who aspire to become a professional in this fabulous water sport. Scuba diving tours in Phuket offers an excellent chance for all the tourists to excel in this spine-tingling water sport and take back home one of the most unforgettable experiences of their life. There are a number of professional schools that will help you learn the art of scuba diving in Phuket. Even for the first-timers, this activity is like a cakewalk as there are brilliant guides to help you out at every step. The expert professionals undertake a basic training course in scuba diving for first-time scuba divers and take all the safety precautions very seriously. With the help of professional guides, scuba diving is often considered to the safest water sport to enjoy in Phuket. Phuket offers scuba diving trips which can be enjoyed both on the beaches and some offshore islands. Mostly there are day trips where tourists can enthral themselves with a day filled with underwater adventure. Some of the most beautiful diving sites in Phuket can be reached easily by boat.


The island of Phuket is blessed with pleasant weather throughout the year and surrounded by the wonderful Andaman Sea. The temperature generally ranges between 28 to 31 degrees and often bring the cold currents. The cold currents in the Andaman Sea often add to the beauty of these diving sites as they are followed by lovely manta rays and whale sharks. The amazing climate of Phuket lends the ideal conditions to undertake scuba diving throughout the year. However, the months from November to April are considered to be the best season for scuba diving tours in Phuket. From the month of May to October, there may heavy rains and thunderstorms deterring the scuba divers venturing into the ocean. But the passionate scuba divers can always find a day or two during this season to partake in this adventure in Phuket. The difficulty level of the dive sites in Phuket range from easy to moderate. They are deep up to 18-30 metres and boast of exquisite rock formations and coral reefs. The marine life here gives the tourists a chance to catch a glimpse of some of the rarest species like seahorses, ghostpipe fish, leopard sharks, whale sharks etc. Some famous dive sites in Phuket are Shark Point, Anemone Reef, King Cruiser, Racha Yai and Racha Noi, Phi Phi Islands etc. There is also the renowned dive site Richelieu Rock and the famous Similans Island National Park to the north of this island for divers. These sites can be easily reached by a day diving trip organised from Chalong Pier.


The astounding diving sites in Phuket epitomise the stunning beauty of nature in the Andaman Sea. Koh Racha Yai boasts of colourful corals and a wide array of tropical fish like stingrays, puffer fish etc. Shark point is one of the star diving attractions in Phuket to take a splendid dive with the sharks and experience the thrill. For those who are interested in exploring the underwater wrecks, King Cruiser is a great place to catch some interesting sights. Anemone Sea is a natural wonder for diving enthusiasts and Koh Dak Mai offers a picturesque jaunt under the sea with marine life and colourful coral formations. Elephant Head Rock and East of Eden are other diving sites that offer mind-blowing diving experience in Phuket. These diving sites in Phuket are often cited as one of the most fantastic places for beginners. With clear and warm waters, scuba diving in Phuket is an excellent opportunity for adventure seekers to savour an adrenaline rush. Although the visibility in the waters differs with plankton, tides and winds, divers can enjoy a fabulous experience with marine life in Phuket.


Scuba diving in Phuket is a fascinating adventure that you can enjoy either by yourself or in the company of your loved ones. There are traditional dive boats which undertake these trips in Phuket for diving groups. Offering lunch and tea with all the modern amenities, these dive boats in Phuket make the adventure of scuba diving a memorable experience of a vacation in Phuket. The average cost of scuba diving in Phuket is from 2800 Baht and can go up to 4000 Baht depending upon the diving destination, duration, facilities etc. If you wish to take a break from the usual experiences like beach hopping and shopping when going to Phuket, scuba diving is an excellent alternative. It is a dream come true for adventure junkies who can partake in scuba diving and make it the highlight of their trip to Phuket. With such an exquisite landscape beneath the sea, it is hard not to wonder how a life would be like away from the ground in Phuket.

 

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What You Should Know More About Scuba Diving in Phuket

  • Q. Which are the best places to do Scuba Diving in the Phuket?

    Phuket is truly a delight for any scuba diver in Asia with plenty of excellent options of diving places. White powder sand beaches, turquoise sparkling water, and stunning seascape - Phuket offers you a chance to explore the marine life in its crystal clear water like never before.  Best places to do Scuba Diving in Phuket are Koh Racha Yai, Shark Point, King Cruiser Wreck, Anemone Reef, and Koh Dok Mai Island. These islands boast about the clear visibility under the sea which makes the whole experience a lot more exciting. While enjoying the dive you will get to come face to face with majestic sea turtles, bright colorful coral reefs, whale sharks, manta rays, sharks and many other vibrant unique sea creatures. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an experienced diver, these gorgeous islands will leave you awestruck.

  • Q. When is the best time to do Scuba Diving in the Phuket?

    You can enjoy Scuba Diving in Phuket throughout the year but if technicalities are taken into consideration, the best time is from November to April. If you would like to explore the underwater world with fewer people around then you may skip December and January as these months are the peak tourist season. So any time between February and April is a good time. Scuba diving during monsoon season is a big ‘no’ as the visibility is reduced and the current of water is strong, so it is better to avoid indulging in scuba diving from June to September.

  • Q. Is Scuba Diving safe in Phuket?

    Yes, Scuba Diving in Phuket is absolutely safe, provided you stay careful and pay attention to safety instructions. You will be given proper training, guidance, and instructions before you dive into the sea. The gear used is thoroughly checked and instructors make sure all safety measures are in place. Also, if you are an inexperienced diver, there will be an instructor accompanying you in the sea to make sure your experience is going smoothly. Wear the gear and listen to the instructor; nothing will go wrong.

  • Q. Can a non-swimmer Dive in Phuket?

    Yes, you can enjoy diving in Phuket even if you can not swim. PADI Discover Scuba Diving program is designed for those who can’t swim for providing them safe and smooth scuba diving experience in Phuket.

  • Q. What is the minimum age required for Scuba Diving in Phuket?

    The minimum age for Scuba Diving in Phuket is 10 years provided the participant is qualified with PADI Junior Open Water Divers. Nobody younger than 10 years of age can indulge in scuba viving in Phuket. Moreover, the diver must dive with a PADI professional and diving is restricted to 12m.

  • Q. What precautions should be taken before going for scuba diving in Phuket?

    Precautions that you should take before going for Scuba Diving in Phuket:

    Make sure you drink lots of water as breathing dry air inside the sea can leave you dehydrated.

    Apply sunscreen so that you can avoid sunburn.

    Make sure you know the hand dive signals.

    Practice and know your limits for how deep you can go.

  • Q. Are there any prerequisites to scuba diving?

    Though there are no hard and fast prerequisites pertaining to scuba diving, it is always wise to make sure you are physically fit to indulge in the activity to avoid any untoward events. People suffering from medical conditions like asthma and certain types of allergies may consult a doctor before diving in.

  • Q. What is the duration of scuba diving in Phuket?

    If you have no experience of scuba diving whatsoever then you will be briefed to how to dive, breathe and equalize underwater and will be explained with all the necessary rules and hand signals. You will practice how to dive in a safe environment like a pool. After a session of 40-45 minutes, you will be ready to experience the real diving. The duration of scuba diving may differ from package to package. However, a scuba dive lasts for 40-50 minutes generally.

  • Q. What is the average cost of scuba diving in Phuket?

    The cost of scuba diving varies with the number of dives you take. For a single pool session and one beach dive, you will part with 1900 TBT. If you want to take 2 dives, it will cost you approximately 2500 TBT and can cost you up to 4500 TBT depending upon the location.

  • Q. Are there any special qualifications or considerations to participate in a scuba class?

    You will just have to fill a medical questionnaire. If you have some kind of medical condition that could create a problem while diving, you need to get approval from a doctor for scuba diving. Moreover, keep in mind that the minimum age requirement in order to dive is 10 years old.   

  • Q. Do I have to be a great swimmer to be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver?

    In order to be a certified PADI Open Water Diver, you should be able to swim 200 meters with marks, fins, and snorkel with any swimming strokes. You should also be able to float and tread water for at least 10 minutes. If you can do the   things, then you will do just fine.

  • Q. Are there any special concerns that women need to be aware of?

    Women should avoid scuba diving during pregnancy and while trying to conceive. That is the only concern, and there is no special condition barring women from enjoying scuba diving. Moreover, menstruation is not an issue; it is safe to dive during periods.