The hidden gems such as Phuket, Krabi Islands and more offer a plethora of options for exploring the underwater world and the best scuba diving tours in Thailand. Thailand is also an ideal place to learn about scuba diving and take up various courses. Take up PADI scuba diving at Pattaya or Phuket before planning to deep dive into the beaches of Thailand. For experienced divers, Samae San island at Pattaya is a tailormade destination. Apart from beautiful corals, aquatic species, the Samae San Island also has a WW2 ship wreck named the Hardeep. The other best dive sites at Pattaya are the Koh Rin pinnacles, Koh man Wichai, Koh Klung Badan and Koh Phai as well as the three wrecks HTMS Khram, HTMS Kood and the HTMS Metaphon. First-time divers fret not. As there are many instructors available during the diving tours who will guide you throughout the activity and ensure your safety. You can step up your diving skills with the advanced adventure diving trips and programs in Phuket.
These diving courses assist you in understanding the underwater world in a better way and help to grasp basic major skills needed for diving. Once you are confident, put on your diving gear and head out to Similan Islands characterized by white coral-sand beaches. Once deep inside, you get to see interesting sights, particularly the coral growths. The other best scuba diving tours in Thailand can be enjoyed at Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng and Hin Muang most of them which enjoy the national marine park status. At Richelieu Rock, one can spot a manta ray or whale shark besides the vibrant corals, sea fans, fishes and macro critters. One can stay over nearby these diving sites as there are many beach resorts nearby. Although November to April is considered to be the best time for optimum site conditions, the scuba diving season at Thailand runs all year round.