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Diving in Thailand

Information about scuba diving in Thailand, about the country, dive sites and diving centers.

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Important to know about Thailand

Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. The country is rich in many natural resourses, such as mineral deposits of gold, coal, lead and precius stones. The central plain of Thailand contains vast espanses of paddy fields that grow enough rice to rank Thailand as one of the world's leading producers.

Thailand's beaches and islands attract millions of visitors each year from all over the globe. The most developed beach resorts areas are Pattaya, Phuket and Ko Samui. Krabi Province has some beautiful spots, including the long golden beaches of Ko Lanta. Ko Phi Phi.

Capital: Bangkok. Language: Thai Language. Currency: Thai baht. Population: Approx. 67,000,000 Climate: Subtropical climate, with heavy monsoon rains from June to October, a cool season from October to March and a hot season from March to June.

Scuba Diving in Thailand

When looking to do some diving in Thailand you will notice that the country is becoming more popular every year thanks to the beautiful reefs and many dive sites to choose from in the area.

In the Gulf of Thailand the mayor destinations are Koh Tao, Pattaya and Koh Chumphon. In the Andaman Sea the best dive sites can be found in the province of Kadri, that includes the island Koh Lanta and some others, Phuket and the island Koh Similan.

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Diving Sites in Thailand Diving Centers and Schools in Thailand
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Phuket Scuba Diving FlagRumblefish Adventure
Tel: +6695 441 8665
Fax: +6676 330 315
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Koh Lanta Scuba Diving FlagDive & Relax
Tel: +089 050 3009
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Tel: +66 (0) 77 456 010
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Thailand Dives Sites

Koh Tao

Koh Tao is a tropical paradise located in the Gulf of Thailand. There are over 30 dive sites on offer from shallow tranquil bays for diver training to Open water sites offering depths to 40 meters. Also there 3 wrecks which can be explored from a quick trip on the dive boats from koh Tao. The Island also offers excellent restaurants and night life along with accommodation from budget to resort style.

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Koh Tao Easy divers

Best dive sites in the area: Chumporn pinnacles, Shark island, Sail rock, south-west pinnacle, japanese gardens, white rock.
List fish commonly seen in the area: Turtles and whalewharks. Best time to dive: Year-round. Shallowest dive: 8M/26F. Deepest Dive: 40M/132F. Visibility: Perfect. Any Wrecks: Several Wrecks. Suit required: Short Wet Suit 3mm.

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Diving Khao Lak

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Beside diving, tell us about the area: Khao Lak area have a lot of land tours excursion you can visit Khao Sok national park, Phang-nga bay, Krabi, Phuket and all the waterfalls around,

Describe types of diving in the area: The Similan islands diving have huge granite boulders and gentle fringing reef, the norht part Koh Bon and Richelieu rock are limestone pinnacles. Liveaboards and daytrips are available. Diving is from beginner to experience divers depending on dive sites.

How many dive sites in the area: 19. Best dive sites: Richelieu Rock. List fish commonly seen in the area: Manta rays, white tip reef shark, whale shark, napoleon. Best time to dive: February. Shallowest dive 10M/33F. Deepest Dive: 35M/115F. Visibility: Perfect. Any Wrecks: Yes, One only. Suit required: Short Wet Suit 3mm.

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Kata Beach-Phuket

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Beside diving, tell us about the area: Most beautiful beaches and easy to dive on the island, Close to many beautiful dive site around Phuket Island, Krabi, Phi Phi, Similand Island. Tourist attraction such as: The old Phuket town, Elephant tracking, Biggest Bhuddha on the island, Many beautiful temples and site seeing and many more...
Describe types of diving in the area: Shore dive daily (10 minutes walk to the ocean), Boat dive to all island and dive site near by, Wreck dive, Most beautiful top 10 island in the world (Similan Island), Day trip or liveaboard is available from DSD up... Our shore dive are mysterious and waiting for you to come and visit.

How many dive sites in the area:over 10 dive sites.

Best dive sites: Kata Beach, Raya Island and Similan Island.

List fish commonly seen in the area: Groupers, Sweetlips, Seahorse, Eels, Turtles, Nudibranches and yes many more.

Best time to dive: Year-round. Shallowest dive 18M/59F. Deepest Dive: 18M/59F. Visibility: Perfect. Any Wrecks: Several wrecks. Suit required: Short Wet Suit 3mm.

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