Scuba diving in Phuket. Dive sites in Phuket

Scuba diving in Phuket. Dive sites in Phuket

Dive sistes in Phuket is the gateway to the best scuba diving in Thailand. Phuket Thailand has an impressive variety of diving available; the marine life is truly outstanding. There are dive sites for all levels of divers and to suit all tastes from wreck dives, coral reef dives, wall dives and many more. Apart from diving Phuket there are so many Phuket day trips to places like James Bond Island from the James Bond movie "The Man With The Golden Gun" or to bamboo island Phuket the setting for the Hollywood movie "The Beach". Scuba diving in Phuket continues year round with the best conditions being in the high season of November to April, with the absolute peak conditions being towards the end of this period. In low season the weather is less predictable, featuring more rain and choppier seas. The water temperatures range from 26°C (January and February) to 30°C (May and June). In March and April there might be unpredictable termoclimes that might drop the temperature a few degrees, but only for a short while. Most divers wear a thin full-length wetsuit for protection.. Scuba diving in Phuket is the gateway to the best scuba diving in Thailand. Phuket Thailand has an impressive variety of diving available; the marine life is truly outstanding. There are dive sites for all levels of divers and to suit all tastes from wreck dives, coral reef dives, wall dives and many more. Apart from diving Phuket there are so many Phuket day trips to places like James Bond Island from the James Bond movie "The Man With The Golden Gun" or to bamboo island Phuket the setting for the Hollywood movie "The Beach". Scuba diving in Phuket continues year round with the best conditions being in the high season of November to April, with the absolute peak conditions being towards the end of this period. In low season the weather is less predictable, featuring more rain and choppier seas. The water temperatures range from 26°C (January and February) to 30°C (May and June). In March and April there might be unpredictable termoclimes that might drop the temperature a few degrees, but only for a short while. Most divers wear a thin full-length wetsuit for protection.

Hin Daeng (Red Rock)

"Hin Daeng (Red Rock)" - Drift Dive, Sharks, Wall - Krabi, Phuket, Thailand - Phuket

Hin Daeng offers divers a large variety of dives in one site. More suitable for advanced divers.

Shark Point (Hin Musang)

"Shark Point (Hin Musang)" - Corals, Drift Dive, Turtles - Krabi, Phuket, Thailand - Phuket

The best drift dive site to encounter reef sharks, turtles, octopus and colorful corals.  

Fantasea

"Fantasea" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Shore, From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 18 m Maximum: 40 m Current Low (1 knot) Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 40 m The Fantasea Reef is known as one of the best dive sites off the Similan Islands. It is full of a diverse marine life and great rock formations, and […]

Elephant Head Rock

"Elephant Head Rock" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 25 m Maximum: 70 m Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m Elephant Head Rock is named so because of a rock that is seen from the surface and resembles an elephant. The site is rated as one of the most spectacular dive site in the Similan […]

Coral Island

"Coral Island" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Shore, From Boat Depth Average: 10 m Maximum: 21 m Current Low ( 1 knot) Visibility Average: 5 m Maximum: 10 m The site is located south-east of Chalong. It is a good site for all levels as well as for snorkeling. Divers here can explore reef with a variety of marine species. […]

Christmas Point

"Christmas Point" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 15 m Maximum: 60 m Current Medium ( 1-2 knots) Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 20 m Christmas Point is a famous dive site that offers a lot to see and one dive is always not enough to explore all. A variety of corals and a great […]

East of Eden

"East of Eden" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 20 m Maximum: 36 m Current Medium Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m The site is very popular among divers because of a great variety of marine species that can be seen here. There is often present a gentle current that provides a good drift diving. […]

Richelieu Rock

"Richelieu Rock" - Phuket, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Novice Depth Average: 10 m Maximum: 36 m Current Moderate, but can be strong Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m Richelieu Rock is one of the best dive sites in Thailand. This dive is located southeast of Surin Islands and is a part of the Surin National Marine Park. […]

Koh Doc Mai

"Koh Doc Mai" - Phuket, Thailand

Access: From Boat Diver level: Advanced Depth Average: 15 m Maximum: 30 m Current: Medium ( 1-2 knots) Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m Koh Doc Mai is a popular dive site located off Kata Beach. The site consists of wall. The west side of the wall, with hard coral extending out from 12 – 18m/39-59ft, […]

King Cruiser Wreck

"King Cruiser Wreck" - Wreck, wreck-ship - Phuket, Thailand

The King Cruiser sank on the 4th of May 1997 apparently miles off course after striking the popular Phuket dive site Anemone reef on it’s way to Koh Phi-Phi from Phuket. So far was the vessel off course, and so in need of a decent wreck diving site was Phuket, that local diver joked that […]