Easy Day Thailand Diving Tours – Book the next available flight to Bangkok to visit the exciting local attractions and diving spots in found in beautiful Thailand! Thailand receives a deluge of tourist arrivals annually who visit this newly industrialized South East Asian country for its vast number of heritage sites , varied collection of powdery, white sand beaches and to enjoy the hospitality and warmth of the very friendly Thai people. The island paradises of Phuket and Koh Samui are also notable for its diving and snorkelling sites.
While Thailand has more to offer than scuba diving, it absolutely has some of the best scuba diving in the world accessible from some of the most beautiful islands and beaches anywhere. Warm crystal clear waters, stunning coral reefs, stunning underwater seascapes and fish everywhere are just some of the reasons large numbers of divers come to Thailand year after year.
Thailand Diving Destinations
The Similan Islands offer the best Thailand diving destination, and nearly all agree that the reefs are some of the healthiest you will find in all of Asia. The Similan Islands are a mix of gentle sloping hard coral reefs, huge current swept rock formations, enormous fan corals, fabulous soft corals and fish, fish, fish.
- Similan Islands liveaboards
- Scuba Diving Day trips from Khao Lak
Phuket has an impressive variety of diving opportunities available which suit all levels of divers and it’s a perfect destination if you’d like to combine your holiday with diving, the beach, shopping and night life.
Phi Phi Islands
Koh Phi Phi is located 45km east of Phuket and has some excellent dive sites for all levels of divers. The shallow hard coral gardens you find here make Phi Phi a great spot for snorkelling as well.
Koh Samui & Koh Tao
Koh Samui & Koh Tao are located in the Gulf of Thailand and offer diving as well. The quality of diving is not as high as in the Andaman Sea, but they are still worth a few dives when you are there. Depending on the season, you may have a good chance to dive with a whale shark.
General Info about Thailand Diving
Best Time for Diving Thailand
The so called best time of the year Thailand Diving is November to the end of April, however basically you can dive all year round. If you ask us, we will tell you that February to July is the best time for diving as then the visibility is great and there are fewer divers around. Thailand is considered one of the safest destinations for diving and snorkelling and is a perfect destination for beginners wanting to learn diving, and also experienced divers.
The visibility under water in some places is very good, especially on the West coast; which means distances of 30 meters or even more.
What I will see when diving in Thailand
You can find everything – underwater mountains, coral gardens, huge undersea rock formations, hard and soft coral, whale sharks, silver tips, and manta rays, fish, fish, fish and in the Gulf of Thailand also sunken battleships.
The water temperatures are always between 28 – 30 ° Celsius. Depending on the time of the year sometimes you will encounter a thermocline where the temperature might drop to 24 ° C.