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What Thailand Has To Offer To Divers?

Thailand offers some of Southeast Asia’s finest diving opportunities in the Gulf of Thailand, from Vietnam in the east to Bangkok in the north to Malaysia in the south runs in a great curve, with hundreds of islands dotted along its 1,840 kilometers of coastline. Major diving destination such as Pattaya, Sattahip, Rayong, Trat’s Ko Chang Marine National Park, Chumphon and Surat Thani’s sparkling archipelago which contains the beautiful Samui island Tao Island and Angthong Marine National Park. In the Andaman Sea on Thailand’s Indian Ocean coastline around Similan Islands (often rated in the top 10 destinations worldwide), Surin Islands, Phuket and Phi Phi islands, and Tarutao Marine National Park near the Thai-Malaysian maritime border including the world’s finest diving in Myanmar, Mergui Archipelago (Burma Banks).

The major diving destinations in Thailand are :

  • Gulf of Thailand
  • Andaman Sea
  • Pattaya
  • Phuket
  • Rayong
  • Krabi
  • Koh Samet
  • Phang Nga
  • Koh Chang Marine National Park
  • Trang
  • Chumphon
  • Surin Island
  • Samui Island
  • Similan Islands
  • Tao Island
  • Tarutao Marine National Park

Diving Sites

Andaman Sea
Phuket
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Koh Racha Noi
* * * *
9-28 m.
Koh Racha Yai
* * *
9-25 m.
Shark Point (Hin Mu Sang)
* * *
9-22 m.
Anemone Reef
* * *
6-23 m.
The King Cruiser Wreck
* * * *
7-30 m.
Krabi
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Koh Phi Phi Don
* * *
9-15 m.
Koh Bida Nok
* * * *
9-26 m.
Trang
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Koh Rok Nai – Koh Rok Nok
* * * *
9-20 m.
Hin Daeng
* * * *
12-30 m.
Hin Muang
* * * * *
9-55 m.
Phang Nga (Koh Surin, Koh Similan)
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Koh Surin Nua, HQ Bay
* * *
5-26 m.
Koh Surin Nua, Southeast Point
* * * *
5-26 m.
Koh Surin Nua, Castle Rock
* * * *
12-25 m.
Koh Surin Nua, Stork Island
* * * *
9-22 m.
Koh Surin Tai, Hin Kong
* * * *
6-23 m.
Koh Surin Tai, Turtle Ledge
* * *
5-25 m.
Koh Surin Tai, South Point
* * *
12-26 m.
Koh Surin Tai, Richelieu Rock
* * * *
6-32 m.
Koh Tachai, South Ridge
* * * * *
18-34 m.
Koh Bon, West Ridge
* * * * *
18-40 m.
Koh Bon, Coral Garden
* * * *
12-25 m.
Koh Huyong, Southeast Point
* * * * *
18-40 m.
Koh Huyong, Coral Gardens
* * * *
12-25 m.
Shark Fin Reef
* * * *
9-40 m.
Koh Miang, Bird Rock
* * * *
18-40 m.
Koh Miang, Stonehenge
* * * *
18-37 m.
Koh Miang, Honeymoon Bay
* * * *
5-22 m.
Eastern Front
* * * *
12-34 m.
Batfish Bend
* * * *
9-20 m.
Koh Payu, Morning Edge
* * * * *
6-34 m.
Koh Payu, Deep Six
* * * *
12-40 m.
Hin Pousar, Elephant Rock
* * * * *
12-37 m.
Elephant, Pinacle
* * * * *
18-43 m.
Koh Similan, Beacon Point
* * * *
18-25 m.
Koh Similan, Turtle Gully
* * *
9-18 m.
Koh Similan, Turtle Rock
* * * *
12-28 m.
Koh Similan, The Boulders
* * * *
9-25 m.
Koh Similan, Ashley�s Point
* * * *
12-37 m.
Koh Similan, Fantasea Reef
* * * * *
12-40 m.
Koh Bangu, Christmas Point
* * * * *
19-37 m.
Koh Bangu, The Mooring
* * * *
9-25 m.
Koh Bangu, Snapper Alley
* * * * *
12-34 m.
Koh Bangu, The Worng Place
* * * *
9-28 m.
The Islands & Pinnacles
* * * * *
2-40 m.
Sivertip Bank
* * * * *
17-46 m.
Gulf of Thailand
Pattaya, Sattahip, Samsan
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Koh Larn Drop-off
* * *
6-25 m.
Koh Larn, Shark Point
* *
6-25 m.
Koh Sak West
* * *
6-18 m.
Koh Krok
* * *
5-22 m.
Koh Hu Chang
* *
5-12 m.
Koh Klung Badan, South Point
* * *
5-15 m.
Koh Man Wichai, South Point
* * *
5-18 m.
Koh Rin, Hin Khao
* * *
5-22 m.
Koh Rin, Hin Ton Mai
* * *
5-18 m.
Submarine Rock
* * *
5-18 m.
Wreck of the Bremen
* * * *
12-25 m.
Wreak of the Hardeep
* * * *
12-28 m.
The Vertical Wreck
* * * * *
5-60 m.
Koh Nok
* * *
9-22 m.
Koh Chan
* * *
6-23 m.
Chumphon
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Koh Larn Pet
* * *
6-22 m.
Koh Larn Kai
* * *
6-22 m.
Koh Ngam Yai
* * *
6-18 m.
Koh Ngam Noi
* * *
6-20 m.
Lak Ngam
* * * *
6-30 m.
Hin Pae
* * * *
6-23 m.
Koh Tao, Koh Samui
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Hin Kaaw
* * *
6-22 m.
Kong Hin Wong
* * * *
9-22 m.
Shark Island (Kong Sai Dang)
* * * *
6-20 m.
Kong Chumphon
* * * *
12-32 m.
Sail Rock (Hin Bai)
* * * *
9-30 m.
Kong Tunggu
* * * *
6-29 m.
Koh Tunggu
* * *
9-18 m.
Koh Chang
Dive Site
Rating
Depth
Hin Rap
* * *
6-15 m.
Koh Wai
* * *
6-14 m.
Koh Kradat
* * *
3-8 m.
Koh Kra
* * *
3-8 m.
Hin Rang Yai
* * *
9-22 m.
Koh Kut
* * *
9-12 m.
Koh Chang Wreck
* * *
9-15 m.

Diving Links

Diving links
http://www.thaidiver.com :
http://www.planet-scuba.net : Planet Scuba, Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.divemaster.net : Dive master, Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.scubadiving.com : Ultimate site for scuba divers
http://www.geocities.com/thetropics/paradise/9958 : The ScubaBuff’s Homepage
http://welcome.to/projectaware : Thailand Projectaware
http://members.mweb.co.th/suredive : Sure Dive Shop PADI
Gulf of Thailand (Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Pattaya)
http://www.cabana.co.th : Chumphon cabana resort & Diving Center
http://www.asiadiver-kohtao.com : Asia Diver, Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.buddhaview-diving.com : Buddha View Diving
http://www.bigbluediving.com : Big Blue Diving
http://www.muidiver.com : Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.calypso-diving.com : Calypso Diving
http://www.divepoint.com : Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.kotao.com : Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.hightidediving.com : Diving school, Fun-diving
Andaman Sea (Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Similan)
http://www.scubabuff.com : Thai Scuba diving group Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.idcthailand.com : PADI IDC Instructor Training
http://www.idc-phuket.com : PADI Instructor Development Courses.
http://www.marinadivers.com : Marina Divers, 5-Star IDC-Center in Phuket
http://www.phuket-underwater-adventures.net : Phuket underwater adventures
http://www.thaiplus.com/divethai : Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.marineproject.com : Marine Project – Japanese Dive Center
http://www.geocities.com/smiledivers : Diving school, Fun-diving
http://www.siamdivers.com : Siam Dive ‘n’ Sail – scuba information resource
http://www.oceandiversphuket.com : Ocean Divers
http://www.seaworld-phuket.com : Sea world dive team, phuket
http://www.trangonline.com/Tour_Packages/Trang_Scuba_Dive_Center/trang_scuba_dive_center.html : Trang Scuba Dive Center
http://www.sealiveaboards.com : Sail & Dive in Burma, the Andamans
http://www.genesis1phuket.com : The Genesis – Worldclass Liveaboards to Burma
http://www.wild-planet.co.th : Wild Planet (Diving, Liveaboards)
http://www.pattayadiving.com : Pattaya Diving (Scuba Diving Center & equipment suppliers)
http://www.pattayawetsuit.com : The Original Wetsuit Tailor
http://www.phuketwetsuit.com : Phuket Wetsuit
http://www.phuketdiving.com : Phuket Diving
http://www.katadive.com : Kata Dive Shop, Kata Beach
http://www.atlantis-asia.com : Atlantis Adventure Asia
http://www.asianadventure.com : Asian Adventure
http://www.dive-asiapasific.com : Dive Asia Pacific
http://www.fantasea.net : Fantasea Divers
http://www.highclass-adventure.com : High Class Adventure
http://www.siaminfo.com : International Dive Academy (IDA)
http://www.phuket-scuba-club.com : Phuket Scuba Club
http://www.phiphi-scuba.com : Diving school, Fun-diving Phi Phi Island

 

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