Phuket Discover Scuba Diving

DSD

Phuket Discover Scuba Diving If you love snorkeling you may have considered trying scuba diving too. You don’t have to do a full PADI diving course to go diving. If you want to go diving from Phuket but have no dive certification we have several options available to you. An experienced PADI Instructor can guide you over beautiful reefs at Racha Yai or Racha Noi Island. We also have day Read More …

Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos

Oktavia guests

Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos Here are a few photos from the popular Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard. This is probably the friendliest boat in Thailand, everyone comes back raving about the crew. You can either do a 2 day 2 night trip to the Similan Islands, a 3 day 2 night trip to Koh Tachai, Koh Bon and Richelieu Rock or a 5 night trip to all the islands.              

Phi Phi tour review

Maya bay

Phi Phi tour review This Phi Phi Tour Review is from Gabriella, who went on the Phi Phi Deluxe Plus day trip from Phuket to Phi Phi, Bamboo Island, Mosquito Island, Monkey Beach, Koh Yao and the Kai Islands in January. OMG Paul It was amazing! The ride to the Phi Phi Islands was choppy but I found it quite funny that it was crazy and people were looking like they wanted Read More …

Koh Haa Snorkeling

Snorkeling on the dive boat

Koh Haa snorkeling We are just back from a Koh Haa snorkeling weekend aboard MV Saimai liveaboard. We spent three days snorkeling with family and friends at Phi Phi and Koh Haa. We chartered the Saimai so that we could avoid the Phi Phi crowds. It’s great to wake up in Maya Bay as the sun rises with no other boats around. By 7.30 am the first long tail boats Read More …

Camping Similan Islands Thailand

Similan Islands 2 day

Camping Similan Islands Thailand In October 2012 Diego and I spent the night at the Similan Islands courtesy of the Similan Islands National Marine Park department. They were helping to get Island number 4 and island number 8 ready for the high season overnight camping tours which run from November until April each year. I took a few shots to give an idea of what the accommodation and islands are like. Read More …

Thailand Snorkeling FAQ part 2

Q. When is the best time of year to snorkel in Thailand? On the Andaman Sea side of Thailand’s west coast the best season for snorkeling is Nov – May. From June – October you can still do excellent snorkeling at Racha Yai, Phi Phi and Koh Kai but the Similan and Surin National Marine Parks are closed to tour boats. Q. Which type of snorkeling boat? We mainly offer Read More …

Phuket’s Cheapest Snorkeling

Paradise beach Phuket

Snorkeling from the beach in Phuket Following on from yesterdays post about cheap Phuket snorkeling tours this post is about Phuket’s cheapest snorkeling, so cheap in fact that it’s free! Just grab your mask, snorkel and fins and off you go. If you don’t have your own gear you can rent it on the main beaches. Most dive shops have basic snorkeling sets for sale for a few hundred baht Read More …