, Thailand has been a center for " Liveaboard Scuba Diving" safari
trips in the" Andaman Sea" since the late 1970's.
Standards have been constantly improving, especially in the last few
years. Phuket can now boast liveaboard vessels that match the quality of
any in the world, taking customers in comfort and safety to some of the
best diving areas in South East Asia. Enjoy scuba diving adventures year
round at world class destinations with the chance to dive with Manta Rays,
Eagle Rays, Turtles and even Whale Sharks.
North of Phuket Island are the Similan & Surin Islands located in
Thailand's National Marine Parks, the famous "Richelieu Rock" close to the
Burmese boarder or the "Mergui Archipelago" beyond. Rated among the worlds
top 10 dive locations the diving is spectacular with huge underwater
boulders and contrasting coral gardens providing a home to a huge variety
of marine life.
Divers have many available options for their liveaboard diving safaris now
beginning with a single daytrip for only 2 or 3 dives or overnight trips
with 4 dives a day including night diving. The average trips last 4 days
/ 4 nights or trips as long as 10 days are available including combination
trips that visit the Phi Phi Islands and the world class "Hin Deang" & "Hin
Muang" in the South before continuing on to the Similan Islands and other
quality and prices for the boats range from budget, moderately priced and
luxury class trips depending on what kind of memorable diving adventure
the customers are searching for. Accommodation choices begin with fan or
air conditioned shared cabins with bunk beds and facilities, semi private
double and single beds with private bath or private cabins. Divers who
prefer more comfort and privacy can choose queen size bed private air
conditioned cabins with en-suite hot water baths, TV/ Video and many other
conveniences. Many boats now offer mixed diving gases (Nitrox) and
the experienced multi-lingual Divemasters and Instructors offer additional
diver training courses onboard during the cruise.
Whether you want world class diving adventure, snorkeling, upgrade your
diving skills with "PADI" continuing education courses or simply enjoy the
relaxing way of life on the open seas. Liveaboards from Phuket are
becoming increasingly popular with international dive travelers, groups or
private charters and advance bookings are highly recommended especially
during the peak holiday periods.
more information about "Liveaboard Diving" take a look at
Liveaboards and you should easily be able to find the boat, schedule
and price to suit your liveaboard diving holiday adventure plans.
Another great resource is
Thailand Liveaboards - Sunrise Divers.
Another experienced regional provider of Scuba Training
and activities is
They provide training and activities in
Phi Phi Islands,
Koh Samui and