Phuket Dive Sites are all accessible by a Day Trip Dive Boat out from Chalong Pier, which is situated in the south east of Phuket Island.
Normal travelling time for the west coast resorts such as Kamala, Patong, Karon and Kata take no more than 25 minutes to arrive at the pier.
The dive boats leave early morning starting from 8am until 9 am depending on location of the dive trip that particular day.
Below is a the list of the local Phuket Dive Sites all of which are excellent to complete any PADI Dive Course.
Phuket Dive Sites
Racha Yai otherwise known as Raya Yai or Raja Yai is another of the phuket dive sites which lies only 18 miles south of Chalong. The Racha Islands are comprised of two islands, Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi which is directly south… Continue Reading…
Racha Noi is the smaller of the two Racha islands (sometimes referred to as Raja or Raya) the dive sites here really drop off deep, especially South Tip. Racha Noi is another 50 minutes by dive boat away from big brother Racha Yai… Continue Reading…
The six islands that make up the famous Koh Phi Phi Island group have to been seen to be believed. There are nineteen dive sites mainly around Phi Phi. These dive sites make for fantastic diving for all levels… Continue Reading…
Duration to the Phuket Dive Sites may vary a little depending on which boat is used:
- Racha Yai 1 hour 30 minutes away.
- Racha Noi 2 hours 30 minutes away.
- Phi Phi island can take between 2 hours 30 depending on the speed of the boat.
- Koh Doc Mai is an 1 Hour away
- King Cruiser, Shark Point and Anemone Reef are less then 2 hours away from Chalong Pier