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Travel Times in Phuket to Chalong Pier

Phuket Island is a lot larger than most new visitors believe. It is around 50km in length and about 12km in width. It takes in about 576 square kilometres of land. The travel times in Phuket to scuba diving pier in Chalong are longer than often expected. The island is also a lot busier than some new travelers expect. Official reports have the local population at almost 400,000 however some unofficial reports say that there could be up to 1 million people on the island at any one time. The large number of locals and visitors on the island and the long travel distances creates quite dense traffic conditions and at times can hamper tra [...]

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New Chinese Dive Instructor Phuket – Lansy Wong

We would formally like to introduce Aussie Divers Phuket's new Chinese Scuba Diving Instructor, Lansy Wong. Originally from Henan Province in China and relocated to Hong Kong in 2011. She was working in the insurance industry before she moved to Phuket to become a PADI Pro. Lansy did her PADI Divemaster Course and PADI Instructor Development Course with Aussie Divers Phuket. She has been trained the the highest standards available with the great team at Aussie Divers Phuket. She did her PADI Instructor Development Course with PADI Gold Course Director Darren Gaspari. Aussie Divers Phuket can now offer many of our [...]

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Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English

Hailing from Denmark in the cold north of Europe, Scuba Instructor Martin Ruhoff began his love of scuba diving more than a decade ago in Ao Nang Thailand. As with most of us he caught the scuba diving bug and has never looked back. He has now been scuba diving instructor in Phuket Thailand for almost ten years. He has been a loved member of the Aussie Divers Phuket team for more than seven years now. Martin's easy going and relaxed Scandinavian persona makes him an excellent and well respected instructor and we are proud to have him on our books at Aussie Divers Phuket. He is also an avid underwater photographer and talking about [...]

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Scuba Instructor Andre Engstrom – Svenska – Dansk – Norsk – English

From Helsingborg, Sweden Scuba Instructor Andre Engstrom and left in 2010 as he needed to find a warmer climate to work. In Sweden Andre worked on a boat between Sweden and Denmark where he served ice cold beers for the passengers. He has allways loved the sea so it was pretty easy to adjust to the life as an instructor. Andre is unique in the sense that most instructors have fallen in love with scuba diving. Andre actually fell in love with a girl that fell in love with scuba diving and he just tagged along. She has long gone but Andre is still here. Andre is one of the easiest going dive instructors and exudes the Swedis [...]

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Instructor Profile Alban Fabre Le français Espanol English

Here is another instructor profile featuring Alban Fabre from France, he speaks Le français, Espanol and English. Alban is our French mascot. Raised with ham and butter cheese baguette and wine in his baby’s bottle. He often left France to live in different parts of the world: USA, Venezuela, Mexico, Singapore and Spain (Barcelona being his city of heart, even before Paris!). Since small kid (small ... it may surprise that he would have been as today he is 2m02 . Alban is a lover of the sea, sailing the waters of Brittany and spearfishing there. However he first did discover scuba diving. Shortly after he stared the seco [...]

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Underwater Proposal and Trash The Dress

A lot of marriage proposals take place at some fancy restaurant, beach, viewpoint etc. Why not try something a little different & outside the norm? Here is how to do a underwater Proposal and trash the dress. Have you thought about doing an underwater proposal? Maybe you're looking for some different ideas for wedding photos? If you are looking at doing something different then an underwater proposal here in the warm waters of Phuket is a perfect idea. Our dive sites at Racha Islands offer nice conditions and an amazing experience for an underwater proposal. Aussie Divers Phuket over the past few years has helped many couples wi [...]

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Book Now 2021 – 2022 Similan Island Liveaboard Season

Book now for the 2021-2022 Similan Island Liveaboard Season as it is fast approaching. It is the perfect time to plan and book now your dive trip for 2021/2022. As many scuba divers know the Similan Islands are currently closed and should be re-opening around the 15th October. Due to COVID travel restrictions soem liveaboard operatiors will not start until December. It is now the ideal time to look into the available trips for the upcoming season. Some of the liveaboard boats offering some very good "early bird" discounts for bookings made prior to the end of August. Last season the Similan Islands offered up some fantas [...]

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