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Easy Dive Sites For Beginner Scuba Divers

Easy Dive Sites For Beginner Scuba Divers

Easy Dive Sites For Beginner Scuba Divers

Recommended For Beginners & Discover Scuba Divers

This is a list of our easiest day trip dive sites departing from Phuket. These dive sites are accessible to all level of divers including the first timers doing their PADI Discover Scuba Diving or brand new Open Water divers.


Palong Wall North Phi Phi Ley Black Tip Reef Shark Day Trip Scuba Diving Reef Dive

Palong Bay North – Phi Phi Ley

Also starting from Palong Bay, Phi Phi Ley but this time heading north. Again there is a plateau, this time a little deeper than the south. This plateau can get to depths of 10 metres before the reef descends to between 16 - 18 metres. Normally there is no to little current and if there is some it usually pushes to the north. Book Your Diving Trip To Phi Phi Island! Much the same as the southern run with many hard corals and rock. [...]

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Palong Wall Phi Phi Ley Sharks Turtles Scuba Diving Reef Dive

Palong Bay South – Phi Phi Ley

Situated on the easy side of Phi Phi Ley, Palong Bay South is the next bay north of the famous Maya Bay, made famous by the movie "The Beach". This dive is a relative simple one and is rarely effected by currents. The dive is heads south from Palong Bay towards Maya Bay. Book your 3 Dive Day Trip to Phi Phi & Shark Point A very common scuba diving and snorkeling site for the day trips from Phuket. It is best known for the turtl [...]

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Trumpetfish Scuba Diving Rachanoi Padi Aussie Divers Phuket Reef Dive

Staghorn Reef Racha Yai

Staghorn Reef is Situated between Bay 2 and Bay 3 on the east side of Racha Yai Island. This was once a fantastic site with a long and flourishing reef containing predominately Staghorn Coral. Book 3 Dive Trip to Racha Noi & Racha Yai This site was hit hard by the coral beaching in 2010 and is not often dived now although there are new patches of Staghorn now forming and hopefully soon it will be back close to its former glory. A [...]

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Bay 1 Scuba Diving Aussie Divers Macro Dive

Bays 1 and 2 Racha Yai

Situated on the north east area of Racha Yai these bays 1 and 2 are probably the most popular in the region for both divers and snorkelers. With a sandy floor that gently slopes from only a few metres to abround 25 metres. It has a nice selection of reef fish situated in the shallows and good visibility it makes for the prefect training and beginners dive site and a great place to start your PADI Open Water Course. Book 3 Dive Trip to [...]

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Bungalow Bay Racha Yai Phuket Scuba Diving Best Reef Dive

Bungalow Bay Racha Yai

Bungalow Bay is situated on the western side of Racha Yai Island. This is a popular dive site during the high season when the weather predominately comes from the east. It provides protection from the easterly weather and is a very good dive site to learn to dive and begin your scuba diving adventures. It is a very picturesque site and very popular with scuba divers and snorkelers alike. Only an hour and a half day trip boat ride from Chal [...]

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Statue Siam Bay Racha Yai Island Scuba Diving Phuket Reef Dive

Siam Bay Racha Yai

Siam Bay is the northern most bay of Racha Yai. This bay consists of rocky edges and the center bay area is sand covered with a hard coral patches. There are a few man made monuments in the center of the bay depicting two elephants and a big temple gate guarded by a mythical giant sentry, known in Thai as Yak, who is believed to protect the gate from evil spirits. These statues are situated between 18 and 20 metres and should be the dr [...]

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Banana Bay Racha Noi Phuket Scuba Diving PADI Reef Dive

Banana Bay Racha Noi

Situated on the eastern side of Racha Noi, Banana Bay is possibly one of the easiest dive sites in the area. Taking its name from the banana trees that line sections of the this bay it stretches almost a kilometre north to south. This bay provides postcard type views with a lushes green landscape, powdery white sands and turquoise water. It is idea for scuba divers and snorkelers and provides excellent photographic opportunities. The [...]

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Juvenile Angelfish Phi Phi Scuba Diving Day Trip Phuket Padi Reef Dive

Camera Bay Racha Noi

Situated on the north western section of Racha Noi, Camera Bay provides a diverse diving experience. The bay itself is free of currents and is suitable for all levels of divers The bay provides an array of hard corals and is bound by the rocky edges of the island itself and often the dive exits the bay and follows the north western edge of the island towards the north. Book 3 Dive Trip to Racha Noi & Racha Yai The inner bay i [...]

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Mai Thon Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba Diving Reef Dive

Mai Thon Island

Mai Thon is an island just to the east of the bay of Chalong at the south of Phuket. It is reportedly owned by one of the princesses of Thailand. It is one of the dive sites closest to Chalong Bay where virtually all of scuba diving boats depart from. Unique to Phuket, Mai Thon appears to be a favourite of the local dolphin population. Although very shy, dolphins have appears around 60% of visits there. It is a rarely dived is [...]

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Kata Beach Scuba Dive Phuket Best Aussie Divers Beach Dive

Kata Beach Dive

Kata Beach is on the west side of Phuket island. This is a seasonal scuba dive and is very weather and tidal dependent. Contact Us About a Kata Beach Dive Kata Beach has stormed into contention as one of Phuket's favourite sites amongst the diving fraternity here in Phuket. It seems over the off season a whole new bunch marine life has arrived and flourished making it a lovely dive site when conditions are good. Visibility can s [...]

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Long Fin Bannerfish Racha Noi Phuket Thailand Best Scuba Diving Beach Dive

Paradise Reef

Paradise Reef is situated on the eastern side of Patong Bay. This was once a dive site freely available to scuba divers. Unfortunately in recently years it have been taken over by a commercial operator and all entering the beach need to pay a fee. The dive site can be accessed by a long tail boat. It is a shallow site with the reef starting at the waters edge and running down to about 12 metres and can accessed by longtail boat or [...]

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Baby Seahorse Kata Beach Scuba Diving Phuket

Has Kata Beach Dive Become A Serious Certified Divers Site?

In the past the Kata Beach dive was used more as a necessity and beginners dive rather than a dive site for certified divers. It is a dive site that can only be dived during the high season, October/November through to late April. The change of winds during the low season has the wind coming directly from the west and straight into the beach. These create high waves and increases underwater movement, reducing visibility and pushes tras [...]

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Day Trip Diving In Thailand

When scuba diving in Phuket you'll be embarking on what is referred to as 'Day Trip Scuba Diving', day trips will take you to one or many of the Islands around Phuket that house our outstanding reefs & wrecks. Because these Islands are typically one to two hours from the mainland by boat it works out much better if you do multiple dives while you are out there. Day trip diving here in Thailand will usually see you doing two or three dives per day, which is awesome because you get to see a multitude of different dive sites, marine life and scenery for a relatively low price, plus we get you back home in time for dinner.

Day trip diving is suitable for divers of all levels, whether experienced, new, or total beginners, including Discover Scuba Divers, we have many options for day trip divers, including Phi Phi Island, Racha Noi & Racha Yai and the King Cruiser Wreck. Basically it is just a matter of deciding which day trip and dive sites best suit your level of diving comfort and then contact Aussie Divers to book it.

Day Trip Options