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Aussie Divers Phuket is not just a dive shop, not just a PADI 5 star IDC, we are a community and massive extended family of like minded scuba divers. We like to organise special diving events here in Phuket and are constantly involved with the larger diving community word wide, so check this area regularly for special updates on diving events in and around Phuket and Thailand plus anything else we can think of that doesn’t quite fit in the other sections.

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International Instructor Profile #2 – Martin Ruhoff – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – English

Hailing from Denmark in the cold north of Europe Martin 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 teaching in Thailand for almost ten years. 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 underwater photos with customers and students. He has dived many countries of the world including Mexico, Philippines, Sweden, Palau, Indonesia [...]

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Underwater Proposal & 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? 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 with underwater proposals. We can provide underwater signs, ph [...]

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ADEX India – 4th – 6th October 2019

From the 4th – 6th October 2019 ADEX (Asian Dive Exhibitions) will be holding inaugural scuba diving show at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. ADEX have been the world leaders in scuba diving exhibitions with over 25 years of experience in the field. There will also be a trade exhibition platform represented by diverse trade and business stakeholders such as dive operators, equipment manufacturers, and national tourism boards, ADEX congregates distinguished VIPs and thought-leaders and speakers from across the globe. These include scientists, marine conservationists, underwater photographers and videographers. ADEX also provides [...]

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Low Season Diving in Phuket

Dont let the forecasts fool you Firstly don't always believe the online weather forecast's. With the high humidity, we have year round here in Phuket, a lot of the online weather sites & App's will simply predict thunderstorms & rain 365 days of the year. They are happy to get this correct maybe 40% of the time..... We actually still have some very nice sunny days during the monsoonal season, and the diving can still be really good. Plus the beaches are less crowded and airfares & accommodation much cheaper, it's sounding like a win-win all round! If you are looking for a local forecast site/app we generally recommend looking at [...]

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Exciting New Range of Suunto D5 Computers

The new Suunto D5 is the new release from Finnish company Suunto. The new D5 is designed to be so clear and easy-to-use under the water and allows the diver to just enjoy and focus on exploring the amazing underwater world. These new computers come with interchangeable straps so the diver can mix and match depending on their mood and looks. The new D5 range comes with wirelessly bluetooth connectivity to the Suunto app to re-live and share your adventures with friends. You can track your dive details on the super clear, high contrast color screen. Select from four dive modes and glide through the simple [...]

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Weekend Getaway with The Junk

Looking for a perfect weekend getaway? The Junk, also known as "June Hong Chian Lee" is one of Thailands premium liveaboard experiences. With the Similan Islands season finishing up for 2018/19, The Junk will now be offering the perfect weekend getaway's. Exploring the Southern Andaman dive sites around Phi Phi & Phuket during the West Coast's low season (May - October). The Junk Southern Andamand Liveaboard - Weblink This weekend dive trip will depart from Phuket every Friday morning & return to Phuket on Sunday evenings. Stopping at the best dive sites around Koh Doc Mai, Phi Phi, Shark Point & Anemone Reef, offering a great m [...]

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What is the Underwater Visibility Like in Phuket?

A question that we often get asked here is β€œIs the visibility good?” Good visibility and bad visibility is a subjective thing and people when commenting should be giving an example of what level of visibility they are comparing it too or with. For example, a diver that regularly dives in lake or quarries and they compare to that, may think the visibility is good. Those that regularly dive in deep waters may think that that the visibility is poor. We regularly have divers from both spectrums and then can arrive back from the same dive trip and one saying the visibility is good and the other saying it is not good. There are a [...]

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