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Can I see Whale Sharks Scuba Diving in Phuket?

In this blog we will try and answer the question, Can I see Whale Sharks Scuba Diving in Phuket? There are not too many seasoned scuba divers that don’t wish to scuba dive with a whale shark. They are the holy grail of scuba diving and the dream of many scuba divers both novice and professional. Without any formal documentation it appears that sighting of whale sharks is on the rise from years past. Although still a rare sighting, here in Phuket weekly sightings are now becoming common. As always, whale sharks do what they want, when they want wherever they want. Good luck in finding your whale shark. The 201 [...]

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Giant Manta saying hello while Scuba diving in Phuket, Thailand with Aussie Divers Marine Life

Can I See Manta Rays Scuba Diving in Phuket?

So you are new to scuba diving and you are wondering what all the fuss is about Manta Rays. It is my belief that Manta Rays are one of the best things that you can see under the water. Many people would agree. These gentle giants can be found in the local area. There are two hot spots being Racha Noi near Phuket Island and Koh Bon in the Similan Islands. There are two species of these graceful creatures. The first being the Reef Manta Ray and then there is the Giant Oceanic Manta Ray. The Reef Manta Rays grow to about 5.5 metres in width. The Giant Oceanic Mantas get up to over 7 metres however there has been reports that they hav [...]

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Giant Manta saying hello while Scuba diving in Phuket, Thailand with Aussie Divers Marine Life

Top 10 Creatures to See Scuba Diving Around Phuket

There are a lot of very cool creatures to see scuba diving around Phuket. Here is our top 10. By far my favorite creatures to see whist scuba diving around Phuket is the Giant Manta Ray. Often compared with the Whale Shark as the most sort after underwater creature to see whilst scuba diving. I consider these majestic creatures as number one because they are more regularly sighted and interact better with scuba divers. Manta Rays often come very close to scuba divers, circling divers and can come within a metre of lucky divers. There is nothing more exhilarating than making eye contact with a massive 6-metre creature. Phuket [...]

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