Phuket Thailand's best scuba diving (+66) 0806 961 461
Luxury Speedboat Racha Noi Day Trip

Luxury Speedboat Racha Noi Day Trip

Luxury Speedboat Racha Noi Day Trip

Enjoy a luxury speedboat day trip Racha Noi with Aussie Divers Phuket.

Mondays / Wednesdays /Fridays

3 Dive Luxury Day Trip to Racha Noi and Racha Yai

Please note that due to the concern over the coronavirus the number of visitors and diver coming to Phuket has significantly dropped. This has made obtaining enough divers to run our speedboat without significant loss increasingly difficult. We are making every endeavor to run the speedboat on a daily basis to give our divers an alternate option to the bigger boats. However, there will be days where will not be able to do this. In this case we will default to the larger charter boat with our excellent staff. We will always attempt to keep you updated with any change of plans.

Hotel pick up will be between 7:00 – 7:45am & the Aussie Divers Luxury Speedboat boat returns to the pier approx. 4:00pm then 30-60 minutes travel time back to hotels around Phuket from the Chalong Pier

The typical itinerary for this trip would be (weather and time dependant). Please note that this is just a sample itinerary & time’s and dive site’s may vary. Our instructors will get you to the best possible sites on the day based on conditions.

07:00 – 08:00: Pick up from your hotel in a private minibus
08:30: Arrive at Aussie Divers Shop
09:00: Depart from Chalong Pier
10:00: First dive at Racha Noi
11:00: Surface interval: Relax, sun bath, snorkel (some land activities if possible)
12:30: Second Dive Racha Noi
13:30: Travel To Racha Yai
14:00: Dive Racha Noi
15:00: Travel to Chalong
16:00: Arrive at Chalong/ Aussie Divers Phuket Shop
16:30 – 17:30: Back to your hotel


About Racha Noi

In the high season months between October and May we will be running to Racha Noi four times a week.

Racha Noi is about another 40 minutes south of Racha Yai Island and one of the best places in the region to see the giant oceanic manta rays.

Our three dive day usually consists of two dives at Racha Noi and one dive at Racha Yai whilst returning to Phuket.

The diving at Racha Noi is very similar to Racha Yai and however as a rule the visibility is general better at Racha Noi as the water is deeper and there tends to be less divers and boat traffic in the area given its extra distance from Phuket Islands

She often has the best visibility in the day trip area and can some time exceed 30 metres plus. It is an a beautiful experience scuba diving in such clear waters.

Racha Noi did however suffered heavily from the coral bleaching in 2010, she is improving faster than the sister island Racha Yai.

Your best chance to see a manta ray then diving between the winter months January and April. We will do our best to dive South Tip which is believed to be the favourite of the mantas however. South Tip however is for experienced advanced certified divers given her depth and strong currents.

Racha Noi Gallery

Racha Noi Dive Sites *

About Racha Yai

Being the closest dive site to Phuket Island, Racha Yai is a very popular dive site. Usually this will be done as the last dive of the day and she will be a short Only 30 minutes return trip to Chalong Bay. She provides a range of marine life that is popular for both beginner and novice divers. The calm, clear waters at both of these islands are ideal for divers that are looking for an easy day out particularly those that have been out of the water for a while.

There are a few small wrecks around the island. The most popular of these is the Harruby wreck situated the centre on the first bay on the eastern side of the island.

She provides entreatment to all levels of divers and snorkelers. Please note that she can sometimes be crowed with divers particularly during the peak periods.

Racha Yai was hit hard by the coral bleaching in 2010. Racha Yai has struggle to return to her former glory. Some blame the sheer numbers of dive, snorkelling, day trip and fishing boats that frequent there each day.

The best and improving corals are now in the shallow water.

Amazingly though, during 2017 she provided on a few occasions sightings of whale sharks. She is also no stranger to manta rays however they are a rare occurrence.

Diving With Whale Sharks In Phuket Thailand With Aussie Divers

Video: Aussie Divers Phuket – Day Trip Dive Sites

The eastern side of the island delivers most of the dive sites where it is the best place to get away from the monsoonal waves and during the summer wet months May to November. Good visibility that usually averages around the 20 metre mark .

Racha Yai Gallery

Racha Yai Dive Sites *

Book A Luxury Speedboat Racha Noi Day Trip


Footnotes:

* Please note that dive site selection is made at the discretion of the tour leader on the boat on the day. Safety and dive conditions are taken into consideration when selecting dive sites

** Transfers are free from the following areas Patong, Kamala, Kalim, Kata, Karon and Chalong. All other areas will incur a transfer surcharge.

*** All boats provide breakfast and lunch, snacks and drinks with the only extras being soft drinks and beer on the way home.

Hi, was This Page Helpful?
(5 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)
Loading...

A Diving Community In Phuket

Here at Aussie Divers we don't just consider ourselves a dive shop, we think of it as more, a big family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment here in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by the office anytime to see what is going on and if you have dived with us or want to dive with us than feel free to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, read our community Dive Blog and generally stay in touch & stay informed.

PADI Open Water Touch Scuba Diving Course Aussie Divers Phuket Courses

Free PADI Open Water Course Introduction

Thinking about learning to scuba dive? Don't know where to begin? Take the first step today with this limited time FREE offer from Aussie Divers! Start your PADI Open Water Course for free: Sign up here PADI & Aussie Divers are offering a 100% free online introduction to the PADI Open Water Course. You can now have an insight to the dive theory before committing or paying any money, start your PADI scuba education online today! This online PADI eLearning module covers the steps involved to become a certified diver, how to get the most out of your course & some basic aspects of the full PADI Open Water Course. You can s [...]

Read The Story
Free Pool Try Scuba Diver Aussie Divers Phuket Helpful Diving Info

Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres. This can be with any stroke. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes. The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim. But rather it is for your and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to kee [...]

Read The Story
Scubapro Display Centre PADI Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba News & Special Offers

Aussie Divers TDEX Equipment Sale

Aussie Divers will be attending the Thailand Dive Exhibition (TDEX) between the 1st – 4th October 2020 at the BITEC Centre Bangkok and as a prequel will have a super equipment sale. We will be situated at Booth D21 not far from the main entrance. As a part of that exhibition we are offering a massive 25% off any prebooked scuba diving equipment from our famous equipment suppliers. The offer applies to all equipment including BCD's, Regulators, Fins., masks, dive computers and wetsuits . Order Your 25% Discounted Equipment Here If you are interested in any Scubapro, Suunto, Aqualung, Apex and Cressi. Order your equipme [...]

Read The Story
Aussie Divers Bangkok Pool Training Scuba Diving Padi Dive Center Day Trips Courses Thailand Everything Else

Things to do in Bangkok

Stuck in Thailand, bored in Bangkok and looking for new things to do? Get your PADI certification with Aussie Divers! During these times of border closures and travel restrictions there is no shame in being bored. The first few days and weeks were golden, exploring your local area, sleeping in and watching everything on Netflix. Six months in, still with no international travel in sight and your looking for new ideas to elevate boredom. Time to find some new things to do in Bangkok and around Thailand! For a limited time Aussie Divers & PADI are offering a free online introduction module, with interactive PADI eLearning. Click [...]

Read The Story