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Koh Racha Yai or Big King Island is listed as Phuket's top diving destination suitable for diving year around.

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Koh Racha Yai or Big King Island (Raja or Raya in short) is one of your best bets in the Phuket region. Racha Yai is known for its clear, healthy waters which attract a very vivid and divers marine life. Its dive sites are quiet (current wise) compared to its southern neighbour Ko Racha Noi. The east side, named bay one to five, which is protected from the southwest monsoon generally offers the best diving with excellent dive sites such as Lucy's Reef, a shipwreck named Marla's Mystery and Staghorn Reef. Many of the dives here are drift dives along brilliant hard coral walls. The west side has two larger bays named Siam Bay and Bungalow Bay which are common for snorkellers and trainees.

Marine life is spectacular along the shores of this beautiful tropical paradise. All the common reef fish are living here in huge numbers, its waters are crystal clear and there are white beaches and lush green scenery. Pipefish, mating cuttlefish, blue-spotted stingrays in the sand, leopard sharks, juvenile barracuda's, giant titan trigger fish, hawksbill turtles are just a few we would like to mention here. There are immense soft corals and hard corals, mainly dominated by staghorn and table corals. The dive sites around the island are suitable for snorkellers, novice and advanced divers reachable year around in all sorts of weather.

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- Thailand Divers, 198/12 Rat-U-Thit Road, Patong Beach, Phuket

Thailand Divers

Thailand Scuba Diving with Tha...
+66 (0) 76292052
 198/12 Rat-U-Thit Road, Patong...

Thailand Divers is your one stop PADI scuba diving center located in Phuket, Thailand. Diving courses from beginner to professional. European owned and managed. Scuba diving equipment sales, Liveaboards to the world famous Similan Islands and Burma.

- Sunrise Diving, 198/12 Rat U Thid Road, Phuket

Sunrise Diving

Thailand Scuba Diving
 198/12 Rat U Thid Road

Sunrise Diving.PADI 5 star National Geographic Instructor Development Scuba Diving Center, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand.

Sunrise Diving is 100% British owned and managed and can cater for all your scuba diving needs:PADI courses for Beginners.PADI courses for Professionals.Liveaboards.Day Trip Diving.Equipment Sales and Servicing.Local Scuba Diving.
- Aussie Divers Phuket, 158/8 Nanai Road , Patong Beach

Aussie Divers Phuket

+66 76688113
+66 76688112
 158/8 Nanai Road
Patong Beach

Aussie Divers Phuket is a PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre and the home to Phuket's most professional scuba diving education. With a great range of PADI courses, fantastic instructors, we are simply the best place to book a scuba diving day trip or Similan Island liveaboard adventure whilst on holiday here in Phuket

We specialize extensively in first time dive experiences with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving & PADI Open Water Diver course, all the way through to the professional levels with our PADI Go Pro courses which include the PADI IDC Instructor & Divemaster Courses. Here at Aussie Divers we pride ourselves on a reputation for quality and professional education. Our goal is to make sure you recieve the best dive training available whilst at the same time having a fun, safe, enjoyable and memorable experience here in Thailand.


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Complete travel and activities guide to Phuket and Thailand, where to stay and party, sightseeing, transportation and diving information.

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