Thailand has so many world class dive sites, it can be difficult deciding which ones to visit. Here’s a quick overview to help you make your choice.
A seven day diving liveaboard around the Similan Islands and Southern Thailand is the easiest way to see the best diving that Thailand has to offer – here’s my trip report from a May 2011 liveaboard on MV Flying Seahorse
Thailand is where I’ve lived on and off since 2004. The diving here is relatively cheap and great, particularly on the west coast in the Andaman Sea. Here is a quick overview of diving in Thailand to help you decide where to visit.
Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world, growing up to a staggering 15 metres in length. yet they are completely harmless to humans and one of the most amazing underwater sights for scuba divers in Thailand
Manta Rays are one of the most incredible marine life encounters you can have while scuba diving. Here’s where to see manta rays in Thailand to have the best chance of a real-life encounter for yourself
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the water… it is. Rumours about there being great white sharks in Thailand are greatly exaggerated.
Phuket is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand and the gateway to the Andaman Sea where some of the world’s finest scuba diving can be found
One of the most popular diving destinations in all of South East Asia, the tiny Thai island of Koh Tao provides great diving for beginner and seasoned diver alike
The sleepy island of Koh Lanta is a great base for exploring some of Southern Thailand’s most spectacular dive sites
If you’re in need of some scuba gear while you’re in Thailand’s capital, you’re in luck. There are two excellent shops that can equip you with pretty much all the dive equipment you need.
Deep Sea Detective Richie Kohler has scuba dived many shipwrecks around the world. The WWII American submarine USS Lagarto, whose final resting place was only discovered three years ago in the Gulf of Thailand, is among the most important to him. Chris Mitchell finds out why.
In 2005 the final resting place of the American WWII submarine USS Lagarto was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand. This is an account by technical diving instructor Ayesha Cantrell of diving the Legarto on a subsequent research exploration dive
Scuba diving is not the cheapest of sports to pursue, but if you’re diving in Asia, there are plenty of great dive spots that won’t break the bank to explore in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines
One of the downsides of travelling with your scuba equipment is being charged excess luggage fees by increasingly thrifty airlines, especially if you’re using budget carriers. Here’s some tips to flying with your scuba gear in South East Asia less expensive and less hassle
Koh Losin is one of Thailand’s dive sites not known to many divers, only accessible for a couple of months a year and a place where both manta rays and whale sharks are regularly spotted