The Best Dive Sites In Thailand

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. For first time visitors to Thailand, it can be a bit confusing about which areas to make sure you dive, particularly as you have to be here at […]

Similan Islands: After The Tsunami

The Similan Islands have survived the tsunami, and are poised to strengthen their reputation as Thailand’s premier dive destinatio [This article originally appeared in Asian Diver magazine, Apr/May 2005, under the title A Drop In The Ocean] It was the moment everyone had been hoping for. Gliding beside Koh Bon’s wall was a four-metre wide […]

Thailand Diving: Similan Islands Liveaboard, April 2006

Thailand’s Similan Islands remain a spectacular – and cheap – place to scuba dive, with liveaboards offering the chance of close encounters with manta rays and a host of other amazing underwater creatures Just back from two back to back 4 day liveaboards in the Similan Islands. These were my fourth and fifth liveaboard trips […]

Similan Islands, Thailand – April 2006

The Similan Islands remain one of South East Asia’s most impressive and affordable dive destinations, offering spectacular encounters with manta rays and more Just back from two glorious liveaboards in the Similan Islands – had some stunning close encounters with manta rays and leopard sharks, and even managed to capture some of the action on […]

Diving With Disabilities

Two dive operators in South East Asia offer specialised trips for people with disabilities to either learn or continue to enjoy scuba diving Something that deserves to get more attention is the how great scuba diving is as a sport for people with disabilities. The weightlessness of the water means that even if someone has […]