Diving in Thailand
Koh Yao is the perfect starting point to explore the surrounding Phang Nga Bay and its exhilarating diving sites.
Phang-Nga province encompasses some excellent islands and offers visitors some of the best diving and snorkelling opportunities in Thailand. The marine life and reefs in this area are genuinely impressive and make for a dazzling underwater adventure! Underwater mountains, coral gardens, undersea rock formations, hard and soft corals – it is all there, alongside a rich variety of marine life including whale sharks, silver tip sharks and manta rays – enough to impress even the most experienced of divers.
Diving in Thailand is possible all year round. For novices with no experience of diving or snorkelling, there could not be a better location for a first attempt.
The Dive Base on Koh Yao Island offers Padi Courses and Fun Dives with excellent new equipment and professional dive masters with more than twenty years diving experience around Phang Nga Bay.
PADI Diving Courses
- Discover Scuba Diving (1 day)
- Open Water Dive (3 days)
- Advanced Open Water (2 days)
- Rescue Diver (2 days)
- Dive master (21 days)
Dive excursions around Phang Nga
Koh Yao and surroundings
Fun dives at Koh Lao Hang or Koh Deang in the morning. While refreshments are served on board, continue to Koh Hong, the most scenic island at Phan Nga. After lunch, relax and sunbathe on a deserted white sandy beach.
King Cruiser Wreck and Shark Point
Full day discovery to the most exciting dive sites at Phang Nga. King Cruiser Wreck and Shark Point with dives in the morning and afternoon.
Shark Point, is a marine sanctuary with a reef that comprises of three pinnacles. The largest of which actually breaks the surface appearing as a barren rock outcropping. The reef is home to a delightful abundance of tropical, colourful soft corals and vibrant sea fans that decorate the limestone pinnacle. The King Cruiser Wreck is a popular site just south of Koh Yao Yai, which claim remnants of a passenger ship which sunk in 1997 after it hit the Anemone reef.
Phi Phi Island diving and snorkelling Tour.
First dives and snorkelling at Phi Phi Don in the morning, after refreshments, continue to Phi Phi Ley and Maya Bay where the movie “The Beach” was filmed.
All courses include:
- Full set of diving equipment
- National Park fee
- Dive master or instructor
Programs or itinerary may change because of sea or weather conditions without prior notice.