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Best Dive Sites In Phuket

See the wonderful array of scuba diving sites Phuket has on offer even before stepping foot in the water. These are our top picks for dive sites in the Phi Phi Island & Phuket areas.


Hawksbill Sea Turtle At Phi Phi Islands Thailand

Shark Point

Shark Point rises out of the water from the surrounding depths of 18-20 meters. Considering the small extent of the rock above water, the actual size of the reef underwater is a big surprise to most divers. Beginning from the relatively steep main rock pinnacle, the reef flattens out to the south rising two more times to just below the surface at the other two pinnacle [...]

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Phi Phi Ley Maya Bay Crystal Waves Thailand

Phi Phi Island

In recent years Phi Phi Island has gained a reputation as a spectacular tourist destination, one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world. But most people still don’t realize that Phi Phi is equally beautiful underwater.Phi Phi Island and the surrounding Phang-Nga Bay are spectacular limestone rocks created thousands of years ago. Many rise dramatically upward [...]

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Warty Frog Fish - Crystal Waves Phuket Thailand

Koh Doc Mai

Koh Doc Mai is a limestone island that rises vertically from the seabed. Some say it looks like a muffin with the jungle clad top flowing out over the sheer cliffs. Limestone Islands Garden of Hard & Soft Corals Tropicals, Moray Eels, Octopus, Sharks Moderate to Strong Currents 10 to 15 Meters Visibility All Levels of Diver Although the visibility at [...]

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Cuttle Fish Anemone Reef Scuba Diving Phuket Thailand

Anemone Reef

Anemone Reef lies just below the waters surface, about 600 meters to the north of Shark Point. As the Thai name makes it clear, no part of the pinnacle is exposed, and under water the pinnacle drops off more dramatically to a depth of between 20-27 meters until reaching a bottom of sand and oyster shells. Although not as colorful as Shark Point, the marine life here [...]

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Life on the reefs of thailand

Racha Islands

Due South of Phuket lie two classic tropical islands, Koh Racha Yai ( Big Racha ) and Koh Racha Noi ( Little Racha ). Both islands feature fringing hard coral reefs with an abundance of fish life, including octopus, cuttle fish, and moray eels. You can always find territorial triggerfish and large schools of blue line and yellow tail snapper. Both Islands are especiall [...]

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Random items adorn the King Cruiser Wreck

King Cruiser Wreck

The King Cruiser joined Phukets available dive sites in May 1997 Originally used as a ferry for transportation between Phuket and Phi Phi Islands. After a miscalculation, the King Cruiser struck Anemone Reef which resulted in a large tear in her hull, slowly but surely she began to sink and finally came to rest approximately 1 mile to the east of Shark Point. [...]

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Manta rays sometimes visit Phuket in Manta/High Season

Hin Daeng

Hin Daeng is one of the number one sites for scuba diving in Thailand with whale sharks and manta rays. Look out into the blue to catch sight of the mantas performing their loop-the-loops and gracefully gliding all around you. Hin Daeng is a huge underwater formation protruding only 3 metres above the surface. The eastern and northern sides are relatively shallow, w [...]

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Whale Shark very near looking at you underwater

Hin Muang

Dive Hin Muang with Crystal Waves and you’ll experience the thrill of diving the highest vertical wall in Thailand. The southern side descends to over 60 metres and on the eastern side where the slope is gentler, 2 long ridges descend out into the blueness. Great for:Large animals, reef life and health, wall dives, visibility and advanced divers Depth: 10 – > [...]

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Ready to visit one or some of Phuket’s amazing dive sites? We offer day trips that run to each of these dive sites on a daily basis. These locations are some of the best scuba diving you will find in all of Thailand. Don’t hesitate, book your scuba diving trip now before the boats fill up!

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Would you like to go deeper for longer or even become a Scuba Diving Instructor and start teach diving for a living? Crystal Waves Thailand can help, we offer Instructor Development Courses as well as Technical Diving Courses and many PADI specialties, all available in one of Phuket's nicest and most relaxed locations, come visit us at our Rawai Dive Shop and get back in the water today.

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Why Not Just Try Scuba Diving?

Ever wanted to just go Scuba Diving in Phuket without all the hassle of watching video's and getting certified? Are you short on holiday time or not confident in the water? Well now you can go diving because Crystal Waves Thailand is an industry expert on helping you and your family & friends get into the water and feel good while you are there. You can do a refresher course at our pool in Rawai if you are already certified, if not you can simply do a Discover Scuba Dive, where your instructor takes you on a personalised scuba diving tour of our local coral reefs with absolutely no need to be a certified diver!

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Phuket's Best Scuba Diving Sites

See what Scuba Diving in Phuket truly has to offer certified and experienced divers. Crystal Waves Thailand gives you access to the best dive sites, wrecks and instructors for a day of diving and excitment that you will never forget!


Hawksbill Sea Turtle At Phi Phi Islands Thailand

Shark Point

Shark Point rises out of the water from the surrounding depths of 18-20 meters. Considering the small extent of the rock above water, the actual size of the reef underwater is a big surprise to most divers. Beginning from the relatively steep main rock pinnacle, the reef flattens out to the south rising two more times to just below the surface at the other two pinnacle [...]

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Phi Phi Ley Maya Bay Crystal Waves Thailand

Phi Phi Island

In recent years Phi Phi Island has gained a reputation as a spectacular tourist destination, one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world. But most people still don’t realize that Phi Phi is equally beautiful underwater.Phi Phi Island and the surrounding Phang-Nga Bay are spectacular limestone rocks created thousands of years ago. Many rise dramatically upward [...]

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Warty Frog Fish - Crystal Waves Phuket Thailand

Koh Doc Mai

Koh Doc Mai is a limestone island that rises vertically from the seabed. Some say it looks like a muffin with the jungle clad top flowing out over the sheer cliffs. Limestone Islands Garden of Hard & Soft Corals Tropicals, Moray Eels, Octopus, Sharks Moderate to Strong Currents 10 to 15 Meters Visibility All Levels of Diver Although the visibility at [...]

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Crystal Waves Thailand is one of the only choices for scuba diving day trips in the Rawai area of Phuket. Come scuba diving with us and we will show you the amazing, hidden, underwater world of scuba diving in Phuket & Thailand !!


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