Siam Bay at Racha Yai has always had a pleasant hard coral reef but in 2006 that reef was enhanced by a government funded project to place underwater statues in the bay. The statues were commissioned to attract divers back to Phuket after the December 2004 tsunami. Divers are now back in abundance and the

Racha Yai Island is located 13 nautical miles south of Phuket Island and is dived by Phuket day trip dive boats. There is also dive centres on Racha Yai island. Racha is sometimes spelled Raya, or Raja but don’t be confused, they are all the same dive location. Racha Yai is a granite island with

Phi Phi Islands is still open There seems to be a belief among many of our customers that the Phi Phi Islands have been closed. This is not true. Media reports have been misleading and some forum/facebook posters just don’t know what they’re talking about. Phi Phi Islands is open. One beach (Maya beach) has

Palong Wall Phi Phi dive site Palong Wall is a popular Phi Phi dive site because there is a very good chance that you’ll see black tip reef sharks there. You also have the chance to see Leopard sharks and Hawksbill turtles. Stingrays are found in the sand. Plus lots of other stuff like groupers,

Racha Noi dive sites Racha Noi is the smaller of the two Racha Islands (Racha Yai is bigger). Koh Racha (or Raya) Noi is located about 30-40 minutes boat ride south of Racha Yai, about 2 hours from Phuket’s Chalong pier. Racha Noi is dived either as a two dive day trip or, more typically,

Koh Bida Nok – amazing diving at Phi Phi Phi Phi Bida Nok is one half of a pair with Phi Phi Bida Nai. The two small islands south of Phi Phi Ley are the most popular dive sites in the Phi Phi archipelago. You can dive Phi Phi all year round by day trip dive boat

Koh Bida Nai dive site Bida Nai is a small island south of Koh Phi Phi Ley and together with Koh Bida Nok is one of the best places to dive around Phi Phi. Most Phuket dive boats do at least one dive at Phi Phi Bida Nai or Bida Nok, before moving to Palong

King Cruiser Wreck Phuket dive site The King Cruiser wreck is Phuket’s best wreck dive. It’s located about 90 minutes easy of Phuket on the route to Phi Phi. It’s close to Shark Point and Anemone Reef and is normally dived as part of a 3 dive day trip. Dive boats also come from Phi Phi

Koh Doc Mai Phuket dive site Koh Doc Mai is a divemaster favourite. It’s a small karst limestone island about 45 minutes from Phuket on the route to Phi Phi and Shark Point. It’s normally dived as the last dive on a 3 dive day trip. Koh Doc Mai is mostly a wall dive although there

Anemone Reef Phuket dive site Anemone Reef is a lesser dived Phuket dive site. It’s located half way between Phuket and the Phi Phi Islands and is just a few hundred metres away from Shark Point and the King Cruiser Wreck. (The King Cruiser sank after hitting Anemone Reef). Shark Point is bigger than Anemone reef