8 best Dive sites in Thailand

8 best dive sites in Thailand which both snorkeling and scuba. Snorkeling dive in the shallow, which a depth of not more than 0.9 meters. Which there is the source of many coral species that Rich and beautiful. Moreover, Able to learn about plants and animals underwater Get closer and enjoy the colorful underwater world. Without the need for a respirator.

Scuba diving is an activity that dives into the depth of fewer than 30 meters.  Moreover, closes to nature with a beautiful and exotic view under the sea similarly snorkeling activities. In the other hand, this deep diving activity, The divers must use a respirator.

The last, Snuba, this is a new type that uses air From the surface. No need to carrying the air tank under the water. By using basic equipment, just a mask. And an air hose not longer than 6 meters, connected to an air tank. Which floating above the water surface.

The dive sites in Thailand

Diving points, The Thai sea has 2 sides are The Andaman Sea. There are colorful sea water, sandy beaches. Including the colors of various creatures under the sea. Which is more colorful than the Gulf of Thailand side. At the same time, both of them have many stunning diving points. Such as following.

Koh Tao


The number one dive site in Asia. In addition, it is only a few places in Thailand that have the potential to teach advanced dive lessons.

In addition to the charm of the world under the emerald green sea. There are also rich and beautiful coral reefs. Resulting in more than 700,000 people visiting shallow and deep water each year.

manta rays

“Kong Hin Wong” is a popular dive site. Because it has a depth of only 3-12 meters. There are also manta rays and beautiful corals.

whale shark

(Northwest Pinnacle) is a dive site with many coral reefs. And various aquatic animals. If lucky might see a whale shark.

(Southwest Pinnacle) is another beautiful diving spot. Just a few meters down The elephant fish swim up to welcome. When going down to the sand under the water, You can see many of the colorful coral reefs are still very rich.

Koh He, Koh Racha, Phuket


“Koh He” is an island with beautiful beaches. There are also many accommodation and restaurants available.
The dive site is in the west and the back of the island. In addition, there is a complete and beautiful coral reef. Moreover, many colorful fish species swimming around.


“Koh Racha Yai” has beautiful coral reefs and rare aquatic animals. Unlike other dive sites, such as octopus, puffer fish, sea eels, stingrays.
“Koh Racha Noi” is a 10-40 meter deep dive point under the water. There are large rock piles, coralline, and sponges.

Koh Kradarn, Trang

This island is the location of Trang’s maritime wedding.


At the northern end of the beach, tourists can see coral reefs stretching out to the sea for almost a hundred rai. This is a shallow dive point. That is still completely under the Trang Sea.

Mu Koh Surin, Mu Koh Similan, Phang Nga

Mu Koh Surin


“Richelieu Rocks” is a rock that emerges from the water in the water. The shape is an underwater mountain. Various creatures Therefore came to live in this area, such as bright colored shrimp, seahorse, and whale shark Which the largest in the world. most found here and often more than other dive sites in Thai sea.

Mu Koh Similan



“Kong Hin Ta Chai” looks like a sunken stone pile, a source of large and small fish. Moreover, there are also found manta rays and whale sharks.

Mu Koh Chumphon, Chumphon


“Koh Ngam Noi and Ngam Yai Island” are rich coral reefs and colorful sea anemones. Moreover, the whale shark can be found here as well.

Phi Phi Islands, Krabi



The southern part of Phi Phi Leh is about 2 kilometers away. The rocks are in the middle of the sea. It is a beautiful diving spot, with many corals and marine animals that are very rich.
Next to this area, to the right, you will find a rock formation under the sea called the Shark Point, which often found the Leopard shark.

Tarutao, Adang-Ravi, Satun


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