Top 5 Fascinating Locations for Scuba Diving in Thailand

Thailand is undoubtedly exactly a place where not only the gorgeous scenery is found, but also the best place for aquatic sports activities. This country, having stunning seascapes, is seen mostly by people and all scuba divers. You will find 5 places in Thailand where tourists consider the fantastic places to go diving.

Listed are the top 5 places for deep-sea diving in Thailand:

Andaman Sea

The best diving place in Thailand. The Andaman Sea is situated at the south-east part of the Gulf of Bengal. This particular place is the first option for all scuba divers here in Thailand. The ocean is abundant with stunning sea gardens and a huge collection of coral formations. Scuba divers may jump to the sea after a visit to the great Andaman beach. Additionally, there are scuba diving training offered for novices and diving facilities where you can get everything they need for diving.

Hin Mouang

Also referred to as the “Purple Rock.” At this site, scuba divers can easily take a glance of Hin Mojang’s own “pelagic fish.” This place also includes big underwater areas ideal for all scuba divers. You can even find strange sea critters that can easily be seen here. Here, scuba divers can take pleasure in seeing the vibrant number of strange species of fish breeds, coral reefs landscapes, as well as plant-like creatures under the ocean.

Surin Islands

This is situated at 18 km Far East of the Mu Koh Surin sea park. Surin Isles is a destination for sighting whale sharks. Scuba divers can also discover large varsities of pelagic fish. The sea view makes it best for professional photographer scuba divers. This place also gives experienced tour guides to help scuba divers with the strong gusts of the Surin Isle waters.

Similan Islands

This is actually a one day vacation from Kaoh Lak. Here, one will discover fine aqua blue waters having a large population of multi-colored fish. The best time to dive here is in the morning, or even what scuba divers called “Breakfast bend,” as this is the time when a lot of underwater types of fish is seen. Throughout the morning, you will find this sea leopard sharks, scorpion bass, trigger bass, barracudas, and lots of other species of fish. The corals are in superb condition. The optimum time of the year to Scuba diving in Similan isles is from April to May months of the season.

Koh Tao

This particular place may not be usual for overseas scuba divers, yet it’s a great destination for this activity. Here you will find different ways of scuba diving, but better diving on a liveaboard cruise instead any other way. The underwater attractiveness of Koh Tao is still unblemished so that scuba divers can see its natural splendor. You will find huge types of fishes and strange underwater types seen here. The corals are also at their best.

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2 thoughts on “Top 5 Fascinating Locations for Scuba Diving in Thailand”

  1. Like!! I blog quite often and I genuinely thank you for your information. The article has truly peaked my interest.

  2. Koh Tao is the classic, “cheap certification” diver’s paradise! So many people come to Thailand specifically for their PADI on that island!

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