Discover Scuba Diving

If you want to try scuba diving and see the amazing underwater world of Phuket. Then this full day discover scuba diving trip is going to be the highlight of your tropical holiday.

Thanks to the white-sand beaches and bath-warm waters of the Andaman Ocean, Phuket is a firm favourite when it comes to one of the world’s best scuba diving holiday destinations.

No prior scuba diving experience is needed as you will be fully supervised by one of our experienced scuba diving instructors. 


Trip Schedule

  • 07.30am - 5.00pm
  • Discover Scuba Includes - Everything
  • 07:30 - We come and collect you from your hotel by air conditioned minivan and transfer you to the day trip scuba diving boat.
  • 08:30 - Join the day trip boat where your scuba diving Instructor will be waiting for you, and sail to Koh Racha Yai Island.
  • 09:00 - Freshly prepared breakfast is served whilst on our way to Koh Racha Yai island.
  • 10:30 - Your Instructor will put on your scuba diving equipment before jumping into the water for your first scuba dive of the day.
  • 11:40 - When you arrive back from your dive a hot buffet lunch will be waiting for you on board.
  • 13:00 - It’s time for your second scuba dive of the day.
  • 14:00 - Back on board and time to reflect on the days diving with your Instructor as we cruise back to Phuket.
  • 15:30 - Arrive back at Phuket island.
  • 16:30 - Transfer back to your hotel.

Fully Inclusive

  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Freshly prepared breakfast whilst on our way to Koh Racha Yai Island
  • Scheduled return boat transfers (Chalong harbour - Koh Racha Yai Island)
  • Two dive sessions fully instructed by a PADI Proffesional scuba diving instructor
  • All scuba diving equipment
  • Professional Diving Instructor - (maximum 4 divers in a group)
  • Freshly cooked lunch and refreshments

Frequently Asked Questions

This really depends on how fast you breathe the air from the tank but normally it is around 30 minutes per dive.

You will do 2 coral reef dives during the discover scuba diving day trip.

In the Andaman Sea, water temperatures are usually very warm, ranging from 79 to 84 degrees throughout the year – so we wear a thin 3mm shorty wetsuit on dives.

The minimum age is 10 years old to go scuba diving.

Yes – If you want a one on one discover scuba diving experience or you would like to dive with just your group we can organise a Private day trip and this is an additional 

This does not happen very often but if you do not enjoy the discover scuba diving then we have snorkeling equipment for you to use onboard or you could just relax onboard and top up your tan.

No. There is no need to be able to swim to go scuba diving. You only need to be able to swim to complete the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The maximum depth your professional scuba diving instructor will take you to is 12 meters on the discover scuba diving trip. The coral reefs surrounding Koh Rach Yai are perfect as the coral reefs start around 5 meters and go down to 12 meters.

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ (PADI) Flying After Diving guidelines say divers should not ascend to a high altitude within 12 hours of completing a single dive or 18 hours after doing multiple dives so as long as you are not flying before 9am the next day everything will be fine.

Your PADI professional will be with you for the entire process and it starts with a little theory on the day trip boat when you are sailing to Koh Racha Yai Island. You will be taught about the body, more specifically what happens to the body when you go underwater, how to communicate via hand signals and how to name and use the equipment that you will be using. Its informative and fun!

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving can be credited towards the PADI Open Water Diver Course. You can now complete your PADI Open Water diver course in just just two  days and will give you a certification that will last a life time. It will allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters, dive without an instructor and allows you to rent equipment from your local PADI center and go and explore the underwater world!

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