PADI Dive Center and Snorkeling Tours in Phuket
Amazing Phuket Adventures is a Diving Center providing PADI Scuba diving courses base in Rawai south of Phuket Island. 1 km from Nai Harn beach and only 5 km from Chalong pier (boat departure).
Our friendly, widely experienced, customer and fun oriented Team wants to make your diving holiday in Thailand turn into a truly fantastic experience. We’d like to welcome you as guests and see you return as friends.
Either you have never dove before, or you are already an experienced diver we have a diving course to suit your level.
PADI diving training is one of the most recognized in the world, From PADI discover scuba diving the opportunity to try diving for the first time and feel the freedom to be underwater that only diver know, or enroll a PADI Open Water Diver Course in Phuket, the first certification level and become a real diver.
Certified divers will enjoy the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course, which brings them to explore the underwater world deeper (30m) and practice more diving skills during five greats adventures dives in Phuket, PhiPhi and Racha Islands.
We also provide Professional training as the PADI Divemaster Course and bring you ready for supervise divers and assist Diving Instructors to teach. The PADI Divemaster training is the previous step to the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and starts a career.
Join one of our diving day trips and explore one of the best dive sites around Phuket. Boat departure is from Chalong Pier in the south of Phuket at 10 min drive from our office to some of the famous dive sites around PhiPhi island or Racha Islands, as well some open sea dive sites as Shark Point or the King Cruiser wreck. We propose diving trip with 2 or three dives with daily departure. Phuket is known for his good dive site and the diversity of the marine life in the Andaman Sea. Dive with a big school of fish, explore the reef to find incredible and colorful nudibranch or be the lucky one to dive next to the largest fish on the planet. A Whale Shark. The are seen around Phuket and Similan Island from December to April. Racha Noi island has a famous dive site named South Tip where you can spot the majestic Manta Ray.
Phuket dive site will suit all divers level, with most of the time clear water and soft current. Some dive sites are more recommended for Advanced diver due to depth and current.
Visit and explore the Similan Islands with one of our great Liveaboard trip. From 2 days to 6 days you will dive the best dive site of the Similan National Park. Similan is a paradise for divers and snorkelers with the crystal clear water and colorful reef. Join a trip more than two days and get the opportunity to dive "Richelieu Rock" certainly the most extraordinary dive site of Thailand. It's a great opportunity to dive with manta ray and the biggest fish in the world... Whale shark.
We also provide a range of Snorkeling and day trip tours to enjoy the beauty of Phuket and the Islands, with fantastic activities.
Don't miss the extraordinary Phang Nga Bay with a day cruise by boat to the famous "James Bond" Island (reference: "Man with a golden gun"), visit the mangrove by sea canoe and an epic village built on pillars on the sea where live Sea Gypsies.
Visit PhiPhi Island and amazing landscapes surrounding crystal clear water. Discover the Andaman sea and the famous bay where Leonardo DiCaprio have been for the movie "The Beach" know in Phuket as Maya Bay.
Best time to dive in Phuket
Phuket is a year round diving destination with warm water. During the colder months, the water is around 28°C, so you don’t have to worry about getting cold!
We diving It is recommended to wear 3mm shorty or a full-length suit. The warmest time is from May to August, and the coldest is January to March but water never get below 26°C.
The best diving season is from November to April (December and January are the Peak months in Phuket).
Manta Rays are best seen from February to April at Similan and Racha Noi, but we still see some occasionally in Racha Noi all year long.
The best time or season to see the famous Whale Shark, is from December to April at the Similan Islands, more precisely at Richelieu Roc et Tachai Pinnacle. Regardless the luckiest divers will have the chance to encounter the beautiful fish in Phuket on a local dive.
Diving still running during the monsoon season from June to September, Whenever is raining boats all equipped with a dry saloon to stay dry between dive. Sea Conditions can be a bit rough with a hight risk of seasickness for the more sensitive. The diving conditions are often good especially in the Rachas islands where the visibility is often over 15m. PhiPhi dives can be more difficult at this time of the year and hard to predict because all can change very fast. Visibility is around 10m, but we still have some amazing days with 25m.
Fishes and Coral
The waters around Phuket are wealthy and colorful with an incredible diversity of fish and coral species. The marine life varies between PhiPhi island and the Rachas Islands. The first one has beautiful soft and hard coral reef with large sea fan especially in Shark Point and Bida Nok. On the Rachas Island, the shallow hard coral reef offers beautiful sceneries and very easy access for beginner divers.
The most famous animal worldwide in Phuket is the Whale Shark and Manta Rays. Even we do not dive them every day the encounter is worth it. Diving with one of those two majestic animals is a unique moment. The best chance to dive and see them in Phuket is at Racha Noi island for the Manta Ray and PhiPhi for the whale shark, but don't expect it to much, it has been overpromoted, and chances to dive with them are small.
Manta Rays and Whale Shark are present all year round around Phuket, but the dive site to admire these gentle giants are Koh Bon, Tachai Pinnacle and the famous Richelieu Rock in The Similan. Accessible only by a liveaboard trip with a minimum of 3 days diving.
You will also have the chance to spot plenty of pelagic fishes such as Barracuda, Giant Trevally, Blacktip Reef Shark. Turtles are also very common around the PhiPhi island.
It is also very rich in the small and strange creatures such as Ornate Ghost Pipefish, nudibranchs, harlequin shrimps, sea horse and so much more!
If you are planning an upcoming dive trip or traveling to Thailand, it is an excellent idea to obtain in travel insurance for scuba diving, and even diving is safe, and our divemaster and instructor are all professional divers, an accident can happen. We recommend DAN diving insurance as they offer worldwide coverage and focus on providing scuba divers a quality insurance and medical assistance service. We can either provide a basic scuba diving insurance for 20 THB per days.