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What to do in Phuket: Scuba Diving, a life changing experience


Exploring the underwater world in Phuket.

Scuba Diving is one of the main attractions Phuket offers.

In tropical waters you can easily spot coral reefs and colourful fish by simply putting your head in the water. With a snorkel set it certainly becomes more exciting, but the ultimate experience is without a doubt Scuba Diving.

Scuba Diving Lion FishIn the last two decades equipment reliability and training techniques have improved dramatically. Scuba Diving has now become not only very safe but also accessible to many. Never tried before? That’s not a problem. Many dive centres offer the Discover Scuba Diving program; this is a one day experience specifically designed for beginners. If you want to go a step further and get certified, in just 3 days you can complete the PADI Open Water Course.


The possibilities for divers in Phuket are abundant. You will find amazing soft and hard coral reefs, shipwrecks, caves and much more. The most famous spots are Phi Phi Islands, the King Cruiser Wreck and the Similan Islands. These are considered by experienced divers among the top spots in the world.


Anemone fish scuba diving

The crystal clear waters of the Andaman sea are famous for the variety of marine life. You will be able to dive with a large number of reef fish, such as parrot fish, anemone fish (Nemo) lion fish and many more. Divers often see turtles and leopard sharks; close encounters with large pelagic such as manta rays or whale sharks are also possible.



Villa Sunpao offers, through selected Dive Centres, all the diving courses as well as dive trips for certified divers. Email us to find out more about the diving packages available; our staff will be happy to help you organizing your dive trip.