The Best Diving And Best dive Boats In Phuket Thailand.


Here in Phuket Thailand over the last few years I have had more and more comments on the dive boats just as much as the dive sites. We all know the diving here in Thailand Phuket especially is some of the best in the world. What with the warm water all year round and so many sheltered spots to dive no matter what the weather does. So what is the difference between one dive shop phuket and the next??

The 2 main differences are the dive boats and the instructors. There are many good instructors on the island too who have vast experience and excellent knowledge. However the best ones are the instructors that still have the passion and want to go diving phuket and the surrounding islands, rather than the ones who see it as another day at work, but its still better than an office job. These are the ones that we dont want at Thailand divers. we only use the ones that still love scuba diving Thailand.

The main difference that can make or break a day is the boat. As I said all phuket dive shops go to the same dive spots but what makes the difference is how you get there and how relaxed you are when you begin your dive. Some companies have smaller, slower boats with wooden benches to sit on. They are nice and cheap and get you to the dive sites if some what behind everyone else and with a numb bum. There are faster ones which pack everyone and their dog on to cover the cost of the fuel to run at faster speeds. Both have good points and bad ones.

What I have been repeatedly been told is the best way to dive is on a comfortable boat where the skipper and tour leader use their brains. The best boats have a large saloon that can hold everyone in comfort during the scattered storms of low season. They have a large open shaded area to eat during the heat of summer and a sun deck for those nutters that still feel the need too bake themselves further. The boat must have a chef onboard to cook a good breakfast on the way to the first dive site so everyone has energy for the day ahead. We must have a good selection of both western and Thai food for lunch along with afternoon tea {pancakes with banana, mango, chocolate or maple sauce) just incase you feel a bit peckish before dinner.

The tour leader and skipper need to be able to think and if one dive site is busy then move to the next one which is empty then move back to the first one when everyone else has moved on. Tides and currents must be taken into account as they are not the same everyday, so the order of dive sites can not remain the same as the enjoyment of some dive sites can be lost in stronger current where on other sites current can help as it means less finning. Getting home early must not be the priority but having three great dives is far better than dropping into current and using the air quickly to get home sharply. again thats where a good phuket dive center comes into its own as the passion for diving is still whats important with all the staff.

Now take all of the above factors into account and you should get a perfect day (weather permitting) as this something we still can not control but with a bit of thought the weather should not impact too much on the day if you have the right boat. Scuba diving Phuket is what many people work all year to save up for. It is the duty of the dive center to provide the best possible diving Phuket can offer on every single day.

Who cares about a bit or rain on the way out if you have sausage, beans, eggs, toast and tea or coffee to get through. A quick lunchtime shower when you have your Spag Bol, Pasta Carbonara, Pad Thai or Thai Green Chicken Curry. Then mix this with an experienced Instructor who is there because he or she wants to be there. Wants to meet new people and most of all wants to make sure you have a good day too. Then just for good measure add the warm water, stunning dive sites and the huge variety of marine creatures on offer. Then what do you get Diving in Phuket with Thailand Divers. Dont believe us then just check trip advisor. From 1st time divers to people with 1,000s of dives under their belt along with dive professionals from around the world all cant be wrong. Check us out on Facebook, Twitter or talk to us live on the website live chat to get all the latest from the greatest all year round dive centre.

Diving Phuket is some of the best in the world all within easy reach of all level of diver. Discover scuba diving phuket and you will never look back. If you learn to dive phuket will blow your mind when you see the colours and variety of marine life. Here from a good Phuket dive center like Thailand Divers you can even do you PADI open water course similans or onboard a similan islands liveaboard. this is a real awesome experience to spend a couple of days in one of the top ten diving locations on the planet and to walk away with your open water license. The similans are only open for six months of the year and offer the best diving from December till May but they open from mid October. However October in the similan island national park is far better than most locations get at any time. If you are looking for the best diving on the best boats then think diving in Thailand, think similan Thailand, think Thailand Divers and you know you will have the best diving, the best boats and the best instructors possible.

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