Thailand is a popular destination for everyone having a great love for scuba diving, where warm, calm water and also an abundance of beautiful marine life makers for awesome dives. Thailand’s diving is highly affordable comparing to diving in Europe and Caribbean, though for safety’s sake care must be taken for using a reputable dive operator.
In order to get most out of diving in Thailand, you need to be aware of when and where to go. Not all of Thailand’s dive sites are widely available all year round, so it generally pays to do a bit of planning.
Similan Islands are a small group of uninhabited islands in the Andaman Sea, just off the wester Thai coast. These Similans are generally visited by liveaboard boats from Phuket and Khao Lak, where divers eat sleep and dive on the boat for several days.
The Similans is said to be a perfect place to learn to dive, as taking Thailand diving liveaboard trip will allow a new diver be capable of having lots of practices by doing so many dives. It is important to be taught by a highly reputed operator with certification and experienced instructors. You must be sure to ask your operator about the newness of their scuba equipment and also their staff.