All the fun and adventure of scuba diving in one day! This is a first time beginners diving experience you will never forget and will surely want to repeat. Perfect if you just want to try diving or have limited time. This is not a certification course, but can count towards your PADI Open Water certification should you wish to learn more. As part of your experience you will briefly cover dive theory, then make some exercises in shallow water, followed by some fun diving! The maximum depth is 12m (40ft), but if you want to stay shallower, no problem, this is your chance to try diving, so we’ll do all we can to ensure you enjoy it as much as we do! You can choose from a great day out to Racha Yai island or Racha Noi Island. Trips are available every day!
Discover Phuket Scuba Diving Prices and Options
To the south of Phuket, the islands of Racha Yai and Racha Noi are ideal for beginners dives, with clear blue waters and sheltered sandy bays. Visibility here is normally above 20 meters and the marine life is plentiful. A great location for a first dive!
2 dives with day trip to Racha Yai Island – 4,500 THB
3 dives with day trip to Racha Noi & Yai Islands – 5,000 THB
Prices include equipment, insurance, log book, lots of fun, breakfast, lunch, drinks, and hotel transfers from Patong, Karon or Kata beach.
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) program lets a complete beginner dive right in and experience the first time of diving in easy conditions. During your adventure, your instructor will always be right with you. On the way to Racha Yai or Racha Noi Island you have breakfast on the boat. Coffee, tea and drinking water are also provided free. You’ll sit with your instructor and look at some basic diving theory before entering the water. At the start of your first dive you will practice a few scuba skills in very shallow water and finally swim off to experience an underwater adventure. Some people do the discover experience (also called the “resort course”) many times rather than doing a certification course. Others think “Wow! How do I get certified?”. We hope you love it and get hooked on SCUBA!
East Coast of Racha Yai Island to the south of Phuket
Approximate Itinerary (2 dive trip)
Pick up from your hotel
Departure from Chalong Pier
First Dive Experience
Buffet Lunch on the Boat
Depart from Racha Yai Island
Arrive Chalong Pier. Transfer to hotel
Note : To take part you must have no medical issues and you should ideally be able to swim although you can do Discover Scuba as a non swimmer – see Can a non swimmer go diving?
Another Note : If you are taking a dive trip you must allow 18 hours before flying – read more about this : Flying After Diving Guidelines. Be sure to plan your flights accordingly!
Sunrise Divers has been operating in Phuket, Thailand since 1999 logging thousands of dives all over the region. We know the area, we know the dive sites, we know the boats. Let us help you find the right trip!
A Real Dive Center With A Real Shop
Sunrise Divers is not just a pretty website. We are right here to help you with a PADI 5 Star shop, helpful and experienced staff, quality rental equipment and plenty of local knowledge. We hope to meet you in person!
Liveaboard Price Guarantee
We advertise all trips at the official rates agreed with the boat operators. If you are offered the same trip on the same liveaboard at a lower price, tell us! We promise to get you the best trip at the best possible price!
We Make Booking Liveaboards Easy
With our many years of experience, booking with Sunrise Divers is quick and easy. Got a question? We'll answer! Need to talk? Call us! Easy online booking with credit card payment is possible for most trips. We know the liveaboards and the area better than anyone!
Similan Island Thailand Liveaboards
Sawasdee Fasai was a new name in 2016 running trips through the high season to the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock. This is a very large (37 meter long) liveaboard with plenty of space for relaxation. There is a big aircon indoor saloon area o [...]
Prices starting from 7175 / day
Diving in Thailand and Myanmar - The luxury liveaboard Diva Andaman runs 6 night trips to the Similan Islands and also trips in the Mergui Archipelago. The boat was completed in 2009 and has been one of our most popular boats. Early booking is su [...]
Prices starting from 16600 / day
The Dolphin Queen Khao Lak based liveaboard will suit those wanting a lower price Similan Islands trip. If you're backpacking or on a tight budget, this could be the one for you. Despite being a low price, Dolphin Queen is professionally run with [...]
Prices starting from 4950 / day
Bavaria is a brand new liveaboard launched in late 2015, based in Khao Lak and offering a mixed schedule of 3 or 6 night trips in Thailand and 6 night trips in Myanmar. The boat was designed by her German owner who has many years of experience he [...]
Prices starting from 6900 / day
Mermaid 2 is one of Asia's best known liveaboard boats, running 7 night trips to Komodo and also trips in Raja Ampat at a very reasonable price for such a large and comfortable boat. Everything about the boat is big - cabins, dive deck, relaxatio [...]
Prices starting from 500 / day
Moana is a classic 30m Phinisi Schooner, able to take up to 12 passengers for charter (maximum 10 divers on regular trips) for diving or cruising in the Komodo region. All cabins have airconditioning and en suite bathrooms. Although built in a tr [...]
Prices starting from 400 / day