Dive Sites

Dive Sites

Dives Sites in Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia

Sunrise Divers offers a huge variety of scuba diving options in Thailand, Burma and Indonesia. In Thailand, the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock are justly famous and there are plenty more sites around Phuket and Phi Phi. Further north in Myanmar (Burma), you have the islands of the remote Mergui Archipelago which stretch for several hundred kilometers. Indonesia has countless world class dive sites from Komodo to Raja Ampat and Sulawesi. You’ll find links below to further information about many of these sites. For diving options, please check the pages below.

Similan Islands Reef

Similan Islands Dive Sites

The Similan Islands national marine park is widely recognized as the number 1 scuba diving area in Thailand, and most would agree that the reef and marine life is some of the best in Asia. The dive sites vary from gentle sloping hard coral reefs [...]

Manta Ray - Diving Hin Daeng in Thailand

Surin Islands Dive Sites

Liveaboards from Phuket will usually dive both the Similan Islands and the dive sites to the North of the Similans. For simplicity, this area is referred to by the name Surin, though the dives include the isolated islands of Koh Bon and Koh Tacha [...]

Leopard Shark

Phuket Dive Sites

Phuket has an impressive variety of day trip diving available, and the marine life is truly outstanding. There are dive sites for all levels of diver and to suit all tastes from easy shallow reef dives to wreck and wall dives. Racha Yai is perfec [...]

Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Dive Sites

Koh Phi Phi (pronounced Pee Pee) is located about 45km East of Phuket and offers some excellent dive sites for all levels of diver. Phi Phi Islands diving day trips are available from Phuket by speedboat or slower dive boats, but the area is best [...]

Whaleshark at Richelieu Rock

Richelieu Rock

Certainly one of the best dive sites in Thailand, Richelieu Rock is an isolated pinnacle about 10km east of Surin Islands and 100km NNE of the Similan islands. The very top of the rock is just visible at low tide, but submerged at high tide. Belo [...]

Koh Tachai Island

Koh Tachai Pinnacle

Koh Tachai is a small rocky island with a beautiful white sandy beach located about 20km north of Koh Bon or 40km from the Similan islands. The beach got very popular with day trippers in recent years, and starting 2017 day trips by speedboat hav [...]

Manta Ray at Koh Bon

Koh Bon Island

Koh Bon is a small granite rocky island about 20km northeast of the northernmost tip of the Similan Islands. On the surface it's just rock topped with a little greenery. No beaches or anywhere to land on the island, though there is a hole that pa [...]

Whaleshark

Hin Daeng and Hin Muang

South of Phuket and Phi Phi, towards the border with Malaysia lie some more excellent dive sites. Hin Daeng and Hin Muang (Red rock and Purple rock) are truly world class sites, offering steep walls, big fish and lush soft coral gardens. Whalesha [...]

Diving in Myanmar

Myanmar Dive SItes

Diving in Burma, also known as Myanmar, is popular, but there are not so many options. The Mergui Archipelago is visited by liveaboards based in Phuket or Khao Lak. The dive sites cover a wide area of ocean, and Burma liveaboard tours are typical [...]

Manta Ray at Komodo National Park

Komodo Dive Sites

The Komodo National Park is located about 400km east of Bali, between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores. There are three main islands - Komodo, Rinca and Padar, plus many smaller islands. The most famous resident of the Komodo area must be the Ko [...]

Pygmy Seahorse

Raja Ampat Dive Sites

Raja Ampat, the Four Kings, is an extensive archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands surrounding the four main islands - Misool, Salawati, Batanta, Waigeo and the smaller island of Kofiau. The area also contains Cenderawasih Bay, the large [...]

Thailand, Myanmar & Indonesia's Best Diving Locations

The Thailand liveaboard high season is from October to May. All liveaboard schedules are online for the coming season from mid October 2017 up to May 2018. Our Phuket dive center is also open during low season for day trips and PADI courses. Start planning your dive trip now! Liveaboard diving in Thailand is as popular as ever - early booking is highly recommended, especially for the more popular boats, though you can sometimes find last minute trips. There are also several boats with trips into the remote Mergui Archipelago in Burma (Myanmar).

Indonesia (Komodo and Raja Ampat) liveaboard schedules are also online right through 2018. Komodo is the best place to dive during the summer May - October. Raja Ampat is the best Indonesia option from November - April. If you are looking for a liveaboard trip in Thailand, Burma or Indonesia, we hope to hear from you soon!

Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Liveaboards visit 2 main areas among the many islands of Indonesia - Komodo, famous for it's dragons and Raja Ampat which is called the 'Cradle of Biodiversity'. Diving is spectacular, marine life anything from pygmy seahorses to manta rays!

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Mergui Archipelago

Myanmar Liveaboard Locations

The Mergui Archipelago is largely uninhabited, with hundreds of islands stretching 400km up the West coast of Myanmar. You might not even see another dive boat during your trip - dive Myanmar now before it really opens up to mass tourism!

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