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Pattaya Scuba diving

Wreck and coral diving

Pattaya Scuba diving has 2 sets of islands known as the near and the far islands to the local dive centers, both sets of islands offer Shipwreck and coral diving for beginner Samae San scuba divingdivers to experienced diver levels.

Pattaya scuba diving has over 20 coral dive sites and 4 great ship wrecks. The coral sites depths vary from 2 metres to 25 metres with interest.

The premier dive sites on the far islands are Koh Rin with it’s North and South pinniacles, Koh Man Wichai with her walls and coral pattaya scuba divingfinger formations and Koh Klueng Badan West and East side.

Schooling fusiliers, batfish, angel fish, butterfly fish, puffer fish, moray eels, bamboo sharks and turtles are a common sight. Viz 5 metres to 25 metres but usually averaging 5 to 15 metres.

The near islands premier dive sites are Koh krok which is great for drift diving and night diving, Koh sak which does have tourist boat traffic in the morning but is a good afternoon dive site and Lam thong on the main island Koh larn.

Even though the far islands usually offer better coral dive sites, it’s not always the case with the viz, they are a bit seasonal to each other which one has the best viz.

The near islands are where you are almost guaranteed to see large hawk-bill turtles as well as all the fish life you see on the far islands, Viz 5 metres to 20 metres depending on the season but usually averaging 5 metres to 12 metres. Here’s just a couple of the PADI courses and specialty’s that are great to do on the Pattaya near or far coral dive sites; PADI Discover scuba diving (for first time divers), PADI Open water course (for people who want to be a certified diver), PADI Navigation Specialty, Photography specialty.

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Large Hawk-bill turtle

We also have a few fun specialties such as fall face mask, sidemount diving and dive propulsion vehicles specialties (Underwater scooters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video: Koh Rin North pinnacle

Video: HTMS Khram 15 metres to 30 metres – Advanced diver certification needed or sign up for the Advanced course and get to dive the wrecks.

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Blue spotted stingray

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Come and dive Pattaya’s wrecks

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The premier Shipwrecks are the sister wrecks HTMS Khram and HTMS Kood which are at depths of 15 metres to the sea bed 30 metres both were scuttled by the Thai Navy, The Khram 2003 and the Kood 2006. Both are now encrusted in corals and sea fans and are home to schooling barracuda and long toms. Rays, sea wrasse, groupers, small sharks and turtles are seen regularly on both wrecks. Can be current on both wrecks, Viz 3 metres to 15 metres averaging 3 to 10 metres. PADI Courses that are great to do on Pattaya’s wrecks are PADI Advanced course, Enriched air specialty, Deep specialty and obviously the Wreck Specialty.

Pattaya scuba diving Chartered Boat trip schedule: certified experienced divers.

  • Pick up at hotel 8am – 8.30am
  • Boat departs: 8.45am
  • 2 to 3 dives plus lunch
  • Return to Pattaya 4 t0 5.30pm depending in which islands we dive. air-con mini bus waiting to take you to your hotel.
  • Included in the trip: Pro dive leader, rental equipment, 2 to 3 dives, lunch/fruit/drinks and pick up and return to your hotel in the Pattaya/Jomtien areas.
  • Price 2,900 Baht 2 dives with rental equipment.
  • 2,500 Baht 2 dives with own full equipment.
  • 600 Baht for extra dive.

 

Pattaya scuba diving 12 metre Speedboat trip schedule: certified beginner divers – scuba tune ups and easy diving.

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Fun easy diving on our speedboat trip.

  • Pick up at hotel 9.45am
  • Boat departs 10.15am
  • 2 dives plus lunch
  • Return to Pattaya 3pm. air-con mini bus waiting to take you to your hotel.
  • Included in the trip: Pro dive leader, rental equipment, 2 to 3 dives, lunch/fruit/drinks and pick up and return to your hotel in the Pattaya/Jomtien areas.
  • Price 2,900 Baht 2 dives.
  • Snorkeling 1,500 Thai baht per person – 2,000B if you need a pro guide.

 

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