Racha Yai is a local island 15 miles south of Phuket and takes about 45 minuets on our fast power catamaran, diving here is available for most of the year, as well as a popular location for snorkeling day trippers and beach lovers.
Racha Yai Diving
Racha Yai is a Perfect location for diving for beginners or anyone who has never dived before. Most diver training courses are completed at Racha Yai scuba diving sites.
Phuket Dive Tours have access to both dive boats and speedboats so we can offer all our customers a complete range and choice for Racha Yai Scuba Diving wherever and when you want to dive.
Scuba Divers from all over Asia travel to Phuket to experience Racha Yai island that host some of the best scuba diving all year round.
Watch the Video for scuba diving at Racha Yai Island
We try to provide all divers with current up to date information on for Racha Yai Scuba diving conditions in Phuket, and an overview of what you can see when booking a day trip with Our company.
Scuba diving schedule
Typically most Pick-up times from your hotel are around 7.15am to 7:30am, all transfers are by air-conditioned Minivan or private taxis, breakfast, lunch, drinking water, coffee, tea, fresh fruit, tanks, weights, weight belt and dive master guide are all included in the Day Trip price. Please note that for some remote areas in Phuket transfer fee will be added. After the day trip returning back to your hotel around 3:30 – 4:30pm
- 07:00 – 8:00am Pick up from hotels with a transfer to Chalong Pier.
- 08:30 – Depart Racha Yai Island, lite breakfast and fresh fruit served.
- 9.30 – Arrive at Racha Yai Island to start the first dive.
- 11: 00 – Lite lunch is served as part of the diving surface interval.
- 12:30 – Second dive or snorkeling session at Racha Yai Island
- 2:00 – fresh fruits served while Cruising to Chalong
- 3:00 – Arrive back at the Pier for transfers back to your hotel.
Racha Yai Island Scuba Diving day trip to Racha Yai
When you book your diving trip you can be confident in knowing that we don’t not employ Dive Master Interns, Trainee’s, inexperienced Diving instructors or Back Packing Scuba Instructors to take you scuba diving.
We can assure you now that your diving instructor will have many years experience, working all year round while living in Phuket, holding valid work permits. PADI Professionals that take your safety seriously and know the local diving conditions.
If you a certified Diver and haven’t dived in a while consider taking a Scuba Review to refresh any diving skills you may be rusty on,.
Diving on holiday alone and need a dive Buddy? Take a personal Private Dive master that way you get to dive longer as the dive ends when you are low on air, and it won’t cost that much more than the day trip as we will throw in free equipment..
Day trip diving transfers and fees
Our Office is located at Kata Beach, we have Daily Free Local Departures/transfers from all Hotels in the following resorts:-travelling time to Chalong marina is around 15minutes
7:45 Kata Beach – Karon Beach – Rawai Beach – Nai Harn – Chalong Bay
Extra Charge Private car Transfer fee from: 7:00 am Ban Tao & Surin Beach 1,600thb – Maikhao Beach – Ban Tao – Airport Area 1,500 THB return.
Extra Charge Shared Transfer fees – 7:00am Cape Panwa +500thb – 7.00am Koh Siray 1000Tthb – 7.15am Phuket Town + 400thb or 1,000THB private car pick up with return (Transfers to boat 30 Mins )
The tour itineraries can be change depend on the local weather condition any changes will be made by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip based on matters of safety
Buy Now online – 100% refund back into your account within 12 hours if the trip is cancelled due to Bad weather – we don’t take any money when mother nature stops the scuba diving