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  • Trip introduction

    Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai is a one day experience that exposes you to the glories of scuba diving without signing up for a full time course.

    Starting with quick briefing about the basics of scuba diving, you'll then undergo 15 minutes of learning how to use the equipment. After this you’ll board the boat and sail out to the Racha Yai Islands.

    Gifted with some gorgeous dive spots, you’ll embark on 3 invigorating dives of 40 feet for 45 minutes each. Once you’re under, you’ll hone your skills and witness the rich fish life that thrives here. Throughout your journey you’ll also have your instructor follow you.

    It is ideal for those who have limited time but truly wish to get a taste of diving – as at the end of your experience you’ll surely be left wanting to pursue it further.

    Destination

    Situated in the south of Phuket, the Racha Islands consist of 2 beautiful islands – Racha Yai and Racha Noi. With their crystal clear waters, large mountain cliffs and a vast coral cover with a rich marine ecosystem has made them a popular diving destination for divers from all over the world. Collectively these islands house over 10 dive spots.

    For this trip you’ll depart from the Chalong Pier by a large boat equipped with all the basic amenities and a pax limit of 25. Based on the ocean currents, climate and tide conditions 3 of the best sites will be selected for your diving experience. Once you’re underwater expect to catch site of stone fish, whip rays, clownfish, spotted sting rays and more.

    Destination highlights

    Get a taste of diving through this Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai. | Explore the rich marine landscapes of Thailand's waters. | Learn about the marine ecosystems. | Spot many colourful fish and corals. | Dive as deep as 40 feet into the water.

    Activity Details

    3

    20 mins

    Included

    30 feet

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai: Enjoy 3 Discover Scuba Dives in Racha Yai

    Pick-ups start from 07:00 hrs from your hotel in Kamala, Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai and Nai Harn. You’ll travel to the Chalong Pier where you'll learn the use of equipment.

    By 08:30 hrs you’ll board the boat and sail to Racha Yai to embark on 3 dives in different dive spots. Each dive will last for 45 minutes and take you to depth of 40 feet. Your guide will accompany throughout.

    At the end of the dives, you’ll return back to the Chalong Pier from where you’ll be dropped back to your hotel.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Pick-ups begin from 07:00 hrs from Kamala, Patong, Karon, Rawai, Nai Harn and Kata. You’ll travel to the Chalong Pier to board a large non ac boat with double decks and amenities like toilets and showers, with a pax limit of 25. | Your package includes a buffet breakfast at 09:00 hrs followed by lunch at 12:00 hrs. You’ll be offered snacks of pancakes and fresh fruits. For veg/vegan or dietary preferences, the operator should be informed before hand. | By 18:30 you’ll return to the Pier fr

    Day 1 Milestone

    Phuket

    Phuket

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Snacks

    Veg | Non Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made before 16:00 hrs on the day prior to departure date of the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made after 16:00 hrs on the day prior to departure date of the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All cancellations must be made in writing by email.

    For cancellations made by the operator due to weather conditions or medical problems you will recieve a refund of 200 THB per dive.

    For the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip, obtaining a cancellation insurance is highly recommended.

    Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and the The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times while Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai.

    Please use the equipment with care during the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip.

    No damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the Discover Scuba Diving Racha Yai trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The minimum age to undertake Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip is 10 years. However children between the ages 2 to 8 years can accompany you on the boat free of charge. Children below 2 years are not allowed on the boat.

    For Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai there are no more than 4 divers per guide.

    The cost for the Phi Phi National Park is 600 THB for divers and 400 THB for non divers.

    For any dietary or veg food preferences during the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip, the operator should be informed before hand.

    Travelers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips for staff and other incidental expenses for the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking. 

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Yai trip.

    For the Discover Scuba Diving in Racha Rai trip there are multiple pick-up points at different times: these include Kamala at 07:00 hrs; Patong at 07:15 hrs, Karon/Rawai/Nai harn at 07:30 hrs and Kata at 07:40 hrs.
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs from Kamala Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai and Nai Harn

    • Non ac boat travel to the dive sites and back
    • Toilet and shower facility on boat
    • Professional dive guide
    • Scuba diving equipment
    • 3 Scuba dives
    • Buffet breakfast on Day 1
    • Lunch on Day 1
    • Fresh fruits, pancakes
    • Tea and coffee
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees

    Excludes

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from regions beyond Kamala Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai and Nai Harn

    • Phi Phi National Park fee of 600 THB for divers
    • Phi Phi National Park fee of 400 THB for non divers
    • Cancellation insurance (highly recommended)
    • Personal expenses
    • Additional activities
    • Insurance
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Swimming costume/dive suit
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry or watches
    • Heavily embellished swimwear

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Non ac boat
    • Scuba diving equipment

    You need to get

    • Towel
    • Swimwear
    • Underwater camera
    • ID card
    • Sunscreen
    • Light weight back pack
    • Extra money in local currency for tips, snacks etc
    • Swimming cap
    • Swimming goggles

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.