ALL YEAR ROUND - PHUKET DAY DIVE TRIPS IN THAILAND
KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND - 2021-2022

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KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND

Diving boat trip from Phuket (13 Miles): 1 heure 30 minutes by a powered day dive boat or 30 minutes by speedboat.
Visibility: 10-25 meters. Depth: 3-30 meters.
Koh Racha Yai Island is ideal for the whole family whether for snorkeling in shallow water or for scuba diving from beginner diver up to more experienced diver. Dives on the East side of Koh Racha Yai Island are very easy with clear water and a good variety of marine life, including abundant coral reefs, artificial reefs made with cement blocks and artificial wrecks (motorcycles and boats). Dives on the West side of Koh Racha Yai Island consist mainly of granitic rocks with hard and soft corals, artificial reefs made with cement blocks, invertebrates and a good variety of reef fish.

Day dive trips with day dive boats and MV Andaman Seafarer 01 from Phuket

WHAT IS OR NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICES OF THE DAY DIVING TRIPS FROM PHUKET

DAY DIVE TRIPS INCLUDE
- All participants: Hotel transfers from Kamala, Kalim, Patong North & South, Karon, Kata, Nai Harn, Chalong and Rawai Beaches (Other parts of Phuket Island: Please contact us), Boat, dinghy, breakfast, fruits all day-long, buffet-lunch, water, tea, coffee, chocolate and soft-drinks. 
- Snorkeler: Snorkeling with a local guide on the shallow reef with a mask, snorkel and life-vest on.
- Freediver: Freediver will enjoy deep freedives in clear water under the supervision of our multi-lingual Instructor / Tour Leader.
Beginner diver (DSD - Discover Scuba Diving): The course includes full scuba diving equipment and the beginner will enjoy 2 to 3 shallow dives with learning basic training at the start of dives under the supervision of our multilingual instructor.
SCUBA review for certified diver: Ideal for certified divers who have not dived for a few months and want to start their diving vacation in complete safety with a refresher course under the supervision of our multilingual instructor / divemaster including 2 to 3 dives and full scuba diving equipment.
- Certified diver (Fun dives): Tanks, weights and 2 to 3 fun dives under the supervision of our multilingual Instructor / Divemaster.

DAY DIVE TRIPS DO NOT INCLUDE
- Scuba diving and snorkeling equipment, national park fees, beers, tips (Crew, instructors, divemasters and guides).

DAY DIVE TRIP 01 (2 to 3 DIVES): KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND
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DAY DIVE TRIP 01 (2 to 3 DIVES): KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND
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Koh Racha Yai Island
The granitic island of Koh Racha Yai bathes in the south of Phuket Island in crystalline water of the Andaman Sea and is just 1 hour 30 minutes by powered boat from Chalong Bay Marina. It is covered with tropical forests on the heights and coconut plantations on a large part of the island. Hiking trails allow hikers to visit the different beaches of the island of Koh Racha Yai with unusual encounters such as water buffaloes or large harmless monitor lizards. Shore excursion, snorkeling or scuba diving for beginners or experienced divers are planned for the whole family during this day at sea.

Try-Dive (Discover Scuba Diving)
During the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water maximum depth is 12 Meters and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world with our multi-lingual PADI and/or CMAS Instructors/Divemasters. No diving experience is required for this first diving experience (10 years above).

SCUBA Review for certified diver
Perfect diving day for those certified divers without diving more than 6 months and willing to start their dive holiday safely.

CMAS 1-Star Diver - PADI Open Water Diver (OWD)
Openwater Diver dive training course is an entry-level autonomous diver certification for recreational scuba diving. It consists of a combination of knowledge development (theory), confined water dives (practical training) and open water dives (experience) suitable to allow the diver to dive in open water to a limited depth of 18 meters (60 feet) and PADI Advanced Diver (AOW), the depth limit is increased from 18 to 30 meters.

PRICES PER CERTIFIED DIVER - CMAS & PADI SCUBA TRAINING COURSES - FREEDIVER - NON-DIVER & SNORKELER
- Per DSD student - Discover Scuba Diving (Full equipment - 2 dives)4,600 Baht
- Per DSD student - Discover Scuba Diving
(Full equipment - 3 dives)5,200 Baht
- Per Scuba Refresher Diver Course
(Full equipment - 2 dives)4,600 Baht
- Per Scuba Refresher Diver Course
(Full equipment - 3 dives)5,200 Baht
- Per diver (Tanks & Weights - 2 Dives): 3,600 Baht
- Per diver (Tanks & Weights - 3 Dives): 3,900 Baht
- Per freediver: 3,600 Baht
- Per non-diver and snorkeler: 2,600 Baht
- Per child from 6 to 12 years old: 1,500 Baht
- Per child under 6 years old: Free of charge

CMAS 1-STAR DIVER or PADI Open Water Diver (3 DAYS)
CMAS 1-Star Diver or the PADI Open Water Diver (OWD) is an entry-level autonomous diver certification for recreational scuba diving

CMAS 1 Star Diver - Allows non-stop dives to a maximum depth of 20 meters.
PADI Open Water Diver - PADI certifies that the diver is able to practice scuba diving by diving with a buddy of the same level (or higher) without being supervised by a professional (Dive Master or instructor). The maximum depth recommended by PADI is 18 meters for the Open Water Diver.

CMAS 1 Star Diver - PADI Open Water Diver
First day - Academic and Pool training
Second and third day - 2 Day dive trips by boat (4 Dives)
- Per student (2nd to 4th Person): 
12,900 Baht
- 1 student in private: 17,900 Baht
NOTE: Prices don't include digital teaching material and certification fees

PADI ADVANCED - 2 DAYS & 5 DIVES
PADI Advanced Diver -
 PADI Advanced Open Water Diver is a certification issued by the international organization PADI. Following on from the Open Water Diver certification, it allows, in PADI commercial structures located outside France, to be able to practice scuba diving independently, by diving with a buddy having a license of autonomous diver without being supervised by a professional (Divemaster or Instructor). The maximum depth authorized by PADI during the training goes from 18 meters (OWD) to 30 meters, the post-training depth (maximum 30 m in autonomy) depends on the experience of the diver and any regulations.
First & Second day - 2 days on a day dive boat (5 Dives)
- Per Person (2nd to 4th person):
9,900 Baht
- 1 Person in private: 13,900 Baht
NOTE: Prices don't include digital teaching material and certification fees

CMAS & PADI - DIGITAL TEACHING MATERIALS AND CERTIFICATION FEES
CMAS 1-Star Diver: 1,200 Baht
PADI Open Water Diver or PADI Advanced Diver: 2,800 Baht

PRIVATE DAY DIVE BOAT CHARTER: KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND
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PRIVATE CHARTER DIVING BOAT (Maximun 25 divers, freedivers or non-divers).
- 50,000 Baht x 1 day: 50,000 Baht

Day dive trips with MV Andaman Seafarer from Phuket

PROGRAM OF THE DAY DIVE TRIP WIT MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER 01 - KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND

- 06:30 - 07:30 - Transfer from the SHA+ hotel to the Seafarer Divers diving center in Chalong Bay Marina.
- 07:30 - 08:00 - Diving and snorkeling bags check-out, filling administrative papers and transfer then boarding and briefing aboard the day dive boat at the Chalong Bay Marina.
- 08:00 - 09:30 - Navigation and breakfast on the way to the island of Koh Racha Yai.
- 09:30 - 15:00 - Buffet lunch, fruits all day long, 2 to 3 dives for certified divers and training divers, freediving, snorkeling or hiking on the trails of the island of Koh Racha Yai.
- 15h00 - 16h30 - Navigation back to Chalong Bay Marina.
- 15h30 - 17h00 - Disembarking and transfer to the SHA+ hotel.

SCUBA DIVING EQUIPMENT RENTAL

- Full diving equipment - fins, mask, snorkel, BCD, regulator, shorty: 500 Baht per diving day

DIVING COURSES TAUGHT ON DAY DIVE TRIPS

CMAS OR PADI dive training courses such as Open Water DiverNitrox DiverDeep DiverSpecialty DiverAdvanced DiverRescue DiverMaster Scuba DiverDivemaster, may be taught during day dive trips at almost all Phuket dive sites. Consult us.

INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR BOOKING

Reservation for any dive tour (Mandatory by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports)
To book an excursion, a day of diving or a diving course with Seafarer Divers Phuket, we need to have this information:
- By all participants: Name and first name, photocopy of passport, nationality, full address in Phuket (Hotel with room number, private house, condo, etc.), arrival and departure dates to and from Thailand.
- Per diver: Photocopies of the diver's certification and logbook with the last dives (certified diver only), height and weight in metric system, the size of the BCD (Stab-jacket) and the wetsuit (XXXL, XXL, XL, L, M, S, XS), the size of the feet for the fins.

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