Phuket Scuba Diving Day Trips

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Phuket Scuba Diving Day Trips

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Scuba Diving Day Trips

What makes our Phuket scuba diving day trips special?

We carry out diving day trips with our own diving boat MV Matchanu. To ensure comfort and enough space for our divers, we only take a maximum of 12 divers on the day trips. This contributes significantly to the fact that our scuba diving trips are extremely individual, familiar and comfortable. In addition, we have many years of experience in heading to selected dive sites at the right time.

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Dive group offer

Overnight Trip - Weekend Dive Trip

If you are a dive club or a group of divers travelling together you can charter our boat for scuba diving day trips. A great opportunity for an affordable short dive staycation from Bangkok. We can comfortable accommodate 10 divers and 2 guides on board. Additionally up to 5 non-diver can join the day trip.


  • Own transfer to the boat THB 200 per day
  • For dive packages 10% early bird discount (booking min. 2 weeks prior arrival)


  • Full day boat excursion
  • 2 dives per day
  • Diving instructor / guide
  • Cylinders, weights and snorkeling equipment
  • Light breakfast, lunch, fruits, drinking water, coffee and tea
  • Round-trip transfer from hotels in Karon, Kata, Nai Harn and Rawai to 
Chalong pier (other areas on surcharge)
  • National park fees for trips to Phi Phi Islands (THB 600)


  • Rental diving equipment
  • Private diving instructor
  • Soft drinks and beer

Questions regarding Scuba Diving day trips?

Give us a call to schedule your scuba diving day trip

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How is the itinerary of a scuba diving tour in Phuket?

Our first class dive tours in Phuket take place every day and all year round. The day trips for diving start and end in Chalong, where Phuket’s only port for diving boats is located.

A day trip starts at 8 a.m. Depending on the diving destination, we will be back in port between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

After boarding the crew holds a boat briefing, explaining the daily routine. Then the divers are assigned to their places where the diving equipment is ready to be assembled with our support.

The distance to the dive sites varies between 9 and 26 nautical miles. The boat trip takes between 1 and 3 hours, depending on the diving destination.

Before we extensively explore the exciting underwater world of Phuket during two dives, we hold a dive site briefing.

Free drinking water, coffee and tea are available throughout the day. A light breakfast, a selection of Thai dishes for lunch and various fruits are also served. Softdrinks and beer are available at a surcharge.

During the surface break of at least 1.5 hours, we have enough time to take lunch, rest or have a chat. On the way back we relax on deck and look forward to another great day of diving in Phuket.

Quality Scuba Diving Day Trips that pays off

No matter if you plan just one scuba diving day trip or several day trips; we are delighted to discover the beauty of the Andaman Sea with you!

You have the option to book individual, single day diving trips online or on site. Or you decide in advance to go for the discounted diving package which includes multiple day trips for diving in Phuket.

The diving days of the diving package can be distributed over your entire vacation, depending on availability.

If you book at least 2 weeks before arrival, you benefit from a 10% early bird discount.

We can grant you an additional discount of THB 200 per day trip if you organize the round-trip from the hotel to the port yourself.



Frequently Asked Questions

Can non-divers join day trips?

Yes, of course. However, please note that not all diving day trips are suitable for swimming and snorkeling.

Do you have DIN or Yoke connection?

All tanks either Yoke (INT) valves or DIN valves. For Sidemount Divers we have the appropriate tanks available.

Do you have English speaking guides on the boats?

All our guides speak English and at least one other language.

Do you offer free Nitrox?

Unfortunately we can’t offer Enriched Air Nitrox for free. But we offer you a Nitrox course for free when purchasing a diving computer through us.

How long are the surface intervals?

Safety is the highest priority at Aloha Diving and therefore the surface interval is a minimum of 90 minutes.

How long does a dive last?

We plan all our dives for a duration of one hour minimum. We do not have a dive time limitation. Therefore you can stay as long your air last (30 bar / 500 psi minimum pressure).

How many divers are in each group on diving day trips?

We dive in small groups with a maximum ratio of 5 guests per guide.

Is the equipment included?

Equipment is not included on scuba diving day trips, unless it is a special package.

What are the criteria when organising diving groups?

Experience and air consumption are the main criteria for our decisions.

What do I need to take on the day trip boat with me?

Sunblock, towel, swimwear, in low season it’s a good idea to bring rain wear and a warm jacket. Most things are included in our trip price. Soft drinks and beers are the only items you need to pay for. There is a limited supply and selection on the dive boats so please feel free to bring your own and store it in the icebox onboard.

What is the maximum dive depth on dive trips?

The maximum depth is 30m but, with the appropriate qualification can be to 40m.

The depth limit for certified divers are:

  • 18 Meter for Open Water Divers
  • 30 Meter for Advanced Adventurer
  • 40 Meter for Deep Diving Specialty Courses
What kind or emergency equipment is provided on the diving vessel?

Our vessel MV Matachnu is equipped with:

  • Sufficient emergency oxygen with an “ON Demand“ System which guarantees maximum possible O2 care in the event of an emergency.
  • Flairs and Signal smoke according to international standard.
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in the engine room.
  • First aid kit
  • Automatic Identification System (AIS)
  • VHF Radio
  • Life Jackets
  • Tender Boat
  • Search Light remote controlled
What sort of food will be on the day trip?

Food is a mixture of Thai and Western (more Thai). Our boat can cater for vegetarian or vegan on special request. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements and we will do our best to provide you with meals to your liking.

Where is the best place to see a Manta Ray?

The ever allusive Manta Ray have increased in numbers over the last couple of year here in the Andaman Sea. They still are a difficult to find however you chances are increased by trying this dive sites.
• Koh Tachai (Liveaboard trip)
• Koh Bon (Liveaboard trip)
Racha Noi South Tip (Scuba Diving Day Trip)

Where is the best place to see a Whale Shark?

The ever allusive whale sharks have increased in numbers over the last couple of year here in the Andaman Sea. They still are a difficult to find however you chances are increased by going on a liveaboard adventure and trying this dive sites.
• Richelieu Rock (Liveaboard trip)
• Koh Tachai (Liveaboard trip)
• Koh Bon (Liveaboard trip)
Phi Phi Islands (Overnight Trip)
Shark Point (Scuba Diving day trip)

Will I be able to go onto an island on a day trip boat?

Sometimes where it is possible but never guaranteed as we plan the destination daily according to sea and weather conditions. If you are looking for a customized boat experience the Phuket Boat Charter might be interesting for you.

Adorer Dive Package Phuket 3

The itinerary of a Phuket Scuba Diving Day Trip is looking as following:

  • Pick up starts at 7:30 from Hotel / Resort in Karon, Kata, Rawai or Nai Harn by minibus (meeting time at the harbour of Chalong is 7:50am)
  • 08:00 Departure from Chalong Pier by dive boat
  • 10:00am First dive of the day
  • 11:30am Delicious Thai lunch. The lunch get served in a protected where we have plenty of time to relax, go swimming, sun bathing and chatting with other passionate divers (about 2 hours)
  • 01:00pm Second dive at a different location
  • We will be back at the harobur between 3pm and 4:30pm depending the dive destination.
  • Return to Hotel / Resort by minibus


We organise diving trips to Phi Phi Islands on special request. The boat trip is 3 hours each way to visit and dive at the Phi Phi Archipelago. Therefore a long distance surcharge is applying on diving trips to the Phi Phi Islands. You can visit Phi Phi Islands as well in 2 days with our overnight weekend trip.

Pick up times & transfer surcharges

LocationP/U timeshared transfer
Nai Harn7.30amFREE
Kata Beach7.15amFREE
Karon Beach7.15amFREE
Patong Beach7.15amTHB 500
LocationP/U timePrivate transfer
Phuket Town7.15amTHB 1’200
Cape Panwa7.15amTHB 1’400
Kamala Beach7.00amTHB 1’600
Surin Beach7.00amTHB 1’800
Bangtao7.00amTHB 1’800
Nai Yang6.45amTHB 2’000
Mai Khao6.45amTHB 2’200