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DVD Programme One:

Krabi, Koh Lanta, and Phi Phi Islands

Now is the time to come back and enjoy diving in Thailand!

Book your flights to Thailand and explore this wonderful country in Asia. You and your loved ones will surely find this place ideal for your vacation. More and more people who want to experience an Asian getaway go to this stunning country. Thailand offers various activities and destinations for vacationers looking for a great time. One such activity is diving in the beautiful islands in South Thailand. Here, you will find Krabi in Koh Lanta, which is truly a relaxing place that is far from the busy streets of the city.

Programme One ...

takes you on a journey to the South of Thailand where the laid back lifestyle of Krabi, Koh Lanta and the Phi Phi Islands is what attracts tens of thousands of people every year.

Krabi is a small town nestled between limestone cliffs which surround the area. It has been famous for many years for its Rock Climbing ... Many people are attracted to Railley Beach to challenge themselves on the shear walls. The beaches are also well known for their powdery white sand and the chance of finding a truly secluded bay.

Diving has grown quickly over recent years due to the increased possibility of Whale Shark and Manta Ray sightings especially around Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, and Koh Ha.

For the wreck diver ... The King Cruiser, a Car Ferry, which sank in May 1997 after colliding with Anemone reef, offers the chance to see the result of coral growth and quick habitation by schooling fishes and invertebrates.

This programme also looks at the Leopard Shark ... relatively calm, they can be seen either laying, relaxing on the sand around the edges of several reefs in the area or swimming, patrolling the water. Normally quite tolerant of divers, they will usually just lay while photos are taken, although flash bulbs tend to scare them a little.

The reefs in general are in good condition predominantly made up of large hard coral areas with soft coral gardens.

The Dive Sites

Below, you find the description of dive sites, which we dived during the making of

the DVD "Discover Scuba Diving Thailand". Best diving time is October to May.

Koh Ya Wa

Koh Haa

Koh See

Many boulders mixed with hard coral areas. Good critter diving. Visibility 5-15m (depth 5-10m).

Hard and soft coral. Nudibranches galore. Visibility 5-15m (depth 5-20m).

Hard and soft coral areas. Visibility 5-15m. Leopard Sharks possible (depth 5-20m).


Koh Lanta

Hin Daeng

Hin Muang

Koh Ha

Large Rocky area with steep walls. The Red coral gives this site its name. Visibility 10-35m (depth 5-40m). A multitude of sea creatures including leopard sharks, grey reef sharks, barracudas, turtles, and occasional Whale Sharks.

A rocky area approx. 200 metres long. Purple soft corals and large fans. Visibility 10-35m (depth 10-40m). Good for Grey Reef Sharks, Mantas, Whale Sharks and Jacks.

A little further south to Hin Daeng/ Muang this series of 6 islands claims underwater caves, caverns, swim-throughs, and good marine life including Turtles, Octopus and Leopard Sharks. Visibility 10-25m (depth 5-30m).

Koh Bida Nai

Phi Phi Islands

Koh Bida Nok

Phi Phi Ley - Maya Bay

A area of large and soft coral. Very good for Leopard Shark sightings plus occasional Ghost Pipe Fish and White Tip Shark. Visibility 10-25m (depth 5-22m).

An area of large boulders and coral heads, sea fans, anenomes and sea whips with a good chance of Leopard Sharks and Octopus. Visibility 10-25m (depth 5-25m).

An area of large and soft corals with a few boulders, usually good visibility. Cuttlefish, Turtles. Visibility 5-15m (depth 10-25m).

Other dive sites visited include Phi Phi Ley - Losamah Bay, Phi Phi Don - Nui Bay, King Cruiser wreck, Koh Dok Mai, Anemone Reef, and Shark Point.

Krabi,  Koh Lanta, and Phi Phi Islands

Dive Centres


A professionally operated centre, European owned and with the best boat in the area. Offering complete dive courses from Open Water to Professional. Daily trips to all popular dive sites.



Tel: +66 (0) 75-637242-45

Fax: +66 (0) 75-637246


Scandinavian run Padi 5 Star IDC Centre, based on Koh Lanta. 3 dive boats. Daytrips and liveaboards. Nitrox available.



Tel: +66 (0) 75-684208

Fax: +66 (0) 75-684057


Offering courses from Open Water onwards and with very friendly multi-lingual staff. We take you to all the best dive sites around Phi Phi and beyond.



Tel: +66 (0) 75-620800

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please phone 089-088 3421 or email: info@diveclubthailand.com

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