Scuba Diving Thailands Andaman Sea
Thailand’s Andaman Sea Is a world class dive destination.
combine relatevly shallow dive sites, with nearly all year round excellent weather and dive conditions, with the rich warm waters of the Andaman sea and you’ll find divers heaven.
Andaman Sea Scuba Diving Seasons
Diving the Andaman is possible all year round. November to March is the High Season, as weather is cooler, and more stable and predictable, allowing you to go further off the mainland, to premier dive destinations such asthe Similan Islands, or the famous Hin Daeng/ Hin Muang dive sites where Giant Manta rays are seen regullary. however, it can be prety busy which sometimes does’nt corresponde with diving. Off season is just as fun, sea is reach with plankton and timing with wildlife. you’ll have better chances on a very close encounter with the world largest fish- the Whale Shark- while scuba diving!
The Andaman Sea Marine Life:
Black tip Sharks, Leopard Sharks , Blue Spotted Sting Rays, Hawkbills Turtles and other big Marine creatures are encountered frequently. On the reef, look for Lion fish, Scorpion fish , Moray eels,Sea Snakes, Cattle fish, Octopus, and Squids. Try harder and you might find the elusive Sea Horse, Frog Fish, Pipe fish , Sea Slugs, Nudibrancs, and others.
Close Encounters with Manta Rays, Whale Sharks and schooling Tunas, and Barracudas are common as well.