The finest diving in the world is offered in Thailand. Its many islands run along the coastline and are among the most excellent in the world. The majority of the Thailand diving destinations are located on the South East coast in the Andaman Sea.

The most prominent ones are the exceptional Similan Islands with their remarkable diving. Just a little further North, the Surin Islands are outstanding. They are home to the world-renowned Richelieu Rock diving site with good opportunities to see a whale shark.

These destinations are better traveled via Liveaboard; however, there is the possibility of diving there during a day tour. Nearer to the mainland, there are remarkable diving opportunities around Phuket Islands, Koh Phi Phi and the Koh Lanta (Hin Muang and Hin Daeng are two first class diving locations. These destinations provide really great chances to dive with a whale shark or a manta ray