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The act of underwater diving where the diver has a breathing apparatus which provides a supply of oxygen while underwater is known as scuba diving. The word scuba is the short form of the word self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. The supply of oxygen comes from a compressed air container which is carried at the diver’s back. Scuba diving can be done recreationally or professionally. Professional scuba diving is mainly done by; rescuers, scientists and the military. We shall discuss scuba diving for recreational purposes. Thailand is a country which has many beautiful scuba diving sites. The following are the best scuba diving sites in Phuket, Thailand.
The Shark Point is one of the major Phuket scuba diving sites. The name of this site is ominous but this should not prevent you from visiting the site. The sharks found in the Shark Point are harmless and you will be able to swim together with them. Swimming with the Leopard sharks is a good experience. Scuba diving in the shark point will enable you to view beautiful schools of tropical fish, coral of sand and limestone stalagmites. This site is close to the Phuket mainland.
The King Cruiser Wreck scuba diving site is also found in Phuket. The name of this site originated from the King Cruiser passenger ferry sinking in 1997. The site offers scuba divers with a close look of the seabed and a good experience by exploring the wreck. You can visit the King Cruiser Wreck and other scuba diving sites in a day.
Kho Racha Yai is another good scuba diving site in Phuket. Koh Racha Yai is an island which is near the mainland of Phuket. In Phuket, Kho Racha Yai is one of the major tourist attraction sites. Scuba divers are able to have a good view of the coral and fish since the visibility is about 25 meters. A diver is also able to spot some elephant statues that were put here. Kho Racha Yai is good for both the expert and amateur scuba divers.
The fourth scuba diving site is Anemone Reef. Despite this rock bringing about ship submergence, it is suitable for scuba divers. This rock is the one which led to the King Cruiser ferry wreck. The moving of the anemone plants offers a live and quiet site. The scuba divers at Anemone reef are also able to view the lion fish and tuna.
The last scuba diving site in Phuket we shall discuss is Koh Dok Mai. The limestone rock provides a beautiful background but you should get close in order to have better experience.
Consider going for scuba diving in the above sites when on a tour in Phuket.s