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Thailand

Overview

Thailand is the 12th largest country in Asia, covering a total area of roughly 513,000 square kilometres!

Thailand’s landscape is composed of highlands, a plateau, mountains, the Mekong River, plains, basins, and oceans. It has a vast array of fauna and flora, dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and breath-taking views from the soaring mountain peaks.
The isolated islands with beautiful beaches, colourful coral reefs and incredible sea life make it a destination worth visiting.

Thailand has an extensive and rich history with traditions being passed down from generation to generation. Thai culture, architecture, art and food makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. There is something for everyone.

Snapshot

Hot and humid year-round, Thailand experiences a dry and a wet season. The wet season runs between May and October, the dry season is from November to April. Temperatures average 32.5°C during the day and 23°C overnight.

In tourist areas, western dress is accepted. If you are planning on visiting more rural areas, cultural or religious sites, it is recommended that you dress more conservatively. Women may be expected to cover their shoulders and legs.

Thai Baht
Type A, Type B and Type C
GMT+7
Take normal travel precautions when eating and drinking – tap water is not safe to drink unless boiled or chemically treated.

Diving

Overview

Thailand’s tropical climate and crystal-clear warm waters make it a perfect playground for scuba divers. Dive sites range from sloping reefs and rocky outcrops to huge granite boulders covered with soft corals and shallow coral gardens. It is this variety of habitat that attracts abundant marine life and makes diving here so appealing.

You should expect interesting dive sites full of life, from critters like frogfish and seahorses to pelagics like whale sharks and mantas.

It’s worth noting that because of its popularity as a tourism destination and the variety of dive sites, Thailand is known as an excellent destination for those wanting to take a dive course. From speciality courses such as drift diving to beginners courses and try dives.

Temperature

27°C – 30°C 3mm

Dive Season
Dive Highlights

The Similan Islands are Thailand’s premier dive region in the Andaman Sea. These reefs can be reached with day boats from Khao Lak and liveaboards cruising between Phuket and Ranong.

Diving is good year-round. If you are planning on going to the Gulf of Thailand, then the best time to go is May to September. For the Andaman Sea, it is best from October to April.

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