The Racha Dive Center

The Racha Dive Center

The five-star Racha Dive Center is fully equipped with a purpose-built three-meter deep ozonated instructional pool, air-conditioned classroom and spacious retail shop.

The center offers personalized PADI scuba instruction and diving trips to the Andaman Islands most unique and beautiful sites.

Dive Courses

PADI Scuba Certification

  • Discover Scuba Diving (½ day)
  • Advanced Open Water Diver (2-3 days)
  • Scuba Diver (2 days)
  • Rescue Diver (2 days)
  • Open Water Diver (3-4 days)
  • Emergency First Responder (1 day)
  • Adventure Diver (1 day)
  • ReActivate (refresher) (1 day)

PADI Specialties

Wreck Diver • Deep Diver • Night Diver • Peak Performance Buoyancy
Digital Underwater Photographer • Enriched Air (Nitrox) Diver

Racha Yai Diving

Superb water clarity and abundant marine life makes diving at our island home one for
the bucket list. Water temperature ranges from 27-30 degree Celsius. Coral begins almost
immediately at the waters edge and starts to taper off around 20 meters.

Beginners start their dive in a shallow bay with a sandy bottom,
surrounded by coral gardens.

Certified divers will be dropped in deeper water and can enjoy drift dives
encountering blue-spotted stingray, shoals of barracuda, grouper, and
a many unforgettable colorful reef fish.

Beach Dive • Boat Dive • Night Dive

Dive Sites

A brief introduction to some of the island’s best sites… just minutes from the resort.

The east side contains the majority of the dive sites – gently sloping Lucy’s Reef is home to moray eels, lionfish, nemo and a good selection of tropical reef fish.
Staghorn Reef has large staghorn corals, giant clams, visiting olive turtles,
titan triggers and if you are lucky, manta rays.

At Lah Bay, you’ll find 3 boat wrecks at a depth of 18-25 meters with resident batfish,
shoals of glassfish, giant morays and large groupers under the wrecks.

Batok Bay, fronting The Racha is home to 250 pH-neutral concrete Reef Balls.
Reef balls, a Racha environmental initiative project, provide homes for octopus,

And Beyond…

Enjoy day dive trips to Racha Noi Island / Phi Phi Island / Shark Point / Anemone Reef
King Cruiser Wreck & Dok Mai island in the Dive Center’s purpose-built dive boats.

Marine Life at Racha Yai