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Everything You Need To Know About Diving Pattaya & its beautiful seaside resort

The beautiful seaside resort of Pattaya has a vibrant history and is located just and hour or so to the south east of the capital Bangkok. A lively place not to be missed, There is plenty of Pattaya Accommodation Options very close to central areas which are very popular for those looking for a bit of fun and entertainment whilst on a scuba diving holiday.  All the dive centres here in Pattaya are PADI certified and are from an English speaking country. Beginners will usually train in a swimming pool in the first instance before heading out to sea. Advanced Divers can get straight on with it, Get in out our wreck diving scene or perhaps ask about the exclusive dive trips to Samaesan where the most famous of our wreck is and also where the Whale Shark can be spotted from Nov – March Each Year if you are lucky.


Pattaya Wreck Diving

There are a number of shipwrecks around the coastline. Wreck dives are found at both the near and far islands. These are popular places for diving schools to take advanced divers for fun as well as their wreck speciality students. These wrecks are home to numerous rare species including some endangered sharks.

Coral Diving Pattaya is a Great Day Out

Diving is a great day out whether you are taking a Pattaya Dive Trip by yourself or with a group of friends. If you do choose to go it alone, you will find that you are taken to Pattaya Dive Sites with other divers, usually who are at the same diving level as you are. The dive shops in town provide you with all the necessary equipment that is needed to complete your dives and you daytime dive buddies may become your nighttime wingmen. You may want to purchase your own underwater camera like a Gopro so that you can photograph the Marine life as well as capture those special moments above and below the water!

Pattaya Wreck Diving Hardeep Wreck
coral island Diving Pattaya

Pattaya Nightlife & Activities

The nightlife in Pattaya is often considered too lively or ‘vivid’ for some, it still amongst the top ten party destinations in the world.  During the daytime the beachfront front and local attractions are full of visitors who are looking to participate in Activities Pattaya has on offer! Pattaya’s island tours, Beach front shopping and markets, cinemas and restaurants and of course, water sports, including scuba diving.  Pattaya hosts one of first dive shops started in Thailand and still all those years later is still here and popular as ever.. Pssst, Yes we are talking about us, Seafari Dive Center Pattaya, Established in 1970!

Whether you are into the Pattaya Nightlife scene or not, this city is full of activities for all. Pattaya Beach hosts the largest beach front shopping mall in Thailand! If you dont want to party, you can always shop, watch a movie, have a quite drink along the beach front in the evenings.   Pattaya has day trips on boats leaving the harbour or the beachfront everyday also, taking scuba divers to the many coral reefs and shipwrecks that are located nearby. Pattaya also has many islands that are home to beautiful sea creatures such as reef sharks, turtles, sea horses and a wide range of colourful marine plants. The great thing about diving in Pattaya is that the waters here are very calm and can be quite clear during the best parts of the Pattaya Dive Season. Beginners are also welcome onto diving trips as many of the dive centres offer first time diving classes and even offer to teach beginners all the way up to instructor level in a matter of weeks.

Finally, after you have enjoyed your diving in Pattaya, if you’ve already had a few quiet nights in and want to live it up, you can hit the many bars and clubs that are on offer in the vicinity and enjoy your holiday to the max.

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