Scuba Cat At Racha Yai

Where to dive around Racha Island

Racha Yai island is surrounded by beautiful hard coral reefs. Dive sites are mostly sloping walls going down to 20-30 meters and are filled with aquatic life. Currents are mild and it is a perfect place to learn scuba diving or a good option for a certified diver to do easy and relaxing drift dives.

Dives on the east coast are subject to minimal current, have clear water, and support a good variety of marine life. Dives on the west coast consist mostly of granite rocks, sparse coral growth, invertebrates, and a good variety of reef fish. All levels of divers can go scuba diving at Racha Yai Island.


Number of Days Price in Baht Number of Dives
1 Day 3,200 2
2 Days/1 Night 7,200 7
Extra Day 4,000 Extra 5

Included in the price is:

  • Hotel Transfers
  • Freshly cooked buffet meals
  • Snacks
  • Fruits
  • Coffee, Tea, Water
  • Tanks
  • Weights
  • Divemaster service
  • Dive torch

Racha Yai Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - 4 dives

Pick up from Phuket hotels 7:30am and transfer to MV Scuba Cat at the East side of Racha Yai Island. Arrive at 10:00am there will be cabin assignments, a complete boat, dive safety and procedures briefing then its time to gear up for your first dive and look underwater . Time for lunch! Dive 2 .You are now in the Eat- Sleep- Dive routine of liveaboard diving. On MV Scuba Cat we have 5 dives a day scheduled and are happy to take you to the beach on request. MV Scuba Cat spends this season moored at Racha Yai as a floating dive hotel, all the dive sites are in close proximity and it is possible to spend time onshore and get picked up for dinner a little later. We also have Ocean Kayaks onboard for your enjoyment.

After a light snack of fresh fruit and cookies its time for the second dive of the afternoon. Dinner is at 18:00 and is always enjoyable meeting new friends and sharing the day’s diving experiences.

Our daily night dive is scheduled at 19:30 with evening snack and DVD to follow. Many of our guests enjoy the evenings on our enormous "moon deck" - the star studded sky makes for wonderful ambiance and complete relaxation. It doesn't get much better than this!

Full day (day two, three, four or five) - 5 dives

Wake-up call at 06:30 with a light self - serve breakfast of toast, fruit, cereal, juice and coffee will get your day going.

First dive is at 07:30 and is followed by a full western style breakfast. Second dive is at 10:30. Lunch is at 12:00 with afternoon dives at 14:00 and 16:00.

Dinner at 18:00 followed by the night dive at 19:30. Trips to the islands, snorkeling kayaking or just chilling out on the roof are always available for a bit of a change of pace. EAT-SLEEP-DIVE!

Departure Day - 3 dives

On your last day in Racha Yai we have dives scheduled at 07:30, 11:00 and 13:00. Lunch will be served at 12:00 with transfer back to Patong Beach at 14:15.

The cruise back to Patong will be a great chance to catch up with your log book, and collect all your new buddies email addresses.