PAK 1 Shipwreck

PAK 1 Shipwreck At the weekend we were lucky to get invited on an overnight trip to dive the PAK 1 Shipwreck been run by and out of Rayong Dive Centre. For anyone who does not know this shipwreck, it was previously known as the vertical wreck and was for a number of years Pattaya’s…

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Kanchanaburi Cave Diving

Kanchanaburi Cave Diving We were recently luckily invited on a TCDA – Thailand Cave Diving Association Kanchanaburi Cave Diving liveaboard trip on the Vajiralongkorn Dam, Khao Laem National Park, Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi. Situated 340km from Bangkok it was a 6hr drive late night drive to stay overnight in the accomodation on the dam owned…

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Song Hong Cave Trip – July 2016

Song Hong Cave Trip – July 2016 We ran another trip down to the cave of south of thailand at the end of last month. The original plan was to dive song hong cave for a few days, head on over to to the phi phi caves then hit a couple of wreck dives on…

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The Caves of Southern Thailand

The Caves of Southern Thailand At the end of last month (June 2016) we held a diving expedition to the Caves of Southern Thailand. On the trip we visited the provinces of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi for 10 days of diving some of the best cave systems Thailand has to offer. The first stop…

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New Dive Boat

New Dive Boat Well we finally bought a part share in a new dive boat. She is a 7.5m Offshore Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), less than 2 years old (2013) and should easily take up to 4 technical divers. Here present specs are:- 140hp Tohatsu Engine 40hp Honda Redundant Backup Engine Full Bimini Roof Extra…

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Thong Pha Phum Cavern Diving, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Thong Pha Phum Cavern Diving, Kanchanaburi, Thailand Thong Pha Phum – located about 120 km north of Kanchanaburi. It has to date roughly 6 different caverns and two very nice caves. The whole area used to be dry until dams were built about 30 years ago and flooded the whole town. Great area for cavern…

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Cave Diving Maya Cave, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi, Thailand

Cave Diving Maya Cave, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi, Thailand Maya cave is on Koh Phi Phi Ley approximately 40 min from Tonsai village by boat. The cave is located on the South corner of the bay at a depth of 12m. This bay was made world famous during the making of the film The Beach…

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Diving The Wreck of the HTMS Chang – November 2015

Diving The Wreck of the HTMS Chang – November 2015 Pattaya Technical & Cave Divers recently hit the road again and headed back to Koh Chang in Trat Province, Thailand. It is located on the Gulf of Thailand’s eastern seaboard, 310 km from Bangkok and near the border with Cambodia. Koh Chang is Thailand’s third…

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Yong Hua Wreck

On our recent trip to Koh Lipe in Satun, Southern Thailand for Tec Camp we got chance to dive the Yong Hua Wreck which sank around twenty five years ago after an onboard fire. It rests, intact on its starboard side on a sandy bottom between 42-45m. Descent was made along a reference line and…

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Cave Diving in Southern Thailand

Thailand is home to numerous limestone karst systems that have thousands of dry and wet cave with much to be explored.   Cave diving in Thailand is not as well developed or commercialised as other countries and there is a lack of filling stations and equipment repair centres. As such we jumped at the chance…

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