Diving Web Sites
Written by Stephen Burton
ASIAN DIVE SHOPS, HOTELS & TRAVEL
Thailand Diving Reviews – Read divers’ reviews of diver centers in Thailand and around the world.
INTERNATIONAL DIVE SHOPS, HOTELS & TRAVEL
DIVING THEORY, ECOLOGY, RESEARCH
Other Interesting Sites
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Shipwrecks & Underwater Archaeology (top)
- Dive WWII wrecks, thermal lakes, caves, cathedral & reefs.
- Professional Shipwreck Explorers Association PROSEA
- Treasure salvages from shipwrecks – Treasurenet
- Virtual Maritime Museum
- Nordic Underwater Archaeology
- Institute of Maritime History
- World Ship Trust
- Ships of Discovery
- Maple Leaf Shipwreck
- Shipwreck Parks Underwater
- The Vasa Museum
- Council for British Archaeology
- Mel Fisher Maritime Museum
- Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Diver Training Associations & Federations (top)
- ACUC American Canadian Underwater Certification
- ANDI American Nitrox Divers International
- ARPE Association Réflexion Plongée Enfants
- BSAC British Sub Aqua Club
- CDE Croatian Diving Federation
- CPAS Centro Português Actividades Subaquáticas
- DRI Dive Rescue International
- DSAT ( Diving Science & Technology)
- FFESSM Federation Francaise Etudes Sports Sous Marins
- GUE Global Underwater Explorers
- IAHD International Association Handicapped Divers
- ISSD International School Scientific Diving
- NACD National Association Cave Divers
- NAPSD National Association Public Safety Divers
- NAUI National Association Underwater Instructors
- NAUI National Association Underwater Instructors Italia
- NSS National Speleological Society
- PADI Professional Association Diving Instructors
- PSA Professional Scuba Association
- SSI Scuba School International
- SUSV Schweizer Unterwasser Sport Verband
- TDI ( Technical Divers International)
- TSA Trimix Scuba Association
- VDS Verband Deutscher Sporttaucher
Diving Equipment Manufacturers (top)
- Action Plus
- Aqualung (US-Divers, Spiro, Technisub)
- Armor Products
- Bauer Compressors
- Body Glove
- Coda Technologies
- Coltri Sub
- Cressi Sub
- Deep Sea Systems International – ROV’s
- Deep Sea Power and Light
- Deep Ocean Engineering
- Farallon Usa
- Force Fin
- Genesis Scuba
- Lube Suit
- Marine Magnetics
- Ocean Master
- Ocean News and Technology Magazine
- Ocean Reef
- Odyssea Submarine
- Otter Watersports
- Poseidon Diving System
- Reefling Clothing Diving apparel with limited prints of reef animals on Tank tops, Women’s and Unisex T-shirts.
- Sea Otter
- Sea Quest
- Sea Technology Magazine
- U.S. Divers
- Underwater Kinetics
- Zeagle System
- Odyssey Marine Exploration
- Oceaneering International
- Sonsub International
- Wetsuit Wearhouse
Dive Equipment Distributors (top)
- Diver Discount Catalog-Your source for Discount Scuba Equipment, scuba diving gear, Diving Gear, spearguns, spare air and diver supplies.
- Snorkeling equipment -At Scuba Diving Kit we are dedicated to providing you with reviews and features covering the best of scuba diving from diving equipment to snorkeling advice.
- Airia Compressed Air Solutions Compressed Air Specialists for Air Compressor Sales, Spares, Pneumatics, Tools, Service and Repairs.
Brass Hat Diving Gear (top)
Professional Dive Equipment Repair Courses (top)
- Dive Industry Technician Course DITC (Regulators, Compressors, Cylinders)
- PSI Cylinder Inspection Course
Maritime and shipping supplies -Chandlery (top)
Stern Drives Sterndrive Engineering manufactures replacement drives for R/MR/Alpha One and Gen II sterndrives.
Underwater Camera & Video Equipment (top)
- Atmo-Seal Engineering
- Deeeph2O Aquacam
- Ewa Marine
- Ikelite Underwater System
- Marina Camera Distributors
- Sea Vision
Underwater photography tips and advice. Waterproof cameras and housings reviews and ratings. Under water shooting tips tutorials and advice
Diving Magazines (top)
- Asian Diver Online
- CyberSea Scuba Journal
- Deeper Blue
- Dive Girl
- Dive New Zealand
- Dive Training
- Diver Magazine
- Diving Thailand – The PADI® Dive Guide
- Explore Underwater Magazine
- Il Subacqueo
- Info Mare
- L’archeologo Subacqueo
- Marine Diving
- National Geographic
- On the Edge Magazine
- Rodale’s Scuba Diving Magazine
- Scuba Diver
- Scuba Times Online
- Skin Diver Online
- South Florida Dive Journal
- Blue Oasis on Line Diving Magazine
Diving Books, Videos, Charts CD-ROMs (top)
- Aquatic Book Shop
- Multimedia Dive Guide
- Muss Bookshop
- Oceans Enterprises
- Online Diving Bookstore ( Amazon.com )
- Rapsodia Blu
- Submarine and U-boat books
- Under Watercolours Books
Diving Software (top)
- Scuba Diving Software
- Aladdin Pro 95 Software
- Blue Ocean Software
- Desert Star Systems
- Dive Table tutor software
- Sea Wolff Dive Log Features
- Voyager Software
Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine (top)
- Divers Alert Network Europe
- Diving Diseases Research Center
- Hyperbaric Chambers Systems & Management
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Online
- Scuba Diving Explained
Ecology, Marine Biology, Oceanography (top)
- Aquatic Network
- Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
- Caribbean Conservation Corporation
- Caribbean Marine Research Center
- Center d’Océanologie de Marseille
- Coral Cay
- Coral Reef Protection
- Dauphin Island Sea Lab
- Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory
- Dolphin Project International
- Earth Island Institute
- Florida Institute of Oceanography
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
- Greenpeace International
- Kristineberg Marine Research Station
- Marine Biology Learning Center
- Marine Ecology Station
- Marine Mammal
- Marine Mammal Center
- National Ocean Service
- Ocean Voice International
- Oceania – The Atlantis Project
- Oceanic Research Group
- Oceanic Resource Foundation
- Pacific Whale Foundation
- Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
- Planetary Coral Reef Foundation
- Reef Relief
- ReefKeeper International
- Save the Manatee Club
- Sea Turtle Restoration Project
- Shark Trust
- Sharks – Information and Conservation
- The Coral Reef Alliance
- Turtle Trax
- Underwater Science and Educational Resources
- Whale Net
- White Shark Research Institute
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Aquariums Worldwide (top)
- Acquario di Genova
- Alaska SeaLife Center
- Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
- Clearwater Marine Aquarium
- Deep Sea World
- Gulf of Maine Aquarium
- Maritime Aquarium
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- Mystic Aquarium
- National Aquarium
- National Aquarium Baltimore
- New England Aquarium
- New Jersey State Aquarium
- New York Aquarium
- Newport Aquarium
- Ocean World Manly
- Oceanario de Lisboa
- Oceanworld Aquarium
- Oregon Coast Aquarium
- Sea World
- Seattle Aquarium
- South Carolina Aquarium
- Steinhart Aquarium
- Tennessee Aquarium
- Toba Aquarium
Underwater Photographers (top)
- Amsler Kurt
- Church Chaty
- Colla Phillip
- Degler Curtis
- Del Giudice Guido
- Doll Chris
- Felton Gary
- Fugitt Deborah
- Haight Tom
- Heckmann Thomas
- Hughes Paul
- Johnson Mike
- Johnson Paulette
- Kasson Jim
- Marc Shargel
- McCone Jon
- McDermott Jim
- Muro Pelliconi Alberto
- Newbert Chris
- Norvich Steve
- O’brien Brendan
- Rath Tony
- Romeo Alberto
- Scokaert Michel
- Slosberg Phillip
- Sonnino Sorisio Luca
- Takata Mitsuaki
- Villoch Carlos
- Weiss David
- Westermeier Mark
- Wolfstein Ed
Cyber Diving Forums and Other links… (top)
THAILAND DIVE SHOPS (top)
- http://directrooms.com/ Worldwide Hotel Bookings – The widest choice Hotel Accommodation
- http://www.thailandpage.com The single place on the web where you can find everything in Thailand. Travel, Business, Thai products, and more.
- http://www.greatthailand.com Thailand Arts and Crafts, Business and Economy, Communications and Networking, Entertainment, Real Estate, and more.
- http://www.picturethailand.com Thailand Photo gallery online
- http://www.4-thailand.com Thailand Business Directory designed to help its users find the companies, products, services, and informationhttp://www.thailandchats.com Thailand directory, Thailand Business resource, and Thailand travel information
- Dive Guide Thailand: Scuba Diving Information in Thailand
Guide to dive sites, centres, facilities and PADI courses in Phuket, Khao Lak, Similan Island, Surin Island, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui Pattaya, Koh Chang and Mergui Archipelago.
- Kiwidiver.com From Recreational courses to Technical courses, Beginner courses to Professional courses, Kiwidiver has something for everyone. Thailand’s award winning PADI 5 Star IDC Dive center is a leader in diver education. Kiwidiver has one of the largest selection of PADI courses taught in-house with expert instructors in everything from recreational diving to technical diving providing courses from beginner levels through to instructor levels.
- Liquid Dreams Diving PADI scuba diving courses in Phuket Thailand. Competitive prices on dive trips, equipment, dive and luxury liveaboards, express day trip charter boats and dive trips. Fastest dive boats in Phuket
- ALOHA SNUBA Thailand – Phuket. Go Beyond Snorkeling on Holiday in Phuket – SNUBA Dive Today! (snubathailand.com): Phuket Thailand SNUBA and Snorkeling Tours to Phukets Islands and reefs. Rated one of the best things to do in Phuket Thailand by families and couples. SNUBA Diving is safe, easy and fun. Join ALOHA SNUBA Thailand on your holiday in Phuket Thailand.
- Andaman Cove Luxury condominiumsDiscover the magic of vacationing at your own private luxury condo in the South of Phuket, the most gorgeous island in Thailand. Andaman Cove Luxury Oceanfront Condominiums are situated on 64 acres of beautifully landscaped tropical gardens shared along side the internationally renowned 5-star Evason Resort Hotel and Six-Senses Spa. As our guest you will enjoy all the facilities of this estate including 4 restaurants, 4 swimming pools in tropical gardens, wine cellar, tasting room, award winning spa, sauna, gymnasium, fitness center, tennis courts, kids club and even access to a private island and beach
- Dive The World Thailand – Phuket scuba diving to the Similans The best of Thailand diving in the Similan islands, Phuket diving, Phi Phi, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, diving in Krabi and Khao Lak. Liveaboards to the Similan islands and liveaboards in Burma, safaris, charters and PADI courses.
- Diving Phuket Thailand – Diving in Phuket Thailand with Water World Asia. Day trips and Liveaboard diving Trips around Phuket and the Similan Islands.
- Luxury Sailing Charter across Asia on Performance Cruising Racing Yacht Individually customized racing, sailing, cruising, scuba diving and deep sea fishing vacations in one of the worlds most pristine sailing grounds – across asia and the pacific. Our new 44 ft performance yacht – the S/Y Rhythm Stick – is equipped to the highest offshore standards and a proven racer even in international competition (X-Yacht X-442)
- Pro-Tech Dive College, the premier technical diver training college for Thailand. Based in the heart of Karon Beach, Phuket we offer all level courses from beginner to advanced trimix instructor with TDI, DSAT and PADI. Pro-Tech specialise in rebreather training with Inspiration, Evolution and drager rebreather units. We also offer the biggest day diving schedule in Phuket with private charters, day trips and liveaboards for both ‘tech’ and ‘rec’ divers with full Nitrox and Trimix blending station on-site and a full range of technical equipment for hire. Pro-Tech offer 7 day tech diving expeditions around the deep wrecks of Phuket for the avid tech diver including exploration of the HMS Vestal at 70 meters and virgin wreck discovery opportunities.
- Sea King Diving Diving in Phuket Thailand – Liveaboard trips to Similan Islands, Hin Daeng and Phuket with Sea King Divers. Information of the Wicked Witch and all dive sites.
- Sunrise Diving – Is a PADI 5 star dive centre located in Phuket, Thailand. Live aboards, day trips, all PADI courses and much much more.From all the staff at Sunrise Diving, we look forward to diving with you in paradise.
- Thailand Divers is your one stop British scuba diving center located in Phuket Thailand. PADI courses from novice to professional. Come and learn to dive in one of the best places in the world or came and experience the underwater beauty of Thailand. Liveaboards to the world famous Similan Islands and Burma.
- Diving Phuket Thailand – Diving in Phuket Thailand with Water World Asia. Day trips and Liveaboard diving Trips around Phuket and the Similan Islands.
|Scuba Junction||Ban’s||Big Blue Dive Center|
|Black Tip Dive Resort||Master Divers||Coral Grand Resort|
|Stingray Divers||IDC Koh Tao||Crystal Dive Resort|
- IDC Koh Tao PADI Instructor Courses– 5 Star Gold Palm IDC resort in Koh Tao, Thailand. Divemaster and instructor development courses with PADI Course Director Matt Bolton.
- Stingray Divers Koh Tao’s newest dive shop! Beachfront dive resort in Chalok Ban Khao Bay. All levels of PADI dive courses from beginner to divemaster & discount accommodation for divers!
- Crystal Dive Resort | Diving Koh Tao – PADI 5 Star Gold Palm IDC resort on the tropical island of Koh Tao, Thailand. Beachfront bungalows, multi-lingual instruction, all student courses and professional education.
|Adventure Scuba||Dive South East Asia||Ihtiander|
|Mermaids Dive Center||Pattaya Dive Center||Pattaya Scuba Diving|
- Pattaya Dive Centeris conveniently located in the centre of Pattaya Beach Road, right on the beach front.
- Pattaya Scuba Diving – Pattaya Scuba Diving. Dive in Thailand. PADI, PSAI Courses, Diving Internship and Liveaboards. Dive training in Russian, English, German, Danish and Japanese.
Dial-Samui.com – A One-Stop-Travel-Shop offering secure online payment. All hotels/resorts/long-term rentals/rooms/accommodation/scuba diving courses, PADI/tours/flights/car rental on Koh Samui, Thailand.
www.kohsamui.com – Everything you need to know about Koh Samui and more.
|Samui International||Big Blue Dive Center||Easy Divers||Captain Caveman’s|
|ICD Thailand||Silent Divers|
- ICD Thailand Become a PADI Instructor with our IDC’s on Koh Samui
- Diving Samui with Samui-diving. Dive Koh Tao with our PADI Dive Center. We are a CDC and IDC Dive Center. Our schools have over 20 years experience of diver education and training in Thailand.
- Silent Divers Scuba Diving Koh Samui, Thailand PADI 5 Star Dive Center. Small groups, all courses, daily dive & snorkeling trips, free transfers.
- Drop in Club Resort and Spa – Thailand, Koh Phangan, Thailand Enjoy Phangan Island & full moon party with Drop in Club. Booking cheap deal hotel, resort Accommodation Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Thailand ferry reservation.
- Phangan Fun Factory Diving – Your SSI & PADI Dive Center in the Gulf of Thailand
|White & Blue|
- Vietnam Travel, Laos Travel, Cambodia Travel, tours and vacations, holidays and excursions, hotel booking, tickets and visa services.
- Vietnam Travel – Vietnam Adventure Tours and Travel Guide: Offering customized Vietnam tour packages, preferred hotels, travel services and useful Vietnam travel tips. Also provides an adventure travel and outdoor family travel guide to Vietnam.
- Vietnam real estate and expat services: Saigon, HCM, Hochiminh city and Hanoi.
- Vietnam real estate and expat services. Houses, home, apartments, office, cars, factories, warehouses, industry park listing, land, properties, for rent, for lease, for hire and for sale in Vietnam. Business consultancy, foreign investment law, law firms. Projects calling for investment. Hotels and resorts.
- VIETNAM ROYAL TOURISM — Arrange tour in Vietnam, customized tour, travel information, hotel in Vietnam – Vietnam travel sites.
- Vietnam tours: Information on Vietnam destinations, pictures, and useful travel tips, Vietnam custom package tours, Vietnam adventure tours, trekking tours, kayaking adventures, honeymoon specials and lots more!
- Online Leading Travel Operator in Vietnam. Online Vietnam Resorts Booking, Vietnam Hotels Booking. Free Update Vietnam Tourist Information, Vietnam Culture Information, Vietnam Attractions. Special Vietnam Cruises, Vietnam Home-stays, Vietnam Adventure Tours, Vietnam Veterans Tours, Vietnam Beach Breaks…
- Hotels in Vietnam, vacation in Vietnam, Vietnam resorts : Vietnam Tour operator, Vietnam Hotel guide
- Tours in Halong bay, Halong bay tour, tours in Vietnam : Tour Operator in Halong bay, Vietnam
|Dive The World Malaysia||IDC Pro Malaysia||REC’N’TEC|
- Dive The World Malaysia – Scuba diving in Sipadan
- Sipadan diving and Malaysia dive resorts in Borneo: Mabul, Kapalai, Layang Layang, Lankayan and PADI courses in Malaysia.
- IDCPRO Malaysia: PADI Instructor Development and Scuba Diving in Amazing Malaysia
|SeaQuest Dive Center Philippines|
- Diving Philippines | Boracay Palawan Puerto Galera Bohol Negros | Liveaboard Philippines Diving
- SeaQuest Dive Center Philippines Sea Quest and The Philippines, where land and sea unite in a blaze of tropical color, is waiting to welcome you. Located in south-east Asia, the Philippines is blessed with a tropical climate together with some of the most beautiful beaches.
- Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort A family run dive resort located at Balingoan, Misamis Oriental, on a spacious lot with a view to the south Bohol Sea and the island of Camiguin.
|Sanur Bali Plongée||Bali Sunfish Diving||Bali plongée Safari||Bali Scuba Diving Courses, Holiday Packages|
- Atlantis Bali Diving – Expert Scuba Bali Diving PADI Instructors
- Bali Sunfish Diving – Dive Bali and experience the Bali Sunfish (Mola Mola).
- Bali plongée Safari – Bali Dive Action – Sejour, Voyage – Plonger à Bali est une expérience inoubliable qu’Atlantis vous invite à découvrir sans plus tarder
- Bali Scuba Diving Courses, Holiday Packages – 5 Star Padi Dive Master, one of the best and longest Bali Scuba Diving center in Bali. Providing Dive Safari Packages and Accommodation
- Learn To Scuba Dive In Cyprus With DGR Scuba Diving A chilled out approach to scuba diving in Cyprus. Relaxed, patient tuition with a native English speaker from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Learn at your own pace and to your own timetable. We work around you.
- Tech Dive NZ is a technical diving training provider in New Zealand, offering courses from GUE, TDI and PADI.
|Dive Shop Mexico diving Playa del Carmen|
- Dive Shop Mexico diving Playa del Carmen – Dive Shop Mexico offers reef diving in Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, cavern diving, Padi scuba diving courses and snorkeling trips, in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
International Diving Web Sites top
- Dive.In The Online Scuba Diving Magazine. Scuba guides, tips & tricks for better diving.
- Worldwide Travel Directory– Travel-File.com is the travel directory for variety of worldwide travel destinations.
- Key West Scuba Diving Florida Keys A guide to Scuba Diving in both Key West and the Florida Keys.
- Dive The World – Diving holidays and scuba vacations in Burma, Fiji, Malaysia & Thailand
- Miami Scuba Diving South A guide to Scuba Diving in both Miami and South Beach.
- Global Dive – Scuba diving training and travel in Auckland, New Zealand
- Havana Cuba Scuba Diving A guide to Scuba Diving in Havana Cuba.
- Scuba Diving News for the divers and the scuba diving community
- Bahamas Scuba Diving A guide to Scuba Diving In the Bahamas.
- Lost Treasures of the Seven Seas – The underwater lost treasures website, dedicated to all genuine treasure lovers and scuba divers, underwater archaeology and maritime history re-discovered.
- Diving Thailand Australia Philippines Indonesia | PADI IDC | Dive Guides, Scuba Diving Liveaboards – Thailand
Other Travel, Language & Cultural Sites top
- If you’re looking for an all inclusive eco-resort package or couples only resort, pinnacle travels would be the best choice.
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- JFK Airport Shuttle New York
- Golden Touch Transportation of New York provides the best New York Airport Transfers and New York Airport Shuttles.
- Language immersion and holiday study tour programmes ITS Tutorial School can organise overseas language holidays for Hong Kong students.
- Tents Information Everything you wanted to know about camping tents. Check out these free articles on tents and camping.
- This is Thailand
- The daily experiences and frustrations of an American living in Thailand.
Fremantle Diving Centre for all types of professional underwater commercial diving, marine diving and salvage diving solutions. We are the Australian diving choice for maintenance services or underwater salvage and recovery
- Barcode Scuba Thailand Scuba Diving and dive training courses. Scuba Diving and Liveaboard Trips in Thailand. Thailand Dive Equipment Shop. PADI and new online PSA Recreational and Technical courses.
Links Research Notes:
Many of the links given on this page were researched and are courtesy of long time Commercial Diver and ‘Pattaya Lag’ Tony Drummond. Tony may be via Drummonds Diving Pages at www.dive.fsnet.co.uk