Life on Board: Similan Island Liveaboards Diving Safaris | Oceanic | Phuket

Life on board: Similan Islands Diving Liveaboard If you’ve never experienced a diving liveaboard, the idea of taking a Similan diving safari might be a bit daunting. In this article, we hope to dispel your fears, and explain why you’ll remember your first diving liveaboard for the rest of your life, and for all the right reasons!. Imagine waking up in your own cabin, the water lapping gently a few feet from your window. Outside the sky is perfectly clear, … Read More

Early Bird Discount Similans Trips – Thailand Liveaboards

Are you looking for a discount Similans trip? Then look no further! We are delighted to be able to offer our early bird discount Similans adventures on selected trips again this year.     We’re looking forward to another great season of diving when the Similan islands open again in October. It was a very busy time last season (2016-17), both above the water and below. The good boats are usually fully booked by around around mid-November, and last year they were then … Read More

A Guide to Scuba Diving in Phuket | Oceanic | Kata Beach

Oceanic Dive Center, our Guide to Scuba Diving in Phuket Here we take a look at the reasons why it’s a good idea to come scuba diving in Phuket. Why Come Scuba Diving in Phuket? Thailand is a major tourist destination, famous for being the Land of Smiles, a food paradise, and with some of the best tropical beaches in the world. And one of the most popular activities in Thailand is scuba diving. It’s generally agreed that there’s no … Read More

Kata Beach Diving | Dive on Kata House Reef With Oceanic Dive Center

In this article we’re going to highlight the most versatile dive site in Phuket: Kata Beach House Reef! See also our general guide to diving in Phuket: A Guide to Scuba Diving in Phuket Why Dive at Kata Beach? At the North end of Kata beach, there is a hidden gem of a dive site. It’s a little away from the shore, so the families playing in the shallow surf are completely unaware of its existence. Unaware, that is, until a … Read More

Superstar Dive Sites

Hin Daeng, Hin Muang & Koh Ha… superstar dive sites! Sometimes it seems all the attention in the diving community of Phuket is on the world-famous Similans, so these other treasures of the Andaman are often overlooked. Just a bit too far for a daytrip, Hin Daeng (Red Rock) and Hin Muang (Purple Rock) and we visit them on shorter 2, 3 or 4 night liveaboard trips which will also visit the enchanting islands Koh Ha and Phi Phi and … Read More

Online Study Promotion!

  SSI Online Study & PADI e-Learners PROMOTION – 10% discount on courses at Oceanic We know your time is precious when you only get a few days’ holiday each year and if you’ve never dived before and want to get your licence it can seem like a big chunk out of your holiday to take the full Open Water course. One way you can speed things up while you’re here is to do the “hard work” at your own … Read More

Oceanic Branches Out

Oceanic Branches out after Thirteen Years as a PADI 5* IDC Center After thirteen years as a PADI Five Star IDC Centre, we want to offer our divers more choice. Within the PADI accreditation system, five star status is the highest accolade for dive centres, and we’re proud to have met the critera every year since 1999. Now we want to give our divers more choice and so we have decided to become a Multiple-Agency Diver Training Centre offering SSI … Read More

Become a Shark Guardian

We are proud to be affiliated with Shark Guardian, a UK Charity for shark and marine conservation projects worldwide. Founded by experienced scuba diving instructors with a great passion for sharks, Shark Guardian has been focusing on shark and marine conservation activities, education, supporting and promoting shark conservation efforts and leading scuba dives for shark encounters since 1998. If you would like to support the excellent work that the team at Shark Guardian do, you can do so by buying … Read More