Scubafish is an award-winning, English run, PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Resort based on the west coast of Ko Lanta in Southern Thailand (Andaman Sea).
Custom-designed to provide superb dive and guest facilities
Located on the main road in the heart of Kantiang Bay. Our headquarters act as a hub to our three resort dive centres, located in The Narima, Baan Laanta and Pimalai Resort & Spa. It is also home to the other strands of our dive business:
- The only PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort on Ko Lanta
- Liquid Lense – Underwater Photography and Videography Academy
Well-stocked retail area:
Offering many of our Scubapro, Seac Sub, Aqualung and Mares favorites. If gadgets are your thing then how about diving accessories including fish slates, logbooks, torches, rash vests…? Or do you have something in particular in mind? If any of the products are not in stock no worries, we have a collection of catalogues to order from, and fast delivery times (within a day or two).
Upstairs are 3 large, cool, and comfortable classrooms for our students. Each room is equipped with a plasma TV for your PADI Course DVD’s.
Upstairs you enter our large lounge, full of comfy sofas and a handy kitchen for those post-dive drinks and snacks. The lounge is also equipped with a 47″ Plasma TV, the perfect spot to watch slideshows of the day’s underwater photos. A comfortable space to log your dives and catch up.
Liquid Lense Editing Suite:
This is where the team from Liquid Lense teach their specialized courses, tricks of the trade, and editing programs such as Lightroom. They also store and rent Canon G10′s, Canon A490′s or the Canon Legria AF421 Video Camera here.
Our extensive collection of rental equipment is comprised of Scubapro and Mares Regulators, BCD’s and Fins, and Seac Sub or Seako Dive masks, all rarely over a year old. Laid out for easy sizing and inspection feel free to check out the high standard and quality of our equipment and to try it all on so as to ensure a comfortable fit before your first day in the water. You will also notice a dedicated space for storing our guests own equipment, which we are happy to wash and transfer to and from the boats every day for you.
Service and Maintenance Area:
We understand the importance of regular maintenance and servicing to keep all our equipment in top condition. Our service technicians are fully trained to service Scubapro, Mares and Aqualung equipment and our workshop is equipped with all the necessities such as ultrasonic baths and specialized tools.
Open all year-round, Scubafish offers the full range of PADI Dive Courses from beginner right through to Instructor level.
Our group of PADI 5 Star IDC Dive ResortsThe PADI Five Star Instructor Development Resort Centre (Five Star IDC) rating is awarded to centres which offers diving guests a wide range of programs to fulfill their educational goals from entry-level training up through instructor-level certifications in addition to quality accommodations, superior service and excellent dive opportunities. Resorts of this caliber focus on customer satisfaction, memorable dive experiences, diver safety and environmental awareness by going the extra mile to provide professional and outstanding service. also include Narima Diving, Scubafish Baan Laanta and Scubafish @ Pimalai, which are small, resort-based Dive Centres.
Family Friendly – idyllic and peaceful surroundings
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the Narima Resort Restaurant, overlooking the pool and the beach, Narima Diving offers you a relaxed and safe environment from which to dive. This is our most family friendly dive centre where it’s understood that, if handled in the right way, scuba diving can be a great family activity that crosses generations. Guests partaking in a PADI course based here enjoy their confined water training in this beautiful and deep swimming pool.
Scubafish Baan Laanta
Traditional Thai Chic
The Baan Laanta Resort & Spa is a traditional and elegant, Thai-style resort, consisting of 15 Bali/Thai villas. The Scubafish Dive Center is located just past the restaurant, allowing staff and guests beautiful views across the beach of Kantiang Bay. Facilities here include a small retail and booking shop (ideal for picking up a new snorkel, mask or rash guard), and a shaded, cool and comfortable classroom. Guests partaking in a PADI course at this center are lucky enough to conduct confined water training in the picturesque Baan Laanta swimming pool.
Scubafish @ Pimalai
5 Star Luxury
Pimalai Resort & Spa is considered the Andaman luxury destination to set your sights on. This exclusive boutique beach resort combines all the right ingredients – subtle five star comforts, natural beauty, environmental friendliness and lots of space, occupying 100 acres of tropical vegetation with direct access to Kantiang Beach. Scubafish are proud to be located in this prestigious, five star resort on the beach path, approximately 75 meters from the beach and floating jetty, surrounded by lush vegetation. Guests conducting their confined skills training here are spoilt with a choice of 2 large swimming pools overlooking Ko Haa.