Scubafish are happy to cater for all water-lovers; scuba divers, non-divers and snorkelers! We know that when couples, families, or friends travel together they want to spend time together…
Boat Passenger/ Snorkeler
Join your loved ones on the dive boats.
Snorkel with a guide whilst your loved one scuba dives. Pretty much anyone can snorkel – it requires no special training, only the ability to swim and to breathe through the snorkel. If you are not a strong swimmer, Scubafish have experienced staff on hand who can provide you with a lifejacket so that you can just float and admire the underwater tropical marine life with the minimum of effort. Or you are welcome to enjoy the journey with a book, marvel at the scenery and top up your tan.
Free Try Dives
Never tried diving? Not sure it’s for you?
It can be challenging to overcome your fears and anxieties, but we are here to help you and to make your underwater experiences as rewarding as possible. We are always happy to take guests into one of our swimming pools to see what scuba feels like – a great way to ease in gently. We are keen for you to try at your own pace and encourage guests to take as much time as they need to get confident in the pool before considering taking one of the entry-level options.
Snorkeling is a great way to observe Ko Lanta’s beautiful coral reefs and stunning underwater life in a natural setting without the equipment or training required for scuba diving and can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike…
In terms of marine life, water clarity and abundance of coral, the islands within the Ko Lanta National Marine Park that offer the very best snorkeling are Ko Haa and Ko Rok. But there’s more to snorkelling that just the fish! The stunning Emerald Cave at Ko Mook – hidden right inside the island, used to be a pirates treasure trove and Ko Kradan (the southern-most island in our area) boasts some of the prettiest beaches in Thailand.
Be an environmentally responsible snorkeler – There are many practical things you can do to help protect Thailand’s Coral Reefs:
*Snorkel carefully over fragile aquatic ecosystems such as coral reefs. Many aquatic organisms are delicate and can be harmed by the bump of a knee, camera, the swipe of a fin or even the touch of a hand. Be aware of your body placement to avoid accidental contact with the reef. By being careful you can prevent devastating and long-lasting damage to magnificent diving and snorkeling sites.
* Do not touch any living organism under the water. Coral takes a long time to grow and forms a delicate ecosystem, which can be damaged by even the gentlest touch. Never stand on or hold on to any coral. Some completely healthy corals may look dead or even just like rocks, so never assume you can touch anything. Fish have a protective layer. If you touch them you can damage this protective layer and cause them skin infections.
* Do not put anything into the water, or over the side of the boat. Feeding fish can disrupt their natural feeding habits and even affect their behaviour. As a direct result of large numbers of snorkel boats throwing bread and rice over the side to attract fish for the snorkellers to see, many fish now come up to boats in much larger schools that they ought and act more aggressively.
* Consider how your interactions affect aquatic life. Resist the temptation to touch, handle, feed and even hitch rides on any aquatic life. Your actions may cause stress to the animal, interrupt feeding and mating behaviour or provoke aggressive behaviour in normally non-aggressive species.
* Be a role model for other snorkelers in your interaction with the environment. As a snorkeler, you can see the underwater results of carelessness and neglect. Set a good example in your own interactions and other snorkelers, and non-divers will follow suit.
* Do not collect shells, or coral as souvenirs. Taking a shell from a beach can deprive a hermit crab of a home. Dive sites can be depleted of their resources and beauty in a short time. If you want to return from snorkeling or diving with souvenirs, consider underwater photos. Avoid purchasing souvenirs made from coral or any threatened or endangered marine species.
* As a diver or snorkeler, choose tour operators that use mooring buoys or drift diving techniques whenever possible rather than anchors that can cause reef damage.
* Do not fish at dive sites. Thailand’s national park regulations clearly state that no marine life is to be removed from their parks. If you hunt and/or gather game, obey all fish and game laws. Local laws are designed to ensure the reproduction and survival of these animals.