More than Just Snorkel Professionals

You can find us just a short bus or taxi ride from Bangkok. is our exclusive and dedicated snorkeling pattaya website.

The Pattaya Dive Centre is a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) 5 Star IDC Dive Centre, a status achieved by helping thousands take their first breaths in the water from snorkeling tours to discover scuba dives right to the way through to master/professional scuba diving levels. So rest assured your in the very best of hands with team PDC.

Why are we a great choice for Snorkeling Trips and Tours Pattaya?

  • We are voted number 1 for snorkeling activities in Pattaya 2012 by Lonely Planet
  • We aim to good value for money and a friendly service
  • No-ones being established longer in the same location with the same owner since the start.
  • Two custom/purpose build boats unlike any others in Pattaya.
  • Our boat meet international safety standards.
  • All staff have more than 3 years experience locally.
  • We have dedicated snorkel supervision and support boat
  • We are light hearted and like to have LOTS OF FUN!

Our dive centre is where snorkeling tours start daily @ 8:00am

Where To Find Us
Pattaya Sea Life - What To See Snorkeling Pattaya

What The Fish!? Find out about what Pattaya Sea Life you can see when you go Snorkeling in Pattaya right here! The tropical reefs of Thailand are full of beautiful and colourful fish to see. When you are snorkelling, you get the best look because you are close to the surface, the colours are the strongest. Did you know that water absorbs light and therefore absorbs the colour too! This is one of the disadvantage od scuba diving as the deeper you go, the less color you see. not the case with snorkeling though!

Damsel Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Dusky Damsel

The Dusky Damsel Fish, a everyday part of Pattaya’s Sea Life. found on nearly every reef in the Pattaya Area. These fish can be territorial so dont be surprised if they fish right up to you and maybe give you a nibble! Dont worry though, they are harmless.

Copper band Butterfly Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Copperband Butterfly

The Copperband Butterflyfish has yellow orange vertical bands with a black edging. It has a false eyespot on the rear of the dorsal fin. This very docile fish cruises the reefs here each day and can be seen in schools swimming together loving life!

Six Banded Angel Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Six band Angel Fish

Recognisable yellow body with black vertical stripes, usually 6 of them, hence 6 band. This is a larger reef fish that can be seen here, it is an omnivore meaning it likes eating sponges, corals and algae, also known to eat other fishes’ eggs.

Cleaner Wrasse Pattaya Sea Life
Cleaner Wrasse

Cleaner Wrasse can be found around all coral reefs in Pattaya. These tiny fish are great to watch as they swim around the larger fish eating and cleaning whatever they can. They sometime mistake snorkelers for fish and may try to “clean” you too!

Moon Wrasse Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Moon Wrasse

A stunning addition of colour to the Pattaya reefs, Moon wrasses are active fish, said to be moving all day long. They are also territorial, nipping, chasing, and otherwise harassing fish that get in their way. Watch the show!

Blue Ring Angel Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Blue Ring Angel Fish

Recognizable yellow body with electric blue stripes, this is a larger reef fish and they are stunning to see. They are very timid as they swim eating sponges, corals and algae. So Lay still and have your camera ready as it swims by.

Cinnimon Clown Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Cinnamon Clownfish

Cinnamon Clownfish, or Red & Black Anemone Fish as they are also known, can be found around certain sites living in the anemones. Defender to the anenome, they are territorial and will often swim back and forth to warn you away from their home.

Bat Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Bat Fish

Bat Fish are some of the friendliest members of the Pattaya Sea life. Sometimes alone but often in schools, these fish are not shy. They are very curious and love to swim with snorkelers and play around. Just be respectful and they will stay with you.

Electric Blue Damsel Fish Pattaya Sea Life
Electric Blue Damsels

Electric Blue Damsel Fish are one of the most eye catching reef fish that the Pattaya Sea Life has to offer. They may be tiny, but its always striking when you see them darting in and out of the corals as a school like Electric Blue lightening!