Phuket Liveaboard Dive Sites
150 miles northwest of Phuket lie the little known Burmese islands of the Mergui Archipelago. Opened to divers in 1996, the 800 or so islands are home to a diverse array of marine life. Pinnacles, islands and sea mounts are a plenty in this rugged underwater terrain. Be amazed by the density of hard and soft coral, sharks, other pelagics,…
These islands are by far the most spectacular group of dive sites that Thailand has to offer and are on par with some of the best dive destinations worldwide.
The east coast with its white powdery beaches, feature hard coral gardens which slope down to 40m. Drift diving is the name of The game here as divers use the current to propel them along the vibrantly rich reefs teeming with unusual and interesting marine life. The west coast of the marine park, facing out towards the Andaman island offer pace and exhilaration as divers soar…
Surin Islands & Richelieu Rock
Lie north of the Similans Islands including Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. They offer a class of diving vastly different from that experienced at the Similans. If you’re after Big Fish then this should not be missed.
Richelieu Rock also happens to be one of the best places for whale shark encounters. Koh Bon is known for manta rays while Koh Tachai is famous for rays, leopard sharks, nurse sharks, as well as whale…
Hin Daeng & Hin Muang
The southern islands, include Koh Ha Yai and Koh Rok, Hin Muang & Hin Daeng, one of the best dive sites in Thailand, drops to 60m + on the south, has spectacular underwater gardens and large pelagics…
Last Updated: 26 May 2013
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