Donald Duck Bay Similan Islands dive site Location: On the north side of Koh Similan (Similan Island #8) Depth: 0-15 m Type: Rocky reef Level: Beginner dive site. Also good for night dives and snorkeling. Description:  Donald Duck Bay is so named because of the boulder formation on the east side of the bay that look

Elephant Head Similan Islands dive site Location: Between Similan Islands 6 and 7 Depth: 5-50+ m Type: Big boulder formations, swim thrus Level: Intermediate Description:  Elephant Head Rock or Hin Pusa is named because where the rock breaks the surface it resembles a half submerged elephant. This dive site is another Similan favourite, one of the

Christmas Point Similan Islands dive site Location: Western point of Koh Bangu (Similan Island # 9) Depth: 5-35 m Type: Granite boulder formations, sea fans, hard and soft corals. Level: Easy to intermediate. Currents are average but can be strong at certain times of the month. Visibility is always excellent. Description: Christmas Point is one of the best and

Shark Fin Reef Similan Islands dive site Location: 3 km off the east coast of Koh Payan (Similan Island #3) Depth: 8-35 m Type: Sloping hard coral reef and boulders. Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Shark Fin Reef is often the last dive of a Similan liveaboard trip (the other popular last dive

Chinese Wall Similan Islands dive site Location: Southern point of Koh Miang (Similan Island #4) Depth: 5-30 m Type: Granite boulders Level: Easy to intermediate Description: Chinese wall is called Bird Rock by some divers. Granite boulders above the surface continue underwater down to a depth of 30 m. These rocks form swim-throughs, valleys, caverns and caves

Breakfast Bend Similan Islands dive site Location: East side of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 5 – 34 m. Average 10-20 m. Type: Sloping reef and rocks. Drift dive. Night dive. Level: Easy dive site suitable for all levels of diver. Gentle currents along the reef. Currents can be stronger around the boulders. Also suitable for

ANITA’S REEF Similan Islands dive site Location: Close to Koh Miang (Similan Island # 4) Depth: 5-26 m Type: Fringing coral reef Level: Easy dive site suitable for all levels of diver Description:  The white sandy seabed at Anita’s Reef is interspersed with patches of staghorn coral and table corals. There are also some large

The Similan Islands Thailand’s premiere diving destination Koh Similan (Similan Islands) is widely regarded as Thailand’s best dive destination and one of the world’s top ten dive destinations. The Similan Islands marine park is an archipelago of nine granite islands in Thailand’s Andaman Sea, about 100 km (60 miles) north west of Phuket. The islands

Koh Haa Koh Haa (5 islands in Thai) is a group of five small islands just 25 km west from Koh Lanta. Liveaboards from Phuket normally dive Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Phi Phi as well as Koh Haa. Koh Haa cathederal The main draw at Koh Haa Yai is “the Cathedral,” a large underwater

Hin Daeng and Hin Muang Superb submerged pinnacles in Mu Ko Lanta national marine park Hin Daeng (red rock) and Hin Muang (purple rock) are as good as any dive sites in Thailand. Some divers say they are better than the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock because they have the same great diving but get