Phi Phi Islands is still open There seems to be a belief among many of our customers that the Phi Phi Islands have been closed. This is not true. Media reports have been misleading and some forum/facebook posters just don’t know what they’re talking about. Phi Phi Islands is open. One beach (Maya beach) has

Numbers to be limited at the Similan Islands The Similan Islands national parks department has this month (October 2018) announced a restriction on the number of daily and overnight visitors to the Similan Islands national park. This is part of an ongoing commitment to preserving the natural beauty of the archipelago. Already some islands, dive

West of Eden Similan Islands dive site Location: West side of Koh Pabu (Similan Island #7) Depth: 5-40 m Type: Fringing reef in  the shallow areas. Large granite boulders further down. Level: Suitable for all levels of diver. Description:  West of Eden is a new favourite dive site on the west side of Koh Pabu. (East

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 (aka Three Trees) 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.

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