Batfish Bend Similan Islands dive site Location: North east corner of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 8-30 m Type: Hard coral reef Level: Easy to intermediate. Currents can be strong at times. Description:  Batfish bend is a less visited dive site in the Similan islands. But Batfish Bend has plenty to offer and a dive here

Beacon Beach Similan Islands dive site Location: All along the east side of Koh Similan (Similan Island #8) Depth: 8-50 m Type: Fringing reef, granite boulders (Beacon Point) and a small wreck (Atlantis X) Level: Easy dive sites suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Beacon Beach dive site is part of Beacon Reef and

Hideaway Bay Similan Islands dive site Location: Just off the southern point of Koh Haa (Similan Island #5) Depth: 7-35 m Type: Fringing reef plus boulder formations Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Hideaway bay is often the first dive on a Similan liveaboard. It makes an easy check dive, it’s also good for

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