Snapper Alley Similan Islands dive site Location: South east of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 5-20 m Type: Sloping hard coral reef and rocks Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Snapper Alley is an easy dive because currents are rarely strong and the maximum depth is around 20 metres. Visibility is good, up

Mooring Rocks Similan Islands dive site Location: South end of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9). Opposite Donald Duck Bay (Island #8) Depth: 5-30 m Type: Rocky reef Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Another popular night mooring location, Mooring Rocks or Mooring Bay is not the best day dive in the Similans but it

Siam Bay at Racha Yai has always had a pleasant hard coral reef but in 2006 that reef was enhanced by a government funded project to place underwater statues in the bay. The statues were commissioned to attract divers back to Phuket after the December 2004 tsunami. Divers are now back in abundance and the

Stonehenge Similan Islands dive site Location: Directly north of Koh Miang (Similan Island #4) Depth: 10-40 m Type: Rocky reef Level: Suitable for all levels of diver but currents can be strong at times. Description:  Stonehedge is named after the towering rocks that rise from depths of 25 metres and below. This is a dive site where

North Point Similan Islands dive site Location: North side of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 8-35 m Type: Big boulders Level: Intermediate. Currents can be strong. Description:  North Point is another Similan dive site that goes by several other names depending on which liveaboard boat you are diving from. Some liveaboard operators call this site Triple Arches

Racha Yai Island is located 13 nautical miles south of Phuket Island and is dived by Phuket day trip dive boats. There is also dive centres on Racha Yai island. Racha is sometimes spelled Raya, or Raja but don’t be confused, they are all the same dive location. Racha Yai is a granite island with

East of Eden Similan Islands dive site Location: Along the east side of Koh Pabu (Similan Island #7) Depth: 5-35+ m Type: Fringing reef Level: Suitable for all level of diver Description:  East of Eden is one of the Similan Islands best and most beautiful dive sites. It’s an easy dive for any level of diver,

Deep 6 Similan Islands dive site Location: Just to the north of Koh Pabu (Similan Island #7) Depth: 5-40 m Type: Granite boulder formations Level: Suitable for all levels of diver. Currents can be strong at times. Description:  Deep 6 is, as the name suggests, a deep dive site. Gigantic granite boulders form a rocky ridge

Fantasy Reef Similan Islands dive site Location: West side of Koh Similan (Similan Island #8) Depth: 5-40 m Type: Big boulder formations, swim thrus Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Fantasy Reef is sometimes also referred to as Chicken Hair Reef.  It was a favourite dive site in the Similan Islands. But it’s been

Boulder City Similan Islands dive site Location: 3 km off the east coast of Koh Payan (Similan Island #3) Depth: 8-50 m Type: Granite Boulders Level: Intermediate to advanced. Strong currents Description:  Boulder City forms a chain, with Shark fin reef to the north, of submerged boulder formations. It is often the last dive site