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Dive Sites Richelieu Rock - Surin Island

Richelieu Rock      Experience: **
     Current: ***
     Visibility:  10 - 25 meter
     Depth: 10- 40 meter
     Snorkel Condition: not suitable
 About 2 hours northeast of Ko Tachai. Well known all over the world, not just because of the by passing wale sharks. Its a one of the safest spots for meeting the gentle giants. We encounter more of them here than at  any other location. Moreover, often more than one animal will stay around for several hours. Swimming alongside these huge fishes is any divers dream come true. There is much more, what makes the Rock worth visiting. This rocky outcrop is covered in soft corals and seems to act like a magnet when it comes to attracting fish. Every imaginable variety of fish is here. Observe the mating rituals of cuttlefish or photograph mantis. Watch school of barracude cruise by while thousends of colorful fusiliers swirl around the rocks. From Manta rays to ghost pipe fish, frog fish and octopus - it's marine fauna and flora pure. Tight colonies of corals and anemones inhabit the Rock which always are visited by big schools of reef fish. This is truly a special place.