Scuba Diving – Thailand – Similan/Surin – Dive Sites - Part 3
Scuba Diving – Thailand – Similan/Surin – Dive Sites - Part 3

Scuba Diving – Thailand – Similan/Surin – Dive Sites - Part 3

There is no substitute for a liveaboard, when choosing your National Park Similans/Surin scuba diving trip. On such a trip you can visit all 30 - 40 dive sites at your own pace.

Fantasea Reef 

Fantasea Reef - The most favorite dive site for underwater photography lies northwest of Koh Similan. This dive site offers a lot of rocky blocks, overgrown with hard and soft corals and home to plenty of marine life, including stingrays and leopard sharks on the sandy seabed. Whilst diving here, you easily can swim through the overhanging rocks and explore this area as you make your way slowly back to the surface. 

Fantasea Reef      Experience: ***
     Current: ****
     Visibility: 15 - 25 meter
     Depth: 6 - 40 meter
     Snorkel Condition: not suitable

Rocky Point 

Rocky Point is well known for its big Sting Rays and Leopard Sharks in about 20 to 30 meters depth and is situated southeast of Koh Hu Yong. As with many dive sites here in the National Park Similans, it is worth to have a closer look at and in between the rocks. You will find Lobsters, Crabs and also Nudibranchs, as well as many other small underwater inhabitants. 

Sharkfin Reef 

About 1,6 kilometers due southeast of Ko Pa Yang lies Sharkfin Reef. This is a perfect multi level dive, with softly sloping coral gardens in the upper part and huge rock formations including caves and tunnels in the deeper part. Depending on the currents you'll be either diving here from North to South or vice versa.

Sharkfin Reef      Experience: **
     Current: ***
     Visibility:  5 - 30 meter
     Depth: 1 - 30 meter
     Snorkel Condition: restricted


About 300 meters north of Koh Miang lies Stonehenge. High rocks feature a scenic and fascinating picture of the underwater world. In addition you can watch zebra fish, butterfly fish, lion fish and surgeon fish as well as snappers and tunas. There are also small reef sharks to be found here on occasion. 

Stonehenge      Experience: **
     Current: ****
     Visibility: 15 - 25 meter
     Depth: 18 - 36 meter
     Snorkel Condition: not suitable

Turtle Rock 

At the southwest corner of Donald Duck Bay you can enjoy this rock formation, which looks like a giant turtle featuring swim throughThere is a great variety of hard and soft corals covering this area of the National Park. Because of the prolific coral growth, you'll encounter all sorts of colorful reef fish here too. Since this is a rather shallow dive site, you'll enjoy more bottom time and a longer dive here.


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Scuba Diving around the Similan & Surin Island Part 1 included: Richelieu Rock, Koh Tachai, Koh Bon, Boulder City, Beacon Point, Beacon Beach, Breakfast Bend,  Christmas Point
Scuba Diving around the Similan & Surin Island Part 2 included: Donald Duck Bay, Snapper Alley, Eastern Shallow, Elephant Head, Elephant Pinnacle

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