Sail Rock

This site has so much to offer, you would struggle to get the most from it with just one dive. With the main rock being a central point, there is also a east pinnacle, batfish pinnacle and soo much more

The exposure of this site offers great opportunity for some big fish (Whale shark), but also don’t miss out on the big schools of Trevally and barracuda.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 13 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Artificial Reef
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Construction Artificial Reef

The Construction Artificial Reef lays in the bay of Chaloklum. There are 4 artificial reefs at a depth of 18 meters. Visibility is not always the best, but the best time to go diving here is from March to October.

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Koh Kong Yai

Koh Kong Yai is an excellent local pinnacle dive site found on the northeastern side of Chaloklum Beach. The site can be unpredictable when considering visibility and current, however when conditions are favorable it can provide an amazing dive. The island has varying topography, with a max depth of 20 meters.

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Koh Ma

Koh Ma is a small island off the right side of Mae Haad Beach, located on the northwestern side of Koh Phangan. Koh Ma is a hotspot for snorkeling and diving as it has a gently sloping reef which offers an outstanding array of colors and life due to its abundance of unique marine life.

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Khom Beach

Haad Khom is a small cove beach located over the northeastern headland of Chaloklum, Koh Phangan. It is a popular location for snorkeling and beginning divers. The cove has a thriving shallow reef with an abundance of marine life as it is protected against offshore winds and waves.

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Excellent shallow beach dives offer great conditions for diver training and snorkeling, with an abundance of colorful corals including table corals, barrel sponges, and brain corals. The shallow reef extends west to the wall drop off at 10m-16m.

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Shark Island is a remote islet off the southern tip of Koh Tao. You can dive on both sides of the island, but there is often a relatively good current, so it is recommended for intermediate divers and above. The depth gradually increases off the island, but if you dive along the island, you can see coral beds and other sandy creatures at a depth of 15 to 10 meters.

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Samran Pinnacle, between Sail Rock and Koh Tao, is a huge rock that starts at 9m deep and drops down to 28m. You can go slightly deeper if you follow the other rock pattern along the bottom.

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King Kong

King Kong is a hidden bay, with a shallow coral reef close to Aow Leuk on the southeast coast of Koh Tao. The beach is secluded and calm, perfect for novice divers and snorkelers, who want to avoid the crowds.

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Hin Ngam

Hin Ngam is located on the southeast coast of Koh Tao, on the way into Aow Leuk which is a snorkeling and diving hotspot. The Him Ngam is sheltered and has a fringing reef running right around the bay. The dive site has a max depth of 12 meters with a sandy bottom making it ideal for beginner and student divers.

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Located on South East of the island. This dive site has shallow water that goof for training dives and practice buoyancy. The dive site have wide sand patch and really clam beach.

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