Hin Wong Bay

This dive site is located in a bay on the east coast of Koh Tao. When the westerly winds are so strong that the dive sites on the west side of the island are not suitable for diving, the conditions here are calm.

The large army of terme trevally, the “horse mackerel“, will attract divers with its impressive power. It’s not uncommon for sea turtles to appear.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 11 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Cleaning Station
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Laem Thian Caves

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Laem Thian Bay

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Tanote Bay

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