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1783 Logged Dives

West Ridge, Koh Bon

Bon Island, about 50 km west of Khao Lak, is an uplifted limestone island about 20 km north of the Similan Islands. This is a long and narrow ridge point on the west side of the island.

Manta rays come in to feed here. You can also see big fish such as whale sharks, tiger sharks, and eagle rays, as well as large schools of fusiliers and migratory predatory fish such as bluefin trevally and bluefin tuna.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 19m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Zebra Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Snapper
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Zebra Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Snapper
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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