Boulder City

Huge, bizarre boulders underwater that make it look like a city. You can easily find stream shadows if you want to. It leads a mouring-line down to 18m.

Giant gorgonians, rays, sharks, sea needles, angelfish, nudibranchs, baracudas evt, tunas etc

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Shark Fin Reef is easy to dive and is, therefore, an absolute highlight even for beginners. The granite rocks go slowly into the depths of the dive site and can be dived at any depth up to max. 30 meters.

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Chinese Wall is on the south tip of island 4, named as such because it is a very long rock wall. Currents are be possible at depth. In the shallow area, you can hide from the current between the rocks.

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Totally shallow dive site if you stay on the island. Afterwards it is a steep sloping reef down to 30m depth. There can be a current. The shallow area is good for snorkeling, training courses, and night dives.

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Tuna Wreck

The Tuna wreck, which was sunk in 2003 by the Thai government to create an additional artificial reef, is located off island No. 5.

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Barracuda Point/Batfish Bend

This is a reef dive at the southern tip of Similan Island 5. There may be some current, making this a drift dive. This dive goes between rocks and also come to a small overhang.

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A soothing dive site on the east side of islands 5 and 6 in the Similan Islands. This site is a rolling reef slope along the edge of the island from a shallow depth of 5-6m to around 25m.

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The reef starts at 5 meters with a gentle slope with many hard corals which can be found at about 15-20 meters. There are many moray eels, chances to see leopard sharks, white tip reef sharks, napoleons etc.

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Princess Bay is an easy bay dive. The reef edge is very beautiful. This site is good for beginners, courses, and snorkelers. This is a slightly sloping reef with a max depth of approx. 20m.

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This dive site is located at the northernmost tip of island 4. Many big rocks (boulders) where you can dive in between. Please note that there is almost always a current running at this dive site.

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East of Eden is on the east side of island 7. This dive site was closed by the administration of the national park to be able to regenerate. Very beautiful coral landscapes are found here. Check from time to time to see when the dive site will be opened again.

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Recommended Training

Scooter / DPV

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Photo & Video

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Waves, Tides & Currents

Take control of your dives no matter the conditions with the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents specialty. Learn all you need to go diving in currents, waves and rivers, enjoy shore diving and learn about the environmental conditions that affect dive sites.

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Sea Turtle Ecology

You will learn to identify sea turtles species, discover their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification.

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Boat Diving

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