Liveaboard diving on the MV Sai Mai to the Phi Phi Islands and Hin Daeng
The spectacular Phi Phi Islands lie around two hours from Phuket. White limestone crags splashed with greenery jut vertically upwards out of the clear turquoise waters to tower over magnificent white sandy beaches.Ko Phi Phi was made famous by the movie "The Beach" Koh Phi Phi offers it's diving visitors more than 15 different dive sites which are good for diving all year round. Among them several caves, passageways and walls. Here is your best chance to see turtles, sea snakes and Leopard sharks. There are many Gorgonian Sea Fans, Sea Whips and colourful Soft Corals. Lots of Bearded Scorpion Fish disguise themselves amid the rocks, and various species of Lion Fish hover between.
Hin Daeng - Red Rock
is a large rock formation and the second home of mantas and whale sharks in Thailand. A small proportion rises about 3 meters from the water. The north eastern side is relatively flat, while the south side plunges to a depth of up 60 metres. Red soft corals, which grow luxuriantly here give the place its name. Large schools of mackerel can often be seen here. The shallower parts offer encounters with schools of Fusiliers and huge barracudas. Hin Daeng offers among other things the deepest drop off of any dive site in Thailand, a wall dive up to 60 m deep.
Hin Muang - Purple Rock
This completely submerged reef is home to an incredible bio diversity, countless purple soft corals cover these rock formations. The dimensions of this rock formation is about 200 m long and 20 m wide. The walls are occupied by large red, yellow and orange fan corals. Clouds of glass fish inhabit the rocks and crevices. Anemones cover the flat part of the reef like a carpet. Gray reef sharks patrolling the waters can be seen in greater depths.
is located 25 kilometres south of Koh Ha. Koh Rok actually consists of two islands, divided by a narrow 15-metre deep channel, these separate islands have some of the most beautiful beaches, hard to find anywhere else in Thailand. The underwater world has also lot's to offer, Black tip reef sharks can regularly be observed and there is almost always turtles to be seen.
a small group of five islands 25 km west of Koh Lanta. The islands are separated by channels up to 50 metres deep. The water is usually quite clear, what almost always a visibility in excess of 20 m allowed. The diving highlight of this island group are the caves in the largest of the 5 islands, Koh Yai Haa. The emerald green light shining through the cave passages in the morning hours let's everything appear in a magical light. The cave is easy to dive, even without a diving torch, because the entrances to the first caves are very large.
The King Cruiser Wreck, a 85 m catamaran passenger ferry, with it's multiple decks, great open passages and depths between 12 and 30 meters is an ideal wreck dive site for all divers.
Ko Doc Mai provides some of the best wall diving in the area with sea fans, soft corals and colourful sea life decorating its underwater cliffs.