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Diving in Khao Lak

Discover the Fascinating Dive Sites in Khao Lak

Khao Lak is a picturesque coastal area in Thailand and a popular destination for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. The region is home to some of the most fascinating marine landscapes and offers a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

The Similan Islands and the Surin Islands, located off the coast of Khao Lak, are world-renowned for their stunning underwater scenery. Divers and snorkelers from all over the world visit these islands to explore the amazing beauty of the underwater world. The Similan Islands are known for their clear waters, providing fantastic visibility of colorful coral reefs and a variety of marine creatures.

While diving, you can observe majestic manta rays, whale sharks, graceful sea turtles, and a variety of tropical fish. The underwater landscape of the Similan Islands is a diver's paradise, offering the opportunity to explore different dive sites with varying depths and difficulty levels.
The Surin Islands are known for their pristine beauty and biodiversity.

The coral reefs surrounding the islands are healthy and provide a habitat for an impressive variety of marine life. Divers can hope for fascinating encounters with sea turtles, moray eels, reef sharks, and even whale sharks. Snorkelers can also admire a variety of colorful fish and corals in the shallower waters.

To access these picturesque diving and snorkeling spots, the best way is through day trips or multi-day dive safaris that we offer.


Richelieu Rock

Richelieu Rock is one of the best diving sites in Thailand and Asia. It is located approximately 10 km east of the Surin Islands and 100 km north-east of the Similan Islands in the Andaman Sea. It is part of the Mu Koh Surin Marine Park and was…

Koh Tachai

Koh Tachai is a popular diving site in Thailand known for its diversity of marine life. Here, with a bit of luck, you can observe whale sharks and manta rays that feed on the plankton-rich waters.

Koh Bon

Koh Bon is a small island located north of the Similan Islands and part of the Surin Islands National Park. Koh Bon is known for its manta rays, which are often seen at the cleaning station above the rocky reef.

Similan Islands

The Similan Islands, located about 65 km off Khao Lak, are among the best diving spots in the world. Whether it's day trips to the Similan Islands or a safari boat with our contracted partners, you are in the right place with us.

Boon Sung Wreck

The tin dredger "Boon Sung" wreck, which is most frequently visited from Khao Lak, is one of the few "local" dive sites. The wreck, which sank in 1984 and lies at a depth of 18 meters, has become an artificial reef.

Surin Islands

The Surin Islands, located north of the Similan Island group, offer unforgettable diving or snorkelling trips. They are usually accessible only by multi-day dive safari boats from Khao Lak or day trips if diving at the world-famous Richelieu Rock is…