Diving and Snorkelling Snorkelling - One of the Most Significant Water Sports in Similan Islands Underwater-great -white-shark

Diving and Snorkelling, Similan Islands Overview

One of the renowned and top diving areas in Thailand, Similan Islands attracts flocks of divers from all across the world because of its spectacular underwater scenery and abundant marine life. The best part about diving here is the water conditions that the Andaman Sea creates, making it visible and perfect for snorkelling and diving. The temperatures underwater reach up to 25 degrees Celsius, which makes it easier to dive even without the wetsuits on. The diving season at Similan Island goes from October through May.

Similan Islands feature several diving spots, each presenting with its unique and beautiful features including gigantic boulders underwater, and remarkable soft and hard coral reefs. Divers diving can find a varied combination of marine life such as sharks, manta rays, whale sharks, and numerous other colourful fish underwater.

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Best Diving Spots in Similan Islands

Some of the top diving sites on the islands include -

  • Elephant RockFantasy Reef
  • Christmas Point
  • Richelieu Rock
  • Anita’s Reef Diving Site
  • Andaman Reef

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