Staghorn Reef Dive Site

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Amazing fishes & life!
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Am I dreaming?! 30m+!
Level Advanced Divers
Dive depth Normal diving depth, 10-25m

Staghorn Reef is located on the East side of Koh Racha Yai, not far from the very good Lucy’s Reef dive site. It takes about 2 hours to reach this spot by boat from Phuket. Visibility is generally very good in this area. True to it’s name, there is a lot of beautiful Staghorn Coral on this reef. The fish life is also good with a lots of juvenile fishes. It is not rare to see a whitetip reef shark resting on the sand as well as all the usual reef fishes of the Andaman sea such as the superb Titan triggerfish or baby Groupers. It is usually a nice and easy drift dive. This is also a great Snorkelling Spot as the coral garden is very shallow. A snorkelling tour can easily be arranged directly from Phuket Beaches.

This location is a Reef.

You can dive Staghorn Reef all year long. Access: from the Shore. See the map of Staghorn Reef on the right for the exact location.

Staghorn Reef Staghorn Reef is located on the East side of Koh Racha Yai, not far from the very good Lucy's Reef d... Julien 3

Fishes you may spot while diving Staghorn Reef

  • Blue Spotted Ray Blue Spotted Ray
  • Grouper Grouper
  • Triggerfish Triggerfish
  • Whitetip Shark Whitetip Shark

... and more fishes & sea life, Huge Moray Eel, Twinspotted Snapper

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