Turtle Rock Dive Site

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WOW! Once in a lifetime experience!
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None or Light current
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Am I dreaming?! 30m+!
Level Advanced Divers
Dive depth Normal diving depth, 10-25m

Turtle Rock Dive site is situated on the west side of Ko Similan also called Island number 8. The name comes from the large rock formation on the surface which looks like a turtle. The spot consists of several rocks and canyons interesting to explore. The site features beautiful soft coral Soft, gorgonians and staghorn below 20m deep. You can see Sweetlips, Snappers, Angelfish and Moray Eels as well as many garden eels and blue spotted stingrays. Turtles, lobsters and various species of nudibranchs are also common. The maximum depth is 30 m and the current is generally gentle.

This location is a Reef. This is great place for spotting and diving with Sharks!

Best time to dive: the ideal period to plan holidays here isOctober to November. Access: from the Shore. See the map of Turtle Rock on the right for the exact location.

Turtle Rock Turtle Rock Dive site is situated on the west side of Ko Similan also called Island number 8. The na... Julien 4

Fishes you may spot while diving Turtle Rock

  • Giant Trevally Giant Trevally
  • Leopard Shark Leopard Shark
  • Manta Ray Manta Ray
  • Surgeonfish Surgeonfish
  • Triggerfish Triggerfish
  • Whitetip Shark Whitetip Shark

... and more fishes & sea life, Nurse Shark, Stingray, Unicornfish

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