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DEEP SIX - Similans Dive Site Thailand

Deep Six dive site map
Deep Six dive site map by Julian Arenas Mahe

North west of Similan Island 7 we find the awesome Deep Six, a classic boulder site of Similan Islands Marine Park.

Thailand Similan Liveaboard diving Deep Six is a cluster of submerged boulders is located on the north of Similan Island #7 (Koh Pa-Yu). The Khao Lak Liveaboard Divesite Deep Six is an extension of the main island that continues underwater, with a maximum depth of 35 to 40 metres. There are many outcrops throughout the area, along with scattered rocks with soft corals and sea fans on the outer parts.

At the big boulder in the centre, a pile of smaller rocks form swim-throughs at depths of between 12 and 22 metres Thailand diving Liveaboard depth. In addition, there are sheer walls covered with dense soft Thailand corals. Shallow patch corals and rock surround the island at a depth of 10 to 15 metres.

You may see whitetip reef sharksoff the boulders, and Kuhl's stingrays are common on the sandy bottom. You will find black and white snapper, giant travallies and tuna swimming amoung boulders, as well as schools of neon fusiliers, bluefin trevallies and yellow snapper. When passing through the swim-throughs, you may encounter big snappers, oriental sweetlips or harlequin sweetlips, and if you are lucky, you will spot ghost pipefish and frogfish camouflaged amoung the pinnacles. The lush corals are home to various small marine critters such as red fire gobies, blennies and nudibranches.


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