Posts Tagged "Rock Point"

September is PADI Debris Month of Action on Koh Phangan !

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

September is PADI Debris Month of Action on Koh Phangan !

We have not finalised the date (we’ll post it on Facebook as soon as we know), but later this month we will be mobilising the Chaloklum Diving boat for a day of reef cleaning around Koh Phangan – likely dive sites include Koh Ma and Kong Yai (“Rock Point”) – PADI professionals and divers with at least Advanced Open Water certification or 20+ dives are most welcome to join us for free. Otherwise the good news is that we’ve 15+ metre vis and negligible current at Sail Rock again, as well as a whale shark 2 days ago. Hopefully Koh Tao is clearing up too, as...

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Razorfish; Centriscidae

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in | 0 comments

Razorfish are usually encountered in waters too deep for snorkelling, and are a scuba diving delight as they swim around in tight formation. They are easily found at a few local dive sites such as Kong Yai (Rock Point) and Koh Ma, as well as at Sail Rock and Angthong National Marine Park. This particular video was actually made at Rock Point/Kong...

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Dermatobranchus fortunata

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in | 0 comments

This nudibranch was an one time sighting on a local diving trip; to Chaloklum Bay or Rock Point as I...

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Local Dive Sites – Koh Phangan

Posted by on Sep 11, 2011 in | Comments Off on Local Dive Sites – Koh Phangan

The local dive sites of Koh Phangan offer better SCUBA diving and snorkelling in Thailand than most people know: an extensive range of hard corals with a good range of tropical and pelagic fish. They are generally shallower, shelving dive sites; good for beginners PADI courses and Discover Scuba Diving. We’re looking at long slow scuba dives and easy snorkelling. Features of our local dive sites are a surprising variety of hard corals plus a nice cross section of tropical reef fish. The main structure of the reefs is hump coral (porites species), offering shelter to various different...

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