Posts Tagged "Thailand"

Floral Wrasse; Cheilinus chlorourus

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in | Comments Off on Floral Wrasse; Cheilinus chlorourus

Endemic to the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, this surprisingly attractive wrasse is commonly encountered at Koh Phangan dive...

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Bryde’s Whale; Mammalia

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in | Comments Off on Bryde’s Whale; Mammalia

Balaenoptera brydei is apparently the biggest whale from the Gulf of Thailand – we also can see Minke whales but have yet to get any satisfactory photo’s. These were taken after 2 SCUBA dives at Sail Rock, when 2 whales surfaced and swam around for a...

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Pseudobiceros fulgor

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in | Comments Off on Pseudobiceros fulgor

The “brilliant flatworm” seen on a SCUBA dive around Koh Ma, here on Koh Phangan. The nearest recorded specimen seems to be from Singapore – a first in...

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Koh Phangan Sunset Cruise

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in | Comments Off on Koh Phangan Sunset Cruise

Many Chaloklum Diving customers have told us how much they enjoyed the Thai food on their day out with our big boat – as well as the SCUBA diving and snorkelling, of course! Therefore we are offering late afternoon to early evening non-diving, Koh Phangan trips featuring rather special Thai food from our super-chef, Lek. The general plan is to meet up at the dive centre in Chaloklum at 4pm to get organised and depart from the pier by 4.30 pm. We cruise to the West coast of Koh Phangan for some afternoon snorkelling, socialising or just enjoying the fine view. Around about sunset time a...

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The Big Boat is Back and further Chaloklum Diving news from Koh Phangan

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

The Big Boat is Back and further Chaloklum Diving news from Koh Phangan

Well, it was meant to be a quick visit to a new boatyard in Suratthani, but Lek and Nick ended up spending 2 weeks there as a great team of craftsmen did a lot of necessary and thoroughly professional work. For sure, after all that it’s great to be back on Koh Phangan and a fine feeling to have the Chaloklum Diving boat looking so good. All we need is a little more SCUBA diving action – things are still quiet in the Gulf of Thailand, although the upcoming full moon party should make the island busier soon. Sail Rock remains our principal dive site with Angthong Marine Park and...

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