Scuba diving in Koh Lipe. Dive sites in Koh Lipe

Scuba diving in Koh Lipe. Dive sites in Koh Lipe

Dive sistes in Koh Lipe is one of Thailand's great scuba diving destinations. In the Andaman sea on the edge of Tarutao National Marien Park, one of Thailand's oldest marine parks, Koh Lipe is close to several major islands surrounded by dive sites. Koh Lipe's dive sites include dozens of coral reefs, but you can also dive on deep sea pinnacles and a wreck. Picture postcard white sand beaches, tropical palm trees and warm aquamarine waters make this an idyllic island destination. With an estimated 25% of the world’s tropical fish species being found here along with dugongs, dolphins, 3 species of turtle, minke and sperm whales, Koh Lipe is as mesmerising underwater as it is on land. Highlights here include Dugong, common dolphins, Irrawaddy dolphin, sperm and minke whales, eagle rays, leopard sharks, whale sharks, devil rays, manta rays, sting rays, barracuda and tuna. Macro photographers will love the critters such as harlequin shrimps, crustaceans, soft corals, nudibranch and sea horses. There is something for every diver around Koh Lipe.. Scuba diving in Koh Lipe is one of Thailand's great scuba diving destinations. In the Andaman sea on the edge of Tarutao National Marien Park, one of Thailand's oldest marine parks, Koh Lipe is close to several major islands surrounded by dive sites. Koh Lipe's dive sites include dozens of coral reefs, but you can also dive on deep sea pinnacles and a wreck. Picture postcard white sand beaches, tropical palm trees and warm aquamarine waters make this an idyllic island destination. With an estimated 25% of the world’s tropical fish species being found here along with dugongs, dolphins, 3 species of turtle, minke and sperm whales, Koh Lipe is as mesmerising underwater as it is on land. Highlights here include Dugong, common dolphins, Irrawaddy dolphin, sperm and minke whales, eagle rays, leopard sharks, whale sharks, devil rays, manta rays, sting rays, barracuda and tuna. Macro photographers will love the critters such as harlequin shrimps, crustaceans, soft corals, nudibranch and sea horses. There is something for every diver around Koh Lipe.

Yong Hua Wreck

"Yong Hua Wreck" - Koh Lipe, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 28 m Maximum: 42 m Current Medium to strong. Visibility Average: 5 m Maximum: 15 m Yong Hua is a 75m/246ft long fish processing boat that sank after an on-board fire in 1996. To get to the wreck divers usually start their descent along a mooring line […]

8 Mile Rock

"8 Mile Rock" - Koh Lipe, Thailand

Access From Boat Diver level Advanced Depth Average: 18 m Maximum: 40 m Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m 8 Mile Rock is named for its distance from Ko Lipe. It features a submerged pinnacle that starts at about 15m/49ft and then slopes down to a depth of over 50m/164ft. Visibility can be over […]

Stonehenge

"Stonehenge" - Koh Lipe, Thailand

Access From Boat Depth Average: 5 m Maximum: 26 m Current Moderate to strong. Visibility Average: 10 m Maximum: 30 m This site features four different types of reefs and is located about 500m south of Koh Talang. The main part of the site is a submerged plateau with 4 jagged granite pinnacles that rise […]