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Boulder City is a large dive site where you dive at huge rocks, pinnacles and coral heads.

Name Dive Site:Boulder City
Depth: 12-36m (39-118ft)
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Just east of Ko Payan is a long narrow ridge with at its end a dive site named Boulder City. A bit closer to the island lies Shark Fin Reef, which has become famous for its large numbers of reef and leopard sharks. Boulder City covers a large area and has many granite boulders, smaller pinnacles and rocky canyons as its main topography. The shallowest boulder formations are in the center of this dive spot and are therefore the most common place to end your dive.

As with many other places in the Similans you will see a wide variety of marine life. Among some of the fantastic creatures you can often spot here are leopard sharks, clownfish, jewel basslets, Napoleon wrasses and humphead parrotfish. Its often medium to strong current creates an enormous amount of food which attracts barracuda, trevallies and manta rays. Pay attention to several huge gorgonian sea fans that often sit in between the boulders and tell you which way the current flows. The area is filled more with algae and soft corals than hard corals, but some nice examples can be found. Red and white whip corals become more dominant in deeper waters, while smaller critters such as nudibranches, snails and Spanish dancers live in huge numbers between the boulders.


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- Sea Fun Divers , Le Meridien - 29 Soi Karon Nui Rd - Karon, Phuket
 
 
 

Sea Fun Divers

Scuba Diving Phuket
www.seafundivers.com/
+66 81 367 4542
 Le Meridien - 29 Soi Karon Nui...
83100
Phuket

Sea Fun Divers is based in Phuket Thailand and consists of a young vibrant and dynamic scuba diving team of motivated, PADI qualified and highly experienced group of dive instructors who actually enjoy what they do.

 
 
 
- Aussie Divers Phuket, 158/8 Nanai Road , Patong Beach
 
 
 

Aussie Divers Phuket

http://www.aussiediversphuket....
www.aussiediversphuket.com
+66 76688113
+66 76688112
 158/8 Nanai Road
83150
Patong Beach

Aussie Divers Phuket is a PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre and the home to Phuket's most professional scuba diving education. With a great range of PADI courses, fantastic instructors, we are simply the best place to book a scuba diving day trip or Similan Island liveaboard adventure whilst on holiday here in Phuket

We specialize extensively in first time dive experiences with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving & PADI Open Water Diver course, all the way through to the professional levels with our PADI Go Pro courses which include the PADI IDC Instructor & Divemaster Courses. Here at Aussie Divers we pride ourselves on a reputation for quality and professional education. Our goal is to make sure you recieve the best dive training available whilst at the same time having a fun, safe, enjoyable and memorable experience here in Thailand.
 
 
 


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