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East of Eden has one of the largest single coral bommies with a size of more than ten meters high.

Name Dive Site:East Of Eden
Depth: 5-35m (16-114ft)
Visibility: 10-30m (32-98ft)
Accessibility: Live-aboard
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East of Eden is one of the top dive sites in the Similans, Thailand just east of Koh Pabu which is Similan island number seven. Its underwater landscape consists out of a hard and soft coral sloping reef with many cracks and crevices for morays to hide in. This fringing reef together with its surrounding sand creates an excellent high variety dive site at a very small area. Tsunami damage can be observed at the shallower parts of this dive, but not enough to ruin this dive site's popularity. The sandy patches around the huge stunning coral head are filled with life such as spotted garden eels, khul's sting rays and gobies. Supposedly, a team from National geographic had spent a week diving along this bommie for a one hour documentary.

The dive site East of Eden is very divers and abundant with fish and coral life. It has one of the most incredible and largest underwater bommies in the Similans. This huge coral head starts at twenty five meters deep and rises to a depth of only twelve meters. Green and hawksbill sea turtles can often been seen near the shallower parts of the reef. Schools of blue-striped snappers, yellow boxfish and octopus are often spotted in this aquarium dive. Stacks of brown and sky blue-fringed sheet corals where yellow damsels and Indian triggerfish are common residents can be seen as you ascent. There is also coral in all forms, colours and sizes. You will see coral such as red and yellow soft coral trees, huge gorgonian sea fans and whip corals. There is often a gentle current for an excellent but slow drift dive. It is one of the best locations in the Similan Islands for some fantastic diving, because of its colour, diversity and marine life.

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

Aussie Divers Phuket

+66 76688113
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 158/8 Nanai Road
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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- Thailand Liveaboards, 53 Katekwan Road, Kata beach, Phuket

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+6676 284580
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 53 Katekwan Road, Kata beach

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- Similan Diving Safaris Co, Ltd, 13/19 Moo 7, Khaolak. Kukkak, Takuap...

Similan Diving Safaris Co, Ltd

Similan Diving Safaris Liveabo...
66+ 076 484 470
66+ 076 484 471
 13/19 Moo 7, Khaolak. Kukkak, ...

Similan Diving Safaris is a PADI 5 Star Divecenter located in the heart of Khaolak, Thailand. We offer a full range of PADI dive courses and specialties in the Similan Islands. Similan Diving Safaris have 9 years experience specializing in Live-aboard and Day trip diving safaris to the amazing Similan islands and beyond. Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and the world famous Richelieu Rock where you can experience some of the best scuba diving in the world. We own, run & service our boats ourselves. The m/v Dolphin Queen  for liveaboards & our speedboat m/v Dolphin Princess for day trips to the Similans. All major European languages are spoken on our boats.

Liveaboard Diving, for the ultimate scuba diving safari, enjoy diving with Similan Diving Safaris on our spacious luxury 4 days& 4 nights liveaboard safari boat M/V Dolphin Queen, Diving for divers by divers ! The Similan Islands are scattered with uninhabited white sandy beaches, the waters glow aqua marine blues and emerald greens, the corals are covered with many types of small marine life. The Similans offer you some of the best scuba diving in the world. Our diving  safari, aboard our luxury live-aboard M/V Dolphin Queen, gives you the chance to cruise the 13 scenic, uninhabited tropical islands & dive all the main dive sites in the Similan & Surin Marine National Park islands, Koh Bon & Koh Tachai islands & the world famous Richelieu Rock. There are 11 day dives and 3 night dives and in-between dives, snorkeling or discovering the islands is great fun with our 40hp dingy. The food we serve on our safari (Thai & Western) is famous with our guests and will have you coming back for more as they do!

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