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Elephants Head or Hin Pusar is a submerged boulder just reaching the surface just south of Ko Similan.

Name Dive Site:Elephant's Head Rock (Hin Pusar)
Depth: 5-70m (16-229ft)
Visibility: 10-30m (32-98ft)
Accessibility: Live-aboard
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The fantastic dive site Elephant Head Rock or Hin Pusar is named this way, because the boulders are said to resemble the back and head of an elephant. It is located just south of Ko Similan, the largest island of the group (no 8), where several pinnacles just reach the surface. Underwater the huge boulder creates arches, caverns, gullies and many impressive tunnels. There are also four smaller swim-throughs at ten meters and one larger at twenty six meters deep. It is one of the sites where a dive guide can be useful as he or she knows the way from rock to rock preventing getting tired kicking with your fins against the current.

Marine life such as the blue-ringed angelfish, Andaman sweetlips and bicolour parrotfish are some of the sights. Small reef sharks and several species of turtles are living near this tiny group of submerged pinnacles. Yellow goatfish and snappers always hang around at the deepest levels, as well as several species of lionfish and grouper. Going down to thirty meters where you will reach the sandy bottom, you will see purple fire gobies, blue spot stingrays and when lucky, the rare mc coskers dwarf wrasse. Manta rays and whale sharks can be dived with when looking into the blue. Loads of nudibranches, hunting mating trevally and egg cowries can be found higher up the granite rocks. Soft coral of all colours and sizes, huge orange and yellow seafans and even black coral make this site one always to remember.


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- Wetzone Divers, 5/33 Moo 7, Khao Lak

Wetzone Divers

Wetzone Divers Khao Lak
(+66)076 485 806
(+66)076 485 806
 5/33 Moo 7
Khao Lak

WELCOME TO THE WETZONE The team would like to welcome you and thank you for diving into the Wetzone, whether you are an experienced diver or you have never even got your feet wet! For several years we have been diving here in the Andaman Sea and invite you to share in our experiences. All our instructors are PADI qualified to various levels. If you have ever wanted to dive with whale sharks in the clear Andaman Sea, or in scenic freshwater lakes, our doors are open to you from October until May, but you can contact us all year round. December 2007 we moved to a bigger location. We'll provide a new own filling station with Nitrox for free ( Wreck & Lake ). Also we'll offer a free WLAN Internet access point. Since December 2010 we opened a small bar the

After years we found our home, in a country and with people we had learned to know and love. For three years we worked and lived in Khao Lak. Three wonderful years, interrupted by the Catastrophic Tsunami of 26.12.04. Despite these terrible events of 2004, we decided to open a small diving centre in Khao Lak. We hope that you have unforgettable diving at the Similan islands, be it the Boonsung wreck or the artificial lake in the Khao Sok national park. Whether with daily or multi-day trips from Khao Lak, or on Safari boats of the contract Centres co-operating with us. WETZONE is a small individual diving centre. We do not want to be a "diving factory ", but we want to offer our guests a superior, individual service around diving. Whether you are an experienced diver or someone who wants to learn to dive. We can help with reservation of hotels or bungalows, or collection from the airport and offer tips on anything to do with Thailand, from visa questions to nightlife. We will aim to answer any questions within the same day. We would like to offer you a "diving" holiday, which adapts to your desires and experience. Whether with the size of the groups, with max.5 divers, or the equipment, which is naturally new and in perfect technical condition. Safety and security is of highest concern, not to mention FUN!!! Furthermore we naturally offer our assistance to you with all questions associated with diving. Whether with the purchase of equipment, which is cheaper in Thailand than in Europe or information on marine life and diving sites. In addition, with any questions or tips, which can make a hassle free and unforgettable holiday in Thailand. We are there for you

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- Sunrise Divers, 269/24 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Phuket

Sunrise Divers

Thailand Diving - Phuket Livea...
076 398040
076 286 130
 269/24 Patak Road, Karon Beach

Sunrise Divers is Thailand's number 1 liveaboard specialist, with boats to suit all budgets and years of experience in Asia. We offer trips from 2 - 10 days in Thailand, Burma and Indonesia.

- Thailand Dive and Sail, 4/88 Soi Bang La On, Moo 7, Khao Lak

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Thailand Diving - Similan Live...
 4/88 Soi Bang La On, Moo 7
Khao Lak

Liveaboard diving and sailing trips to the Similan Islands in Thailand, the Mergui Archipelago and Burma Banks in Myanmar (Burma) from Khao Lak.

We are able to give you individual advice and provide first hand information whether you are looking for holiday diving, wanting to charter a boat for a dive club trip or simply for an afternoon out on the Islands. Feel free to contact us if your plans are more ambitious, such as private charters, research trips, diving for the handicapped or if you're a professional underwater photographer in need of 'the shot'. We have over 11 years local experience and work only with reputable, environmentally friendly partners to ensure your perfect trip. We are happy to arrange your trip but you can also come dive with us on a liveaboard.

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