Best Diving Spots in Phuket – Experience the Region’s Marine Marvels

Phuket is a particularly renowned place in Thailand when it comes to aquatic wonders. There are many beautiful islands around her waters, and magical realms beneath them.

Koh Dok Mai

This refers to a small island that is covered in thick jungle to be found just a short distance away from Phuket. This island is actually composed of a massive limestone rock that steeply rises out of the sea. The island’s walls contain an abundance of marine life beneath the surface of the water.

King Cruiser

This was a notable car ferry that strayed way off course during a routine trip between Phuket and the Phi Phi Islands and ended up striking a reef. Luckily, all of the passengers and crew were rescued, and the wreck is now one of the region’s most famous dive sites.

Anemone Reef

If you visit the wreck of the King Cruiser, it’s probably worth exploring the reef that resulted in its sinking. It’s slightly closer to Phuket city than the King Cruiser, and if you’re staying at a Phuket resort along the likes of Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas, you can reach the dive site within 90 minutes.

Shark Point

This is the most popular of local dive sites and is part of a marine sanctuary. In addition to notable quantities of sharks, you can also find many different species of tropical fish.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+