Scuba diving in Hin Muang

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 12 m
Maximum: 60 m
Visibility
Average: 25 m
Maximum: 45 m
Extra Costs
National Park fee
Hin Muang is located near Hin Daeng and boasts the the highest vertical wall in Thai waters. This is one of the top 10 dive site in the world. This dive site got its name from the large amount of purple soft corals that completely cover the rocks and can be seen throughout the dive. The site itself is a long narrow ridge which rises from the ocean floor at a depth of approximately 65m/213ft and goes to its highest point of approximately 8m/26ft. It can be accessed by a permanent buoy line near the shallowest point. The diver travels along the walls and steep reefs that the site consists of, including the peaks providing cleaner stations where manta rays and whale sharks swim very close to be groomed by the smaller reef fishes.

When to go

Average water temperature is 28C/82F. Diving is possible from the 15th of October Until 15th of May (National Park)

What to see

A huge plethora of fish! With a plethora of marine life inhabiting the site, looking out into the blue also offers the chance of seeing trevallies, rainbow runners, barracudas, mackerel and tuna fish hunting in schools. Divers will see everything from amazing macro life to whale shark.

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