Scuba diving in Hin Saam Sao
Hin Saam Sao is located 5km/3mi off the northwest coast of Koh Chang. This dive site has some nice corals and rich fish life, but sometimes has poor visibility due of its close proximity to land. It is home to large, white gorgonians. One side of the reef was destroyed by dynamite, but it is recovering. The average depth is 11m/36ft and the maximum depth is 16m/52ft. Diving can be done by boat.
When to go
The best time of the year for diving is from October until May. On average, the visibility is somewhere around 5-15m/16-49ft, and the water is nice and warm. Temperatures between 28-30C/82-86F are normal. Most of the time there is a gentle current that keeps the water clear.
What to see
Corals, rich marine life.
Reachable fromKo Chang
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