Scuba diving in Surin Islands

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Current
Medium to strong
Visibility
Average: 16.4 ft
Maximum: 65.6 ft
The Surin Islands dive site consists of two main islands forming the great reef. Diving in the site is spectacular as divers can discover multiple coral shallows and fringing boulders teeming with fish. It is a top dive area for snorkelers and beginners. Currents are usually medium (1-2knots), but can be strong (2-3knots) from November to January.

When to go

The average water temperatures are 28-30C/82-86F. The dry season lasts from November to April with the air temperature of 31C/87F. The wet season runs from October to May and is suitable for the liveaboard diving.

What to see

Scuba-diving in the Surin Islands consists of examining fascinating reef with the great diversity of underwater creatures. Divers may encounter such species as black-tip reef sharks, turtles, trevallies, barracuda, fusiliers, cardinalfish, jawfish and mantis shrimps. Eagles and manta ray are usually spotted while diving from February to April.

Liveaboards with trips to Surin Islands

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Koh Phayam Aladdin Dive Safari (Koh Phayam Island)

    Day Trip to Surin Islands

    Day trip to Surin Islands. This product is for certified divers only. Enjoy a full day of diving at the Surin National Marine Park. The fringing reefs here are shallow and slope gently to the sea floor. For this, the Surin Islands National Marine Park is renowned for its snorkeling, easy shallow dives and free diving. Along many of its white sandy beaches we have also perfect conditions to teach beginners. There are some scuba diving sites that range in depth from 10 to 25 meters, such as Turtle Ledge, (named for the Hawksbill turtles that are frequently sighted there) and Koh Chi. Also we can make drift dives here through the gardens of Koh Torinla, deep dives at Hin Rap and South Torinla.
  • Koh Chang Aladdin Dive Safari (Koh Chang Island)

    Day Trip to Surin Islands

    Day trip to Surin Islands. This product is for certified divers only. Enjoy a full day of diving at the Surin National Marine Park. The fringing reefs here are shallow and slope gently to the sea floor. For this, the Surin Islands National Marine Park is renowned for its snorkeling, easy shallow dives and free diving. Along many of its white sandy beaches we have also perfect conditions to teach beginners. There are some scuba diving sites that range in depth from 10 to 25 meters, such as Turtle Ledge, (named for the Hawksbill turtles that are frequently sighted there) and Koh Chi. Also we can make drift dives here through the gardens of Koh Torinla, deep dives at Hin Rap and South Torinla.
  • Ranong Aladdin Dive Safari (Ranong Town)

    Day Trip to Surin Islands

    Day trip to Surin Islands. This product is for certified divers only. Enjoy a full day of diving at the Surin National Marine Park. The fringing reefs here are shallow and slope gently to the sea floor. For this, the Surin Islands National Marine Park is renowned for its snorkeling, easy shallow dives and free diving. Along many of its white sandy beaches we have also perfect conditions to teach beginners. There are some scuba diving sites that range in depth from 10 to 25 meters, such as Turtle Ledge, (named for the Hawksbill turtles that are frequently sighted there) and Koh Chi. Also we can make drift dives here through the gardens of Koh Torinla, deep dives at Hin Rap and South Torinla.

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