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- 1 day / 2 dives
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- 5 day / 10 dives
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The high diving season is considered to be from November till April. March is the hottest month in Koh Lanta with the average temperature reaching up to 30C/85F. The coolest and the wettest month is September with the average daytime temperature staying around 28C/82F.
The sea temperature stays pleasant 28-30C/82-85F all year round.
The average water visibility is around 20m/66ft.
What to see
This destination is famous for its fantastic marine life including schools of large tuna, trevally, morays, trigger fish, scorpion fish and barracudas. Between November and April, there is good chance to see some large pelagic fish such as majestic whale sharks and manta rays.
Ko Lanta is an island off the Andaman Coast and also a district in Krabi Province, Thailand. The closest airport is Trang that is located in 120km/74.5mi. The island offers its visitors pristine white sand beaches, lush tropical rainforests and cascading waterfalls. The Ko Lanta archipelago is made up of over fifty small islands, though only three are inhabited: Lanta Yai, Lanta Noi and Ko Ngai. There are no dive sites directly on Ko Lanta. Some of the best dive sites in Thailand, though, can be reached by boat from Ko Lanta. The area around Ko Lanta features a variety of dive sites, which are suitable to both beginners and more experienced divers.
One of the best dive sites in Thailand and in the world is Hin Daeng. Divers can explore series of walls and rocky pinnacles and observe large lobsters, shrimp and the rarely seen ribbon eel. The average depth of the site is 25m/82ft and the maximum depth is 45m/148ft. Another popular spot is Hin Muang which is famous for its superb violet corals. It also has been listed many times as one of the top ten dive sites in the world. Pelagic are not uncommon and include giant manta rays, barracudas, leopard sharks, reef sharks and giant moray eels. The average depth of Hin Muang site is 25m/82ft and maximum depth is 70m/230ft. Also, there are several dive sites in the area which are great for scuba diving, including Shark Point, King Cruiser Wreck, Koh Kraden Wreck, Koh Haa, The Emarald Cave and Ko Rok Nok.