Phangan dive sites: Sail Rock
Phangan Island Diving | Koh Phangan dive sites
Since Thailand is such a beautiful tropical area for summertime tourists, scuba diving is extremely popular off the coast of the pearly white beaches. The ocean waters around the islands of Koh Phangan are bright green and clear near the coast, but when scuba divers show up at Phangan Island to go for a dive, they are often more concerned with the fascinating wildlife underneath the water.
Sail Rock in Koh Phangan is such a popular diving spot because of the climate, the price and of course, the location.
The climate at Sail Rock in Koh Phangan is known for being absolutely perfect. The comfortable temperatures at Sail Rock in Koh Phangan make it perfect for diving and scuba diving year round without the need for a wetsuit. While the warm waters making diving without a wetsuit comfortable, a wetsuit will prevent coral cuts should you have too close of an encounter with the reef at Sail Rock near Koh Phangan.
The price makes Sail Rock in Koh Phangan ideal as well because, well, there is no cover charge to dive at Sail Rock in Koh Phangan. Sail Rock in Koh Phangan is free for scuba diving, all you need is a ride there and your own equipment (or you can rent both from the island).
The location that Sail Rock in Koh Phangan is situated in is perfect too because at 40 meters high (from the sandy sea floor up), amateurs and experienced can enjoy Sail Rock in Koh Phangan. Under the water near Sail Rock in Koh Phangan, you will see fish and tropical wonders that aren't matched in many other places. Some of the wildlife you can expect to see: barracuda, jacks, whale sharks (harmless) and batfish. Be careful around the patches of coral reef: they can be dangerous and painful, so just maneuver around them.
Sail Rock in Koh Phangan is the perfect place to go scuba diving on the island.
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