There are a variety of wreck dives off Phuket, ranging from easy shallow dives such as Tin Lizzy to deep technical diving such as HMS Vestel.
One of the most popular wrecks is King Cruiser, a large (86m) catamaran car ferry that sunk en route to Koh Phi Phi in May 1997. King Cruiser sits at 30m in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, in the marine sanctuary covering Anemone Reef and Shark Point.
Wreck Dive King Cruiser
Although the top of King Cruiser is collapsing, it is a fascinating dive, it’s a large boat, 86m by 25m and absolutely covered in beautiful soft corals, although these are sometimes difficult to see hidden beneath the mass of fish that congregate around and over the wreck.
King Cruiser can be dived as part of a 3 dive day including Koh Doc Mai (flower island) and Shark Point
- The best scuba day trip in and around Phuket There are many different scuba diving day trips around Phuket, but one of the best is Shark Point, King Cruiser and Koh Dok Mai. This is a fantastic 3 dive day trip with 3 very different dive sites.
All 3 dives lie to the east of […]
- Turtle Turtle around Phuket shipwreck
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- PADI Advanced Course at Bangtao Beach and King Cruiser The PADI Advanced Diver Course with Merlin Divers normally takes place over 2 days at Bangtao Beach and King Cruiser
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course is one of the most fun courses and it consists of 5 dives, 2 mandatory […]
- Phuket Scuba Diving Day Trips: Racha Islands .
Going scuba diving from the island of Phuket is very popular - here follows an introduction of one of the different scuba diving trips spots or dive sites available from Phuket: The Racha Islands.
Racha Island Scuba Diving Day […]