Koh Bon Diving

(Available only from 15th October to 15th May)

Koh Bon Diving

Koh Bon Diving Daytrip

Koh Bon is a part of the Similan National Marine Park, north of the Similan Islands. Koh Bon diving is famous for Manta ray sighting, Koh Bon is a limestone islands, the dive site is very interesting with slopping reef and ridge where there is lot of fish activity.
The Manta Rays comes to Koh Bon specifically for its cleaning station. (A cleaning station is an area where cleaner fish wait for bigger fish of pelagic to come, and the cleaner fish cleans the body of the other fish or Manta Ray).
Diving with Manta is spectacular and one of the best experience for a scuba diver.
Our fast speedboat will take you to Koh Bon is about 1:15.
Fast with inboard engines, the have as well a sundeck for between the dives and Nitrox available for certified diver.

If you have a non-diver friend or family who would like to join you for a daytrip, they can join the trip as well and snorkel in the shallow bay.

  • Super-Fast
  • Nitrox Available
  • Fresh water showers
  • Joins the Manta ray expedition to Koh Bon, meet the giant manta and enjoy the show!

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    • DISCOUNT: Combine with other trips
    • 2nd Trip 5% OFF*
      3rd Trip 10% OFF*
      Returning customer 10% OFF*
      *Discount on the price without park fees and equipment

    Koh Bon diving daytrip itinerary exemple:

    • 07:15-08:00 Pick-up from hotel
    • 08:30 Boat Departure
    • 10:00 Boat Briefing
    • 10:15 Koh Bon Dive/Snorkel 1
    • 12:00 Lunch served buffet style
    • 13:15 Koh Bon Dive/Snorkel 2
    • 15:00 Boat Depart after an amazing day
    • 16:30 Arrive at the Pier and transfer back to your hotel

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    Koh Bon diving daytrip Prices:

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    Price all included, includes: Full set equipment, all food on-board, taxi from Khao Lak, dive guide ratio 1 to 4 or 5, water, coffee, tea
    Not Included: Soft drinks, alcohol, dive insurance, dive computer , full length wetsuit.

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    Koh bon Dive Site Description & Map

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    Koh Bon is part of Similan National Marine Park, located about 20 kilometers north of Similan Island 9. Koh Bon has no beaches and the shape is like a horse-shoe. Diving boats usually park in a bay located south of the ridge, where there is enough protection from the wind and strong waves. One favorite dive spot is the western ridge of the island, which has a wall that falls steeply to the deep sea to a depth of more than 35 to 40 meters. The walls are decorated with different colors of soft corals and a few hard corals with variety of marine life like boxing shrimp, giant moray eel, or small box-fish hiding is the crack of the wall. From the western ridge to the northeastern side are reefs that stretch along the island, which slopes from a depth of 10 meters down to a sandy bottom at 25 to 30 meters. The majority of corals here are hard corals including stag-horn coral, sparse coral, and brain coral. Koh Bon is also famous for its cleaning station that attracts Manta rays that need a little back scrub. We can see Mantas from November to May. However, they are more likely to be seen between January to April. 
    Depth range: 5 - 30 m. 
    Visibility: 10 - 20 m. 
    Water temperature: 27 - 30 C 
    Experience level: Beginner - Intermediate 
    Current: Moderate to Strong 
    Marine life: Manta rays, Eagle rays, Black tip reef shark, Octopus, Mantis shrimp, Clown fish, Box fish, Cuttle fish, Oriental sweet-lips, Sea snake, Lion fish, Yellow tail barracuda, and many more.
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    What can I see at Koh Bon?

    Koh bon aka the Manta ray magnet of the Andaman sea, the rocky limestone islands with it’s open arch is the main cleaning station for Manta rays in the Similan islands national park. during Manta ray season, you can have the chance to dive with the giants. It’s also a good dive site for all the other marine life, white-tip reef shark, octopus, the ridge is very active with hunting trevallies and school of snappers turning around.
    Koh Bon Island

    Where is Koh bon Islands Located?

    Koh Bon is part of the Similan islands national park and is located 47 km north of islands number 9, the northest islands of the Similans.
    Geologically different than the Similans, Koh Bon is a limestone islands with no beach.
    Koh Bon dive map

    I’m a beginner diver, can I dive Koh Bon?

    Yes you can. Koh Bon dive sites are not difficult, diving along the coast of the island offers protection from currents and waves. The dive sites are suitable for everybody. We do discover scuba diving in the bay for beginner divers or take experience divers on the Koh Bon ridge.
    Koh Bon Dive site

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