Similan Islands / Burma Banks

Location: North of Phuket near the Thai/Burmese border

Short description: The Similans and Burma Banks are one of the best dive sites in Asia with an abundance of marine life in marine parks and untouched islands. Not to mention the beautiful beaches.

Expected marine life: Turtles, trevally, plenty of sharks, frogfish, lionfish, garden eels, sea fans, occasionally whale sharks or mantas and much more

Accomodation: Diving in Similans and Burma Banks is only accessible via live-aboard trips

Best time of year to visit: Diving in Similans is possible all year round, however the high season is between October and May

Visibility: moderate to very good (10-30m)

Currents: variable, but often strong

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