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Koh Bida Nok

Bida Nok Dive Site: Diverse Marine Life and Ideal for All Diver Levels

Explore the captivating underwater world of Bida Nok dive site, located near Ko Bida Nok in the Krabi Province of Thailand. This renowned dive site is highly cherished by divers due to its exceptional variety of marine wildlife. With its gently sloping reef that descends to depths of 16-24 meters, alongside a striking wall reaching 22-26 meters at the southwest, Bida Nok offers a remarkable experience for divers of all levels.

Delight in encounters with an array of fascinating marine creatures, including majestic Turtles, agile Black Tip reef sharks, Barracuda, and impressive schools of yellow snapper. This vibrant ecosystem is also home to enchanting Nudibranchs, elusive Octopus, intriguing Moray eels, captivating Lion Fish, and speedy Travally. If you're lucky, you might even spot the magnificent Whale-sharks on occasion.

For those who prefer starting their diving adventure towards the north, a shallow dive starting from 5-7 meters is ideal. Here, you can witness the intriguing behavior of the blacktip reef sharks that frequent the northwest corner. Alternatively, explore the stunning wall of coral, meticulously searching the fan corals for delightful Sea Horses and frogfish. As you continue diving, be mesmerized by the mixed garden of stunning hard and soft corals, eventually encountering a captivating swarm of yellow snapper that envelops you as you swim through their midst. Towards the end of the dive, don't forget to observe the shadows cast by overhangs, where small shoals of squid often gather.

Embark on a remarkable underwater journey by starting from the southeast and following the finger reef adorned with beautiful soft corals and vibrant red fan corals. Traverse the reef, then descend along the coral wall and head west. As you explore the deeper side of Bida Nok, be enthralled by the sight of lobsters, nudibranchs, schools of tuna and snapper, as well as the enchanting moray eels and white-eyed morays. Once you reach the main wall on the southwestern corner, choose to continue the dive or double back and ascend to 5-7 meters, always keeping a vigilant eye out for the ever-charismatic blacktip reef sharks.

With a recommended diver level of both beginners and advanced, Bida Nok offers a truly unforgettable diving experience for all. The visibility of 14 meters allows for exceptional clarity throughout the dive, enhancing your chances of witnessing the beauty that abounds beneath the waves. Whether you are a novice or an experienced diver, this remarkable dive site on the paradisiacal island of Ko Bida Nok is a must-visit, deserving of at least two dives to fully immerse yourself in its wonders.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 2, 2023

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Overview of Koh Bida Nok

Depth:17m
Visibility: 0m - 14m
Experience level:
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