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Sail Rock

Sail Rock, also known as Hin Bhai, is a renowned dive site located in the Gulf of Thailand. This rocky reef protrudes from the sea, situated between Koh Tao and Koh Phangan. With its unique underwater landscape and absence of large roots, this area teems with a diverse array of fish and other marine organisms, creating captivating fish shadows. As one of Koh Tao's three major open sea sites, Sail Rock is highly favored among divers, particularly due to its frequent encounters with majestic whale sharks.

Prepare to be amazed not only by magnificent whale sharks but also by the sight of swirling schools of barracudas and bigeye trevally, as well as various migratory fish and macros that cater to the preferences of every diver. With its abundant fish population, Sail Rock stands as one of the best dive sites globally.

This acclaimed dive site features a striking limestone formation that rises 40 meters above the sandy bottom and 10 meters above the water's surface. With its stepped-like structures, Sail Rock provides an ideal diving experience for divers of all levels. Furthermore, its renowned vertical chimney, a swim through with openings at depths ranging from 7 to 18 meters, adds to the allure of this remarkable rocky formation.

Conveniently situated 12 kilometers north of Koh Phangan, Sail Rock is easily accessible from the island. Divers exploring this site will encounter vast schools of trevallies, jacks, batfish, and barracudas. The occasional appearance of whale sharks further enhances the appeal of this dive site. The name "Sail Rock" derives from the rock's distinctive sail-like shape.

- Depth Range: 0 - 45 meters
- Common Fish Species: Chevron Barracuda, Pickhandle Barracuda, Yellowtail Barracuda, Longfin Batfish, Bigeyed Trevallies, Golden Trevallies, Raggy Scorpionfish, Blotched Porcupine Fish, Pink Anemone Fish, Malabar Grouper, Yellowbanded Fusiliers
- Visibility: 13 meters
- Maximum Depth: 21 meters
- Recommended Diver Level: Beginner, Advanced

Immerse yourself in the captivating underwater world of Sail Rock, the epitome of an ideal dive site in the Gulf of Thailand.

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

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