Koh Doc Mai
(2 dives, 4 hours trip)

Koh Doc Mai Diving Thailand

Koh Doc Mai literally means “flower island”. This little limestone island stretches vertically down 24-28 m, creating a wall all around. There are many cracks and crevices along the walls at all depths, but the most frequented visit is a big cave and small cave located on the east side of the island. There is no access onto the island.

A good variety of small creatures make this site a favourite for dive operators. Tiger-tail seahorses, ornate ghost pipefish and anglerfish are among the species frequently found along the walls. Go slowly and check crevices in the wall or the sea fans, and you may spot them when they move.

The walls are also a paradise for macro photographers, as colourful nudibranch, flatworms, tiny white-eyed morays and groups of 10 or more dancing shrimp are guaranteed to make an appearance. Do examine cracks and small crevices for giant morays, and enjoy the schools of yellowline snapper, trevally and fusilier that usually swim along the wall.

Dive slowly if you do not want to miss the small creatures this dive site is famous for.

 

Type : Wall / Slope Reef / Drift

Visibility : Vis 10-20 m

Difficulty : Intermediate

Current : Mild – Strong

 

Price

  • 4,000 THB for two dives

Full equipment rental

  • 700 THB

Snorkeling possibility for non divers

  • 1000 THB incl. snorkeling set

Diving packages:

  • 4 dives – get 10% discount
  • 6+ dives – get 15% discount

Price Includes:

  • dive guide
  • 2 tanks
  • weight
  • water and fresh fruit onboard

Doesn’t include transfer:

  • GLOW Elixir resort – 200 THB (5 mins. drive)
  • Loh Pared Bay area (Santhiya Resort & Spa, Blue Bay resort, Yao Yai Resort, Heimat Garden) – 700 THB roundtrip (20 mins. drive)
  • North of Koh Yao Yai (Koh Yao Yai Village, Hillside resort, Betterview Resort, Thiwson bungalow – 800 THB roundtrip (35 mins. drive)

Price of the transfer is always roundtrip and is per car. If there is more guests from the same are we split the costs. To book the transfer with diving please send us your room number for pickup.

You can also come on rented scooter (250 THB/day). There is very little traffic on Koh Yao Yai and scooter is also great way to explore the island. We will be happy to show you on the map which beaches are worth a visit and where to eat true local food.

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Shark-Point

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Open Water Diver

Advanced Open Water Diver

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Koh-Dok-Mai

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King-Cruiser-Wreck

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