The primary reason why people come half way around the world to the Similan Islands is to see theManta- Koh Tachai Manta Rays at Koh Bon. These are oceanic mantas with a wing span of over six meters and the island of Koh Bon is their main feeding ground.
Did You Know Mantas…?
Koh Tachai is a breathtaking dive site in the Similan Islands. It is home to large granite boulders that go to a depth of 40+ meters with a starting depth of around 12 meters. Manta Rays are frequently seen here as are Leopard Sharks and schools of tropical fish with the underwater landscape made complete with its background of hard and soft corals. Did You Know Leopard Sharks…?
Why is this dive site talked about so much? Richelieu Rock has it all – resident whale sharks, Harlequin shrimp and seahorses and it is completely covered in a bright purple coral.
Did You Know Harlequin Shrimp…?