Diving in Asia

    Beyru Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    In the Halaveli region, at the nort east of Ari, there is this long reef / thila. Is a complicated dive and as is not protected, when the wind peaks or with strong currrents the sea is rough. There are caves and overhangs in both sides. Around there are always swimming tunas, napoleon fish and lots…

    Orimas Thila North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Also known as Maagaa Thila. Protected marine area on the north side of Orimas faru, a small thila that goes from 3 to 30m. Maagaa thila is the island on the north (there comes the name). It has a great landscape with beautiful overhangs and small cavities on the perimeter of the pinnacle. At 6m in…

    National Park Koh Rang: Hin ga… Koh Chang, Thailand

    This spectacular pinnacle is the deepest dive around Koh Rang, a great multilevel site. The rock itself has a very special structure, looks like an underwater cathedral. There are plenty of fish around it, not so much coral though.. Things to see are big barracuda, porcupine, groupers, triggerfish,…

    Tribird Boracay, Philippines

    TribirdTribird is a plane wreck which was sunk on purpose by the Boracay Acossiation of Scuba Schools. It was sunk in February 2012 to create a new dive site. since it is very new there are not too many corals growing on the plane yet, but since it is in the middle of a reef system you have a lot of…
    Buoyancy World

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…

    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…
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    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…
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    Buoyancy World Koh Tao, Thailand

    Buoyancy World is an artificial dive site that has been created to take pressure off exisiting dive sites. The idea is that it not only creates new habitats but offers instructors a training area where they can take students learning buoyancy. Student divers have something fun and interesting to see…
    Pink Anemone

    Japanese Garden Koh Tao, Thailand

    Japanese Garden is a pretty and shallow dive site, perfect for beginners. With its large selection of corals divers find it very beutiful. On the south side if this dive site swim throughs can be found, great for testing your bouyancy control.Things to see: Funnel corals, Mushroom corals, Angelfish,…
    Nudibranch

    Japanese Garden Koh Tao, Thailand

    Japanese Garden is a pretty and shallow dive site, perfect for beginners. With its large selection of corals divers find it very beutiful. On the south side if this dive site swim throughs can be found, great for testing your bouyancy control.Things to see: Funnel corals, Mushroom corals, Angelfish,…
    Spotted Eagle Rays

    Japanese Garden Koh Tao, Thailand

    Japanese Garden is a pretty and shallow dive site, perfect for beginners. With its large selection of corals divers find it very beutiful. On the south side if this dive site swim throughs can be found, great for testing your bouyancy control.Things to see: Funnel corals, Mushroom corals, Angelfish,…

    Koh Kron West/ 2 Bays Sihanoukville, Cambodia

    Koh Kron is a small uninhabited island about 1.5-2 hrs from Sihanoukville. The best diving around this island is to the west and south.Koh Kron west, also known as Two Bays, is characterised by rocks at the water's edge which drop-off gradually at the south end and sharply further north, to a sandy…

    Dhigura Arches South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    There are many different ways of enjoying the Dhiugrashu Kandu. Besides the amazing thilas of Broken rock or Dhangethi Thila, there is this 300m drift dive along the south part of the channel, where the top reef is at 5m dropping off to 25.The name comes because the reef forms arches with the…
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    Coral Garden Boracay, Philippines

    This dive site is right off the main beach and usually has calm and clear conditions. It is ideal for beginners and training dives. It is a popular fish-feeding area, so expect to see sergeant majors, butterflyfish and batfish crowding around. A favourite snorkelling spot.
    Moray Eel

    Halaveli Wreck North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Halaveli was sunk by the Halaveli Island dive school in 1991 about 1,5Km NNW of Halaveli. The ship name was Razza and was a cargo vessel. The wreck lies 28 meters deep (deck at 20m deep) . You can encouter common wreck inhabitants such as large morays and groupers; but also stingrays on the sandy…

    Machchafushi Wreck South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    House Reef Machchafushi

    Adrian's Cove Leyte, Philippines

    Great wall with coves and overhangs covered with bushes of black coral.

    Agus Cebu, Philippines

    Air Manis Ambon Bay, Indonesia

    Air Manis is one of the best muck diving sites in Indonesia.The dive is in the area of a pier which is used to load and unload fishing boats. The pier and its surrounding is full of interesting macro live.In November 2008 several giant frogfish, flmboyant cuttlefish, pipefish, ghostpipe fish,…

    Air Prang Pulau Lembeh, Indonesia

    Air Prang is probably one of the most interesting sites at Lembeh Strait. The name literally means 'War Water', referring to the jetty offering fresh water from an uphill aquifer, exploited by the Japanese during WW2. This is an expansive shallow sand slope, more popular for night diving, especially…

    Airport Point Cebu, Philippines

    The plane wreck has been set here in 1998. Nice second dive.
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    Alam Batu Housreef Tulamben, Indonesia

    Alung Banua Pulau Bunaken, Indonesia

    Vertical wall with many cracks and crevices and interesting small caves. Sheltered from waves and currents. Here you can find mainly reef fishes and many shrimp gobies, scorpion fish and large school of black snappers. It is also tipycal to find nudibranches among the hard and soft coral.

    USS Salute (American Wreck) Labuan, Malaysia

    This World War II US Navy minesweeper lies around 24 kilometers south of Labuan in roughly 30 meters of water. The USS Salute was built in Seattle, in 1943. It was first put into service in Hawaii in 1944 escorting convoys between Pearl Harbor and several ports in the Far East. Later it was involved…

    Ampo Reef Leyte, Philippines

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    Anemone reef Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

    This unique dive-site, as a huge lime-stone pinnacle that soars 30 meters, up from the ocean floor to sit 4 meters underneath the surface, where it abruptly ends and drops back to a sandy bottom.The barely submerged reef is a well-known shipping hazard and is located less than a mile north of Shark…

    Angels Cove Davao, Philippines

    Large tunas, mackerels and jack. Good soft and hard corals.
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    Anita's reef Koh Similan, Thailand

    Adjacent to islands #5 and #6. Fine reef with hard and soft corals. Also sand bottom where you can find Kuhl's stingrays and Garden eels. The special attraction of this site is a bommy called "Hin Muan Daew" (literally "Whole roll of film rock"). It is located on the south-east and depth is between…
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    Antina Point Cebu, Philippines

    Take care of the strong currents that may occurs in this dive site!
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    Ao Cheweng Koh Samui, Thailand

    Good dive site for training and snorkeling.

    Maavaru North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    It's located in the most north area, it is called Maavaru outside, and the only thing intersting there is the two coral blocks which are the dive site -over there I saw the big Mantas together with big eagle rays and some white tips patrolling around, but the Rays over there were breathtakingly…

    Apit Island Leyte, Philippines

    Dolphins, sea turtles, seahorses...
    An indian lion fish

    Aquarium North Male Atoll, Maldives

    There is a conglomeration of coral rocks beginning at 15m surronded by any kind of reef fish. In the holes its always possible to find moray eels. The reef ends with a sandy bottom at 25 m where white tip sharks use to rest. Also, at 25m in the rock section there is a group of caves. Its possible to…

    Ari Beache Beru South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Ariara House Reef Linapacan, Philippines

    Ariara Reef Linapacan, Philippines