The underwater marine life of this small island is breathtakingly beautiful. There, the most common memories usually come from the huge schools of fish with thousands of individuals, even there is life everywhere You look. At Bida Nok, at its best, in one sight you can see three huge schools of different species at the same time, a turtle enjoying lunch and a reef shark swimming between the corals.
This Bida Noks sister island is located right next to it. Walls, colorful corals, large schools of fish and shallow reefs of Bida Nai offer plenty to see. On a deeper sandy bottom you might even see a leopard shark. In these two destinations man could dive all day. Fortunately You can dive on Phi Phi every day during the winter months!
The Hin Bida is a shoal that is located south of Bida Nok and Nai. It is mainly composed of large hard corals and therefore differs from other Phi Phi dive sites. The shallowest rock of the dive site can be seen on the surface at low tide and during high tide it is hidden under the surface.
At this dive site we boats are not visiting often, so the corals are in really good condition and there you often meet Leopard sharks laying in the small sandy areas between the corals.
This site is also known by the name Garang Heng. Pinnacle is located in the middle of the sea about 2km east of Phi Phi Ley Island. Due to the currents, diving here is usually only done during high or low tides. The form and fauna on this site is very similar to Shark Point, and it actually is called Phi Phi shark point. On day trips, the destination is visited less often, on liveaboards it is almost always one of the dive sites.
Turtle Rock is named after the turtles that live there. They are seen with almost every dive. The dive site also has several great swim thrus and right next to the island while diving under the shelf you can also see reef sharks between the rocks. The marine life of this dive site is diverse and it is an easy site even for beginners.
Palong Wall is located next to Turtle Rock, around the corner from the famous Maya Bay. At the dive site you can see almost everything from octopuses through turtles to reef sharks. This site also has swim thrus and cavities inhabited by interesting marine animals. When the current is stronger, we dive Turtle Rock along with this dive site.
The Viking Cave and Viking Bay dive sites on the east side of the Phi Phi Ley island are usually dived with the same dive drifting from one to another. The Dive sites are a combination of an artificial reef at the southern end and a natural reef at the northern end. In the shallow area of the dive site, reef sharks are often seen swimming around. In the deeper parts beautiful coral formations provide shelter for many different fish species and huge lobsters.
Losama Bay, located between karst rock cliffs, is a shallow and easy destination. Because of these features, it is often a liveaboard night dive site. Hard corals and several sea anemones with clownfishes adorn the bottom of this site. From the canal that is located the eastern side of this dive site may be found even seahorses. On day trips, this dive site is less often on the list of dive sites.
The ship, built in 1955, initially served as a delivery ship for the Norwegian Army before it was transferred to the Thai Army. In 2014, the vessel retired from military service and received a fine position as an artificial dive site. The wreck has gathered a lot of marine life around it. Huge schools of fish may obscure visibility and the wreck often has giant-sized lionfish and pufferfish.
Phi Phi Ley Wall is located on the east side of the island, next to the famous Phileh Lagoon. The wall is full of soft coral and large coral fans. There are various crabs, shrimps and moorays hiding in the cavities. If You look closer You will also find a lot of the favorite critters of macro photographers there; small and colorful nudibranchs.
This easy destination is suitable for all divers from beginners to experienced divers. For its ease, this Dive site is also often a night dive destination on liveaboards. The Lana reef is inhabited by many different species of fish, and on the deeper sandy bottom you can often find rays, morays and stonefish. A seahorse can be found on a small wall at the end of the reef.
The dive site near Tonsai Bay consists of three pinnacle. Due to the barrel-shaped pinnacles, the site has been nicknamed “Chimney Rock”. The spectrum of species is wide and on pinnacles can be found in both hard and soft coral. There is ofter currents and that is reason this site is only dived on liveaboards. Water is usually not very clear at this site, because Tonsay bay is so close to it.
Phi Phi Don has a “secret” cave whose mouth can be found about 18 meters deep from the wall. The large cave can be penetrated for a distance of about 60-80 meters and it ends in a large cave that is above the surface. The cave has changing air and there you can even take off your diving equipment and go climbing on the walls of it. This dive site is only dived on liveaboards and we require divers to be properly certified.