Awesome and Challenging!
- Travel time: 20 minutes
- Location: East side of Koh Tao
- Depth: 10m – 36 m. Average 16-22m
- Type of site: Rock Pinnacles
- Level: Best suited for Advanced divers
- Conditions: Unpredictable visibility. Can get wavy with strong current
- Average Visibility: 2-20meters
Hin Wong Pinnacles is an incredible dive site, offering not only depths and stunning corals but also a vibrant marine ecosystem, teeming with small invertebrates to larger predators!
While the currents and visibility can be unpredictable, adding an element of challenge, it remains an exceptional choice for those seeking a deep diving adventure. The vibrant colors of Hin Wong, including purple soft tree corals, Sea Whip, Sea Fans, and Toadstool Corals, create a captivating underwater landscape.
The marine life diversity is impressive, featuring large Marbled Groupers, resident sea turtles, Razor Fish, Banded Sea Snakes and Scribbled Filefish . Oh, and keep an eye out for different types of stingrays, like the common blue spotted ray and the bigger pink whipray. If you're super lucky, you might even spot eagle rays!
Explore the thriving ecosystem further with Harlequin Sweetlips, Titan Triggerfish, Blue Ringed Angelfish, Butterfly fish, and an abundance of Nudibranchs for macro lovers. No matter the visibility or thermocline, Hin Wong promises a divetastic underwater adventure, offering a perfect blend of excitement and challenge.
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Hin Wong is best suited for Advanced divers and perfect for Nitrox diving or for scuba divers who are in deep diver training.