Anemone Reef Dive Site is a stunning pinnacle covered in colourful Anemone Coral
Anemone Reef Dive Site is one of the best scuba diving dive sites in the Phuket area and can be done as a day trip dive. On its day Anemone Reef dive site can be one of the most stunning dive sites in the area. A submerged pinnacle with the tip being around five metres from the surface. The Anemones that cover the top in carpet like fashion provide one of the most beautiful and best underwater sights in the region.
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The site has a prolific amount of marine life and is home to turtles, Leopard Sharks, Cuttlefish, Seahorses, sea snakes, a wide range of eels including the rare zebra moray. The fish life is exquisite with large numbers of Barracuda, snappers, groupers, butterfly fish, Scropionfish, travelly, angelfish and of course plenty of Anemone fish.
Because it can be hampered by strong currents and at times this visibility is less than the regions average it is not always suitable for beginner divers but with some careful planning it can be dived by any level.
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At the moment there are no fixed schedules boats going to Anemone Reef. It is normally dived when the conditions allow as a substitute for Shark Point. Contact Aussie Divers Phuket for more information about diving at Anemone Reef.
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When scuba diving in Phuket you'll be embarking on what is referred to as 'Day Trip Scuba Diving', day trips will take you to one or many of the Islands around Phuket that house our outstanding reefs & wrecks. Because these Islands are typically one to two hours from the mainland by boat it works out much better if you do multiple dives while you are out there. Day trip diving here in Thailand will usually see you doing two or three dives per day, which is awesome because you get to see a multitude of different dive sites, marine life and scenery for a relatively low price, plus we get you back home in time for dinner.
Day trip diving is suitable for divers of all levels, whether experienced, new, or total beginners, including Discover Scuba Divers, we have many options for day trip divers, including Phi Phi Island, Racha Noi & Racha Yai and the King Cruiser Wreck. Basically it is just a matter of deciding which day trip and dive sites best suit your level of diving comfort and then contact Aussie Divers to book it.