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Three Trees Island 9

Three Trees Island 9

Three Trees Island 9

The Three Trees dive site is situated on northeast side Island 9 of the Similan Island group.

The dive site is identified by three distinctive tree (pictured above). The site if rich with marine life.

There is nice easy start to the site at about 8m which gradually slopes down to around a sandy 18m. Continue on to 20m you will find boulder formations which go down to 30m.

Jenkins Whip Ray photographed at Torolina Pinnacle Surin Islands Thailand

Jenkins Whip Ray photographed at Similan Islands

As usual for the area you will find rays and garden eels in the sand. On occasions if you are lucky you can find leopard sharks around the boulders. A variety of shrimp are also found in the rocky section.

Long fin batfish are common hence, sometimes the site is also known as Batfish Bend. Keep you eyes out for turtles in the area as well.

It is a popular dive site for the liveaboard boats especially late in the season when the weather is coming from the west.

Depth: 5-25m Difficulty: ✩✩✩ Marine life: ✩✩✩ Coral: ✩✩✩ Currents: ✩✩✩

Lat: 8.682512 Long: 97.652836

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