Diving in Thailand

Category : Animals, Thailand, Travel
Date : January 11, 2009

As the first part of my one month trip to SE Asia I picked Thailand. I visited the Phi Phi Islands, Phuket and some surrounding islands. My main goal were Similian islands which are one of the best possible locations for diving worldwide. I reserved a 4 day liveaboard trip to Similian islands and I must say I will definitely repeat this again some day. Scenery at Similian islands is just amazing. Islands are some 150km off the coast of Phuket island. The visibility was around 20-30m and the water temperature 29°C at the top and 27°C at 40m. I have never taken underwater photos before so this was my first time. I used IXUS 860IS and housing for it.
Thailand Ixus 254

…sea slug…

Thailand Ixus 289

…marine life… 

Thailand Ixus 262

…here you can see what a flash means underwater…at 25m or so the colors are gone…

Thailand Ixus 184…a lot of marine life…

Thailand Ixus 171

…Leopard shark at 40m…
Thailand Ixus 239

…Red Fire Goby…
Thailand Ixus 241

…Great Baracuda…

Thailand Ixus 264

…anemones and a fish…
Thailand Ixus 232

…anemones and east Clownfish aka. NEMO :) …  Thailand Ixus 270

…ship wreck…

Thailand Ixus 278…yes there is also a toilet at 34m :D …

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Prva in druga sta zakon.

11 years ago

Hi Jus!

Nice to see your photos online and hope we can meet you again sometime!

Best Wishes
Jamie

11 years ago

Hi Jamie!

It’s so nice to hear from you :) I was just looking at your blog the other day. Similians were a fantastic experience and I will definitely come back :) Thanks for stoping by!

Best Wishes,

Jus

11 years ago

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