East of Eden

  • East of Eden

    East of Eden

    East of Eden has the most astonishing bommie in the islands of Similan. Here is a magnificent array of blue and purple soft corals, lobophyton soft corals and red bulb tentacle anemones that host western clownfish and skunk anemone fish.

    The dive here is superb. The currents are perfect for both amateur and professional divers. The marine life is really a mood maker, giving every diver a very good impression to the underwater scenery. Here you will find a variety of colorful fish including groups of redtail butterfly fish, yellow boxfish, checkered snapper, dory snapper, black snapper, angelfish, long nose butterfly fish, frogfish, peacock groupers, blue stripped snappers, yellow damsels, blue green pullers, Indian triggerfish, yellowback and neon fusiliers, tunas and more.

    The site also features a good coral growth. Here are brown and blue fringed sheet corals, table corals and stubbly finger corals, fire corals, and patches of blue corals. You may also see octopus foraging through the coral rubble.

    Location: Central part of Similan
    Currents: Moderate to strong
    Visibility: 20 m to 40 m
    Depth: 5 m to 34 m
    Best Time to Dive: October to May