For over 50 years, the beautiful
Mergui Archipelago, comprising over 800 islands and stretching over 10000 square miles,
has been closed to foreigners. Newly opened, this pristine area offers uninhabited islands
with white sandy beaches, untouched coral reefs and great shark diving. Here you have the
rare privilege of seeing one of the worlds last unexplored archipelagos.
Located 80 km off shore, Western Rocky offers a sloping reef, great wall diving and
pinnacles. A tunnel leads right through the island, with lots of crayfish and usually some
large sleeping nurse sharks. Western Rocky is one of Mergui's best spots for shark
sightings. Encounters with White tips, Gray Reef sharks, Black tips and Bull sharks are
This pinnacle is one of the most spectacular dive sites in the Mergui Archipelago with
excellent reef life and an abundance of large pelagics including White tips, Silvertips,
Gray Reef sharks, Black tips, Bull sharks, Eagle Rays and Mantas.
The Burma Banks are a collection of seamounts located some 180 km north west of the
Similans. With surrounding waters exceeding a depth of 300 m, the top of the banks rise to
within 15-24 m of the surface. The Banks offer one of the worlds best shark dives
due to their large population of Silvertips.
Our Vessels the SY Colona II and the SY Amadeus
will take you to this new frontier in diving.
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