Koh Chang and the 52 surrounding islands in the Mu Koh Chang National Marine Park offer some of the best diving and snorkelling opportunities in Thailand, with a wide array of diverse marine life in it’s crystal clear waters and colourful corals. There is a huge variety of tropical fish that you can expect to see including Trigger Fish, Parrot Fish, Grouper, Batfish, Butterfly Fish, Barracuda and Stingray’s. Turtles and Whale Sharks can also be seen at certain times of the year. The main diving season and best time to go is during October through to May.
There are many popular dive sites including, Hin Rua Tek, Hin Tai Nam, Koh Yak, Koh Laun, Koh Tong Lang, Hin Kuak Ma, Hin Ga Daeng, Hin Raab South, Hin Look Baad, Koh Rang and thats to name just a few. There are also some fantastic wreck sites giving you the opportunity to explore around the sunken ships of the Koh Chang Naval Battle of 1941. There’s no short supply of dive centers and diving trip tour operators on Koh Chang, here are some of the most popular options for you to choose from.
Recommended Dive Centres
Scandinavian Chang Diving
Location: Klong Prao Beach – Koh Chang – Tel: +66(0)89 401 39 27 – Website: http://www.changdiving.com/
Location: Bangbao – Koh Chang – Tel: +66 (0)39558040 – Website: http://www.bbdivers.com
Location: Klong Prao Beach – Koh Chang – Tel: +66 (0) 870 281 627 – Website: http://www.scubadivingkohchang.com
White Sand Dive Centre
Location: White Sands Beach – Tel: +66 (0) 39 551 096 – Website: www.whitesandsdc.com
Scuba Dive Thailand
Location: Bang Bao – Koh Chang – Tel: +66 (0) 39 558 028 – Website: http://www.koh-chang-divers.com
Location: White Sands Beach – Koh Chang – Tel: +66 80 094 7111 – Website: http://www.scubadivingkohchang.com