Chumphon Pinnacle

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Geographic location

Country: Thailand
Region: Chang Wat Surat Thani

GPS coordinates

Lat: 10.1715 Lng: 99.7784

Dive site

Marine life

Reef Shark
Whale shark

Diving conditions

Max Depth: 35m
Current: Low

When to go diving

From February to Novemeber

Chumphon Pinnacle, best dive site in Koh Tao

Chumphon Pinnacle is a 45 minute boat ride north of Koh Tao and is part of the best dive sites of Koh Tao . Some believe it is the best diving site in Koh Tao with Sail Rock. The dive site is sometimes seen as a cave diving because of its many swin through. It actually consists of four pinnacles ornamented with a multitude of anemones. Koh Tao dive shops regularly go on this exceptional site. You can dive with barracudas, giant groupers, big eyed jacks, trevelly, bat fish, … From March to May and August to October, you should be able, with a little bit of chance, to dive with whale shark , often escorted of remoras and cobia. It is also possible to observe sailfish on this open ocean site.