Information and dive map of Richelieu rock dive site with whale shark

Richelieu rock Dive site

Nestled beneath the tranquil waters of the Andaman Sea lies an enchanting world waiting to be discovered – Richelieu Rock. Situated within the Surin Islands Marine Park, this underwater pinnacle has rightfully earned its status as one of Thailand’s premier diving destinations. In this exploration, we will delve into the captivating realm of Richelieu Rock, unraveling its unique features, the mesmerizing marine life it harbors, and why it stands as an imperative destination for those passionate about the wonders of the underwater world.

Richelieu Rock: A Natural Wonder in Cardinal’s Attire

Richelieu Rock, often likened to a submerged island, rises majestically from the depths of the Andaman Sea. Its name pays homage to the 17th-century French Cardinal Richelieu, and much like the historical figure, this underwater pinnacle exudes an air of grandeur and mystique. Divers who venture to explore its depths are met with a truly unique and captivating experience. Renowned across the globe, Richelieu Rock is a testament to the wonders that lie beneath the ocean’s surface, making it a top choice for divers seeking an extraordinary underwater adventure.

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Detailed dive map of the Richelieu rock dive site

Dive at Richelieu rock on one of the next dive trips

MV Lapat liveaboard

MV Lapat
2 Days – 1 Night Liveaboard Trip

Fast diving daytrip boat Blue Marlin to Richelieu rock

Blue Marlin
Diving Daytrip from Khao Lak

MV Andaman Seadragon liveaboard

MV Andaman
3 or 4 Days Liveaboard Trips