West of Eden dive site information

Unveiling West of Eden’s Underwater Symphony

Nestled on the enchanting west side of Island 7, known as Koh Pa-Yu, West of Eden stands as a quintessential Similan Island dive site. Boasting giant granite boulders that craft intricate canyons and crevices. This underwater haven is a canvas painted with colorful sea fans, soft corals, and sponges. Let’s delve into the depths of West of Eden, also fondly referred to as ‘West of Six,’ uncovering the secrets that make it a diver’s paradise.

The Genesis of ‘West of Six’

As the East of Eden dive site faced overcrowding, prompting temporary closure, the spotlight shifted to the neighboring West of Eden. Some affectionately call it ‘West of Six,’ emerging as a refuge for liveaboard tour operators in search of a new dive site. The allure of West of Eden became undeniable, showcasing enough trump cards to secure its place as a premier diving destination.

Depths and Visibility: A Diver’s Dream

With depths ranging from 12 to 30 meters, West of Eden caters to divers of all levels. The underwater visibility is nothing short of spectacular, offering an immersive experience for enthusiasts. Classified at times as a drift dive, this site presents a thrilling opportunity for spotting and diving with sharks—an adventure that beckons both seasoned divers and novices alike.

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