KING CRUISER WRECK
Advanced divers only
This 85 meters passenger ferry sank on the 4th of May 1997 after hitting the only navigational hazard within hundreds of sea miles: Anemone Reef. Fortunately, all passengers survived and were saved by nearby fishing and diving boats.
The King Cruiser make an ideal wreck dive, as the top deck of the boat is at 16 - 18 meters with the maximum depth not exceeding 35 meters. Plenty of marine life such as big schools of batfish, lionfish, barracudas, nudibranches, yellow snappers, soft corals, scorpionfish and more has chosen the wreck as their residential suite.
Despite wide open passage ways and open passenger decks, which provide a very safe wreck environment, careful movements and preparation is the essence when diving here.
3 Dives at King Cruiser, Shark Point and Koh Doc Mai: 4300 THB per certified diver
We will take you to the most famous wreck in Thailand. Depending on the conditions we will take you to Shark Point, Anemone Reef or Koh Doc Mai and well as long as it is safe for all the divers on the boat.
This wreck has been laying on the bottom since 1997 and has deteriorated over the years, but now offers a home for the largest concentration of fishes in the region. You will find that barracudas, snappers, mackerels and rainbow runners create a living fish soup on top of the hull and numerous lion, scorpion and porcupine fish take refuge in the overhangs and crevices.
The price excludes:
equipment rental 500 THB for full set.
All day trips include:
3 boat dives, 50 min max
Return transfer from Patong, Karon, Kata, Rawai and Chalong Area
Dive Guide with small group
Breakfast, lunch, snacks and fresh fruits
Water, coffee, tea and soft drinks