Phuket builds underwater statue park

We thought we'd seen everything, but oh no: Phuket Diving Park, as the site is now known, features sculptures including Thai demons ( yak ), traditional decorative arches, a sala, two elephants and a giant pearl oyster. Over time...

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New 230 hectare reef discovered off Khao Lak

It is hard to believe that there are many places left in the world where we haven't already been, particularly with regard to shallow reefs in Thailand, but apparently there is a new undiscovered reef. In an article by Sydney...

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Diving Chumphon Pinnacle off Koh Tao, Thailand

There's a big outcrop called Barracuda Rock where sharks are often to be found. cruising by at 25 metres and below. They are big, fearsome looking sharks, some of them a couple of metres long, bigger than a man -...

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Tarutao Islands, Malaysia

Tarutao Islands, on the Andaman Sea close to the border with Malaysia. Described by Lonely Planet Guide as “one of the most beautifully isolated and pristine costal areas in Thailand.”Designated by UNESCO as an ASEAN Heritage site, the park consists...

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Fantastic whale shark footage

It's shot by Nick Hope, an underwater photographer based in Phuket. You can see the whale shark clip online at Google Video, and Nick has several more great underwater clips available on his own site Bubblevision, which are also free...

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Whale Sharks In Thailand: Where To See Them

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world, growing up to a staggering 15 metres in length. yet they are completely harmless to humans and one of the most amazing underwater sights for scuba divers in Thailand.Whales sharks are...

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Diving Burma

Burma is an unforgettable paradise - if you stay 30 meters below the sea surrounding the Mergui Archipelago. Todd John enjoys exceptional scuba diving in a country otherwise indisposedA s dusk begins to fade into night, the scuba boat Faah...

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Manta Rays off Koh Lanta

It was a case of third time lucky. I'd been to Southern Thailand's twin pinnacles of Hin Daeng and Hin Daeng twice before, eager to see the manta rays that frequent the two dive sites. I'd heard plenty of stories...

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Thailand: Oil spill threatens coastal coral reefs

Crude oil slicks from the oil spill on Sunday near the main beach resort of Pattaya have threatened coral reefs and tourism, and suggested that Thai Oil Plc was too early and too optimistic in announcing the spill was...

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