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Dive Hin Bida

Submerged Pinnacle

Diving Hin Bida

Hin Bida is a large submerged rocky outcrop around 8km south east of Koh Bida Nok and Koh Bida Nai, rising from the sandy bottom around 18m to break the surface at low tide, this superb reef is a perfect place for both divers and snorkelers.

Hin Bida is covered in a huge variety of hard and soft corals, with a large part of the reef being just 3 - 8m deep, making it a great snorkeling spot. The fringes of the reef drop down deeper, with 3 large coral covered fingers running to the south providing shelter for the many leopard sharks which are often spotted here.

Diving @ Hin Bida with Dive & Relax

Hin Bida (or Phi Phi Shark Point as it's also known) is a very colourful reef, home to large schools of snapper, cuttle fish, leopard sharks, octopus, turtles, harlequin shrimp, lionfish, moray eels, sea snakes, box fish, puffer and porcupine fish. Underwater photographers will find no end of subjects here.

Of course, you'll also find all the regular reef dwellers here, butterfly and parrot fish, scorpion fish, damsel and cardinal fish, clown fish, wrasse, groupers, shrimp, lobster, the list goes on...

Diving @ Hin Bida with Dive & Relax

It's not unknown for whale sharks to visit Hin Bida on their way south to Koh Haa or Hin Daeng & Hin Muang.

This beautiful pinnacle is less dived than many other sites which is evident in the quality of the corals and abundant marine life, however it is sensitive to currents and care should be taken here just after full and new moon periods.

Hin Bida offers great diving for all levels and is often combined with Bida Nok or Bida Nai which creates a great opportunity to spot blacktip reef sharks or leopard sharks on these fabulous coral reefs.

Find out more from the Thailand Department of National Parks on the Mu Koh Phi Phi Marine National Park.

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Dive Site Guide : Hin Bida
Visibility: 10m - 25m +
Level of Diving: All Levels
Snorkeling: Sometimes
Depth: 1m - 20m +
Journey Time: 30 - 35 mins
Hin Bida Dive Site Map
Koh Lanta Dive Sites

Find out more at the Thai Department of National Parks.

Certified Diver Prices Online Price Walk-In Price
Koh Haa / Koh Rok(all levels of diving) ฿3,150 ฿3,500
Koh Bida / Koh Phi Phi(all levels of diving) ฿3,150 ฿3,500
Hin Daeng & Hin Muang(experienced divers only) ฿3,950 ฿4,300
Shark Point & Anemone Reef(experienced divers only) ฿3,950 ฿4,300
  • Minimum Open Water Diver, or equivalent.
  • All trips are 2-tank dives. Includes free equipment rental, lunch & soft drinks on the boat.
  • Scuba Skills Refresher for extra ฿900 when Booked Online (Normal Price ฿1,000)
  • Does not include Marine Park Diving Fee: Adult ฿600, Child: ฿400 per day.

Our Boat Trip Schedule

Our dive trips depart Koh Lanta in the morning every day from the south end of Long Beach, returning to Koh Lanta around 1:30 - 2pm, depending on how the day goes.

Week Day Boat 1 Boat 2
Monday Koh Rok Islands Koh Rok Islands
Tuesday Koh Haa Islands Hin Daeng & Hin Muang
Wednesday Koh Bida / Phi Phi Koh Bida / Phi Phi
Thursday Koh Haa Islands Koh Haa Islands
Friday Koh Haa Islands Hin Daeng & Hin Muang
Saturday Koh Bida / Phi Phi Koh Bida / Phi Phi
Sunday Koh Haa Islands Koh Haa Islands
  • All trips are 2 dives a day
  • Trips depart from the beach at our dive shop @ Lanta Castaway Beach Resort
  • Trips Depart 8/9am, return 2pm
  • Dive & Relax is open from Oct 15 - May 15.
  • E-mail us info@diveandrelax.com in advance with any questions, or to make a booking.

We may schedule a Shark Point & Anemone Reef dive trip or a KledKaeo Wreck dive trip upon request. A minimum of 5 divers are required for these trips, please let us know if you are interested.

We love to dive as much as possible during the high season, however all our dive trips depend on the weather, sea conditions, currents and minimum numbers and may be subject to change at short notice.

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