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Dive Shark Point

Hin Musang Wildlife Reserve

(Hin Musang)

Shark Point consists of three pinnacles running roughly north to south, with the largest pinnacle to the north breaking the surface and supporting a light beacon to warn passing ships of danger.

Shark Point gets its popular its name from the original shark-fin shaped rock protruding from the sea, before the lighthouse was constructed on top.

Zebra (Leopard) Shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) @ Shark Point

The pinnacles are covered with Gorgonian sea fans, sponges, thousands of pink and purple soft corals. A short swim south from the first pinnacle at around 18m will bring you to the second pinnacle.

Diving Shark Point : Marine Life

In addition to the leopard sharks, fusiliers, snappers, barracuda, trevallies and thousands of other reef fish surround these pinnacles.

Together with seahorses, ghost pipefish, cuttlefish and many smaller critters, the high levels of nutrients in the waters attract a huge variety of marine life, making Shark Point one of the most interesting dive sites in this area.

The third pinnacle lies slightly further south in deeper waters and is rarely dived due to the shorter dive times at this depth.

Diving @ Shark Point with Dive & Relax

As with many dive sites, conditions can be variable and it's more suitable for experienced divers than beginners.

It's best to dive this site when surface conditions are good, avoiding times of the month when stronger currents sometimes run in this area.

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Just a few hundred meters away lies Anemone Reef (Hin Jom), which is usually dived together with Shark Point in the same trip.

Dive Site Guide : Shark Point
Visibility: 5m - 20m +
Level of Diving: Medium
Snorkeling: No
Depth: 3m - 30m +
Journey Time: 50 - 60 mins
Shark Point 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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Dive Trips & Scuba Courses

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