Richelieu Rock is considered the Best dive site of Thailand.
To truly understand why, you need to dive Richelieu Rock, the dive site is a limestone pinnacle a few miles from the Surin islands heading toward the coast of Thailand.
Emerging from 400 to the -1m and +1m a the low tide, The Rock is covered of purple soft coral and anemonies, sea fan…
The limestone cracks are a perfect habitat for marine life to live and hide, big school of trevally, yellow snapper, baraccuda and more are dancing around the rock.
Perfect for photographer, a lot of Marco life are hiding around, seahorses, harlequin shrimps, mantis shrimps,cowry shell, moray heels and more.
Beeing in the middle of the sea, Richelieu Rock is exposed to curents which bring plancton and pelagics. The giant Manta Rays and Whale Shakrs often hang around the top of the rock, and make this dive site a paradise for scuba divers.
Here is a few picture of Richelieu Rock marine life: