Chumphon Pinnacles

Situated to the North West of Koh Tao, Chumphon Pinnacles offers a challenging dive for intermediate and experienced divers.

With one large submerged rock surrounded by a number of smaller pinnacles, this site boasts a wide variety of resident reef and pelagic fish species.

In addition to being one of the recognized “hot-spots” for Whale Shark encounters, Chumphon has also gained a reputation as one of the few reliable locations at which to encounter Bull and Grey Reef sharks in their natural environment.

Other species of marine life frequently found at Chumphon include Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, Batfish, Queenfish and some huge Malabar Groupers, to name but a few...

Magnificent Anemones (Heteractis Magnificent) and Damselfish (Pomacentridae) at Chumphon Pinnacles, Koh Tao: Magnificent Anemones (Heteractis Magnificent) create a perfect haven for numerous small species of fish at Chumphon Pinnacles, Koh Tao.Magnificent Anemones (Heteractis Magnificent) and Damselfish (Pomacentridae) at Chumphon Pinnacles, Koh Tao: Magnificent Anemones (Heteractis Magnificent) create a perfect haven for numerous small species of fish at Chumphon Pinnacles, Koh Tao.

Snorkelling Note: Due to the minimum depth to the top of the main pinnacle being approx. 15m, snorkelling is not possible at this location.