Angthong, an archipelago of more than fifty islands is located 35 km west of Koh Phangan. The divesite is known for the beauty of its hard- and soft corals and its variety of exciting marinelife. The conditions of the corals are the best in the whole Gulf.
The two most popular dive spots are at Koh Wao and Hin Yippon where you can enter shallow caves and swimthroughs. Soft and black corals are plentiful and you may spot banded sea snakes and turtles here. It is also one of the few places where, if you're lucky, you may see a seasonal Minke Whale.
The visibility can be reduced in the monsoon season but it’s still worth to experience the fascinating underwater caves, swim-throughs and passages.
This site offers relaxed diving, ideal not just for beginners but also for the more experienced diver, additionally it's fantastic for snorkelers.