Scuba Diving Chumphon Pinnacle

Chumphon Pinnacle (Chumporn Pinnacle) is the best dive site near Koh Tao after Sail Rock, and probably the most famous dive site of Koh Tao - 11km northwest of Ko Tao. The pinnacle starts at 12 meters and Maximum depth is 35 meters. This superb dive site is more suitable for advanced divers.

IDC Koh TaoChumphon Pinnacle is only 45 minutes away from Sairee beach in Koh Tao, the dive site is often crowded but offers a large variety and abundant marine life with very good visibility most of the time.

One main huge granite pinnacle and a series of smaller ones rising from the bottom at 36 m to within 14 m of the surface, covered with anemones and their attendant Pink Clown Fishes. Large shoals of Great and Cheveron Barracuda, schools of Trevally, Batfish and large Groupers are commonly spotted.

You may also spot a Whale Shark from February to May, as well as September. You may also spot a juvenile Bull Sharks. Manta Rays are also occasional visitors to Chumphon Pinnacle.

Chumphon Pinnacle; 5QFH+3V Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand