KOH KOOD MAP
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HIN YEDHI & AO TUM
Hin Yedhi is so named because of the memorials found on this small Island. These belong to the grandparents of the Klong Chao Clan, (Yedhi meaning burial place or memorial). With depths from 4-14 metres cobia are often seen here as well as rainbow runners with schools of fuseliers, the odd lionfish and the occasional turtle.
Koh Raet is a small Island to the West of Koh Kood and a popular snorkeling destination as well as a great dive site.
The North end of Koh Raet is shallow 4-8 metres with sandy patches and a variety of hard corals. It is a perfect shallow dive for beginners.
The South gets deeper to around 14 metres with big spectacular boulder formations and many fish. Juvenile harlequin sweetlips hide within staghorn corals and humphead parrotfish are often spotted here. Whip rays are also found over some sandy patches.
BANG BAO REEF
Located infront of Koh Kood Divers shop, Bang Bao Reef is a shallow easy shore dive, perfect for beginners. The shore line is mostly big boulder formations which give home to a variety of young hard corals, plenty of anemones with schools of parrotfish. Juvenile harlequin sweetlips are often spotted hiding in corals and blue spotted ribbontail Rays are also common here.
HIN AO YAI
A beautiful Pinnacle with plenty of colourful soft corals in which live many pacific blue striped pipefish. Saddleback anemonefish also make their home here in healthy numbers and we can also see little common brown seahorses over the sand. Other marine life includes batfish, butterfly fish, jacks, mackrel and rainbow runners.
Ao Kalang is a shore dive with many big boulders and a variety of healthy hard corals, including some beautiful examples of table corals. Here we can also see stonefish and scorpionfish, and cuttlefish are spotted here regularly.
Hin Loy is a pinnacle which sticks out of the water and drops down to 16+ metres. It is a great dive with big caves and swim thrus, huge potato groupers, schools of barracuda, fuseliers, oriental sweetlips. Corals are varied and you can see beautiful fan corals, barrel sponges and elephant ear sponge here too.
KLONG HIN REEF
Klong Hin is actually 2 dive sites, and is also named Anemone Bay due to the huge number of clownfish and anemones found here. Big boulder formations with schools of parrotfish, big groupers, occasional turtles, moray eels and a variety of sting rays and whip rays.
An especially good place to find the beautiful saddleback anemonfish. This reef is found in the middle of Salad Bay and has a lovely variety of both soft and hard corals. this is the only place on the island we can find big red sea stars.