Hin Pee Wee Dive Site Koh Tao


Learn about Hin Pee Wee Dive Site on Koh Tao

Hin Pee Wee dive site on Koh Tao is located just a few metres to the north of HTMS Sattakut wreck and is an excellent dive site with an abundance of marine life

  • Location: 2 km off west coast of Koh Tao
  • Depth: 8m – 28 metres
  • Type of site: Small Pinnacles
  • Level: Advanced Open Water diver
  • Conditions: Can have poor visibility and moderate current
  • Average Visibility: 2-10 metres
Hin Pee Wee Dive Site Koh Tao
Hin Pee Wee Dive Site Koh Tao

Located approximately 200 metres south of White Rock and 30 metres away from the HTMS Sattakut, Hin Pee Wee is one of the less dived dive sites around Koh Tao.

This is predominantly because of its small size, depth and its often less than average visibility however, in a small group at the right time Hin Pee Wee can be an excellent site for scuba divers.

The main rock pinnacle is around 8 metres below the surface and Hin Pee Wee bottoms out around 20 metres with a series of smaller surrounding pinnacles north of the dive site.

Hin Pee Wee Dive Site - Marine Life
Hin Pee Wee Dive Site – Marine Life

Hin Pee Wee Rock Pinnacles

To the south-east there are more small rock formations and the dive site drops down to 28 metres just off those rocks.

At this location you will often see Long Faced Emperor fish in small groups roaming around the dive site changing color.

Hin Pee Wee is covered in various hard and soft corals including Sea fans, Whip corals, Table corals and anemones.

Hard & Soft Corals at Hin Pee Wee Dive Site

Look closely and you may see a Bearded Scorpion fish camouflaged against the rock and if you look even closer at the small fractures and crevices, you can find lots of interesting macro life, such as small Hermit Crabs.

Within the rock pinnacle perimeter, you will see Brown Barred Grouper, Moon Wrasse and several species of Damsel fish.

Hawksbill Sea Turtle - Marine Life Koh Tao
Hawksbill Sea Turtle – Marine Life Koh Tao

Sea Turtles Resting

Sea snakes are frequent visitors to Hin Wee Pee as are schools of juvenile Yellow Tail Barracuda and various Snapper can be seen here.

Great Barracuda circle around the top of the pinnacle and you will often see Sea Turtles resting on the ledges that jut out from the pinnacle itself.

Hin Pee Wee is often used as a pass through by divers en-route from HTMS Sattakut to White Rock dive site and our recommendation is to spend a whole dive at this intriguing location.