Hin Wong Bay Dive Site Koh Tao
Learn about Hin Wong Bay Dive Site on Koh Tao
Hin Wong bay dive site on Koh Tao is located on the east coast of Koh Tao and offers scuba divers a wide range of marine life and underwater exploration.
- Location: North East coast of Koh Tao
- Depth: 2m – 20 metres
- Type of site: Sheltered bay
- Level: Open Water diver
- Conditions: Visibility can be poor
- Average Visibility: 2-10 metres
Discover Hin Wong Bay Dive Site Koh Tao
Hin Wong bay is a large horseshoe shaped bay with some protection and is located on the north east coast of Koh Tao.
With a large area of coastline, snorkelers can literally spend hours at Hin Wong and at certain times of the year you will see significant numbers of Black Tip Reef Sharks almost every day.
Hin Wong bay is also relatively large and there is a lot to discover when scuba diving and a myriad of different routes you can take as you explore underwater.
Hin Wong Bay for Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
The southern side of Hin Wong bay is best for snorkeling and you will see thousands of Fusiliers, Rabbitfish, different species of Parrotfish, Sergeant Majors and there is a cave you can swim through in the corner of this side of the bay.
Hin Wong bay shoreline is made up of granite boulders that have fused with Coral underwater at various points, which has created miniature pockets of activity and marine life as you swim around the bay.
Blue Ringed Angelfish
You will see Emperor fish and Blue Ringed Angelfish swimming around and as you venture away from the shoreline the bay is littered with Massive Coral bommies that are bursting with life, corals and sponges.
On the northern side of Hin Wong Bay there are lots of cracks and crevices for marine life to hide in, so you can look out for Yellow boxfish here and Jenkins Whiprays and visiting Sea Snakes.