Diving in Mergui Archipelago - Explore the Mysterious Underwater World
by Kate Le Jun 20, 2017
Marine life of Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago is still not fully discover and being one of the most challenging territory waiting for best divers to take on an underwater excavation. Some divers who have explored the Mergui Archipelago are praising its diving potential which has triggered the want of discovering the mystique world of Myanmar’s marine deep south.
Extraordinary diving sites mainly stretch along the western edge of the island namely Black Rock, High Rock , Shark Cave, Fan Forest Pinnacle, Twin Cheeks, Eagles Nest Western Rocky,…
It is possible to combine a sailing cruise on a classic yacht with diving venture along with diving instructor and equipment. Dive experts in Mergui Archipelago are absolutely enthusiastic in guiding guests.
Under the depth of 10 to 40 meters, visibility is still clear which creates an advantageous condition to see a wide range of reefs, boulders, coral gardens and rock pinnacles.
Have a look at some of the pictures taken by divers in Mergui Archipelago.
Fish and coral in Mergui Archipelago.
Coral at diving sites.
Nudibranch in Mergui Archipelago.
Manta rays underwater in Mergui Archipelago.
List of creatures that are likely to be encountered in Mergui Archipelago:
- Whale sharks, black-tip reef sharks, bowmouth guitar sharks, leopard sharks, grey reef sharks, white-tip reef sharks, tawny nurse sharks.
- Manta rays, blotched fantail rays, Kuhl's stingrays, mangrove whip rays, porcupine rays, mobular rays, Jenkin's stingrays and Eagle rays.
- Octopus, squid and cuttlefish, giant and clown frogfish, ghost pipefish, rainbow runners, neon fusiliers, tuna, scorpionfish, moray eels, seahorses, snappers, schools of big-eye trevally, fusiliers and barracuda, thorny boxfish, Harlequin and Peacock mantis shrimp, wentil wrap snail and nudibranches.
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