Shark Point – True to its name again

Shark Point – True to its name again

Leopard & Bamboo Sharks making a comeback at Shark Point in Phuket

Divers will be happy to see the return of the Leopard and Bamboo shark at… Shark Point. Sightings of these amazing creatures have been frequent this past few months at Hin Mu Sang, the name in Thai for this popular day trip destination from Phuket.

Shark Point is a dive site near Anemone Reef and King Cruiser, located between Phuket and Phi Phi. It is made up of three pinnacles with the most northern being Pinnacle No.1, and divers typically explore the first two pinnacles due to Pinnacle No.3 being deeper (its peak is 15m deep).

The rocky pinnacles and surroundings are covered with a mix of hard coral, colourful soft coral, spectacular sea fans and huge barrel sponges. The dive site is home to a diverse marine life. In addition to the typical reef fish species found in Phuket dive sites, you’ll encounter schools of barracudas and snappers, witness trevally and tuna hunting action, observe cuttlefishes and squids, get a glimpse of a moray eel swimming around, not to forget the smaller critters waiting to be discovered, such as shrimps and crabs, seahorses and pipefishes, and various nudibranchs.

Leopard Shark resting on the sand

Leopard Shark resting on the sand

But one of divers favourite is definitely the leopard shark. The beautiful sharks are either found peacefully laying on the sand or swimming around in all their grace. Well behaved divers will get to enjoy their presence as these sharks are typically not skittish.

Shark Point is a pleasure for the eyes and has lots to offer. Do look up and out in the blue once in a while, you’ll never know when you’ll catch a whale shark swimming by. They are back too!

Dive Shark Point Today!

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