Location: Thailand Thailand

Probably one of the best, and among the best-known, Phuket local dive sites is Shark Point. It is located not far from King Cruiser Wreck, east of the southern part of Phuket Island. The dive site is very large, and it is made up of three main pinnacles which come together.

There is a small part of rock that breaks the surface, but nowhere to walk around. Leopard Shark at shark point PhuketLeopard SharkUnsurprisingly, Shark Point got its name from the resident Leopard/Zebra Sharks (Stegostoma fasciatum) which can usually be seen on the sandy bottom. These sharks are both nocturnal and harmless, and are therefore great for divers of all levels to see. However, it’s not just about the sharks. There are plenty of other species, which include schooling fish and those which hang around on their own. For example Moray Eels (Gymnothorax javanicus) and many others.

Most divers at Shark Point are there as part of a 2-dive or 3-dive scuba day trip from Phuket. These trips are very popular, but also busy and sometimes crowded both on board and underwater. The best way to enjoy diving at Shark Point is to join a short liveaboard diving cruise from Phuket. Liveaboard diving at Shark Point enables divers to relax more on the boat between dives and to be at dive sites early in the morning and in the evening or at night. This usually means being the only boat there.

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Latest Reviews Average Rating 9.0/10 Based on 6 Diver Reviews for Liveaboards - Shark Point

MV Gentle Giant MV Gentle Giant
Review score: 9/10
Dived: 11 Feb 2020
Well organized on short notice from booking agent Jamie from Similan Diving Tours The boat staff was uniformly professional and helpful and friendl...
The Junk The Junk
Review score: 10/10
Dived: 27 Sep 2019
Our trip was on The Junk was a diver’s dream and I’m really glad we booked through Jamie from No Troubles Just Bubbles. He oversaw the whole booki...
The Junk The Junk
Review score: 7/10
Dived: 13 Sep 2019
All good lovely staff nice food...
MV Giamani MV Giamani
olga zaslavskaya
Review score: 9/10
Dived: 27 Oct 2017
Super👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻Very interesting dive sites ! Nice boat! Good staff! Especially Ric!!! Safest dives in my life)...
The Junk The Junk
Review score: 10/10
Dived: 05 Sep 2017
Had an AMAZING time on the Junk Liveaboard. We did the 1 night 2 day trip and my only complaint was that it wasn't longer. The boat and dive crew went...
MV Camic MV Camic
Rabbit Zhao
Review score: 9/10
Dived: 25 Apr 2017
It was an amazing trip!!!! We got a exerllant instructor and very helpful crew. We enjoyed our trip with the MV Camic. Even it was our first dive tri...
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