Koh Kraden Wreck Dive Site

Scuba Diving Tips Been diving in Koh Kraden Wreck? Please Vote!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
3.00/5 (1 votes)

It'd be great to hear about your experience!

Click here to share your recommendations Diver Smiley

This dive site is found on Koh Kraden Island and is based around a wreck a Japanese destroyer sunk during  from World War 2. The stern of the boat has many old fishing nets draped over it and there is a thermocline that starts at about 15 meters, which can reduce visibility. It is hard to spot the outline of the boat, but it is not difficult to spot instead the abundance of marine life.

The boat is said to have sunk after an air raid and this split the boat in two leaving her two parts at around 25 meters. As it is below the thermocline the water temperature can be a lot colder than dives in this region and divers need to ensure they have sufficient protection against this. The visibility and the many nets and ropes on the wreck mean that divers should always carry a dive torch and a dive knife on this dive.

There are many soft corals that have taken over the boat and so it is common to see seahorses hiding amongst them. There are many schooling fish, reef fish, moray eels, and lionfish. It is a great wreck dive as it is a very unusual site with a lot of exploring to do.

Other Dive Sites Reviews in Koh Lanta

Hin Daeng divesite article goes here.

Ko Haa Yai 5 – The Cathedral – divesite article goes here.

Hin Muang is an exciting dive, and it is the highest vertical reef wall in Thailand. The rock formation is ...

Ko Haa 2 divesite article goes here.

This dive site is very close to Ko Rok Nai and so has similar great dive conditions. These two islands ...

Ko Rok Nai is the sister dive site to Ko Rok Nok and like its sister it offers a nice ...

This dive site is a fantastic dive spot located in the Koh Lanta region. The dive site is actually about ...

Found in the Southern part of Thailand, Koh Ngai, often spelled Koh Hai, is a three hour journey from the ...

Liveaboard Reviews in Koh Lanta

Did you dive here with a liveaboard? Please post a comment and share your experience!

Comments are closed.