FARAWAY BANK

Location:

Mergui Archipelago

Site Depth:

5 - 45 meters

Site Visibility:

20 - 40 meters

Currents:

Can be strong

Difficulty Rating:

Advanced

 

This dive site is located a few miles north of Western Rocky. The main pinnacle rises from a depth beyond the limits of recreational divers, to about 5-meters below the surface. It features large barrel sponges, huge sea fans, and black coral. Common on this dive site are the unusual mccoskers dwarf wrasse and bumble bee shrimp.