SHARK CAVE

Location:

Mergui Archipelago - 75 km north northwest of Kawthaung

Site Depth:

5 - 30 meters

Site Visibility:

10 - 30 meters

Currents:

Can be strong

Difficulty Rating:

Advanced

 

Consisting of three small islets. On the main islet there is an abdunace of marine life found from nurse sharks found in caves, to White tip reef sharks, sweetlips, and trevally.

On the north east side of the islet you will find Black and White Featherstars, and green Tube Corals and Cup Corals. Black and White Banded Sea Snakes and Black-blotched Fantail Rays hunt over the reef.

In the southwest the wall bottoms at 30 m. Look out for the macro marine life found in one of the many crevices.

In all an excellent site for spotting a multitude of marine life.