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Spot the sole

23Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Peacock sole

Can you see it? The Peacock sole (Pardachirus pavoninus) is quite common in these waters, but not so easily spotted due to the fact that it’s often well camouflaged against the sandy bottom on which is it usually found. Look closely and you can see it’s eyes, set quite close together. From there, you can […]

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Frogfish lost, frogfish found

22Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Giant frogfish at Ko Kra

He (or she) is back! The awesome Giant frogfish (Antennarius commersoni) at Ko Kra, that’s what we’re talking about! This green behemoth of a frogfish disappeared for a month before reappearing again recently, much to our relief. If you’ve never seen a frogfish before, you might not understand why we get so excited over these […]

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Intova Sport HD Cameras now available for rent!

21Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Intova HD Sport rental camera

Rent one of our Intova Sport HD cameras for the day and capture memories to last a lifetime! All photos in this album were taken by our divers and have not been retouched.                              

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Finding Nemo without a tank on your back

20Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Finding Nemo

This beautiful photo of the ever-popular False clown anemonefish, more famously known as “Nemo”, was actually taken while snorkeling around Ko Lipe. You don’t need to venture very far to find these cute and amusing fish. They can be easily spotted off the beaches of Ko Lipe in less than 2 meters of water. Don’t […]

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Corals galore, a macro lover’s paradise and much more!

13Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Ko Yang East

While our dive sites are known for having healthy and beautiful corals, Ko Yang East probably has the greatest variety of coral species of all our dive sites. Numerous species of hard corals, soft corals and everything in between. All this coral plays host to a wide variety of macro life: nudibranchs, flatworms, shrimps, crabs […]

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Home of the coral catshark: Ko Taru

05Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving coral catshark

We often get asked if there are sharks here, and our reply is that there are, but not very many. You have to be quite lucky to see a Leopard or Nurse shark, or even more infrequenly, a black-tip reef, grey or even bull shark. The only shark you are more or less guaranteed to […]

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Our Far Islands Favorite: Ko Sarang

02Nov

Written by Zico
Ko Lipe Diving - Ko Sarang

Of the 8 dive sites in the Far Islands that we regularly dive, Ko Sarang (also known as Ko Sawang) is my favorite. With stunning soft coral gardens (at some parts of the site the  soft corals go on as far as the eye can see), dramatic topography and a huge variety of marine life, […]

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