King Cruiser Wreck Diving in Phuket
Thailands most Famous "King Cruiser Ship Wreck" while Diving in Phuket, suitable for Tech or Wreck divers and one of our Best selling all inclusive 3 Dive day trip tour. If You have the time and the Advanced Diver licence then this is one dive you just dont want to miss out on, with large schools of fish dominating the wreck.
The King Cruiser, was a large ferry running from Phuket on a routine voyage to the Phi-Phi Islands which made history on the 4th May 1997 after it smashed crashing into Anemone reef an islolated rock, the impact ripped through the belly of the The wreck has also attracted a vast array of marine life, and is now a underwater magnet for great scuba diving, and You must Dive King Cruiser Wreck while on holiday in Phuket.ferry sinking it within a few hour, all the crew and passengers were able to get off the ship safely and no lives were lost. The King Cruiser ended up at a bottom of the ocean seabed at a maximum depth of 31m. After some years of being in the water this 85m long x 25m wide wreck started to break up and is no longer safe for deep penetration, quite a few areas have collapsed ceilings or decks, these areas should not be entered. King Cruiser Wreck dive site is now a fantastic Artificial Reef, populated with large schools of fish, this dive site is for advanced divers only, or experienced open water divers due to medium to strong currents, and the depth of the wreck. Its Possible that you can cover the dive by following the hull of the wreck from the decent line from the surface and returning to the line for the ascent and Safety stop.
As One of Phukets most Popular Dive Sites, Phuket Scuba Diving Day Trip bookings to King Cruiser Wreck are available as pary of a 3 Dive Day Trip.
King Cruiser Wreck Diving considerations.
You may want to consider about a taking personal private dive guide to enjoy the dive and dive longer as this can often be a shorter dive if you are in a large group. Use a descent line whenever possible, and always use a safety balloon (SMB) when ascending due to Boat traffic. If you have Nitrox training you may want to dive this Nitrox 32 as it will extend your NDL and your dive time.
PADI Adventure Dives at The King Cruiser
King Cruiser Day Trip Prices:
|3 Dive Day Trip Tour King Cruiser + Shark Point + Koh Doc Mai
|Full set of Dive equipment - Rental PER DAY.
|3 Dive Day Trip Tour + Private Dive Guide + Free Dive Equipment||4,000THB|
Also Available as PADI Adventure Dives :
- PADI Boat Diver
- PADI Deep
- PADI Fish Identification
- PADI Underwater Photography
- PADI Underwater Naturalist
- PADI Wreck Diver