Mai Thon Island is located 1hour east of Phuket by traditional Longtail boat. This large island offers many shallow coral reefs to a maximum depth of around 15meters.
The visibility of Mai Thon Island range from 5 -15 meters and fishes include: (Grouper, Grey Sweetlips, Barracuda, Barracuda and Trevally) This area is best for beginners due to shallow depths and shelter from currents.
Longtail boat trips start in the mornings 10am from Rawai beach to Mai Thon Island and return around sunset. The longtail boat is fitted out with iceboxes and umbrella’s, and also a ladder for those that need a hand to get out.
Prices for Mai Thon Island
- Boat: 3,000 THB per person
- Gear Rental: 1,000 THB per person
- Gear Rental (Rob Allen 1200 Railguns or 900 Scorpia Guns, Lines, Floats, Weights/Belt and Knife)
- Any other gear can be arranged on request, but if you own proper freediving gear its always best to bring your own.
We provide an experienced spearfisherman to accompany you to suggest best diving spots, techniques and safety.
How Improve your skills ?
Why not stay longer underwater ? Why not have more chance to meet THE fish ?
Why not try freediving ?
Apnea gives you the opportunity to stay longer underwater, you’ll improve your abilities and you will feel more free.
For this session on Mai Thon Island, we recommend you the level AIDA 1.
Find more informations here: Freediving AIDA