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Address: Phang Nga Province, Thailand

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VIEW IS magnificent!!

A good bare foot walk to the top of the rock A little crowded with the Chinese people but the view!! OMG its a wallpaper view! Far away u can see an island that has water... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
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Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
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Garstang, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice spot, if somewhat overcrowded in the daytime. We were here for the diving, which was OK, but not as good as many other places in Thailand. The swim through some were fun, but there's not lots of coral or an abundance of fish life. Better further north for diving.

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Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A good bare foot walk to the top of the rock A little crowded with the Chinese people but the view!! OMG its a wallpaper view! Far away u can see an island that has water surrounding it with a deep blue and then a dark blue!

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Thank Hippie9999
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The shape of this rock looks some strange. It is harf for me to demonstrate. But I dived there. I have to say this place is most suitable for dive absolutely.

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Thank AudreyCccBuTTerFLY
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I always love to dive at Elephant Head Rock. You feel like you are floating in mountains. Big stones welcome you that you are so small on the earth.

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Thank annadiving
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Another site subject to underwater overcrowding. See reviews of Tachie & SIMILAN Islands. National park seem more interested in checking everyone has a ticket rather than restricting the passes to preserve the reefs and wildlife.

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Thank Willow E
Wildervank, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Elephant Head Rock is a great diving area, but there can be a lot of current, so if you are really a beginner maybe not that great. Depth goes to around max 35 meter.

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Thank Erik T
Garstang, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great dive site. both for marine life and interesting diving with all the swim throughs. One of the few dives in the islands where we saw a shark (white tipped reef shark).

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Thank DickBurton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I saw that rock at my similan tour. That is a good view. It is amazing because its really look like an elephant and not human made.

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Thank ekrem a
McAllen, Texas
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Not the "greatest" but it is excellent. It suffers from being so close to so many other INCREDIBLE sites. But the terrain and diversity is beautiful and is a very worth while dive.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Actually it is a group of huge underwater boulders partially visible above water making impression of an elephant working in the water. Really interesting scenery.

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