RIchelieu Rock - Surin Islands
Richelieu Rock is a seamount in the Andaman Sea and close to the Surin Islands. It's mostly reached by liveaboards leaving from Phuket or Khao Lak. The best seasons is from november to april. Around the end of the season whalesharks or manta rays can be spotted.
Richelieu Rock is a seamount rising from the seafloor and its home to a huge amount of sea life. There are two summits and around these schooling fish are abundant. You can dive to the foot of the seamount where you can spot cuttlefish, rays or sea horses. It's almost always on the itinary of the liveaboards diving the Surin and Similan Islands and always an enigmatic dive.