Bay 3 Dive Site Info
Location: Racha Yai Island
Distance: 60-minute boat-trip
Depth: 5-35 meters
Visibility: Very good
Fish: Batfish, Stonefish, Moray Eely, Barracudas, and Ghost pipe fish
Highlight: All the hard corals that surround Lucy's reef and the occasional eagle ray
One hour boat trip away from Phuket, Bay 3 is an absolute Racha Yai classic. Commonly known as Lucy’s Reef, it provides a great diving site for training dives. Although it is not one of the most glamorous dive spots, it contains plenty of coral and various fish to keep divers entertained throughout the entire dive. In the deeper waters, there are artificial cube reefs with occasional sightings of Barracudas and if you pay close attention, the smallest of Nudibranches as well.
Bay 3 is known for its array of hard corals and beautiful rock formations deeper down, however, the shallow parts of the bay are the finest parts to begin and end your dive. This makes Bay 3 a great dive spot for kids and people new to diving which is why most Open Water Dive courses are done here to assist beginners in getting used to diving.
What else can you see?
It is not just a nice underwater dive spot but also hosts a relaxed atmosphere with a view of the white beaches of Racha with a backdrop of lush green jungles and vegetation - perfect to enjoy a lunch meal in between dives.
How to get there?
Sea Bees Diving has been running day trips to the Racha Islands for over 30 years. If you are interested in scuba diving or snorkeling - check out our day trip schedule! Or get in touch with us through Whatsapp or messenger.