Anemone reef was also Big news 1977 when the King Cruiser a car ferry running daily from Phuket to Phi hi Islands ran off course and struck the reef cause the large vessel to sink – Now have one of the best ship wreck living reefs in Thailand.
Anemone Reef is located east of Phuket half way towards Phi Phi Islands and is only about 500m away from Shark Point. The submerged rocky pinnacle starts at 5m below the surface and drops down to 25m. The dive sites name derives from the thousands of anemones that cover the rock.
The earlier in the morning that dive Anemone Reef, the better your chance of seeing sharks before other divers scare them away. Hawksbill turtles are also frequently seen. The pinnacle is not only covered in anemones. Deeper down are hard and soft corals, lots of sea fans and huge barrel sponges. Look in sea fans and in rocky crevices for yellow tiger tail seahorse and harlequin ghost pipefish.