Koh Waen / Train Wreck

Train Wreck / Koh Waen is a New Dive Site for Lanta Diver. The train was sank by the Thai authority deliberatly on April 28 2015, to create an artifical reef.

The train is situated outside the small uninhabited island of Koh Waen south of Koh Lanta which is part of the “four islands”. The visibility is lower in these waters at times however many species of coral grow near the island.  Here you will also find huge boulders covered with corals, sponges and anemones. Marine life consists of schools of fish like Snapper and Barracuda. Overhangs, outcropping and caverns provide shelter for Glassfish and different species of Nudibranchs. There are also interesting cave systems and swim throughs.

Koh Waen/Train wreck in summary:

Journey time: 1 hrs with Speedboat

Departure Time: 8 am

Depth: Maximum 16 metres

Visibility: varies

Current: mild

Ability: Open water

To see Map of the Train:  mapTrain-Wreck