Phu Quoc Nephthea Coral Covered Cliff – Nepthea Coral also known as Tree Coral
Lying at the depth of 5 meters in at Phu Quoc Half-moon Reef which is one of 16 small islands in the An Thoi Archipelago – the South sea of Phu Quoc Island, an ideal spot for either snorkeling or free-diving, Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff is one of must-see Phu Quoc attractions – Phu Quoc ocean treasures for those who are capable of free-diving or good at holding the breath and interested in experiencing a trace of adventure feeling, just an easy free-dive of swimming along the Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff. Possessing a rocky terrain undersea thereby coming to Half-moon Reef there are a lot of things to discover for you. Hidden deep behind the dark look at sight is a fully attractive world, the nearer you dive down to the bottom, the more beautiful marine world you will be discovering. The Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff is about 3 meters in length and 2.5 meters in height, this cliff is completely covered by Neptha Coral. Please take a look at the photo below, the position of the star is the beginning point of the coral covered cliff and you must have been seeing a big Brain coral in the middle. (Check out more Phu Quoc Island Coral Reefs such as Phu Quoc Massive Golden Anemone Reef).
This is big Brain coral and the small lane where the star is placed in the photo below is corresponding to the beginning point of Phu Quoc Neptha Coral Covered Cliff. In exploring coral-covered cliff you must be skillful in order to avoid damaging corals living in a narrow space by your flippers.
The photo below was taken in the beginning point of Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff, the width is only about 0.5 – 0.6 meters. At here you will first run into Pocillopora damicornis coral, Tube coral, Acropora coral, Porites Lutea Coral and especially many Brain corals before meeting Neptha coral completely covered cliff.
You will almost see nothing from afar but when getting closer to the Neptha Coral Covered Cliff the scenery of it will absolutely create out an interesting emotion in your mind. Besides that in swimming along the cliff, your movements will be producing stirs in the water thereby impacting Nephtha Coral – a type of soft coral and giving a shake to them, it is an amazing look, but be careful in case of exercising harmful influences on the coral.
The thickness of the outer Nephtha coral is around 0.1 – 0.2 meters, they are Nephtha coral, in Phu Quoc, you almost find no this soft specie coral at coral reefs other than Half-moon Reef and Phu Quoc U-Turn. And there is not any better manner in order to enjoy all of the beauty of this type of coral by discovering their presence in a rocky terrain like Phu Quoc Half-moon Reef.
Coral covered cliff is one of unique coral structure of Phu Quoc Half-moon Reef in particular and Phu Quoc in general. The state of health of the Nephtha coral reef here is still pretty well, it seems to be untouched owning to the depth that it is situated at then it hasn’t been taken on any harmful impacts from tourists.
Swimming along the cliff, contemplating soft coral slowly moving in the water, other types of hard corals around here and small anemone reefs, you perhaps would like to see it again after the first dive.
Scenery is quite miraculous on good weather days or under convenient conditions of sunny and calm water from our experience here.
A close look from the endpoint of the Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff, don’t neglect Phu Quoc’s ocean treasures at first sight, let’s get down and discover more you will not regret, it is not an overstatement with all sincerity. Join us in exploring Phu Quoc Nephtha Coral Covered Cliff.