Whale shark sighted off Koh Racha

A healthy looking whale shark was sighted off Koh Racha, south of Phuket, yesterday.

Videos of the whale shark have been shared widely in social media with a message reading “a whale shark is near Koh Racha and swimming near a tour boat.”

A tour guide of Nikorn Marine company, Mali Boondanpai, who recorded the video says, “the tour boat was carrying a South Korean tourist family with 6 adult sand 4 children heading to Koh Maithon and Koh Racha Yai yesterday morning.”

“While we were between Koh Maithon and Koh Racha, about noon, we saw a big fish followed the tour boat. It was the whale shark. The tourists were very excited. This is another tourist attraction for Phuket.”

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The tour boat captain says he saw another whale shark nearby but was unable to record a video of it.


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