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Similan Islands National Park

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50 kilometers from Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province, Thailand
+66 83 557 1313
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Full-Day Similan Island by Speed Boat from Phuket
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Full-Day Speedboat Snorkeling Tour to Similan Islands from Khao Lak
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“fish” (66 reviews)
“national park” (37 reviews)
“day trip” (66 reviews)
50 kilometers from Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province, Thailand
+66 83 557 1313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took one of the many high speed boats that travel from Phuket or Khao Lak to the Similan Islands for a snorkelling trip. Although the islands as such are very beautiful, the beauty is seriously spoiled when thousand of tourists flock all at the...More

Thank kaiviti2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Richelieu Rock there were 12 boats. There were 37 divers on just our boat, so you can imagine that there were lots of divers. But the diving is excellent, although there was more dead coral than we were expecting. We were prepared for busy...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The islands are about 70 km from the mainland and the distance is why we advise completely from day trips with speedboat to Similan. In addition, speedboat is a completely hysterical way to go on a day trip regardless of destination and increases coral stress...More

Thank Amorfatistrips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The snorkeling is okay but for a day trip probably not worth the longer boat ride out to the Similan Islands from Phuket, not to mention the drive to the pier.

Thank sean l
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

You will be disappointed. Way too many people. Damaged Riffs. All the tourism destroyed the beautiful landscape. It is not worth to book this trip.

Thank Jasmin E
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The bad reviews on here are absolutely justified. The speedboat ride is uncomfortable even in calm-ish weather. To be endured rather than enjoyed. However, as sailors we were fine and it's worth it... You absolutely must book an early departure tour. We were picked up...More

1  Thank Adam L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Beautiful blue cristal water but absolutely crowded. Bad snorkeling. Very bad organization of the tour agency (LikeAndaman): delayed, all the time in a hurry with no time to stay in each island (even less than 20min), lunch at first stop and high speed with bad...More

Thank dgfran
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

So this review is only and ONLY about the travel company enjoytravel77..... We booked the tour with an agent on the street, does not really matter with who, we arrived at the pier at 8.30 in the morning and left for the tour after more...More

2  Thank OvidiuDragomir
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We found a really good deal for 2200 THB per person from Phuket on this website ThaiTrip.co. At the beginning, we were suspicious because the price was lower than average but after talking with their customers support, which actually was very helpful and gave us...More

Thank Egor S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I booked a 7 dives Tour with south Siam for Similan Islands. It was nice, with clear water and many Fishes to See. On the second last dives a night swarm of hundreds or maybe a thousand big Barrakudas circled around our group.

Thank Hendrik H
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9 July 2017|
Response from naim k |
Once I kept my luggage at a hotel near Patong beach (Phuket) and collected those back after a day. They kept it safe. So, if you stay one night at a hotel in Phuket and then leave, you can probably manage the respective... More
20 April 2017|
Response from ele201269 | Reviewed this property |
Доброго времени суток. Я на Симиланах была в декабре. слышала , что они открываются на период ноябрь-март
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Yoav H
Hey! I will be visiting south Thailand in two weeks and I heard great things about over-night cruises in similan. On the other hand I read here bad things about day trips to there (crowded boats, bad organization etc...). I have few questions about that: 1.Most important- I will arrive to khao lak only late in the morning/early afternoon (leaving from khao sok in the morning). Is it possible to get to the cruise the same day or does it mean i'll have to wait for the next day? Even if it means missing some divings I preffer not waiting almost a day at khao lak... 2. Does taking a cruise improves the experience of the islands compared to day trips? and is it recommended even if we stay only 1 night on the cruise? 3. What is the usual price for this (1 night with full acommodation and some divings)? 4. Is it important to book ahead or possible at khao lak? 5. And finally is it possible to leave from khao lak and return to phuket (which is our next destination)? Even if you only have answers to one of the questions I will appreciate it a lot! Thanks!
29 March 2017|
Response from ele201269 | Reviewed this property |
Я ездила на 1 день. цена поездки 2200Бат. выезд с пляжа Карон был в 6 утра. 2 часа добирались до пристани и 1,5 часа на катере до островов. При 2-х дневной поездке туристы ночуют в палатках. Палатки очень тоненькие и стоят... More
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