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Similan Islands

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Address: Phang Nga, Thailand
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+66 95 038 5535
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USD 114.37*
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Snorkeling Day Trip at Similan Islands by Speed Boat from Krabi
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USD 118.06*
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Similan Islands by Speedboat Including Lunch and Transfers From Phuket
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USD 141.68*
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Full-Day Similans Scuba Diving from Phuket

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Review of Similan Islands Excursion

I visited the Similan Islands through a tour package with the Wow Andaman company. On the whole, I'd say this trip was worth it & a lovely way to get away from Patong beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These islands are approximate 1 hour 30 minute by speed boat from mainland. They are of ecological and geographical interest as one of natures phenomena such as the Surin islands and Tachi. Amazing marine life although coral still damaged and trying to revive. The vast amount of dive boats in the area reflects this. The beaches and waters are stunning... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the Similan Islands through a tour package with the Wow Andaman company. On the whole, I'd say this trip was worth it & a lovely way to get away from Patong beach. That being said, I do have to agree with some of the other reviews I've seen on TripAdvisor about the tour companies overcrowding these lovely natural... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great island but you will loose 6-7 hours for the day just to travel to the island. 2 - 2:15 hrs from hotel to pier then another 1hr15 each way by boat. Went with Andaman Love. They are ok. We spent only 4 hours on the island. If you are bored and got nothing to do then go for it.... More 

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trip was prebooked. Collected at our hotel at 6.40 am. Light breakfast at the marina. Speedboat to Similan islands. Islands were very bUsy with lots of other groups visiting at the same time. Drinks and biscuits provided on the boat. Snorkelling equipment was provided on 2 occasions during the day (45 mins). This was difficult at times due to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Similan islands are very pretty, the sea is very clean and very blue the only setback is the amount of boats that come to the islands and the huge amount of tourists which makes it a bit unsafe to swim in the sea. Myself I think that Phi Phi islands is much more beautiful but there again too many... More 

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Macau, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt that Similan island is stunning, white beach, 3-layer colour of sea, however there are too many people on the beach, u can't even enjoy the view with so many people in front of you, there're limited toilets on the island, u have to wait in the queue for 30 mins for the toilets. Besides, 1.5 hours speedboat to... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off I gave this place a three because of the rough ride you have to take to get there. Thank goodness my husband and I don't get seasick. I would say about 85% of the people on the speed boat were throwing up on our 1 1/2 ride there. I don't mean just throw up once type of thing.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a good excursion for whole day tour.Costs 2300-2500 bath for one person. Included cold drinks welcome coffe,lunch get on from your hotel and get off.Shnorceling include masck.Its start early in the morning and ends back to your hotel at 17-18h

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Similan Islands are phenomenal! Each Island with pristine crystal clear water and white powdered sand. The tours there are quite lengthy and require an extra early start but you get a short snorkel in a couple coral reefs then the next couple Islands to relax and swim.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The islands are truly beautiful. Turquoise clear water and an incredible white pouder sand I had never seen before. Unlike the Surin Islands they are however very crowded with tourists. We made the trip with "Enjoy Travel 77". The boat departured 1h30 later than scheduled and we didn't receive any apologies nor even an explanation for the big delay. While... More 

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