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Address: 459/1 The Best Villa, Patak Road, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0)76-286-016
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Great way to see the Similan Islands

We just returned from a GREAT 3-day/2 night trip on a South Siam Liveaboard boat. In that short amount of time, SSD made sure we had the opportunity to dive 11 times (with 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did a one night live aboard with Siam Divers and I truly hated every moment of our trip! our dive master was unprofessional and he spent most of our dives swimming around in circles. I honestly believe that he was just watching the time waiting for the dive to be over. Three out of our seven... More 

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Comet
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Please note that I have rated the dive company average not the diving. I agree with a fellow traveller about giving a true representation of my experience and also agree that some of the great reviews have come from people just starting out diving and in that case any thing would be awesome. I didn't have a terrible journey with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I am an experienced diver with an AOW cert and well over 100 dives. I know the ropes on dive boats and am no longer giving glowing reviews when they are not warranted. And this dive boat is a solid "average" and the people who rate it higher don't know enough to see some of the issues happening right in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I participated in the two day, one night diving experience to the Similan Islands. It was hands down one of the best expreriences of my time in Thailand, and while traveling in general. The staff were absolutely amazing, so helpful, kind and amicable. The diving was terrific, the fish and dive sites beautiful. We loved our guide... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We have just got back from a two night trip on Somboon 4 to the Similians and Richelieu Rock. We really enjoyed our time on this trip. The boat was nice and clean, the food was delicious, the staff onboard were really friendly and helpful. The area for getting ready for your dives does get a bit crowded but you... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We just returned from a GREAT 3-day/2 night trip on a South Siam Liveaboard boat. In that short amount of time, SSD made sure we had the opportunity to dive 11 times (with 2 wonderful dive masters, Pui and Suwat), spend time on a beautiful, remote island beach, visit with wonderful guests and staff, eat great meals, take hot showers,... More 

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Hyde Park, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I really had mixed reviews about the whole experience. Most of my poor rating has to do with the getting to the boat and back. Depending upon where you are in Phuket, it can take about 2 - 2 1/2 hours to get there by a mini-bus that is packed with about 8-9 other people. The drivers seem to be... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

After getting to the safari boat with speed boat, the start was a bit hectic. Reminded me a slightly of army days. We rushed to set up our gear and were quite literally pushed to water for the first dive. But I got used to the somewhat fast paced life on the safari. I suppose this experience partly comes from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Me and my girlfriend recently did an overnight diving trip with South Siam Divers to the Similan Islands (aboard Somboon 3) and had a great experience, worth recommending. Everything was absolutely organized and very well planned, with me being able to participate on all seven dives offered in the overnight trip. The briefings were thorough and provided me with all... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have done a couple a liveaboards but this one was a bit disapointing... First, the welcoming at the harbour's office was quite cold. Then, the boat is actually cruising somewhere in the sea and you join it with at least 2h of speedboat which is obviously not the liveaboard spirit. Getting on the boat, you cannot check in before... More 

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