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Very pleasant day but so many tourists including me!

Of course being one of many tourists visiting the island for the day I was aware how busy it was but what is a real shame is that mass tourism brings with it rubbish, which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Mandurah
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Mandurah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Of course being one of many tourists visiting the island for the day I was aware how busy it was but what is a real shame is that mass tourism brings with it rubbish, which doesn't need to happen! We enjoyed our day with Golden Region Travel, although speedboat was packed to the max! Pick up from hotel was fine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was our second trip to Racha. This time was with nicorn marine. They run a good operation even though you may feel a bit worried at the chalong bay marina with the throng of people waiting. The guides do a great job of keeping their group on track and really make sure you have a great day. Even making... More 

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Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I can recommand for all lovers of coral riefs and colorfull fishes to visit this island!!!! such a big experience I'd maybe only in Maldives... and,, of cause such a white sand... think about to spend 2 days here, I'd just suggestes this to my doughter who'll visit Thailand in April.

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Kuala Lumpur
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Idyllic island, still not fully developed. Azure blue seas. West coast is for tourism. Traces of rubber and oil palm plantation. Mainly Muslim local community, small 2-3 star hotels, but there are big ones such as Rawiwarin. Several 7-11 stores to cater for tourists. Lots of Europeans coming for sun, sand, sea and blue skies. However, some beach are rocky... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I joined a one-day tour to this island. On arrival, the astonishing view already took my breath away. The beach is extremely beautiful, white & soft sand, crystal blue water. A must-go destination if you are visiting Phuket!

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Shanghai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

the sand is very nice and soft, very nice view on the beach. You can alraedy see many fishes without snockeling.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Went here for a day trip with andaman sea tours. Lovely & clean & great snorkelling. Nice resturant too.

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Patong, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went there on day trip. Very easy and quick from Phuket. 30 minutes only from Chalong peer. The island is quite small but amaizing clear water and so beautiful white sand beach in Siam Bay. You can spend overnight on the island as there are few resort but a day trip is enough if you don't enough time. I will... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went on a day tour. snorkelled off speed boat. clear water, clean beaches, good restaurant on beach. much better than coral island.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We booked this trip via the tourist information office at Jungceylon. If I was working at the tourist office I would burn all this companies leaflets. It gives them a bad name. From start to finish this was terrible. The Raya Island (Racha Island) trip was organised through Golden Region Travel. Hotel pickup was fine, until we got to the... More 

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