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Koh Racha Yai

Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #49 of 128 attractions in Phuket
Type: Islands
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Kuala Lumpur
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We took Raya Princess (company) day tour to Koh Racha Yai (or Raya Island) It took us only about 40 min to the island from Southern Phuket I am sure Koh Racha Rai is a beautiful island but the beach the tour operator took us to for snorkeling was congested with people and practically unlike the beautiful pictures in tour... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Thanks, Easy229 - you have pretty much told my story too! Wish I'd read it before we went on our day of disappointment. The only changes are that life-jackets on the boats have improved from Hello Kitty gear, and the extra cost of sitting on a lounger was 200 baht. Almost nothing promised on the brochure eventuated. Shortly after arrival... More

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I don't like to give a poor review because everyone's thoughts are different. My rating will say what I think but you my friends will make up your mind. This is just how our day went. Pickup from hotel was spot on time. Speedy minibus until we get to another hotel. 20 minute wait for two immaculately dressed and prepared... More

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Ubud, Indonesia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A day trip snorkeling and scuba diving took us out to this small island. The boat trip from Phuket was scenic and fun in some of the bigger waves we ran into. Once at the island and having jumped into the water I was shocked to discover a revolting amount of trash and plastic floating around the multiple bays we... More

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Bogota, Colombia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place have awesome beaches, just be aware that the pier is a mobile pier which moves a lot with the waves. Therefore, bring comfortable shoes. No HILLS, I saw some girls on hills having issues at the pier.

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Too many visitors and inconsiderate tourist at certain time of the day. Best is to check with local guide or your trusted concierge at the hotel when planning your trip here (as the timing for visiting changes with rainy seasons)

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We went on a tour with Nikorn Marine to Coral Island and Racha Island in Phuket. It was a well organised tour with high powered speedboats taking no time at all to reach the islands. Lunch was provided, as was all snorkelling gear. Pick up and delivery back to our accommodation was also included. If you don't want the busy... More

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North Conway, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Its a beautiful island and has all the likings of any beach location and best dive spots in Thailand so far.

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Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Too many day trippers but head on to Siam Bay, Crystal clear water and you get to snorkel before 11am and after 4pm at ease. Lovely.

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Phuket, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I spend my time with my parent this place is so unbeleavable so amezing view and beatiful and if someone need get a best place i would like to recomment this place

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