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Similan Islands National Park

50 kilometers from Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province, Thailand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Islands, Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Scuba diving
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
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Istanbul, Turkey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you are planning a trip to Phuket for diving, make sure to put Similan into your itinerary. It was variety, macro and pelagics and good diving conditions. Richelieu Rocks is the top diving site if the weather permits you will enjoy the scene.

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cake par
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Perfect place to dive... you are here like in an aquarium this is just amazing. The di es were like a dream. Hope to be back there one day with so many fishes

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Windsor, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed on a liveaboard for 8 days diving the 9 islands of Similan. While the islands looked magnificent, things down under didnt look as great! Due to over fishing and over diving we were not able to see any Manta Rays nor Whale Sharks however, we saw a lot of fishing boats and a lot of divers! Given the remoteness... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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187 reviews 187 reviews
141 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Visted in New Year Eve 2012; An Island itself need a speedboat cruises approx 1.30 minutes to there; The National Park has 9 group series of islands. The main hilight is Island No.8 where people all in the world known the Sailrock symbol. The beach itself (No.8 and No.4) so clean; But the snorkeling point was very disappointed; nothing to... More

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Tahmoor, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

On our tour to here we were able to see two beautiful , graceful turtles. The water is so clear easy to see. The sand is so white and soft to walk on. Just remember only open 4 months a year.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I am an avid diver, spending lots of my savings just to take these special trips to remote locations (relative to where I live). I would like to add that the: SIMILAN ISLANDS ARE CONSIDERED A MARINE PARK, MEANING ITS PROTECTED AND YOU WILL NEED PERMISSION AND TO PAY THE PARK AUTHORITIES TO DIVE THERE. The Sea is filled with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We went on a day trip to the Similan Islands National Park in April 2014. We booked a tour through a very lovely, helpful lady called Ing who has a store just down the road from the Ramada Hotel in Khao Lak. The tour was ran by Andaman Sea, Sun, Travel. Our tour guide was a lady called Jenni and... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I've been diving there in the middle of April 2014, but unfortunately only for one day, so I hope I will come back to stay longer, for at least 2-3 nights live on-board trips. Nice people, nice dive master, nice boat, beautiful islands, and the dive really great! It is a must see for the people who love diving. I... More

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Phuket, Thailand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Similan Islands is the most beautiful in thailand. There are white sand and very clear water. You can see many kind of fishes and corals. You must to go there!!!!

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Beaches are nice but you may got disappointed when snorkelling as there's not much fishes and the coral in the no. 9 island is almost dead. And travel with the Phuket Trav?l comp??y, we booked it online and the email reply was very quick BFORE payment , they pick us up on time (I'm not sure is this because we... More

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