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Similan Islands

Phang Nga, Thailand
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Ranked #2 of 5 attractions in Phang Nga
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: National Parks, Islands
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

A must do if you are in the Khao Lak area. Long trip out and back even in a fast boat however once you are there its magical. 2 snorkel stops from the back of the boat. We even got to swim with a turtle (no touching). The visibility was amazing. 2 beach stops. The sand white and waters crystal... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We enjoyed a fab day travelling to the similan Islands. We booked through MR Moo tours in the south Beach area as we were staying at the merlin. We paid 1850 baht for the day and talking to others this was an extremely good price. 40 passengers get on to a very large speed boat and sick bags are handed... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Did a two day live aboard. Great diving, good food and fun. Lots of people but it is a good spot - do at least a one night stay over as it is a long way there and back for a day trip.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Me and My girl were in khao lak and decided to go on a day trip to the similan islands to snorkel as it's rumored to have good snorkeling. We asked at several travel agencies and all of them were ridiculously overpriced I mean ridiculously. Ranging 3400B to a whopping 5600B per person depending on company... This sounded really overkill... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Located approx 1:30 hr by Speed boat from Thaplamu pier Phang Nga Province (1:30 hrs by van from Patong Phuket) These are 1 of commercial hilight in Andaman sea of Thailand. Pure white sand beach with a climbing Sial Rock Iconic spot at top; Panorama Oceania view. Note** Best visit season around Early Jan- End of April (The rest of... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Beautiful clear water - must go snorkeling there! Gets busy though so try and figure out when holiday "changeover days are" (sunday / monday) and go then.

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Terrible kept us waiting on pier for ages first there last to leave ! Camp tour guides who liked the sound of their own voices too much mincing about like queens,food terrible coral dead and forty boats at once on beach all with loud music blaring out,kept waiting on return to pier while a shambolic PA system tried to organise... More

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Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

You can only access the place buying an excursion and the organization of the excision is too truistic and crowded but totally worth it! The Similan Islands are magic, the colors, the clear light, the sea, the sand... all beauty!

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Similan Island was the most beautiful out of all other Islands we paid $61.60AUD which was 1,800 Baht Totally worth it all the other Islands we were able to get at 1,000 baht with negotiating of course. The sand felt like flour through your feet the water was the clearest water I have ever seen in my life. Snorkelling at... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Similan Islands National Park is a must go! It's only open for 6 months a year to give the corals and the sea time to 'rest' from tourists and boats. The sea is so clear it's unbelievable! Totally different from Phi Phi island. If you are lucky you can dive with the wild sea turtles! I am definitely going again!

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