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Address: Phang Nga, Thailand

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better than phi phi island

i went to phiphi tour last year from krabi, but i will go Similan island tour again instead of phiphi. It close from 15 may to sept if I'm not wrong, due to low season. Although... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Thank-you nancy and crew. We had such a wonderful day for the last day of the season. Swimming with 2 turtles, a great lunch, great company and of course the most amazing islands and fish. I would recommend this to anyone who loves swimming with turtles, lying on white sand beaches or just staring at aqua marine water. Thanks for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

i went to phiphi tour last year from krabi, but i will go Similan island tour again instead of phiphi. It close from 15 may to sept if I'm not wrong, due to low season. Although it took us 3 hours to reach our first snorkelling spot but the second and third island were nicer. The water was clear and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We did a day tour which took us to quite a few of the islands in the Similan National Park....the water there is crystal clear for snorkleing and swimming. The aquatic life if something else even close to shore when we were dropped off at an island to have lunch and a break. On our last Island we were told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is one of the best islands in Thailand. Forget phi phi as its too crowded. Similan is the place to go. All I can say is just go there. You will not regret it.

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Gove, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

One of the best trips we done while in Thailand.We went out to the Similan Islands with Check-in Andaman Sea Tours.....awesome crew...nothing was too hard....got looked after really well.....great diving experience...... awesome lunch on the Main island....in between the scheduled dives...there was plenty of time just to sit around relaxing in the water or exploring whichever ya wanted to do.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I have to say Similan is one of the more pristine and beautiful islands I've seen. I was very happy with our tour guides who took great care of us. First they pick you up by shuttle bus to the marina. While there you are provided with yummy breakfast options, tea and coffee, anti-nausea tablets (if needed) and you sign... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Absolutely beautiful small group of islands, especially the top island, known as Duck Island, due to the big rock ...a paradise, waters so clear and warm, the beach a magnificent white sands. The day -trips are good value, as they include pick-up from yur hotel, snorkelling equipment, full buffet lunch, and plenty of refreshments throughout. Pleasant, English speaking guides, who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went on a speedboat snorkeling trip to the Similan Islands with the 2 Sisters company. Overall the trip was very good and I would highly recommend a trip to the Similan Islands - absolutely beautiful clear water, amazing and clean beaches and not over crowded. We went with our two 8 year old kids and they had a blast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Similan island was very beautiful with high quality water. Sand of beach was fine and view from the top was magnificent. Because we arrived earlier than other tour so it's comparatively quiet there. What I wanna mention is the underwater world. I saw many fishes and even sea turtle but the coral there was in grey color, they were dead.... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very beautiful place. We spent time exploring the island beaches and diving around the kliffs. The sea life was amazing out there and in adition the beaches are perfect.

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