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Similan Islands

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Address: Phang Nga, Thailand

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Similan - lost paradise in south-west thailand

The trip to Similan starts in Pha Ngha Pier (Pha Ngha Province), choose one between many companies and enjoy your day-trip. I do not have much to say about the place, the pictures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The trip to Similan starts in Pha Ngha Pier (Pha Ngha Province), choose one between many companies and enjoy your day-trip. I do not have much to say about the place, the pictures say by itself, be sure about what is included in your package when you pay for it, ask, get straight answers before you buy. Some companies will... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you're looking for place where you can't move properly because of too many people are standing and walking and swimming and running all around you - this is the place for you. But I'm finnish and we have no shortage of space anywhere in our country so this might not be a problem to someone who has lived in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The trip was well organised, efficient,food and snacks were good. Our tour guide Miauw and his lady assistent did a marvelous job!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nice clear waters but snorkelling at the different islands was not that great. The water was 8/10 and not a lot of marine life where we snorkeled. Heard experiences of Dolphins and turtles but all we saw were some small fishes. Nothing impressive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Unspoiled, beautiful islands with crystal clear sea and white sandy beaches. Absolute paradise with fantastic snorkeling. This is a national marine park and some of the islands are closed to protect the turtles. Fabulous photo opportunities both on the islands and under water. If you are only going on one boat trip give James Bond island a miss and go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We took 5 days liveaboard trip to Similan Islands. Good diving experience. Unfortunately lot of corals died out several years ago because of water temperature increase. Anyway, tons of fish and relatively good visibility/

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italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Similian Islands were beautiful, so much is changing in Thailand but here the islands are still beautiful. It is worth the trip from Phuket, a long day but amazing. Just go to bed early the night before. The most IMPORTANT thing is you book with http://www.wowandaman.com/programtours/?lang=en I only had to pay 200 Baht more (approx 8.00 euros). Great tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It took about 2 hours by van and another 1.5 to 2 hours by speedboat to get to the first island from Krabi--we toured 4 islands. The boat was overcrowded, but the trip was still enjoyable as the weather was perfect. Our tour started early so we reached most of the islands before the other tour boats. The island beaches... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

It took 3 hours to get there(1,5 by van and 1,5 by speed boat). A van driver was waiting for some late guests,so he had to drive very fast.It was kind of adventure. 30-35 people in boat,plus captain,2 good speaking english girls and 2 nautic.we were sitting at front part,open area, very windy but excisting. first stop 40 min for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We booked a trip from "it doesn't matter as we get our money" (they're all the same). Speed boat ride from Khao Lak to the islands took about one hour and the boat was well over crowded. First stop was at a small and beautiful bay with crystal clear waters. Snorkeling there reminded me of the huge problems this area... More 

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