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Similan Islands

Phang Nga, Thailand
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Phang Nga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Islands
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in Feb 2014 with friends, 5 in total. We used THAPLAMU ANDAMAN TOURS who I have to say are probably the best tour operators I've experienced, our guides were called JENNY and Mr. EK who were the funniest, friendly and most helpful people I've met and it was a pleasure to meet them. Our... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been to James Bond Island, Phi Phi Island, Coral Island, Bamboo Island, Khai Island and many more in Thailand but SImilan Island is the best of all. It took me 3 hours in speed boat to get there as the island is located in the middle of the ocean far away from Thailand mainland. The water there is... More

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174 reviews 174 reviews
88 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We book the Similan Island tour from one of the tour operator in Khao Lak and we were given a special price discount @ 1800B per person. We were picked up from our hotel at 7.00am and transfer to the Tap Lamu Pier by minibus. We were then dropped off at the Similan Pro Dive shop; where tea, coffee &... More

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Thessaloniki
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Beautiful islands off the coast of Khao Lak. Cost of daytrip quite high, but is worth it if you take into consideration that you 're visiting 4 islands with nice beaches and even nicer sea bed full of sea turtles and multi-coloured fish!

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Beautiful islands but THE WORST TOUR WE HAVE EVER BEEN ON! Do not go with this company, rude tour guides, long waits, crowded speed boats, overall not worth the headache. Would definitely recommend visiting these islands but not with this company.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Booked through the rep but was well worth the 2800 Bath. Saw plenty of fish and even sea turtles. The trip staff are excellent. Very helpful and funny. All food and drink was provided all day. Recommend

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Geelong, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Unbelievably fine sand on the beaches. Snorkelling was great for the fish but not much coral, just good rock shelves to attract the fish. Only drawback was a motion sick grandson but he managed it well; don't think he will go again though.

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Florida City, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My boyfriend took me out for a snorkeling trip even I can't swim, can you imagine that? I can't have water over my nose, I can't get the water into my ears, I am scare of getting sank, how could I do snorkeling? But I made it, YES, I made it! From the picture in my review you will see... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The islands are beautiful, we travelled on the Thomson trip from our hotel in Khao Lak, long journey would recommend booking with companies on the beach or in the local town rather than the holiday rep. We paid a lot for this trip and spent over half of the day travelling. The islands themselves are lovely the sand is like... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Been to many islands around Phuket & Krabi, Similan Island is definitely one of the best island I've ever seen. Being one that loves beaches, this is a beach that is a must go! The sea water is crystal clear and is exactly the same as those beautiful islands that you have seen in the movies. There is a highest... More

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