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Koh Racha Yai

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Address: Phuket, Thailand
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Full-Day Racha Noi and Racha Yai Snorkeling from Phuket
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Full-Day Racha Islands Tour Including Lunch and Speedboat Transfers from Phuket
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One day trip solo

I was staying on Phuket and decided to go on this one trip. Hotel pick up was fine but when the driver dropped me at the pier (100's of tourists walking around) they had decided... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Assendelft, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We planned a dive trip to Koh Rach Yai and Racha Noi with Santana Diving Patong. It's the most amazing and beautiful dive ever. Must say that we are just started but seeing a turtle 🐢 and all the rest, one word.. amazing! Both islands are places you have to see, corals and all colored fishes.. we will go again.... More 

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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful My favourite place. Beautiful little cabin for the night, perfect sunset and sunrise viewpoint, basically empty from 5pm

Thank Fsargeant
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

We did a day trip here last month. The water was incredibly blue green and crystal clear. Lots of fish and wildlife which made for great snorkeling but there were so many people from all the speed boats. Lots of Chinese tourists and kids peeing everywhere. Go when the weather and ocean is calm because the boat ride can be... More 

Thank 37aprila
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Koh Racha Yai is underrated and we are really glad we chose to come here. Previously been to Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay but Koh Racha Yai beats them hands down. Clear blue water, soft sandy beach, clean toilets, ample space because it wasn't crowded.

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Singapore, Singapore
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708 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We went to Maya beach previously and was the first time we encountered emerald water to swim in. This Raya Island (aka Koh Racha Yai), also have similar feature. Good thing is that it was less crowded so more space to spread out. Unfortunately, when we were there, lots of jellyfish so had to be extremely cautious when in the... More 

Thank Erico2709
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

We had visited these two islands as part of our diving day trip, diving was wonderful, same for the islands, it was such a relaxing trip with diving and snorkeling. not too busy, it was a little bit windy that day and we enjoyed a lot.

Thank Sobhan S
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

I was staying on Phuket and decided to go on this one trip. Hotel pick up was fine but when the driver dropped me at the pier (100's of tourists walking around) they had decided the ticket I had purchased was not valid(What the hell...) After 10 minutes I of sayi g it was I was allowed to wait for... More 

Thank Leobrophy
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

We booked our day tour to Raya and Coral Island through a travel agency we found in Patong . It doesn't matter which agency because they all offer the same, even if the prices are quite different. We payed 850 baht for person ( with transfer included), but we were on the same boat with more than 40 people who... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

the island is great - if your not part of the masses that arrive daily. so from 10 to 15 the island is flooded with day-tour-visitors. before and after that it is really amazing. lots of good beaches, snorkeling and easy diving sites! no port - so lots of sea life next to the beach. spent 5 days there and... More 

Thank BRinity
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We found nicer more relaxed beaches on Phuket. There's no need to blow your money and an entire day visiting here. This was part of a two island day trip, although the tour company was fine, the visit here was avarage... Ten times better than Coral Island (part two of the trip) which was appalling.

Thank DRMarsicano

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