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Address: Phuket, Thailand
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$68.35*
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Full-Day Racha Noi and Racha Yai Snorkeling from Phuket
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Try Diving in the beautiful Andaman Sea
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Great but long day trip with kids

Came here for an island tour and the kids thoroughly enjoyed the day. We first of all stopped for some snorkelling. Whilst there were plenty of fish, the coral and the undersea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Nick M
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for an island tour and the kids thoroughly enjoyed the day. We first of all stopped for some snorkelling. Whilst there were plenty of fish, the coral and the undersea life was pretty average compared to other places in Asia. The main beach is magnificent but heaps of rubbish in the water unfortunately. Not sure if this is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island is proper for scuba diving and schnorkeling. You can go to the white sand beach at the back side of the island by tractor. It is more beautiful than the beach near the boats are waiting.

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Thank Murat B
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The island had some of the best snorkeling spots with lots of live corals and fishes. One of the best island to go to if you are looking to snorkel.

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Atlanta, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying in Patong Beach which is disgusting when my host at Wildkingdom Tours suggested a day trip to this beautiful island to swim and snorkel. He was so right. The trip was a bit rough by speed boat, but the snorkeling from the speed boat was spectacular and the swimming beach was literally the bluest water I've ever... More 

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Thank Charles H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Went with my son (6) on premium Tour with Easy Day who use Ban Raya as their vendor for these trips. Not all was as supposed to on the trip, but that was due to bad translation on the danish Easy Day site. First snorkling site was pretty poor. Next site was a lovely beach were you need to remember... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

It's one of the clean sea with lots of corals and fishes, along with others sea life, it's great place to do snorkeling very clear water to see sea life, you could be lucky to see Turtles in the deep of 6 meters.

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Thank haced
Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is nothing more than a way to exploit Chinese tourists. There is no live coral. No fish. And seeing 1500 Chinese people taking over the supposedly "serene deserted" beach made me think, now I know what Chinese soup looks like. There is nothing fun about this tour. It is a rort. The neverending hordes of Chinese tourists have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Good Location to start off your scuba diving experience. Calm waters.Marine life was lovely, not in plenty though. Liked the diving experience a lot!

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Went for a good snorkel on one side of the island (disappointed by some dead coral and not huge numbers of fish, but the ones we did see were beautiful and there were lots of clams) and then enjoyed a fun lunch on the other. All in group agreed that this place has the feel of a chilled Greek island... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Booked a day trip here from phuket. Another paradise island, white sand, crystal clear water, did some snorkeling with plenty of tropical fish to be seen. There are basic shops selling drinks and food on the island as well as places to eat, ferried back and too by tractor and trailer which was a fun novelty. The main bay was... More 

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