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Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours

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13/19 Moo7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
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Excellent times aboard the Similan Explorer

Absolutely love these guys! Had 2 fantastic dive trips with friends aboard the Similan Explorer... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2015
Andy C
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Koh Tao, Thailand
Great diving with professional crew!!

Many thanks to the crew who gave us an amazing experience with good food and nice hospitality. We... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2015
Gokhan B
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Similan Diving Safaris is a PADI 5 Star Dive center located in the heart of Khao lak, Thailand. We offer a full range of PADI dive courses and PADI specialties in the Similan & Surin Islands, also Diving and snorkeling trips.Diving Safari...more
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13/19 Moo7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
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Reviewed May 11, 2015

Absolutely love these guys! Had 2 fantastic dive trips with friends aboard the Similan Explorer last month and will definitely be back for more of the same very soon. The team here are like one big family and they ensure everything runs smoothly from the...More

2  Thank Andy C
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Reviewed May 11, 2015

Many thanks to the crew who gave us an amazing experience with good food and nice hospitality. We really enjoyed our tour.

2  Thank Gokhan B
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Reviewed May 9, 2015

Excellent organisation, professional crew and very good food, all at a reasonable price for a liveaboard. We loved it!

1  Thank Laurent S
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Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Totally splendid trip with professional dive instructor/ guides making sure you are at ease both on boat and in the deep blue. The Thai crew on board is a bunch of lovely people with great sense of humour and funny jokes, nonetheless making sure you...More

1  Thank Jiayee. C
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

Thank you for your great review. As stated, the crew work hard while keeping a smile on their face and the odd joke for good measures. The cooks work in the most difficult of situations and still manage to cook some of the finest food...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2015

I went in the similan Islands and had a great time. Thai staff was great and funny, instructors are highly qualified and give you the best personal care. Accommodation and food were fantastic and the gear was great. Between the diving we went to two...More

1  Thank vclaise
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

“All in all it’s definitely worth it” The compliments we receive for the crew and staff are warmly received. The Thai crew and the cooks and their assistants work in extremely difficult situations and do so effortlessly always with a smile. They will go out...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2015

Just came back from diving with the Similan Diving Safaris on board of The Dolphin Queen- it was absolutely fantastic. Great boat, amazing staff and an awesome, carefully picked dive sites in the Andaman Sea. Breath taking, full of life reefs, wrecks and action packed...More

1  Thank Dee Z
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

We do try our very best to keep a tight ship. The crew and the staff work extremely hard to make sure that your trip is a fantastic and memorable experience. Ivan, Kate, Sergi, Myumi and Sophie are all expert divers and their knowledge of...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2015

Everything was amazing. The guilds and diving were sensational. The guilds were able to point out all the cool fish and other critters that were hiding among the corals. The food and accommodations were also fantastic, I never went hungry and I always slept very...More

1  Thank sweetlu5858
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

All of our dive guides have thousands of dives between them and are all very experienced with the dive sites that we go to. We cannot say whether we will see Whalesharks or Mantas but our guides will point out everything that is to be...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2015

A rare opportunity to feel at home on a live aboard ship with such a fine group of global citizens unified in diving enthusiasm. Under perfect management of Ivan & Kate, I may add to our particular trip which lasted 18-22 March 2015. Good choice...More

1  Thank Peter D
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

Another compliment for our “A Team”, Ivan and Kate. They run the Dolphin Queen to a very high standard and Kate will ensure it stays that way. We try to make everybody feel at home and a part of our global family as our staff...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Just came back from an awesome diving safari. We were on the similan explorer for 5 nights and we were ... 6 divers aboard only 👍👍👍. First of all the boat was nice, well organized and the team was very professional. The cook was awesome,...More

1  Thank Grégory C
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

It does not matter whether we are operating a full boat or in this case with a small guest list, we still work to an upmost standard. On this trip it was down to Luca and Josu to lead, both of whom have thousands of...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2015

My first experience of liveboard diving trip. Everything was very convinient and smart. Nice work of dive guides.

1  Thank Ivan I
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Similan D, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2015

Short, sweet and straight to the point. There is no beating around the bush with this review. Another very satisfied first time live-aboarder. Thank you for the very positive review.

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epicsaga
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Joe H | Property representative |
No we do not mix live aboard divers with Day trip dives That would not be nice for the live aboard guests when every day new guests arrive Ha Ha no way
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Response from SimilanDivingSafaris | Property representative |
We do day trips to Richelieu Rock on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please email us to make a booking. Best regards.
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