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Address: 50 kilometers from Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province, Thailand
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+66 83 557 1313
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$111.32*
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Full-Day Similan Island by Speed Boat from Phuket
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Beautiful! Out of this world scenery!

WOW! JUST WOW! Amazing collective of islands, with the most beautiful beaches! We have never seen such crystal clear water and white fluffy sand on the beaches. Beautiful place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Chicago
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61 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a day excursion from Phuket. Princess was on island 4 so we couldn't visit two of the islands normally on the tour, and 3 are unaccessible to tourists because of the sea turtle nests so we only went to 2/9 islands- were making it super congested at the 2 that were available to us. Rough itinerary was as... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to divide between the landscape and the tourist action. Getting over there by a speed boat is not for everyone, 1 hour at least with high waves and a very rough driving led many people on board puke. Landscape = awesome, great location, but... Rest= completely overrun of people, loud, not much time on the islands, so there... More 

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Thank Dthai1213
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a tour online because of the overwhelming good comments of this place. The island was amazing. We thought we could enjoy a lot of the island and the snorkeling, but in fact the beaches were full of tourist and we found no place to enjoy and at the end sitting on the side to wait for the departure boat.... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given this zero starts if I could. This trip with check in Amadaman was a distaster! I was looking forward to seeing sea turtles and all I saw was medicoare tiny fish. First I stayed in Southern Phuket, which took 2.5 hours each way in a bus to and from the tour. Then we arrive at the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trip was ok but so so many tourists, mostly Chinese. Islands are beautiful but you cannot sunbathe or relax as the whole beach is covered with people. I am glad we stayed over night in a tent as we got to explore the island and walked to sunset view point which you cannot do if you don't stay over. We... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW! JUST WOW! Amazing collective of islands, with the most beautiful beaches! We have never seen such crystal clear water and white fluffy sand on the beaches. Beautiful place, would love to return some day.

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Petaluma, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Booked the tour after hearing and reading favorable things about it. Can't tell you how disappointed we were. Cattle call / cluster f"!k. Nearly 2hour drive from Karon beach, nearly 2 hour boat ride...a floatilla of about a dozen boats with 35 people crammed on each boat. Embarrassing "breakfast", annoying guide that was shrill and screaching for most of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

How to rank a visit that shakes one's feelings about one's visit to a vulnerable environment? Let us make clear that this is a beautiful place. But all questions are for how long. Could not in my wildest dreams imagined that this was an island that afflicted so hard. Speedboats with hordes of tourists, not all show good manners when... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We've visited Similan islands in November and the strange thing is that our impression is basically the same as most the travelers who made a comment about this trip. We went on the one day trip, but most time of the day we spent in the car from Phuket and in the speed boat. We should have had 2 parts... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I did a trip out there from Phuket with my kids, 11 and 13, and it was a beautiful place - the white sand beach, the crystal clear blue water - but there were way too many tourists on the beach with us and snorkeling with us. The day was four hours of travel time out and four back from... More 

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