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Similan Islands

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Address: Phang Nga, Thailand
Phone Number: 0950385535
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Snorkeling Day Trip at Similan Islands by Speed Boat from Krabi
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Similan Island Speedboat Tour with Lunch from Phuket

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Marshmallow sand

There are several islands included in the Similan. We took a speed boat from Khao Lak and arrived at the first island in less than an hour. All of the islands have white sand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
John N
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There are several islands included in the Similan. We took a speed boat from Khao Lak and arrived at the first island in less than an hour. All of the islands have white sand beaches, but one island had sand that felt like walking on marshmallows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Words are not enough,my familly felt so lucky to visit these islands we were spellbound.Apparently because of rough seas the trips are only for six months of the year and we went on the next to the last day which was 11/5/2016 Snorkling at Koh Ba Ngu.At Koh Similan island which had a view point at sailing rock or you... More 

2 Thank emanchana
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is really the best of the best islands in Thailand, i went to phi phi & james bond and really enjoyed my time there, they were lovely and would go again, but this was by far the best day trip i had in Thailand, would recommend it over phi phi island if you are tight on budget or do... More 

1 Thank Medhat B
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

At we only knew about Maya bay, and another touristy area in Phuket. But then found this paradise islands from local. We did a full day tour. Really recommend this place if you want to avoid crowded area.

Thank andrianiken
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

White Sand beaches, crystal clear waters, perfect sun shine, huge boulders, ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving!

Thank Zain Abbas V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

One of the best beaches I've been to. It is a must to visit the island especially if you are staying in Khao Lak. Not as crowded as Phi Phi Island tour. Similan Islands only opens 6months in a year due to waves and other reasons as what our guide told us. We are just lucky to visit the Islands... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We did a full day tour to the Similan Islands. What Paradise. The water was sensational. The sand was like talcum powder, the best beach I've ever been to and I've travelled. Snorkelling was fantastic, the water was so clear. I would recommend a visit to these islands. It's a must when coming to Thailand. Pure Paradise !

1 Thank Georgia H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We done our research before going, and thought it makes more sense staying overnight due to us travelling from Patong. Otherwise it would of been more travel than being on the islands itself. Also we had a couple of days of our holiday spare so that we could commit to this trip. If we went for one day it would... More 

3 Thank Daniel D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What a beautiful and memorable place that is! If you're staying in Khao Lak then visiting Similan Islands is an absolute must. It's literally perfect for a day trip by a speed boat. The golden sands of the beaches magnifying your direct exposure to the merciless Thai sunshine, and spotless-clean transparent water providing amazing conditions for snorkelling and diving over... More 

3 Thank ramble-doc
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed out trip at similan island. It was kinda far from phuket but it great day trip. I've enjoyed my swimming and also enjoying the great overlooking view.

Thank Queennee P

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