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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lit-rally the nicest island we have ever been too, just beautiful. You cannot take shoes with you to these islands incase of bringing any unknown species back on the soles of your shoes. Shoes must be left at Andaman love pier. 1hr 10min on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank j18abl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

True paradise islands, clear water and powder soft sand. The tour operator, Sea Star, seems to have mostly Chinese tourists but we also had an English speaking guide named Emily who was fantastic. The only downside is that the reefs are not in perfect health...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ArleneL284
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

My first time here with my 4 years old son. It was a great experience. First time doing island hopping and glad that my son survived the trip without any sea sick. We took the similan island package. Loved the crew. Very professional. From the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank AliaAMR
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip was going to Similan islands. We were sceptical because of other reviews and there are definitely positives and negatives, but overall it is one of the most beautiful islands I have ever seen. Clear water and white powder...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Maani18
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Having read many of the reviews here about the overcrowding I have to say that we hit the jackpot. We went at the beginning of the season and our tour group was the only one operating. They had three boats out and they timed it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank donnamf95
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

First time for travel here. It's very good and beautiful place . I will be enjoyed , Happy , Relax all day .

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mauyza
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We travelled out with Check-in Andaman who were excellent. The water quality ie visibility and temperature were fantastic as were the number of species of fish. We have snorkelled around Phi Phi Island before and the Similan Islands offer, in our opinion, better snorkelling. Snorkelling...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Usually Similan Island trip package come with few other Island. Only the Similan island is the best. It quite expensive trip compare to other island. It cost around THB2,300/person. Beware some package mention include snorkel mask but excludes fin. If you want fin have to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lilyo2015
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

The view from the top is just too awesome :) We were put up in Phuket Baumanburi resort and were picked up early morning at 6.30am. We headed to a heaven of blue colors. The backdrop, the clear blue waters and a small path to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Amita P
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Very clean beach with amazing signature. the rock formation was superb which set as signature of the island. You can also climb to peak and stand on huge stone where you can see how beautiful the island is. Water is so clear such a good...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ramer U
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Nikita I
September 9, 2018|
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Response from IanL455 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I suggest you take a snorkeling trip on the other side of Phuket Island to the area around Phi Phi Island. There are some nice snorkeling areas on this side.
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carmenw421
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Maxine4540 | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge the tour to the Similian Islands only leaves from Phuket. Therefore you would have to fly, go by bus or by car to Phuket. Phuket is 844 km from Bangkok. Flying time 1 hour 10 minutes. By road 11 hours 17... More
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carmenw421
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I believe there are restrictions during Turtle hatching times
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Jackswim11
London, United Kingdom
Khoa Lak & Phuket in September advice (0 Replies)
I am visiting Ko Lak and Phuket next week, September 2-7. Will much be open? We would like to take a boat trip to see the Similan Islands, will that be possible? What should we plan to do while we visit if boat trips are impossible?
August 26, 2008|
Kiwipoms
NZ
Similan Islands Overnight Diving Trip (3 Replies)
Hi there, my family and I are coming to the Khao Lak area on the 26th of December for 2 and a half weeks. We are booking day trips through Khao Lak Land Discovery but my husband would also like to do an overnight Similans scuba diving trip. I have found several dive companies operating out of Khao Lak but wondered if there was a company that anybody would particularly recommend? Thanks so much for your time, looking forward to receiving any recommendations:-)
September 24, 2012|
Response fromArandora|
The Dive Centres in Khao lak are respected outfits and prices don't vary much, so I would go with one that best meets your husband's requirements. Have a look at Things to Do on the left for recommendations.
Louise D
Similan Island up to Khoa Sok National Park (3 Replies)
Hi I'm currently planning a route in Thailand and I'm trying to figure out the best route from the Similan Islands to Khoa Sok National Park. Does anyone have any advice? Thank you Louise
March 11, 2015|
Response fromCassnu|
Probably going via Khao Lak is the best option. You can get a bus or taxi from KL to KS.