Similan Islands, Phang Nga

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Dive, hike, or just relax at Similan Islands, protected as a national park since 1982. The largely untouched natural wonder encompasses an archipelago of nine separate isles and draws nature lovers and adventurous souls from around the world. The endangered coral and plentiful sea life, experiencing recovery after decades of fishing bans, remain hugely appealing for snorkelers interested in observing life in its many wondrous forms. Work out when and for how long to visit Similan Islands and other Phang Nga attractions using our handy Phang Nga trip maker site .
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  • I try to make the most of every situation but my experience with checkin Adams pier was very poor. The only reason I give it a 3 Star is because of my guides and shipmates. I will try to be as quick a...  more »
  • We took a day trip tour on a speed boat. The islands has breath taking views, its one of the best beach i’ve every been to. We got to spend about 1.5 hours on the island. The water is very clear and t...  more »
  • I was so excited about visiting these beautiful islands, but I couldn’t agree with emmaliinaerika from Finland’s review more. This trip was more than disappointing. Booked with WOW Andaman and paid a ...  more »
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  • A very beautiful place! I have been here a couple of times both snorkeling and scuba diving. The visibility in the water is usually amazing. Make sure to check the weather forecast before going since the boat ride is pretty long and the sea can be quite rough. Bring and or take a remedy for sea sickness.
  • Maybe it's because I live a 5hr flight away from Hawaii, but I was very disappointed with the quality of the snorkeling and the amount of people. We did a day tour and the 1.5 hour each way speed boat ride to get there was extremely bumpy and uncomfortable, the visibility was not great and the corals were mostly dead, very few fish and lots of tourists in the water. The only good thing was that the water is very warm. We had lunch at one of the islands and it was a nightmare, no place to sit, barely a place to stand while eating, surrounded by literally thousands of tourists.
  • Actually this is very promoted place with regular service, snorkeling is regular, nothing specific. Beach is excellent with white sand but very crowded. Very beautiful view from top rocks.
  • Clearest water I have ever seen. Non filtered pictures are unbelievably unreal looking
  • Stay overnight for the real deal, you will thank me later. Walk to the other side of the island for some peace and quiet. There be lizards.

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