Similan Island from Phuket
Join a shared snorkeling trip from Phuket to the Similan Islands, and discover Thailand’s best Marine National Park!
The Similan Islands tour is among the top 10 best-snorkeling destinations in the world the crystal blue warm waters make this one of the best places to snorkel in the Andaman Sea and among the best snorkel spots in Thailand and Asia.
Similans Islands consist of 9 islands located west of Koh Lak and not far from Surin Islands
The Similan Islands are surrounded by tropical water that has temperatures of 30 degrees and underwater visibility of 20 meters making these Islands highly appealing places for snorkelers. The 9 islands provide a rich marine underwater world full of various colorful corals and marine life that includes tropical fish, parrot fish, clown fish, turtles, dolphins, and much more.
Reach for The Similan Islands tour if staying in Phuket, everyone who visits is fascinated by this paradise island world, the gently eroded large granite rock formations, and the glistening, white sandy beach not to be seen anywhere else in Thailand.
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If you want a break from Snorkeling you can climb the path through the giant granite rocks to sail Rock, this is an exciting, adventurous trail without steps or handrails, take your time and make a safe climb to the lookout point called Sail Rock.
At the top the picturesque Honeymoon Bay surrounded by huge tropical coconut and palm trees makes time stand still. Now if you left your camera in your hotel room you will be kicking yourself, as the climb to Sail Rock rewarded photographers with stunning views and fantastic photo opportunities.
Stay overnight and the sunsets are amazing.
Why are Similan Islands Closed
The islands are part of a national marine park that’s a protected environment, these are closed due to the westerly monsoon making it very difficult to visit as the ocean can have large waves
When are the Similan islands Open to the Public?
The Island Opens Mid October to early May when it closes again due to the westerly Monsoon.
How to get to the Similan Islands
Departures and Local pick-up times in Phuket are at 6:30 am On this trip we will visit two different islands and make two snorkel stops.
Each snorkel stop has a length of about 30-45 min. For safety reasons, we leave the Similan Islands at about 15:30 o’clock, and you may expect to return to your hotel in Phuket 6:30 pm -7:30 pm.
Similan Islands Tour from Phuket include:
- Round trip transfer by aircon minibus from Phuket, Khao Lak
- Snorkeling gear, Mask, Snorkel, Life jacket,
- Soft drinks, and Fresh fruit served on board
- Lunch (Thai food set Vegetarian food or Halal food are available on request)
- National Park Fee & Government tax
- English-speaking tour guide
- Accident insurance ( The insurance do not cover your personal belonging )
- Late return meal served prior to returning transfers
What to take to the Similan
Swimming suits, Shorts & light T-shirt – Good shoes are also needed in order to climb up to Sail Rock.
Beach towel, Sun cream protection, Sun cap, Sunglasses
Small dry bag, camera, some money,
Please read this important safety concern which highlights matters of personal safety
This speed boat trip is suitable for age 4 years up to 60 years. However, this trip is not available for a child under 1 year, pregnant women, or women who may be trying to become pregnant.
This trip is not suitable for any person with spinal, back, or neck problems.
The highlights of the trip are Snorkeling and swimming and we must recommend that you wear a life jacket at all times while you are in the water, the trip also involves walking on the island and sightseeing.
The tour itineraries can be changed depending on the local weather conditions. It’s will be decided by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip.
Our policy & cancellation
All payments are made in full normally 1 month in advance prior to departure via the website using Paypal in order to receive discounted rates, payable online via our website using any credit/debit card.
100% refund back into your account within 12 hours for any trip that is canceled… eg if the trip is canceled due to Bad weather – we don’t take any money when Mother Nature stops the trip
If you cancel 48 hours prior to departure we refund 100 % we must be notified in writing 48 hours prior to the departure time via email followed up by a phone call from you to 0870225356.
If Any trips are canceled 24 hours prior to departure by the customer (6 am the day prior to travel) with regards to Sickness or Personal reasons 70 % refund of the trip price we must notify in writing 48 hours prior to the departure time via email followed up by a phone call from you to 0870225356
If canceled by Customers less than 24 hours prior to day trip Departure or a case of early morning No Show by customers on any day trip due to Sickness or any personal reasons what so ever – regrettably we cannot offer a last-minute refund We will charge 100% of the full day trip prices
Please read this regarding your personal safety while snorkeling
This Similan island day trip speed boat trip is suitable for ages 4 years up to 60 years. However, this trip is not available for a child under 1 year, pregnant women, or women who may be trying to become pregnant. This trip is not suitable for any person with spinal, back or neck problems. The highlights of the trip are Snorkeling and swimming and we must recommend that you wear a life jacket at all times while you are in the water, the trip also involves walking on the island and sightseeing.
If you have any questions regarding visiting the amazing Island just send us a short message and a member of staff will get back to you.