Racha Islands Snorkeling Trip
Racha Noi is the bigger sister Island to Racha Yai – Both islands possess crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches great for snorkelers
Racha Islands are located South from Phuket and Racha Noi offers less crowded snorkeling sites than of Racha Yai Island.
Our Racha Islands snorkeling day trip visits both Racha Noi and Racha Yai on a large Boat departing from Chalong, The day trip starts with hotel pick up at around 7.30 – 8AM.
When you arrive at the Chalong Pier you will be escorted to the boat and then listen to the boat safety briefing, the boat will then depart to Racha Noi and Racha Yai for 3 snorkeling periods called Sessions where you can snorkel in crystal clear waters.
This Phuket snorkeling trip will be on a large dive boat that also cater for scuba divers, this join in trip is perfect for snorkeling groups and Families who want to both snorkel and scuba dive. You also can pre book scuba diving for beginners and try diving as well as snorkeling.
Breakfast will be served at around 8.45 am for those who haven had it already, the transfer time to Racha Noi takes 2 hrs for the morning cruise. You will be introduced to the snorkeling Guide who will make sure that the snorkeling equipment fits you…
When to visit Racha Islands?
Depending on the Season, and the time of your visit, will also depend on the location of the activity. In High Season (October to May) snorkeling is on the West sides of Islands, and the other months (June – April ) the boat will travel to the East side coast Line.
- 07:00 – 8:00 am – Transfers from all hotels across Phuket to Chalong Marina Pier.
- 08:30 am – Depart Racha Noi Island, breakfast and fresh fruit served.
- 10:30 am – Arrive at Racha Noi Island to start the first snorkeling session .
- 11:45 am – Lunch is served .
- 12:45 – Second snorkeling session at a different bay at Racha Noi Island.
- 1:45 pm – we then move the Boat to Racha Yai
- 2:45 pm – Third snorkeling spot at Racha Yai Island
- 5:00 pm Arrive back at the Chalong Pier for transfers back to your Phuket hotel.
What is Included in the Day Trip?
The snorkeling spots around Racha islands are perfect for experienced snorkelers or those who are wanting to snorkel for the first time as beginners. All equipment is included, you will be given a Mask, a snorkel and a Pair of Fins, We recommend that you wear a life jacket at all times, but its up to you if you are a competent swimmer.
- Transfers from Free Zone areas
- Breakfast & Lunch
- Tea, Coffee, Drinking Water, Fresh Fruit
- Snorkeling Mask + Snorkel, Pair of snorkeling Fins & Life jackets
Not Included in the Day Trip
- Alcohol /Soft Drinks
- Transfers outside the free Zone areas
Land Transfers to the Boat
Typically Pick-up times from your hotel are around 7:30am, all transfers are by air conditioned Minivan or private taxis, breakfast, lunch, drinking water, coffee, tea, fresh fruit, and snorkeling Guide are all included in the Day Trip price. Please note that for some remote areas in Phuket transfer fee will be added.. After the day trip returning back to your hotel around 4:30 – 5:30pm
With Daily Free Local Departures from all Hotels in Kata Beach – Karon Beach – Rawai Beach- Nai Harn – Chalong Bay – Patong Beach – Kalim Beach.
Extra Charge Shared Transfers per person- Kamala Beach 300thb – Phuket Town priced per person 400thb – Cape Panwa 500thb – Koh Siray Island 600THB
Private Car Transfers (4 Persons) Koh Siray Island 1000THB – Surin Beach 1300THB – Laguna 1,500Thb – Airport Area 1,600 Thb Maikhao Beach – 1800Thb
The tour itineraries could be change depend on the local weather condition ( May – October) any changes will be made by the Boat tour leader and Boat captain on your trip based on matters of customers safety.