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 of Phuket and Racha Noi offers less crowded Phuket 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 –
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 caters to scuba divers, this joint 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 have 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…
Racha Noi Island snorkeling boat
Great conditions at Racha Noi today on the Freedom Dolphin.Melissa, Zara, Lisa and Helya already certified divers with one of our SSIs(SuperStarInstructor)Vicki. Abdullah, Buri, Su and Patrick trying out diving for the first time with our other SSIs(SuperStarInstructors)Franck, Michael and Micki.Well done people!Weather has been gray for the past few days, but dont let it turn you Blue. It can only get better from now ;-). Come join us Into The Blue at www.phuketdivetours.com
Posted by Dive Phuket on Sunday, July 21, 2019
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 the High Season (October to May) snorkeling is on the West side of Islands, and the other months (June – April ) the boat will travel to the Eastside Coast Line.
Phuket Snorkeling Itinerary
- 07:00 7.45 am – local transfers from patong kata karon to Chalong Marina Pier.
- 08:30 am – Depart Racha Noi Island, pastry and fresh fruit served.
- 9:30 am – Arrive at Racha Noi Island to start the first snorkeling session.
- 11:15 am – Lunch is served.
- 12:15 – Second snorkeling session at a different bay at Racha yai Island.
- 1.15 pm – we then move the Boat to Coral Island for snorkeling
- 2:45 pm -we depart Coral Island
- 3:00 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 the 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
Diving Transfers to Chalong Marina
Our Offices are located in Chalong and at Kata Beach, we have Free local Departures/transfers from all Hotels in the following resorts: traveling time to Chalong marina is around 15 minutes from Kata Beach.
7:00am Free Kamala beach pick up
7.15 -7.30 Free Transfers Patong
7:45 Free Transfers Kata Beach – Karon Beach – Rawai Beach – Nai Harn – Chalong Bay – Paton – Kamala
Extra Charge Private car Transfer fee 7:00 am Ban Tao & Surin Beach – Mai Khao Beach – Airport Area 1,800 THB return.
Extra Charge Transfer fees – 7:00am Cape Panwa 1800 Thb – 7.00am Koh Siray 1800 THB – 7.15am Phuket Town 1800 THB private car pick up with return (Transfers to boat 30 – 60 Mins )
The tour itineraries can be changed depending on the local weather condition any changes will be made by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip based on matters of safety