Similan Islands day trip for Snorkeling is one of the easiest, safest, and most pleasant ways to explore the underwater world the Similan Islands National Marine Park, well known for its coral reefs and white sandy beaches, the crystal blue warm waters make this one of the best places to snorkel in the Andaman Sea.
Similan islands day trip If you want to snorkel Thailand’s best, then the Similan Islands are the place to go. Daily minivan trips run from Phuket to Khao Lak the starting departure point where Join In speedboats will take you on a lifetime snorkeling and Sightseeing overnight experience to these fantastic islands
The Similan Islands are unique, the 9 islands are renowned for their white sandy beaches and are home to turquoise clear waters, unrivaled with some of the best snorkeling in the world, truly beautiful locations to visit while on holiday in Thailand.
Similan Islands sightseeing
The sea star day trip speedboat will visit the top locations and island, with Island # Eight has a spectacular viewpoint called Sail Rock, its not easily accessible from the beach and involves a hazardous climb through the jungle and rain forest climbing over large granite Boulders, the view at the top is breathtaking a once in a lifetime amazing viewed of Donald Duck Bay and a great Similan sightseeing moment.
Similan islands snorkeling
For your Similan islands day trip You only need three essential pieces of gear to go Snorkeling in the Similan marine park, a mask, a snorkel, and a set of fins. The right equipment will make your experience to the Similan Islands an event to remember. A common problem and reason a mask leaks is that hair is trapped under the skirt allowing water inside. If you are serious about snorkeling and are going to spend most of your vacation in Thailand in the water you may want to think about purchasing your own Mask make sure it fits by placing it on your face and make sure that all your hair is on the outside of the skirt and then sniff through your nose a properly fitting mask will seal on your face and stay there, as it is the most important piece of equipment for snorkeling take time and chose it correctly have someone help as it’s your window to the underwater world. And Please wear a life Jacket at all times while you are in the water they are provided free by staff from the speedboat.
Sightseeing Similan Islands day trip includes:
- Round trip transfer by seastar aircon minibus from Phuket, Khao Lak
- Snorkeling gear, Mask, Fins, Life jacket, Soft drink, and Fresh fruit serve 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 )
- All transfers
- 3 meals are included in the day trip price – Breakfast – Lunch –
- Late return meal served prior to returning transfers
- 6:00 – 8:30 am pick up from your hotel depending on Locations
- 9:00 am Departure fro Khao Lak to Similan Island by speedboat (1 hr. 15 mins)
- Island No.8 (kon Similan) for the famous Sail Rock and Beach
- Snorkeling at Island No.7 (Payu Island) –
- Island No.4 (Koh Meang) for relaxing on a white sand beach
- More snorkeling – or stay on Island No.4 and we come back to pick you up
- 3:30 pm Return transfers Back to Pier 1hr 15 mins
- 5 p.m. return for a variety of drinks, snacks, tasty papaya salad, fried chicken, and ice cream, then back to your hotel.
- 6-7 pm Arrive back to your Hotel Patong
Most tour companies are unaware of the changes to the marine park
In October 2020, the Government reduced the number of visitors to the island, – Visitors have to purchase a Marine Park ticket to enter the national park … we do this for you after we receive your payment.
Marine park tickets are not transferable for 1-day access the day you choose to go, tickets are issued and sold first come first served, meaning your trip is not transferable and cannot be rescheduled by the marine park rangers under any circumstances.
This tour only operates during the High Season (from 16 Oct to 12 May). Similans tend to be busy between Thai National public holidays – as well as Christmas and New Year.
Tours are not recommended for pregnant ladies, infants or people with back or neck problems.
When you make the payment you will be required to provide some personal details about you and your group so we can apply for the park entrance ticket
- Full names of each Boat passenger
- Date of Birth Day Month Year
- Passport number for each person Date of Birth (Day Month Year) of each person
Additional information we need
- Hotel details, the full name, and address of your hotel
Please also advise if you have any dietary restrictions.
Similan Islands Marine Conservation
Development is strictly forbidden on the islands, CONSERVATION IS A KEY PRIORITY! There are no resort shops or stores on the islands, except on Island 4 where you will find National Park offices, restaurants, accommodations, and tropical forests located. Miang is also home to various animals such as Monkeys, Gibbons, langurs, squirrels, bats, lizards,
Plastic waste has reached all over the world’s oceans. This pollution harms an estimated 100,000 sea turtles and marine mammals and 1,000,000 sea creatures each year, and can clog the digestive tracts of marine turtles when consumed, Eighty percent of marine debris is plastic. Typically you will take this to paradise, plastic bags, Sun Cream bottles, glass bottles, plastic drinking water bottles, cigarettes, disposable lighters, beverage cans, and polystyrene. Make sure your plastic returns with you don’t litter paradise or Thailand.
Our policy & cancellation
All payments are made in full normally 1 month in advance prior via the website using Paypal in order to receive discounted rates, payable online via our website using any credit / debit card.
Marine park tickets are not transferable its for 1 day of access the day you choose to go, tickets are issued and sold first come first served, meaning your trip is not transferable and cannot be rescheduled by the marine park rangers under any circumstances.
No Show by customers on any day trip due to sickness or personal reasons – we will charge 100% of the trip prices.
Please read this regarding your personal safety while snorkeling
This Similan Islands 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. The tour itineraries can be changed depending on the local weather conditions It will be decided by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip. We may also incorporate this trip with other snorkeling & tour operators/companies running similar trips to the same locations due to demand for the Trip.
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.