Here are the top 1 tourist attractions to see in Similan Islands:

1. Diving and Snorkelling

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One of the renowned and top diving areas in Thailand, Similan Islands attracts flocks of divers from all across the world because of its spectacular underwater scenery and abundant marine life. The best part about diving here is the water conditions that the Andaman Sea creates, making it visible and perfect for snorkelling and diving. The temperatures underwater reach up to 25 degrees Celsius, which makes it easier to dive even without the wetsuits on. The diving season at Similan Island goes from October through May.

FAQs on Similan Islands

How can I commute within Similan islands?

It is advisable to do a day tour from Khao Lak to Similan islands for diving and snorkelling. If you are keen on staying a night, then you can only walk around the island because they're extremely small. There are marine park boats for transfer between the islands.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Similan islands?

There are multiple tours organized from many tour companies, either it is a day tour, 2 nights one-day tour, 3 nights 2 days tour, or more.

Here is what a typical 2 day tour would look like -

Day 1

  • Most of the tours have round-the-trip transfers and traverse through Ba Ngu Island on a speedboat, which is great for diving, snorkelling, and swimming.
  • Post this activity, visitors can enjoy a Thai lunch at any of the restaurants nestled on the islands.
  • After savouring a delicious meal, head to Miang Island, which is an amazing site for witnessing wildlife and also for snorkelling and diving.
  • After an eventful day, end the day by witnessing a stunning sunset, following up with a nice dinner.

Day 2

  • On the second day, visitors can either relax by the beach, sipping tasty drinks, or go dive and snorkel again on the islands via speedboats.
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