Snorkeling from Khao Lak
Snorkeling at the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Surin Islands. Daytrips or extended liveaboard trips. Beautiful national marine parks with crystal clear water plus lots of fish, big and small. We can arrange special snorkeling excursions for the whole family. We can arrange a private boat for your group to get away from the crowds. Or you can join a group tour, trips run daily. We can provide snorkeling guides and all equipment including life jackets.
Similan Snorkeling - 1 day (0730-1630 hrs)
The best Thailand snorkeling. Clear water. Lots of fish.
Includes snorkeling at several of the Similan Island's best snorkeling spots, relaxing on Koh Miang beach, lunch, walking up to Koh Similan view point.
Price: 3,500 baht for adults and 2,300 baht for children (4-12) Book >>
Surin Snorkeling - 1 day (0730-1630 hrs)
Snorkel with turtles and lots lots more.
Includes snorkeling at several of the Surin Island's best snorkeling spots including turtle bay, lunch on North Surin Island, passing the Moken sea gypsy village.
Price: 3,800 baht for adults and 2,300 baht for children (4-12) Book >>
Koh Bon Snorkeling - 1 day (0730-1730 hrs Wed and Sun only)
The best place to snorkel with manta rays.
This snorkeling trip is on a dive boat with divers but is also suitable for snorkelers. Koh Bon is a major cleaning station for manta rays
Price: 3,600 baht snorkeler Book >>
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3 day 3 night snorkeling liveaboard to the Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai on board MV Sawan.
MV Sawan is a dedicated snorkeling liveaboard boat trip (no scuba divers) with lots of snorkeling at all the best spots plus beach visits, island exploration and more.
Sawan liveaboard takes a maximum of 18 guests in comfort. There are 8 twin bunk cabins and one Master cabin with a double bed. All cabins have air conditioning. There are five shared bathrooms.
Price includes: food, fruits, water, soft drinks, quality snorkeling gear, transfers to/from Khao Lak hotel to the boat.
Price excludes: Alcoholic drinks, national park entrance fees (1,000 baht per person)
MV Sawan departs every Sunday and Wednesday. Sunday departures leave from Tap Lamu pier (a few minutes drive from Khao Lak) and return to Kuraburi (1.5 hrs drive from Khao Lak, transfers back to Khao Lak are included). The Sunday to Wednesday itinerary is below. For Wednesday departures the itinerary is reversed and the boat departs from Kuaraburi and returns to Khao Lak, doing the same great snorkeling in the oppposite order.
After lunch, snorkeling on the east side of Island 8 (Beacon Bay and Donald Duck Bay). At Donald Duck Bay you can climb up to the viewpoint rock and enjoy an amazing view over Similan Islands.
Day 2: First snorkeling after breakfast is at KohTachai, whale shark sightings are always possible here. There will be a chance to visit the beach at Koh Tachai before cruising to the Surin Islands.
After lunch, snorkeling at Pak Chak Bay, then visit the Moken Sea Gypsy Village to learn about their culture.
1630 hrs snorkeling at Turtle Bay where we hopefully can see turtles or you can go by dinghy to the main island for some relaxing on the beach and swimming before dinner on board. The night is spent moored in Surin.
Day 3: Snorkeling starts at Koh Torinla, a highlight here is schools of batfish. The final snorkeling spot is Mae Yai Bay, one of the best snorkeling spots in this world.
Lunch is served on board then we cruise back to Kuraburi, arriving at about 1600 hrs. The transfer back to Khao Lak will take around 90 minutes.
Engines: 2 x Hino diesel
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Max guests: 18
Guest cabins: 9
Crew: Captain, Engineer, 2 deck hands, tourleader/guide
Dinghy: 4.7m with 30hp Yamaha outboard
Safety: Lifejackets, MFA kit, emergency O2, Fire Extinguishers, VHF radio, mobile phone.
1: Party deck
2: Snorkel platform
3: Staff cabin
4: Captains cabin
7: Guest cabins