If you want to combine Thai hospitality around Phuket with spectacular diving… cruise 60 NM to the west of Phuket to the Similan islands. in 1982, the 128-squarekilometer area was declared a marine national park which covers an area of 140 km2, including Koh Bon, Shark Fin Reef, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock and are mostly uninhabited ; The visibility underwater can be between 30 and 50 meters. Schools of colorful reef fish dart around corals; you can see manta rays, whale sharks and pelagics .
The absence of tourists over the last 2 years has vastly improved the beautiful underwater world with colourful corals.
Nearby you will find the 5 Surin Islands, part of a national park. the two main islands are Surin Nua and Surin Tai. Apart from diving you can look for monkeys and other wildlife on the beach or visit a Moken sea gypsy village.
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, on the west coast of Thailand - Phang-Nga province, are the Similan and Surin Islands National Marine Parks. This group of islands is considered one of the best diving destinations in Thailand and in the world, mainly because of the wonders that can be found under the clear blue waters that surround the islands.
The Similan and Surin Islands cover an area of 140 km2, including Koh Bon, Shark Fin Reef, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Most of the islands are uninhabited. It is the ideal place for your diving cruise vacation. During your dive cruise in Similan and Surin Islands, you will discover a multitude of underwater experiences, white sandy beaches or breathtaking scattered rocks.
However, the most remarkable scenes are found below the surface, with soaring corals and rich marine life, including many of the largest pelagics, making the archipelago the ideal playground for all Similan liveaboard divers.
Phuket Island with its international airport is the main gateway for your Similan Thailand dive cruise and is only a 120 minute drive from the Similan Islands. With us, you will find day or multi-day dive cruises to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and the famous Richelieu Rock.