Coral Reef Protection

Sea Fan Similan Islands

Why we should care about coral reef protection Coral reefs are incredibly beautiful, but beyond that they are an important for many other reasons: Coral reefs are a habitat for many marine species. Reefs are home to fish, worms, crustaceans, clams and plants. Together they create a healthy reef ecosystem. Coral reefs are where fish breed. They are the nurseries of the world’s ocean fish stocks. Coral reefs provide food Read More …

Phi Phi tour review

Maya bay

Phi Phi tour review This Phi Phi Tour Review is from Gabriella, who went on the Phi Phi Deluxe Plus day trip from Phuket to Phi Phi, Bamboo Island, Mosquito Island, Monkey Beach, Koh Yao and the Kai Islands in January. OMG Paul It was amazing! The ride to the Phi Phi Islands was choppy but I found it quite funny that it was crazy and people were looking like they wanted Read More …

Koh Haa Snorkeling

Snorkeling on the dive boat

Koh Haa snorkeling We are just back from a Koh Haa snorkeling weekend aboard MV Saimai liveaboard. We spent three days snorkeling with family and friends at Phi Phi and Koh Haa. We chartered the Saimai so that we could avoid the Phi Phi crowds. It’s great to wake up in Maya Bay as the sun rises with no other boats around. By 7.30 am the first long tail boats Read More …

Camping Similan Islands Thailand

Similan Islands 2 day

Camping Similan Islands Thailand In October 2012 Diego and I spent the night at the Similan Islands courtesy of the Similan Islands National Marine Park department. They were helping to get Island number 4 and island number 8 ready for the high season overnight camping tours which run from November until April each year. I took a few shots to give an idea of what the accommodation and islands are like. Read More …