Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos

Oktavia guests

Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos Here are a few photos from the popular Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard. This is probably the friendliest boat in Thailand, everyone comes back raving about the crew. You can either do a 2 day 2 night trip to the Similan Islands, a 3 day 2 night trip to Koh Tachai, Koh Bon and Richelieu Rock or a 5 night trip to all the islands.              

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 …

MV Sawan Snorkeling Liveaboard Review

Sawan snorkeling liveaboard

Sawan snorkeling liveaboard review This feedback from Lydia who went snorkeling with Sawan (aka Reggae Queen) to Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Surin this February. We had a fabulous time. Lovely itinerary with lots of snorkelling, trips to the islands, visits to the Monken.  Great boat with lovely staff and fantastic food. Will go again when in Thailand. For more info on these excellent 3 day 3 night trips out Read More …

MV Sawan snorkeling liveaboard photos


Snorkeling liveaboard photos Everyone has a great time aboard MV Sawan, a dedicated snorkeling liveaboard boat running 3 day 3 night trips from Khao Lak every Wed and Sun from Nov to April. Here are some photos from recent trips in Nov and Dec 2012. Thanks to the guys on Sawan for letting me use the photos.

Thailand Snorkeling FAQ part 2

Q. When is the best time of year to snorkel in Thailand? On the Andaman Sea side of Thailand’s west coast the best season for snorkeling is Nov – May. From June – October you can still do excellent snorkeling at Racha Yai, Phi Phi and Koh Kai but the Similan and Surin National Marine Parks are closed to tour boats. Q. Which type of snorkeling boat? We mainly offer Read More …