Reggae Queen snorkeling liveaboard

Reggae Queen guests

Reggae Queen snorkeling liveaboard 3 days 3 nights to the Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai Once again this season the Reggae Queen has been getting rave reviews. “Hello Paul, Our trip on the Reggae Queen was great! Ralph had everything down to a pat – food was delicious, the cabins were clean and we definitely felt that we were in good hands. We don’t have photos of our own Read More …

Surin Islands coral reef photos

Surin Islands reef

Surin Islands coral reef Photos from the Surin Islands, Phang Nga, Thailand Here are a few lovely photos taken by our friend Marco Colombo. He went to the Surin Islands last April 2016 on a two day one night package. He stayed in a tent on the Surin Islands. It’s one of the cheapest ways to stay and snorkel on the islands. Marco loved the simple island life and wished that he’d Read More …

Early Bird Discount

Sawan snorkeling liveaboard

Early Bird Discount Book the Sawan (aka Reggae Queen) snorkeling liveaboard before 30 September 2016 and save money. 3 days 3 nights from Khao Lak to the Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. The  best itinerary for snorkelers. Includes island/beach excursions and a visit to the Moken village at Koh Surin. Pay just 15,900 baht per person (reduced from 16,650 baht). Book your place with just 3,500 baht / person deposit. Read More …

Reviews of snorkeling liveaboards

Reggae Queen guests

Reviews of snorkeling liveaboards Here are two more positive reviews from two of the best liveaboard boats for snorkeling from Khao Lak to the Similan Islands and Surin Islands. I know I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again, the liveaboards are the best way to see the Similan and Surin islands and escape the day trippers. These boats run from November to April when the national parks are Read More …

Surin Islands camping tip

Surin islands accommodation - tents on the beach

Surin Islands camping feedback If you are planning on staying in a tent on the Surin or Similan Islands here is some feedback from a recent visitor. Dear Paul, I enjoyed my stay at Surin very much. The transport was perfect (timely, very good cars, good drivers, very helpful), the team was great, the snorkeling trips really great , and the food good! The only point for improvement are the Read More …

Snorkeling day trip feedback

Jet Cruiser approaching Maya Bay

Customer feedback David and his family took a day trip from Khao Lak to the Surin Islands: Hi Paul!  The overall impression is good and I and my family are overall very pleased with the trip and would rate it 4 of 5. Friendly and attentive staff and good equipment. The boat was ok, even if a bit tight with some 20+ passengers. This was especially true when we stopped Read More …

Snorkeling liveaboard reviews


Reviews Here are two reviews from recent guests on board our two most popular snorkeling liveaboards the Sawan and the Sunshine. These boats are simple yet comfortable. Everyone seems to have a good time. Part of the appeal is that they go where the day trippers don’t. If you want to avoid the crowds these tours are ideal.   Q. How was your trip on MV Sawan A. Trip was Read More …

Similan Liveaboards Dive and Snorkel

Snorkeling with a whale shark

Similan Islands snorkeling and diving boats Some liveaboard boats that visit the Similan and Surin Island national marine parks are predominately geared towards scuba divers with snorkelers being considered just non divers. There are also a few liveaboards that cater exclusively for snorkelers, they carry no scuba tanks, MV Sawan is a good example. A few boats cater to divers and snorkelers equally. They are ideal for couples with mixed Read More …

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.