Similan Island tour – one day trip by speedboat
This affordable Similan Islands tour is a cheaper option than the Early Bird tour. The main differences are the departure time, and that this tour takes up to 40 passengers per speedboat when full, whereas the early bird tour limits to around 30 passengers.
This cheaper Similan tour should be booked early because national park tickets are limited.
- Similan Islands 5 & 6
- Koh Similan, Donald Duck bay, Sail Rock view point (island 8)
- Koh Miang, Princess Bay & Honeymoon bay (island 4)
- Turtle Rocks / Christmas Point, Koh Pangu (island 9)
Every day from 1 November to 30 April.
*itineraries are subject to change
3,700 3,100 baht per adult / 2,300 baht per child (4-11 years)
Price includes: National park fees, snorkeling equipment, snorkeling guide, lunch box (Thai food), hotel transfers*, accident insurance.
Important: Visitor numbers into the Similan Islands marine park are limited. Tour operators must provide passport details. Please book early and send us a copy/photo of your passport facepage
You should also bring a copy of your passport face page with you on the tour. (A digital copy on your phone is fine).
*Hotel pick ups and transfers: Free round trip transfers are provided by shared minivan service from hotels in Phuket and Khao Lak main beaches. Extra fees may be charged for other areas such as north Khao Lak. Transfers cannot be provided from private addresses / airbnb’s.
Pick up times by location:
Sirey bay, Panwa, Rawai, Naiharn: 5.30 am
Phuket Town, Kata, Karon, Tritrang: 5.40 am
Chalong, Patong: 6.00 am
Nakalay, Kamala, Ao Por: 6.20 am
Surin, Bangtao, Laguna, Layan, Naithon, Naiyang, Airport: 6.30 am
Maikhao: 6.40 am
Kok Kloy, Natai, Khao Lak: 7.00 am
Restrictions: These speedboat tours are not suitable for infants 3 years old and under, or for pregnant women and the elderly over 70 years of age. These tours are also not recommended for people with back injuries, heart illnesses or other serious illness.
In the event of cancellation by you the following charges apply:
– 7 days or more prior to the package or tour date: 30% of total price
– Within 7 days of the package or tour date, or no show: 100% of total price.
Weather Policy: This is an all weather tour and still runs if it is raining in the morning. The tour will be cancelled if the forecast is for rough sea unsafe for small boats. The decision to cancel is made on the morning of the tour by the boat captain and the harbour master. If a trip is cancelled because of bad weather you can reschedule to the next available day. If you cannot reschedule you will be refunded in full.
What’s it like on a Similan Islands day trip by speedboat? Photos here
We saw a turtle which was on our wishlist so we were very happy. 🙂
We did the overnight trip and stayed on the Pansa Queen. It was amazing.