Similan Island tour – one day trip by speedboat
This affordable Similan Islands tour is a lower budget option than the premium tour. The main difference is that this tour takes about 45 passengers when full, whereas the premium 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.
05.30 – 06.40: Pick-up from Phuket hotels
07.00 – 08.00: Pick up from Kok Kloy, Natai beach, Khao Lak hotels
and transfer by minibus to Thap lamu pier, Khao Lak.
08.30 : Check in; pick up your snorkeling gear. Coffee and bakery snacks available.
09.00 : Depart for the Similan Islands by speedboat.
10.50 : Snorkeling at Islands 5 & 6.
11.40 : Enjoy the beach and explore the island, discover the beach at Princess Bay, Koh Miang (Island 4).
12.00 : Picnic lunch box on the beach.
13.00 : Depart from Island No.4 to Island No.9(Koh Ba Ngu) for snorkeling at Christmas Point or Namchai bay.
14.15 : Move to Island number 8, Donald Duck bay, Sail Rock which is the landmark of Similan Islands. Relaxing, swimming, take pictures or climbing up to a view point.
15.30 : Depart from the Similan Islands.
16.50 : Arrive at Thap lamu pier. Enjoy some snacks, then transfer back to your hotel.
*itineraries are subject to change
3,500 3,000 baht per adult / 2,200 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.
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.
– 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.
Because of restrictions on national park entry tickets it may not be possible to change dates, please contact us as early as possible. National park fees are not refundable.
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