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 40 passengers whereas the premium tour limits to 30 passengers.
This cheaper Similan tour should be booked early because national park tickets are limited.
- Koh Payu (island 7)
- Koh Similan, Donald Duck bay, Sail Rock view point (island 8)
- Koh Miang, Honeymoon bay (island 4)
- Turtle Rocks / Christmas Point, Koh Pangu (island 9)
Every day from 1 November to 30 April.
06.00 – 07.00 : Pick-up from hotel and transfer by minibus to Thap lamu pier, Khao Lak.
08.00 : Check in; pick up your snorkeling gear. Meet your guide and depart for the Similan Islands.
10.00 : Snorkeling at Koh Payu (Island no.7) Enjoy the beach and explore the island, discover the beach at Honeymoon Bay, Koh Miang (Island 4).
After lunch visit Donald Duck Bay on Koh Similan (Island 8) where you can snorkel, relax on the beach or hike to the island’s viewpoint.
Then move to snorkeling at Christmas Point at Koh Ba Ngu (Island 9).
15.00 : Depart from the Similan Islands.
16.30 : Arrive at Thap lamu pier and transfer back to your hotel.
*itineraries are subject to change
Pick up Khao Lak:
3,900 3,400 baht per adult / 2,300 baht per child (4-11 years)
Pick up Phuket:
4,300 3,800 baht per adult / 2,600 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 of all visitors in advance. Please book early and provide us, for each participant:
Date of birth:
You should also bring a copy of your passport face page with you on the tour.
Please note that all bookings for Similan Islands tours are final, non-refundable, no change of dates, no refund for any reason is possible.
*Hotel pick ups and transfers: Free two way transfers are provided by shared minivan service from hotels in Phuket and Khao Lak main beaches. Extra fees may be charged for other areas. 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.
In the event of cancellation, the following cancellation charges will be payable: 100% of total price.
All bookings for Similan Islands tours are final, non-refundable, no change of dates, no refund for any reason is possible.
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