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Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: 13/19 Moo7 | Khuek Khak, Takua Pa, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
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Similan Diving Safaris is a PADI 5 Star Dive center located in the heart of...

Similan Diving Safaris is a PADI 5 Star Dive center located in the heart of Khao lak, Thailand. We offer a full range of PADI dive courses and PADI specialties in the Similan & Surin Islands, also Diving and snorkeling trips.Diving Safari Specialists Diving Similan, Surin, also the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar ( Burma ) with 800 new islands to explore.

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I was on a trip (3D/3N) from and to Khao Lak on board of the Similan Explorer. We've been to Similan Island, Koh Bon, Ko Tachai and Richellieu Rock (part of the Surin National... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Gerard C
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I was on a trip (3D/3N) from and to Khao Lak on board of the Similan Explorer. We've been to Similan Island, Koh Bon, Ko Tachai and Richellieu Rock (part of the Surin National Park). The whole experience (my first liveaboard) was so exciting that I decided to join the next trip the following day for three more days, which... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've been on the Dolphin Queen now SEVEN times in one year. I can't say enough about these guys - Janice, Gabriel, Josu, Mayumi and the incredible crew that does all the cooking and even puts your fins on for you. These guys are like family to me now and the service is out of this world. The food is... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is my first time in Similun I like the Island but too many tourists everywhere both beach and sea if you like somewhere more nature you should go father down to lipe Island

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Similan D, Front Office Manager at Similan Diving Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip advisor, we are always please to get feedback, we don’t have any record of you on our boat to Similan Island 8 (have you a date and name of the boat?) we do have a day trip on Saturdays to island 8 and being a weekend there are many... More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Spend 3 days with the SDS guys around the Similan Islands and it was the best. Great instructors, super dive spots, fantastic atmosphere on the boat - in total a magnificent experience. You don't even need to bring O2, Ana Cardeña will bring it for you😉

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was by far one of the best trips I have ever had in my life. Similan Diving Safari proved it that they are the best in the business. To start of the staff was just amazing. They have taken care of each and every member on the boat. Very courteous, polite, friendly and professional. Yes, its a rare combination.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Just got back last week from an awesome 5D/4N trip aboard the Dolphin Queen to Similan/Richilieu/Koh Bon/Tachai. The trip was great, very well organised with a stellar support crew. The boat was clean and comfortable. Luckily there were just 2 of us in the 4 bed cabin, given the boat was at half load, which made it very comfortable. But... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great diving trip on board the Dolphin Queen for 5 days 4 nights. The crew was fantastic and really work to make your experience most memorable. They were there to help with the equipment and help getting you ready before the dive and back safely aboard. Their work ethic is unsurpassed and combined with a very capable... More 

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We did a 4 night liveaboard on Dophin Queen to the Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, returning via Boonsung Wreck. The boat is lovely, well maintained and clean. The staff (boat and dive) were all lovely and very helpful. This is a budget boat, so I was pleasantly surprised to have so many snacks, cold and hot... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

5 days on the similan explorer. Amazing dives. Team so fantastic and food so good. See you soon for sure

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great dive sites, great staff, delicious food! Leopard shark was breath-taking. Took 2-bed twin cabin - good value for the price we paid as we had 2 big shelves for our belongings. There was no Wi-Fi on board which was nice.

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