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Best boat trip for snorkeling and sightseeing

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Best boat trip for snorkeling and sightseeing

It is our first time to Phuket and we love to go snorkeling. I have researched and it seems trips to Phi Phi Island including Mosquito and Bamboo Islands are popular. Will this provide the best snorkeling in the Phuket area? Any suggestions appreciated.

Also, thinking about doing the trip to Phang Nga Bay - is this a must do?

Any other suggestions?


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1. Re: Best boat trip for snorkeling and sightseeing

Hello Timesharequeen. Mark here, Phuket Sail Tours.

The closest and best places to snorkel, from Phuket are Racha (Raya) Islands, and the islands around Phi Phi (Phi Phi Don, Phi Phi Ley, Bamboo and Mosquito Islands). If you want to go further the snorkeling at the Similans is even better, and while it is possible to do this in a day trip (November to April only) it is a long way to travel.

Phang Nga Bay offers better scenery and a good tour can include; viewing tropical fish and a little snorkeling (not as good as Phi Phi, but still fun), canoeing (with a paddle man), a visit to Kho Panyi the village on stilts and entering the caves and hidden lagoons (hong) that abound in the bay, and more.

For a good website with info on all these areas Google cathyandgarystravelpages.

There is also more information up there on the left in 'Things to do' and then click on 'Tours'.


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