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Review of In Sea Speedboat

In Sea Speedboat
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Owner description: In Sea Speedboat Koh Samui is a PADI & BSAC snorkeling and scuba diving tour operator in Koh Samui, Thailand. We also offer private charters and speed boat taxis to the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan and beach front accommodation along Big Buddha beach in Koh Samui.Our PADI & BSAC scuba diving and snorkeling tours to Koh Tao and Ang Thong National Marine Park are always by speed boat, the fastest and most comfortable way to get there. We operate our tours daily from Koh Samui.To set us apart from other PADI & BSAC snorkeling and scuba diving operators in Koh Samui, we put a great deal of time and effort into our level service so that your time with us is memorable.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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“Highly disappointed”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We were very disappointed by the behaviour of the crew and the office.
Avoid this company, they sell you a day trip and we were at 3PM in the port (not because of the weather). You could easily imagine how long you spend on the water, really reduced time and the bad meal take more longer than the rest....
Don't lost your time and go with other companies which are less expensive and more pleasant!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited January 2014
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“Not enough time for snorkeling”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We took the snorkeling trip to Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan and overall it was a great experience. The two snorkeling spots included were surprisingly beautiful though both very crowded. Pick ups and drop offs from and to hotel worked great, and there was plenty of drinking water for everyone.

However, the tour felt a bit too rushed. We only had about an hour at the first stop, an hour for the lunch and an hour and 20 minutes at the second spot. Especially at the first stop it would have been nice to be able to go to the lookout and also snorkel, but you won't have enough time to do both (The 2 hours promised in the booklet might have been enough). The place is also very big, so you need to make sure you will be at the boat early enough - they won't be able to find you from the island. Only having one hour to snorkel and to make it back to the boat, we couldn't really concentrate on snorkeling because we were stressing about the time.

Also the lunch is quite bad, but it fills your stomach for the rest of your trip.

This trip was quite expensive though, and there are cheaper ones available. There was nothing that special on the trip, that you might want to look into to the cheaper ones. Even if you go on a big boat, it doesn't really matter because the snorkeling sites will be full of people anyway.

Visited May 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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“A great day!”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Was a wonderful day out on the Ang Thong Marine Park tour, the tour leader made a genuine effort to really make the day extra special. I did question the legitimacy of our transfer between the hotel and the boat, the guy took us down a dodgy alley with out saying anything into a older style van the drive us though some dodgy looking places, we did question if we would get robbed and murdered, or murdered then raped at the end, but he ended up being legitimate so that was a relief.

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“Not recommended”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

My hotel arranged this tour company for the Koh Tao tour as well as the return trip to the full moon party.

Koh Tao tour: visited 3 locations, tour guide gave no guidance, and the lunch provided was terrible and minimal. Pricing is also not consistent as other people on the tour paid significantly less. Overall experience was one of disappointment.

VIP moon party ticket: difference between the normal and VIP return was that you get to cut the queue, which is worth the extra money in my opinion BUT, the company itself was hopeless, got completely drenched going to the island because they did not put the covers down and sat on a crowded boat of 40+ people because they wanted to squeeze as many people as possible. Worst of the night was when I got back to Koh Samui and instead of taking me (and 2 other VIP customers) back to our hotel, they wanted us to pay extra or wait until the mini bus can be completely filled, which means waiting an hour or so at 2am for more boats to arrive. This was ridiculous since we all paid for the three VIP tickets in full which included full transfer back to hotel right away. The three of us refused to pay the additional fee which went from 500 to 400 to 200 to 100 bht, we refused to negotiate and finally one of the drivers took us back by driving dangerously fast down the street and on the opposite side of the road to overtake traffic.

I will never ever go with this tour group ever again even if they paid me. Do yourself a favour and look for another tour company, this one is shocking bad.

Visited March 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great Day”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We had a great day in the National Park, speed boat ride was fun, it was a small group which we really wanted, our guide and drivers were very friendly and helpful.

Visited March 2014
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