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Similan & Surin Islands

 DIVING THE SIMILAN ISLANDS

The SimilansThe Similan islands are an uninhabited isolated tropical chain of islands located north west of Phuket in the Andaman Sea. Just to the north of the Similan islands are a cluster of superb dive sites including the world renowned Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu rock famous for manta rays and whalesharks.

Further north, just before Burmese waters, await the Surin islands. This whole area is nestled like a cluster of jewels in heavily protected marine parks and offers the finest diving in Thailand without a doubt.

The turquoise Andaman waters reveal 30 to 40 meters visibility in high season and contain luxurious coloured blankets of soft and hard corals that hug the rocky outcrops and granite pinnacles. This whole area is a cosmos of marine life with huge shoals of roving assorted tropical fish.

The SimilansManta rays are normally seen around the deeper dive sites and whale sharks often feed on plankton around Richelieu rock during March and April. Everywhere you will see leopard sharks, turtles and giant morays but keep an eye out for the small animals like seahorses and ghost pipefish.

Diving in the Similan and Surin islands is conducted on specially modified dive boats that operate 3 day and 4 day liveaboard cruises.

JUST DIVE IT works closely with KHAOLAK SCUBA ADVENTURES  who are based in Khaolak (which is just north of Phuket) ... they operate 3 day or 4 day dive trips to the Similan and Surin islands.

Khoalak SCUBA Adventures

KHAOLAK SCUBA ADVENTURES - DIVE SIMILANS
KHAOLAK SCUBA ADVENTURES - DIVE SIMILANS