Similan Diving Safaris
A Similan diving safari is the ultimate way to experience Similan diving.Similan Diving Safaris
The Similan Islands National Park covers 11 tropical islands. Diving in the Similan Islands is considered the best Thailand diving. On a Similan diving safari you visit the best Similan dive sites. You will enjoy spectacular scenery and feast on delicious Thai cuisine. Want to know more?
What is a Similan Diving Safari?
A Similan diving safari is a the same a Similan liveaboard. A Similan liveaboard is typically a four day dive trip. There are also three and five day trips to the Similan Islands.
All diving activities are conducted from your Similan liveaboard. You also get to eat and sleep onboard. Your very own floating diving hotel.
A Similan diving safari offers you much more relaxed diving atmosphere. You get a lot more dives per day. Also the diving is conducted at a more leisurely pace.
Why cram a couple of dives into a hectic diving day trip ?Similan Diving Safaris
Living onboard the boat also covers your food and accommodation. This is one less thing to worry about. Want to know more about Similan diving?
Where will I dive on a Similan Diving Safari?
The Similan Islands are made up of nine islands. The first part of your Similan diving safari will take you to the best dive sites in the nine Similan Islands.
The Similan National Park also includes two further islands to the north. These are Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. Your Similan liveaboard trip will also visit these great dive spots.
A Similan diving safari would not be complete without diving at Richelieu Rock. Although Richelieu Rock is part of the Surin Islands National Park, it is still part of a Similan liveaboard schedule.
Most Similan diving safaris offer at least two dives at Richelieu RockSimilan Diving Safaris
Most Similan diving safaris offer at least two dives at Richelieu Rock. Read more about the Similan Islands and the other destinations on your Similan diving safari.
Which Similan Diving Safari is the best for me?
There is a wide range of Similan liveaboards to chose from. It can be difficult to chose which is the best for you. Most liveaboards offer fours dives per day. Three day dives and then a sunset of night dive. Being in Thailand, virtually all Similan liveaboards serve delicious Thai food.
With a Similan diving safaris you really get what you pay for. Go for the cheapest trip on offer and you will be cramped on board a boat with many other divers. The budget boats have limited bathroom facilities and little space to relax between dives.
Spending a little more on your Similan diving safari puts you into the mid price range. These boats offer much better facilities in more spacious surroundings. Of course there are also some high end Similan liveaboards if you fancy experiencing the Similan Islands in complete luxury.
Read more about the different Similan liveaboards on offer.
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SIMILAN ISLANDSThe Similan Islands became a national park in 1982. The national park covers an area of 140km². In 1998 two additional islands were added to the national park. Koh Bon and Koh Tachai.
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SIMILAN DIVINGSimilan diving is considered the best diving Thailand has to offer. Thailand has plenty of great diving destinations, though Similan diving has the most to offer.
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SIMILAN LIVEABOARDA Similan liveaboard is the best way to experience diving at the Similan Islands. Sometimes referred to as a Similan diving safari. What exactly is a Similan liveaboard.
SIMILAN ISLANDS INFORMATION
- Similan Islands National Park
- Where are the Similan Islands?
- How to get to the Similan Islands?
- The other Similan Islands
- Koh Bon
- Koh Tachai
- Richelieu Rock
SIMILAN DIVING INFORMATION
- Similan Diving Overview
- Similan Diving Conditions
- Similan Diving for Beginners
- Similan Dive Sites
- Similan Diving Fish Life
- Similan Diving Season
- Similan Diving Highlights
SIMILAN LIVEABOARD INFORMATION
- What is a Similan Liveaboard
- Budget Similan Liveaboards
- Midrange Similan Liveaboards
- High End Similan Liveaboards
- Learning to Dive on a Similan Liveaboard
EXPERIENCE SIMILAN DIVING THE BEST WAY ON A SIMILAN LIVEABOARD
A Similan liveaboard is the best way to experience diving at the Similan Islands. Sometimes referred to as a Similan diving safari. There are plenty of Similan liveaboards on offer, all with different things to offer and in different price ranges. We provide some essential information to help chose the right Similan liveaboard to experience the BEST Thailand Diving on a Similan Diving Safari
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SIMILAN DIVING VIDEOS
A selection of Similan diving related videos from YouTube and Vimeo, showing what you can expect on a Similan Diving Safari. There is also some Burma diving footage too.