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Snorkeltour MV Chai Yo

Day Trips with the big Boat
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Similan Beach


False Clown Anemonefish


Green Turtle

Not everybody wants to dive...


Similan Beach

The snorkeling trips with MV Chai Yo depart every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday visiting the destination Similan Islands and sundays also to Koh Bon and Koh Tachai.

Non-divers have the option to step on the Beach on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The Sunday trip is recommended for good swimmers, with a minimum age of 12 years because of the stronger currents at these islands.

The Similans are ideal for observing or photographing small fish by its enormous biodiversity of tropical reef fish. Clownfish, trumpetfish or sea turtles can be seen. You can visit the Similan Islands from October to May on day trips or overnight trips, but you will find the best conditions from November to April.

In the morning you travel by minibus to Tablamu where the comfortable dive boat MV Chai Yo is moored.

The staff makes sure that also the non-diving guests receive maximum attention with a professional snorkel guide.

Schedules MV Chai Yo, 15. October 2017 until 15. May 2018

Monday Similan Island #9 2x snorkeling
Tuesday Similan Island #5 and #7 2x snorkeling incl. beach trip
Wednesday Koh Bon and Koh Tachai Divers only !
Thursday Similan Island #4 and #6 2x snorkeling incl. beach trip
Friday Similan Island #7 2x snorkeling
Saturday Similan Island #8 2x snorkeling incl. beach trip
Sunday Koh Bon and Koh Tachai 2x snorkeling for good swimmers, minimum age 12 years

MV Chai Yo has a seat capacity of up to 50 guests. She will take you in comfort and with style to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. On several days the non-divers have the option to step on the beach if the weather conditions permits.
The Dinghy will take non-snorkellers to the beach but have to stand by the snorkellers for safety reason.


Similan # 8


Longfin Bannerfish


Crown Of Thorns Starfish

The Snorkel Program


Similan # 8

In the morning you travel by minibus to Tablamu where the iQ-DIVE boat >b>MV Chai Yo is moored. The staff makes sure that also non-diving guests receive maximum attention.

Similan Islands Itinerary
Pick up at your hotel between 7:00 and 7:45am. The boat departs from Tablamu pier at 8:00am. After the boat briefing you enjoy the breakfast. Around 10:45 -11:00am the boat arrive with comfort and style at the Similan Islands where you conduct the first snorkel with professional guides and right after that you will take lunch onboard. The second snorkel trip takes place around 1:30 - 2:00pm and the boat will finally return around 5:00 -5:30pm at Tablamu pier. A mini-bus will take you back to your Resort.

Pick-Up Times
Baan Nam Kem pier - 06:45am (transfer + 600 THB / person)
Bang Sak Beach - 07:00am
Pak Weep Beach - 07:15am
Bang Niang Beach - 07:25am
Nang Thong Beach - 07:30am
Khao Lak Beach - 07:45am

We are happy to arrange as well day trip tours by speed boat to the Similans, Koh Tachai or Surin Island.

Furthermore Speedboat Charter for diving or snorkel trips


Similans, Koh Bon/Tachai, MV Chai Yo adult 2700,-
Companion MV Chai Yo adult 2200,-
Similans children (3-12 years) 1500,-
Companion MV Chai Yo children (3-12 years) 1000,-
Minimum age 3 years

All prices in THB (Thai Baht).

Included in the Price
Transfer from Khao Lak hotel / boat / hotel, breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, drinking water, soft drinks, fruits, towel, mask and snorkel, fins, life jacket, snorkel guide with dinghy, and liability insurance.

Not included the price
National Park entry fee on our boat - adult 500 THB - children (3-12 years) 300 THB

You find the prices for divers on the divers' page.

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