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Activities to Do in Similan Islands

1. Climb to the viewpoint at Donald Duck Bay
2. Snorkeling at Ba Ngu Island
3. Relax at Miang Island
4. Take a Tour of Similan Islands National Park
5.  Marvel Around Koh Tachai Island

Located at a distance of 120 kilometers from Phuket, there are plenty of things to do in Similan Islands. From enjoying the viewpoints to exploring the islands, you will find a plethora of opportunities to take a snap of the beautiful memories spent together with your fellow travelers on the Similan islands. The
 tour of the archipelago of Similan Islands National Park is a complete package full of exciting activities to do in Similan Islands. With Thailand packages, you can climb to the viewpoint at Donald Duck Bay to catch a glimpse of the crystal clear waters washing over the white sands.

Snorkeling at Ba Ngu Island is another great activity on the island that allows you to witness the breathtaking beauty of marine life underwater. Whether you are a solo traveler or a group, Similan Islands has something in store for everyone. If you are visiting the island for a honeymoon, don’t forget to visit Coconut Island with your partner to spend some quality time with them.

Here are some of the best things to do in Similan Island:

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Climb to the Viewpoint at Donald Duck Bay

Located in Similan Islands, Donald Duck Bay is a famous bay and diving site for liveaboards. Climbing to the nearest viewpoints at Donald Duck Bay is one of the remarkable things to do in Similan Islands.

It is a must-visit place for tourists as you can click beautiful pictures standing at the top of large rocks overlooking the bay. If you are lucky, you will get a chance to witness the perfect sunset while climbing up the viewpoint. Night diving is also an adventurous activity to indulge in at the Donald Duck Bay.

Location: MJ8X+56M, Lam Kaen, Thai MueangDistrict, Phang-nga, Thailand. 

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Snorkeling at Ba Ngu Island

If you are thinking of taking part in snorkeling activities in Similan Islands, you should head to Ba Ngu Island. It is one of the best snorkeling islands in Thailand with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.

While snorkeling, you can spot dolphins frolicking in the sea or sea turtles swimming along with the other fishes underwater.Some of the other activities to do in Similan Islands apart from snorkeling include enjoying the pristine beaches, exploring the island, and discovering the Honeymoon Bay.

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Relax at Miang Island

If you want to escape the crowds and experience tranquility, there is no better place than Miang Island, in Similan Islands. To reach this beautiful place on Similan Island, you need to walk on the guided trail between the beaches.

Miang Island offers some splendid viewpoints from the top overlooking the sea. You can relax and rejuvenate your senses on this island as you get to hear only the chirping of birds, the splashing of water, and the calm breeze flowing by in the atmosphere. Thus, it is a sensational place to spend your time away from the humdrum of city life.  

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Take a Tour of Similan Islands National Park

Among the things to do in Similan Islands, exploring the Similan Islands National Park is certainly the best. Similan islands translates to nine islands in ‘Yawi’, which is the native tongue spoken here. The archipelago used to be a combination of nine islands, which later took Koh Tachai and Koh Bon under its protection making the total islands to come up to eleven.

The long coral sand beaches and the crystal clear waters are the main attraction of the archipelago. You can relish some of the most beautiful scenery in the Land of Smiles here while you indulge in the best snorkeling activities in the whole world. You will find a large number of rare and endangered species of marine life inhabiting under the water. 

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Marvel Around Koh Tachai Island

Located at the northernmost tip of the archipelago, Similan National Park, Koh Tachai Island is the latest addition to the tour itinerary in Similan Islands, and marveling around it is one of the best activities to do in Similan Islands. You can take a long beach walk and explore the beautiful crystal clear water and white sands at the beach.

Nominated as one of the top ten diving destinations in the world, it is a great place for scuba diving and snorkeling activities as well. If you are lucky enough, you will get a chance to spot the mighty Whale sharks and Manta rays in the rich waters of the island.

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  1. Which are the best islands to visit near Similan Islands?

    1. Koh Samui- Visiting the Ko Samui Island is one of the best things to do in Similan Islands. Popularly known for its coconut groves, palm-fringed beaches, dense forests, and a cluster of luxury restaurants and spas, this island is a must-visit place for tourists. Here, you can even pay a visit to the grand Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai temple near the island.

    2. Coconut Island- Also known as Koh Maphrao, Coconut Island is a place of intrinsic beauty. The island has an abundance of beautiful marine life, friendly locals, and stunning views of Phang Nga Bay. People love to spend time on this island walking along the beaches of Coconut Island.

    3. Coral Island- Visiting the Coral Island and taking part in adventurous water activities are some of the best activities to do in Similan Islands. It houses two beautiful beaches named Banana Beach and Long Beach through the water transport or forest trail.

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  2. Which are the best tourist spots for couples in Similan Islands?

    1. Khao Sok National Park- Khao Sok National Park is another famous tourist attraction for couples in Similan Islands. You can enjoy the gorgeous views of the tall limestones protruding out from the emerald water. Some of the fauna that you can witness in this park are elephants, tapirs, tigers, wild boars, and white-handed gibbons, which makes exploring the national park one of the best things to do in Similan Islands.

    2. Ton Chong Fa Waterfall-
    Taking a relaxing bath close to nature at Ton Chong Fa Waterfall is one of the best activities to do in Similan Islands with your loved ones. It is a five-step waterfall featuring a large pool where you can rejuvenate your senses while glancing at the beauty of nature.

    3. International Tsunami Museum-
    International Tsunami Museum is the best tourist spot to visit in Similan Islands for couples. The museum displays some of the devastating effects of the tsunami waves and the warning signs and precautions that must be taken.

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  3. How to reach Similan Islands?

    1. By Air- You can take a flight to Phuket and then you can travel by boat to the Similan Islands.

    2. By Road- Buses are very well connected to the island. You are required to take a bus ride to Khao Lak from the Phuket airport and then you need to travel to Similan Islands via boat.

    3. By Water- Daily boat trips are also available from Phuket, Ranong, and Khao Lak. 
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