Most travellers come to the Similan Islands to enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving. Over the years, Similan diving safaris have become the main activities on the islands. Many divers are somehow interested in the magnificent marine life and pristine underwater landscape of the Andaman. The Similan Islands diving is quite renowned around the world, and they are often nominated as one of the top dive destinations. Especially on the months of October till May, the Andaman Sea has perfect water conditions making the underwater visible and appropriate for snorkelling and diving. You can possibly dive the Similan Islands without a wetsuit.
The many diving sites in the Similan Islands have unique features like the magnificent coral reefs and huge underwater boulders. You’ll also find spectacular wildlife such as manta rays, whale sharks, turtles and millions of colourful fishes only found when you go diving. It has been declared one of the top diving destinations of the world by the National Geographic and other leading travel media. You will find out how the Similan Islands diving is the best in the world.
How to Find the Best Scuba Spots?
Many travellers come to the Similan Islands to enjoy diving in many spots through its unique underwater features. You can plan where to dive or choose a liveaboard to go diving for many days and see the spectacular views of the seawater. What you first need to know is to learn scuba diving through diving centres found at the coasts. You will need to take up a PADI advance open water course to ensure you know how to dive and handle the dive equipment. The course will take at least three days, and you’re good to go diving.
If you’re not into the sport of diving, you can go snorkelling in one of the most beautiful areas in Thailand. As the seawaters are calm and warm, Similan snorkelling can suit people of all ages. Choose a day trip or book a Similan Islands liveaboard. Depending on where the trips take you, capture pictures to make memories and enjoy your favourite snorkelling or diving sport while you’re here.