Rated among the top ten most beautiful archipelagos in the world by Skin Diving Magazine, US
Irregular rocky outcrops tower over the powdery beaches.
The best time for travel to the area is from the end of December to the middle of April. Monsoon-free March is best for clear waters and good underwater visibility.HOW TO GET THERE :
Private boats operate throughout the tourist season. From Thap Lamu, the nearest pier, 40 kms. from the island. The trip takes approximately 3 hours.
For an engaging view of the marine landscape, the 70 kms. from Ao Chalong Pier in Phuket takes 6-7 hours.
Large bungalows house up to 20 persons at a charge of 2,000 Baht per night. Tent rental is 100 Baht per night. If you have your own camping gear, the rate is 10 Baht per night.
Contact The Royal Forestry Department, Bangkok
Phone : (66 2) 561 2918 - 21 or
Similan National Park
(66 76) 411 913 -4 (mainland)
source reference : Tourism Authority of Thailand
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