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Similan Diving Safaris

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“thai crew”(27 reviews)
“richelieu rock”(36 reviews)
Similan Diving Safaris is a PADI 5 Star Dive center located in the heart of Khao lak, Thailand. We offer a full range of PADI dive courses and PADI specialties in the Similan & Surin Islands, also Diving and snorkeling trips.Diving Safari...more
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Nang Thong Road | 13/19 Moo 7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak 82220, Thailand
+66 76 485 470
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I booked a trip on the boat knowing fully well that it was a budget liveaboard. It turned out to be exactly that - no complaints on that front. The staff was professional and very friendly and fun and taught me a few more signs...More

4  Thank Dipen M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 March 2012

I used this company for a one-day trip to Similan Islands. My wife and I are avid divers and we dove in a dozen of different countries. We were deeply disappointed by this company, its service, staff and prices. First, the issue started with the...More

15  Thank Youssef B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I decided to go on our first ever liveaboard for 5 days. He is a very keen diver and I have only ever done 2 discovery scubas so I was going to be a snorkeller or non diver. There is always the...More

Thank Fiona K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a 3D/3N diving safari to Similan and Richelieu Rock and it couldn't be more perfect. Very well organized, large comfortable boat, great food and absolutely proffessional staff. You feel safe and well taken care of. The marine life is a separate story, totally...More

Thank Magda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had amazing days onboard the dolphin queen. The total organization was excellent and the boat itself was in very good shape. The room is quite small but comes with a window and is very clean. The dive instructors as well as their briefings are...More

Thank hannesgessner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for an amazing, affordable, and awesome liveaboard to spend your diving holiday, Dolphin Queen is the best to get on an adventure around the famous Similan Island! I was having a blast diving with the super friendly and professional crew! Boat...More

2  Thank halliewu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time aboard the Dolphin Queen for 4 days. Diving in Similan with these guys was one of the best diving trips we have done. The diving was so cool with lot of big animals and also small stuff that actually was...More

Thank Hilary A
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great Crew, Dive Staff and with Jamaican Joe at the helm there is never a dull moment !! Highly recomend them !

Thank PatC1047
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My first live-a-board experience, and it could not have been better!! I did two trips in row and would do it again with Similan Diving Safaris! The divesites were amazing, the staff on the boat was super helpful and friendly. Food was plenty and very...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Was on the boat in Feb 2018 - Dolphin Queen. Great staff who really care and it means both of the boat crew and the diving crew. Experienced dive masters - great briefings before every dive. We were able to do AOWD during safari.

2  Thank ArturRe
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome trip with similan Explorer. Best crew, really good food and nice diving. 5/5 why not? Cheers Luca!More

1  Thank LiinuW
SimilanDivingSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Similan Diving Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hello Liinu, Thank you for your review . We are always glad to hear that our guests feel good onboard the Similan Explorer. It was nice to have you Finnish group with us enjoying your company together with other nationalities. Thank you again and we...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Super nice people and the dive sites are stunning! The Similan Explorer is a nice clean boat, well-equipped. Most importantly, the boat crew are incredibly nice and the food is AMAZING! We did 18 dives, saw mantas, whale shark, leopard sharks, tons of schools of...More

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SimilanDivingSafaris, Manager at Similan Diving Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave such kinds words for us all. It was really great to meet you both and have you on-board the MV Similan Explorer! We'll always try our best to help with all aspects of a trip when...More

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9 November 2017|
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Response from Joe H | Property representative |
No we do not mix live aboard divers with Day trip dives That would not be nice for the live aboard guests when every day new guests arrive Ha Ha no way
11 February 2017|
Response from SimilanDivingSafaris | Property representative |
We do day trips to Richelieu Rock on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please email us to make a booking. Best regards.