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Diving the West Coast of Thailand

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1. Posted by The Rasmus (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y

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I'll be in Phuket in a few days, gonna jump straight on a boat to one of the islands on the west coast. Anyway...

I'm gonna do a liveboard dive trip, probably on the Similian Islands (should be some of the best?) - but with who? Some guy told me he did a four day/14 dives livaboard tour for 12.000 Baht... But all I can find on the internet is pricey luxury boats.

I'm looking for the cheapest possible... Although I wan't a boat that doesn't sink, dive equipment that doesn't let me drown etc. :)

Any recommendations?

Thanks in advance.


2. Posted by Louissa (Budding Member 59 posts) 10y

Too latwe for ideas but can you tell us how it went, I am sure your experience would be interesting to us all and of special interest for those who also want to go diving.

3. Posted by Laura_B (Respected Member 352 posts) 10y

I'd be interested to find out what the Similian Islands are like? Is it worth going if you don't dive? I love snorkelling but am not a diver.

4. Posted by The Rasmus (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y


I'm going on the four day trip tomorrow, so I'll let you know when I get back :)


5. Posted by gandk (Full Member 100 posts) 10y

hi there i found a good web site as im planning on doing it later this year have a look.

this site seems to have some good budget options on the bottom left of the screen.

have fun

6. Posted by The Rasmus (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y


Went on a four day trip with Similan Pro Dive, and I had a great time...

Will post pictures on my blog... Sooner or later.