Koh Phra Thong is closest departing point out to the Surin and Similan Islands, these islands are located around 60 nautical miles out into the Andaman sea. Surin islands are still regarded as one of the best places for snorkelling in the world. Here you can enjoy spotting clown fish, parrot fish and many different coral, the coral has made a remarkable recovery since the 2014 tsunami and from the rise in sea temperature in 2010.
Speed boats sail every day in high season and we can help make all arrangements for you. We offer 1 day trips, 2 day 1 night trips, all inclusive tours with tent on the beach. We can also arrange longer trips if required, out to these spectacular islands, please ask us for details.
Off the beach snorkelling
Enjoy exploring the local reefs and waters at your leisure. The waters surrounding the island are ideal for swimming and snorkelling around the coast. During high season the waters around the island are still and clear and we have good knowledge of where best to see some coral and many fish, just off the beach from the resort in some not so well known spots.