Snapper Alley Similan Islands dive site Location: South east of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 5-20 m Type: Sloping hard coral reef and rocks Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Snapper Alley is an easy dive because currents are rarely strong and the maximum depth is around 20 metres. Visibility is good, up

What to wear in Thai temples Make sure you are dressed correctly when you visit a Thai temple (wat) or palace. What not to wear: Short skirts or shorts above the knee.  You should at least cover the knees, preferably full length trousers or skirts. Tight fitting trousers such as leggings. See-through clothing. Clothes with

Mooring Rocks Similan Islands dive site Location: South end of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9). Opposite Donald Duck Bay (Island #8) Depth: 5-30 m Type: Rocky reef Level: Suitable for all levels of diver Description:  Another popular night mooring location, Mooring Rocks or Mooring Bay is not the best day dive in the Similans but it

Surin Islands liveaboard Reggae Queen Liveaboard snorkeling at the Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai The Reggae Queen is a dedicated snorkeling liveaboard boat (no scuba divers) with lots of snorkeling at all the best spots plus beach visits, island exploration and more.  3 day 3 night snorkeling cruise to the Surin Islands, Koh

Siam Bay has always had a pleasant hard coral reef but in 2006 that reef was enhanced by a government funded project to place underwater statues in the bay. The statues were commissioned to attract divers back to Phuket after the December 2004 tsunami. Divers are now back in abundance and the statues have become

Similan Liveaboard discounts for the 2019-20 season The 2018-19 Similan liveaboard season has just finished and the new season starts on Oct 15th 2019. Book your Similan Islands liveaboard now and get 10% discount on selected boats: Pawara 10% off bookings for season 2019/20 paid in full before August 31st.Schedule, Prices & Itinerary here >>

Stonehenge Similan Islands dive site Location: Directly north of Koh Miang (Similan Island #4) Depth: 10-40 m Type: Rocky reef Level: Suitable for all levels of diver but currents can be strong at times. Description:  Stonehedge is named after the towering rocks that rise from depths of 25 metres and below. This is a dive site where

It’s the end of the Similan Islands and Surin Islands diving season, the national parks close on May 15th and don’t open again until October 15th. Below are the final last minute offers. Grab a space at a great price before the season closes. 20% Off the last MV Andaman trip of the season 6-9

Yanui beach Phuket Best snorkeling beach on Phuket? Yanui beach is a beautiful little beach in south Phuket on the west coast. It is picture postcard pretty. with fine golden sand lapped by turquoise water. Just offshore from Yanui beach is Koh Man, a small island that offers some of the best snorkeling available from shore

MV Giamani liveaboard from Phuket Many divers consider Hin Daeng and Hin Muang to be on a par with Richelieu Rock as the best diving in Thailand. These dive sites are too far to reach by day trip from Phuket but there are a couple of liveaboards departing from Phuket: 2 days 2 nights Hin