The Similan islands comprise of 9 islands with some of the best scenery Thailand offers. The Islands are located 48 Km from there resort town of Khao Lak you can visit the islands for one day , or on a overnight tour. There are no resorts shops or stores on the islands, except on Island 4 where you will find National Park offices, restaurants, accommodation and tropical forests located. Miang is also the home various animal such as Monkeys, Gibbons, langurs, squirrels, bats, lizards and a variety of birds. so if you stay overnight this will be in a tent or bungalow and should be pre paid prior to arrival.
Snorkeling is one of the easiest, safest and most pleasant ways to explore the underwater world and the Similan Islands and Marine Park are well known for coral reefs and sand beaches, the crystal blue warm waters make this one of the best places to snorkel in the Andaman Sea.
You only need three essential pieces of gear to Snorkel a mask, a snorkel, and a set of fins. The right equipment will make your experience to the Similan Islands an event to remember. Common problems and reason a mask leaks is that hair is trapped under the skirt allowing water inside.If you are serious about snorkeling and are going to spend most of your vacation in Thailand in the water you many want to think about purchasing your own Mask make sure it fits by placing it on your face make sure that all your hair is on the outside of the skirt and then sniff through your nose a proper fitting mask will seal on your face and stay there, as it is the most important piece of equipment for snorkeling take time and chose it correctly have some one help as its your window to the underwater world. And Please wear a life Jacket at all time while you are in the water they are provided free by staff from the speedboat.