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Address: 459/1 The Best Villa, Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Excellent two night stay with South Siam Divers

We were on boat #3 and it was in excellent shape. The food was also VERY good! We were able to squeeze in 11 dives in 3 days, including a night dive. Since you have to take a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 May 2016
Thressa G

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

we went on a two nights - three day live aboard with south Siam. I was sceptical at first reading some of the reviews, but south Siam really surprised us. the transfer was optimized the one hour speed boat ride also fine. both mit not be most comfortable, but if you want to dive, you should get there as quick... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Spent 4D3N on SS4 from 28-31 Oct. Diving the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock. Diving is well planned and organized. Staff are friendly. Food is good. No rush in diving as there are less than 10 divers every day (perhaps its not peak season yet). Adequate toilet facilities. The DM are excellent. Avoiding more current and make the dive pleasant.... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Booked for a day trip to King Cruiser. The guide was thorough in his briefings, letting us know what the plan was and giving us details about the sites. The boat was fine, but there was no vegetarian food available, which meant I was limited to toast and jam for the day. The diving was the main disappointment for me.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Took their boat for a dive in Phuket, what was supposed to be an hour of boat ride took them 3 since they wanted to conserve fuel . Service on boat was terrible and the staff are unfriendly at most!! Never diving with these idiots again

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Would advise doing a livaboard before doing this one. We didn't know what we were doing when we got on the boat or what to even expect. Felt rushed, which is understood because the whole purpose is to be underwater but still felt like cattle. Couldn't get into our rooms right away because they book other people one right after... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were on boat #3 and it was in excellent shape. The food was also VERY good! We were able to squeeze in 11 dives in 3 days, including a night dive. Since you have to take a "fast boat" to the actual dive boat (about an hour boat ride each way), I would suggest staying at least one night.... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I came to Phuket specifically for diving in the similans and this couldn't be the worst choice I made. I went thru Santana divers and everything about the trip was bad. They showed up 30 mins late and since they asked me to be ready by 6am, it took valuable sleeping time away. The ride to ferry terminal was in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We thought we were booking with Andy's Dive shop through our hotel but were picked up by South Siam Divers and realized that the other dive shops just send their supplies and use South Siam Divers for their guest who want to go the Similan Islands. We knew it was a long trip out but it took an extra hour... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The dive shop was about 1 1/2 hours drive from the hotel. Then 1 hour by speed boat to the dive ship and site. The crew were friendly and safety conscious. We had lunch and drinks on board. We did two dives but they do up to 5 a day if you're staying over night.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Signed up for a day trip for my son and I on the liveaboard at the Similan Islands. Our divemaster Jim (he spoke french) was very impatient and when i did not descend as quickly as he thought I should he added weight and I dropped like a rock. My son has ear issues and he pulled him down and... More 

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