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Snorkeling spot ?

Paris, France
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Snorkeling spot ?


I'll be staying in Khao Lak for 5 days during the 2nd week of October.

After reading some recommendations in the TA forum, I picked a hotel with a big pool as sea can be rough at that time.

But I was still hoping I could do some snorkeling off the beach or book a snorkeling tour not too far or should just give up that idea ?

My goal is to see some colorful fishes and corals, no muddy water...

I haven't been to Khao Lak yet but on my previous trip to Thailand I had a great time snorkeling off the beach of Koh phangan in October.

Was hoping for a similar experience.

Thank you

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Norwich, United...
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1. Re: Snorkeling spot ?

Khao lak is not a place for snorkelling,you might see the odd fish around some rocks but nothing like you saw around Koh phangan. I believe the similan and surin isles open around 15 October for snorkelling and diving trips.

Sand am Main...
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2. Re: Snorkeling spot ?

I think it is too early for snorkeling in the andaman sea.

It is getting better in November until early April.

Koh Phangan is in the gulf.

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