Travel Similan Island,Thailand Tourist Attractions

A Similan Island is where you want to go if you want to dive in Thailand. The Similan Island chain is a group of nine islands located on the southern coast of Thailand and are known to be the best places for diving in deep waters in Asia.
The Similan Island chain is actually now a national park was established in Thailand in 1982. If you reach one of these nine islands, you can visit by boat. There are many boat trips available to the islands of Phuket Island and the mainland of Thailand.
Although the area is known for the many diving sites where diving enthusiasts visit each year, which also features some of the most beautiful tropical plants in Thailand and is home to much wildlife that is native to this area. Many people who visit the Similan Island go for the scenery such as waterfalls, tropical gardens and rare birds.
The largest island of the Similan Island chain is Ko Similan. Ko Similan has some of the rocks under water and most beautiful coral reefs in the world. In addition to diving, people visit the island to dive, as there are sites to be seen under the water can not be seen anywhere in the world.

Those who want to relax on the beach in Ko Huyong can do that has the largest beach in the Similan Island chain. This beach is famous for that where the giant turtles migrate each year to lay their eggs. The eggs are protected by the officials of the park, but visitors can see the eggs if you visit in the fall.
There are two different types of deep sea diving is practiced in the Similan Island National Park. They consist east side diving which gives a view of coral reefs and diving west side has large rocks under the water and swim through tunnels. The most famous dive site on the eastern side of the Similan Island chain is East of Eden is located just off the island of sessions.
While two of the larger islands are called, most of the islands just go by numbers. The natives are called "island of the seven" or "island four."
The most famous dive site in the West in the archipelago is Elephant Rock head. Elephant Rock Head is also the name of one of the oldest dive shops located on the island of Phuket. To actually see whale sharks during the dive, you have to go to Richelieu Rock is also part of the Similan Island chain. Many people think that this is the last place deep diving in the world, and whale sharks, underwater life is abundant in another area.
You do not have to be diving enthusiasts, however, to appreciate the Similan Island chain. When on holiday in Thailand, make sure a day to explore this beautiful chain of islands in the far south of Thailand.


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