Take a Half day to Racha Yai Island for a join in Snorkeling trip at is one of the most popular venues visited by Tourist to Phuket. Our special speedboat visit the local island daily this trip has everything for those who dont want an early start. Racha Yai has some really good reefs for local diving the speed boat takes 40 mins to travel 23 km from Chalong Marina to the island thats South of Phuket. This trip suits families as well as singles and as the trip is mid afternoon the beaches tend to be a little bit more quiet as we arrive after the rush has left. The snorkeling sites tend to have not so many snorkelers as most boats tend to leave the island at 3pm you then get to snorkeling reefs being yours to enjoy. All snorkeling equipment is provided free.
Diving at Racha Yai Island 2 dives
Racha island half day diving visits great dive spots, Bungalow Bay, Siam Bay, hosts many shallow water coral reefs that make it the perfect choice for all Divers from Beginners to Advanced Level.
in water enthusiasts if you want to learn to Scuba dive in Phuket we run daily Padi Discover Scuba Diving day trips as part of this trip. .
For beach time we can moor the speedboat at Siam Bay, its a great beach to visit, the white powder sandy beach has gently sloping reefs that lead to towards the clear waters, not many people go here so its one place we think most will enjoy.
Day trip Schedule:
- 11.45 Hotel Pick up time Transfer to Chalong
- 1.15 PM Departures are from Chalong to Racha Yai Island this can take 30 – 45 mins.
- 2.00 PM Arrive at Racha Yai Island drop of the non divers at the beach they can relax or stay on the boat and go snorkelling.
- 2.30 PM arrive at the first dive site – max Dive time is 50 mins Snorkel or Try Scuba Diving for beginners with PADI Discover Scuba Diving
- 2:45 PM move the speedboat to Siam Bay where you can relax on the beach (small sandwich served free time to relax )
- 4.15 Move the boat Beach transfers for non divers to the 2nd beach location.
- 4.45 PM Divers get ready for the 2nd dive and snorkeling session if your not visiting the beach
- 5.40 pm The speed boat will pick up those at the beach then leave Racha Yai Island and return to Chalong with drinks served as we watch the sunset.
- 6.45 PM You arrive at Chalong pier and transfer back to your hotel after having one of the best days out in Paradise without doubt you will remember this wonderful experience on one of Thailand’s truly Tropical Islands for the rest of your life…
Half Day Scuba Diving – for Beginners
If you have never tried scuba diving, we can also offer personal try dives to this island running every day with one of our dive instructors, take a PADI Discover Scuba Diving adventure in shallow waters its fun and you will get to see some of the local marine life. If you have any questions regarding visiting the is amazing Island just send us a short email message and a member of staff will get back to you. Price is 1,900 THB and should be pre booked.
Snorkeling at Racha Yai
Mask and snorkel are provided free of charge for snorkelers – Personal items to take with You are sunglasses, sun cap, sun block / lotion, camera beach towel.
Stay safe while snorkeling in Phuket
This half day speed boat trip is suitable for age 4 years up to 60 years. However this trip is not available for a child under 1 year, pregnant women, or women who may be try to become pregnant. This trip is not suitable for any person with spinal, back or neck problem. The highlights of the trip are Snorkelling, swimming and we must recommend that you wear a life jacket at all time while you are in the water, the trip also involves walking on the island and sightseeing. The tour itineraries can be change depend on the local weather condition. It’s will be decide by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip.
Half Day Private Charter Speed Boat Hire
We also offer this boat out for private groups with private snorkeling guide and Island Discovery tours for small or large Private trips to Racha Yai, lunch is also included in full day charters, this can often work out to be great value for small or large parties, and we arrange everything so you don’t have to worry…..This service includes all Private transfers, snorkelling equipment, lunch. great sunset on request…for more information on Private speed boat charters for Scuba diving and Snorkeling trips.