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Koh Racha Yai

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Address: Phuket, Thailand
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US$68.63*
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Full-Day Racha Noi and Racha Yai Snorkeling from Phuket
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US$67.14*
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Full-Day Racha Islands Tour Including Lunch and Speedboat Transfers from Phuket
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US$89.52*
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Racha Yai Dive Trip from Phuket

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One day trip solo

I was staying on Phuket and decided to go on this one trip. Hotel pick up was fine but when the driver dropped me at the pier (100's of tourists walking around) they had decided... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Maya beach previously and was the first time we encountered emerald water to swim in. This Raya Island (aka Koh Racha Yai), also have similar feature. Good thing is that it was less crowded so more space to spread out. Unfortunately, when we were there, lots of jellyfish so had to be extremely cautious when in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited these two islands as part of our diving day trip, diving was wonderful, same for the islands, it was such a relaxing trip with diving and snorkeling. not too busy, it was a little bit windy that day and we enjoyed a lot.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying on Phuket and decided to go on this one trip. Hotel pick up was fine but when the driver dropped me at the pier (100's of tourists walking around) they had decided the ticket I had purchased was not valid(What the hell...) After 10 minutes I of sayi g it was I was allowed to wait for... More 

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Constantza
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our day tour to Raya and Coral Island through a travel agency we found in Patong . It doesn't matter which agency because they all offer the same, even if the prices are quite different. We payed 850 baht for person ( with transfer included), but we were on the same boat with more than 40 people who... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the island is great - if your not part of the masses that arrive daily. so from 10 to 15 the island is flooded with day-tour-visitors. before and after that it is really amazing. lots of good beaches, snorkeling and easy diving sites! no port - so lots of sea life next to the beach. spent 5 days there and... More 

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Thank BRinity
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We found nicer more relaxed beaches on Phuket. There's no need to blow your money and an entire day visiting here. This was part of a two island day trip, although the tour company was fine, the visit here was avarage... Ten times better than Coral Island (part two of the trip) which was appalling.

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Parma, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing island with beautiful views. We stayed at the racha and discovered that if you leave the resort and walk behind it, you will find a small road with some local restaurants, supermarket and bar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I went here with Aussie Divers for day of diving. Water has loads of marine life inc Manta Rays. The island gets lots of day trips on the beach and snorkelling. It's about 1.5 hours on one of the dive boats.

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Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The island is low-paced, serene and filled with beautiful scenery and nature. Wildlife is all around, as well as domestic animals. Sea water is among the cleanest I've ever seen, and the beaches among the most beautiful. The garbage and waste scattered all along the paths and trails are a disappointment but not to a degree of spoiling the overall... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

good depth for beginners, excellent visibility and I have seen mantas, turtles, giant grouper, giant GT etc... lovely place for diving.

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