Racha Yai Snorkeling Day Trip Private

Koh Racha Yai, is the largest of the two islands located off the Southeastern coast of Phuket.

This scuba eden has gained its reputation with its beautiful clear waters and white sand beaches. You would be able to discover the rich marine life by snorkeling during the day or over several days. Wide variety of flora and fauna can be seen with good underwater visibility.

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PADI Advanced Freediver Price

฿20 000

Scuba Diving Option THB 2000 extra per person
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Sun Bed at Racha Yai Island
  • First Feature
  • Full Set of Rental Snorkeling Equipment (Mask, Snorkel, Finsand Life Jacket)
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Snacks, Soft drink and Fresh fruit all day
  • Breakfast & LunchTransfers
Rent an underwater camera for 1,000 THB and take home with you the wonderful memories from your snorkeling trip. You would be able to take photos and videos to the depth of up to 30 meters. We would either burn the photos in a disc or save it in your memory card for you! Please feel free to ask us for more information.

 

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Day Trip Itinerary | Racha Yai Snorkeling Private

Koh Racha Yai is the bigger of the two islands located at the South-east of Phuket.
You would be able to find different types of coral, like the deer horn coral ( Acropora cervicornis) which is found in many zones.
Also you would be able to spot marine species like barracuda, tuna and the milkfish.
Discover the incredible dive sites Lucy, “Do little Do” and the mysterious Marla wreck which are homes to moray eels, scorpion fish and grouper.

  • 8:00 am – Meeting at your hotel and transfer to Chalong Pier
  • 9:00 am – Welcome aboard! Breakfast is provided on the way
  • 9:30 am – Arrival at Batok Bay, Racha Yai Island
  • 10:00 am – Explore the spectacular snorkeling spots around the island
  • 12:00 pm – Hot buffet lunch served on board. Time for some snorkeling and sun bathing after lunch.
  • 13:30 pm – Explore another beautiful snorkeling spot
  • 15:00 pm – Rest and Relax, enjoy fresh tropical fruit and soft drinks on the way back to Chalong Pier
  • 16:00 pm – Return to Hotel

 

Koh Racha Yai also has tourist facilities where you would be able to find restaurants and hotels for different budgets.

Racha Yai Snorkeling Day Trip.

The island of Koh Racha Yai is an ideal destination for snorkeling or diving excursions. At SSS Phuket, you would be able to organize your snorkeling excursion individually, as a group or as an exclusive private group.

Koh Racha islands (also know as Ko Raya) are divided in two islands, Koh Racha Yai and Ko Racha Noi. Often described as twins, they are located southeast of Phuket and are available by speedboat in just 30 minutes.

Koh Racha Yai Highlights:
Time from Chalong Bay: 30 min.
Number of islands: 2.
Depth: 4 – 40 m.
Visibility: 12 – 30 m.
Currents: Low.
Water temperature: 27-30 ° C.
Experience Level: Beginner – Intermediate.
Number of dive sites: 12.
Diving Season: All year.
Distance: 30 km east of Phuket.

What to bring?

– Beach towel
– Swimwear
– Camera
– Shorts & light T-Shirt
– Cap/Hat
– Sun glasses
– Sunblock

Visited Islands

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Koh Racha Yai, is the largest of the two islands located off the Southeastern coast of Phuket.
Different kinds of corals can be spotted here with the Staghorn coral predominating in many areas. Marine life is rich and species such as Barracuda, Tuna and Milk Fish can be found in this area.

The better place for diving is located on the East coast along the hard coral reef where there are shipwrecks and good drifts.

There are several interesting dive sites around Koh Racha Yai including Lucy’s ReefReef “Do little Do” where Stonefish and Batfish may be chanced upon. Not forgetting Marla’s mystery, a wreck that became home to Morays, Groupers and Lionfish.

Why Us ? / Why Phuket ?

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    Great Underwater Visibility

    Hard colorful corals, shipwrecks, marine life observation (turtles)

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    Dive Site Depth - 18 PGM Maximum Depth

    4 dives in sites with 40 meters depth

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    Difficulty

    Easy, for everyone who is at least 15 years old