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Surin Snorkel Explorer

Surin Islands Snorkel Explorer (3d2n)

New for 2020! The Surin Snorkel Explorer is a 3 Day 2 Night option combining the favourite features of all our Surin Tours into one.

The Surin Snorkel Explorer includes the speedboat Surin Snorkeling Day Trip on the 1st day followed by additional longtail snorkeling to the best and less visited snorkeling spots around Surin Islands on days 2 and 3.

Tours run from Khuraburi Pier on selected dates during high season from 15th October until 15th May.

Adult: 4,900Bt + 500Bt (National Park Fee) = 5,400 Bt
Child: 3,600Bt + 300Bt (National Park Fee) = 3,900 Bt
Infant: 0Bt = 0Bt

Infant is 0-3yrs old. Child is 4 - 11 yrs old. Adult is 12 yrs+ old.

Transfers from Khao Lak or Khuraburi are included. Phuket return transfers are available for a 500Bt surcharge (250Bt each way).

Only breakfast & lunch on day 1 is included in the price. Subsequent meals must be ordered & paid for at the Surin NP Restaurant.

Reservations require a 1,800 Bt deposit per adult or child to secure. The balance of payment 3,600Bt per adult and 2,100 Bt per child must be paid in Thai Baht cash on arrival at Khuraburi pier. Bungalow bookings must also be paid in advance.

Important note: There is an additional service fee of 200Bt per snorkeler where deposit payment is made by PayPal or Credit Card. There are NO service fees where payment is made by bank transfer in THB to our Thai Bank account.

This trip is offered by Blue Guru Conservation

Check availability for Surin Snorkel Explorer (3d2n)

Open 15 October 2019 - 15 May 2020.

Surin Islands Accommodation


koh surin camping at chong khard & mae ngam
Included in Trip Price
  • 2 pax per tent

Camping option is included on the following trips.

Camping is not available on the following trip.

mae ngam bungalow
2,700Bt per night
  • 3-4 pax per bungalow
  • Only 4 bungalows

Fixed price bungalows are located at Mae Ngam beach. Very limited supply. Available as an upgrade on the following trips only.

Mae Ngam bungalows not available on the following trip.

sinsamut bungalow at chong khard
1,900Bt - 2,900Bt per night
  • 2-3 pax per bungalow
  • 14 bungalows

Located at Chong Khard. Variable pricing according to demand and seasonality. Most popular option due to recent refurbishment. Book early to secure.
Available as an upgrade on the following trips.

rakamwhan bungalow chong khard
2,900Bt - 3,900Bt per night
  • 4-5 pax per bungalow
  • Only 4 bungalows

Located at Chong Khard near to the beach and restaurant. Variable pricing according to demand and seasonality. Popular with families and larger groups.
Available as an upgrade on the following trips.

What's Included

- Transfer to and from your hotel in Khuraburi or Khao Lak
- Transfers to and from your hotel in Phuket available for an additional 500Bt
- Round trip transfer by shared speedboat from Khuraburi to Koh Surin
- Morning & afternoon snorkeling sessions on all days (morning snorkeling only on final day)
- Snorkeling equipment
- Life jacket on speeboat
- English speaking snorkeling guide
- Refreshments on board speedboat: water/soft drinks
- Towel for use on board speedboat
- Light Breakfast at Khuraburi Pier on Day 1 & Lunch on Day 1 at Surin National Park restaurant (vegetarian option available)
- Tent, camping mat, sleeping bag & pillow
- Transfers by longtail between speedboat & Mae Ngam or Chong Khard on first & last day

What to Bring

- Swimming costume (also useful to bring a light t-shirt to wear whilst snorkeling to avoid sunburn)
- Rash vest or t-shirt as added sun protection whilst snorkeling
- Change of clothes
- Extra towel (for use when showering in National Park)
- Sun lotions & block
- Sun hat
- Sun glasses
- Camera
- Torch
- Dry bag (we have these available for sale but they must be pre-ordered - please ask upon booking)
- Thai baht cash in small notes for souvenirs
- Smiles :)

Land Transfers

We provide complimentary transfers from Khao Lak or Khuraburi hotels/resorts. Phuket hotel/resort transfers available for an additional 500Bt.
Phuket resorts - Collection from 5.00am to 5.50am
Khao Lak resorts - Collection from 6.50am to 7.40am

Collection time depends on:
a) Location of your hotel - Phuket & Khao Lak stretch along the Andaman Coast. Southern resorts will require an earlier collection time.
b) Time of season - Peak season at Christmas & New Year is likely to be busy so there may be a wider range in available collection times.

Khuraburi resort - Collection from Boon Piya Resort in Khuraburi Town at 8.00 - 8.15am for arrival into Khuraburi Pier at 8.30am. We can also arrange accommodation at Boon Piya Resort if you like.

Surin Snorkel Explorer (3D2N) Trip Itinerary


05:00-05:50

Collection by shared minibus from hotels & resorts only (not private addresses or Air b'n'b).
Earlier collection time for hotels/resort in the South of Phuket.
Later collection time for hotels & resorts in the North of Phuket.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on transfers.

06:50-07:40

Collection by shared minibus from hotels & resorts only (not private addresses or Air b'n'b).
Earlier collection time for hotels/resort in the South of Khao Lak.
Later collection time for hotels & resorts in the North of Khao Lak.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on transfers.

08:15-08:30

Collection by shared minibus from hotels & resorts only (not private addresses or Air b'n'b).
Earlier collection for Khuraburi Greenview Resort.
Later collection time for Boon Piya Resort.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on transfers.

08.45

Typically includes:
Tea, coffee, water & juices
Fried rice dishes, eggs, sausages & biscuits
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on meals.

09.15

High powered speedboat.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on boats.

10.30

Duration of trip is just over 1 hr. Exact time of trip will depend on sea conditions.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on boats.

10.45

Typically, one of Ao Bon, Ao Sapharot (Pineapple Bay) and Chong Khad (Nemo's Paradise).
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling sites.

11.30

Typically, one of Ao Bon, Ao Sapharot (Pineapple Bay) and Chong Khad (Nemo's Paradise).
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling sites.

12.30

A buffet of 3 non-spicy dishes (typically chicken, fish & vegetables) served with rice & fruit. There is always plenty of food and you can ask for more if any dish runs out.
Vegetarian & Vegan options are available. Please also let us know of any food allergies so we can advise accordingly.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on meals.

14.00

The Moken Sea Gypsies are resident on Surin Islands
The visit to the Moken village can take place in the morning or afternoon dependent on tides.
See Surin Islands FAQ section on activities for more information on the Moken

14.45

Typically, one of Ao Bon, Ao Sapharot (Pineapple Bay) and Chong Khad (Nemo's Paradise).
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling sites.

16.00

Camping is currently situated at Mae Ngam Beach.
Bungalows are located at both Mae Ngam Beach and Chong Khard.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on accommodation.
Also see Surin Islands accommodation page for greater detail and prices.

18.00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

19.00

....or alternatively hang out at the Surin Islands National Park Restaurant, on the beach etc.

08:00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

09:00

Snorkel at a variety of sites not visited by the day trip speedboat.
These include Koh Stork, Koh Mu Kong, Koh Torinla, Hin Pae, Ao Pakkad and Ao Tao.
Sites visited can vary depending on tides and weather.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling.

12:00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

13:00

Snorkel at a variety of sites not visited by the day trip speedboat.
These include Koh Stork, Koh Mu Kong, Koh Torinla, Hin Pae, Ao Pakkad and Ao Tao.
Sites visited can vary depending on tides and weather.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling.

15:30

A hiking trail between Chong Khard and Mae Ngam Beach
Should only be attempted with trekking sandals at minimum.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on the nature trail in the activities section.

18:00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

19:00

....or alternatively hang out at the Surin Islands National Park Restaurant, on the beach etc.

08:00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

09:00

Snorkel at a variety of sites not visited by the day trip speedboat.
These include Koh Stork, Koh Mu Kong, Koh Torinla, Hin Pae, Ao Pakkad and Ao Tao.
Sites visited can vary depending on tides and weather.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on snorkeling.

12:00

A variety of Thai dishes (both spicy and non-spicy) are available from the Surin Islands National Park Restaurants at Chong Khard & Mae Ngam. Meal prices start from 100Bt. Full national park menu & dietary advice will be provided in due course during the booking process.

13:00

....have an ice cream, coffee, further explore the nature etc.

15:30

High powered speedboat.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on boats.

16:45

Opportunity to go to the toilet and grab a drink.

17:00

Private taxis available for other locations such as Khao Sok, Krabi or Ranong.
See Surin Islands FAQ for more information on transfers.