PHI PHI, Similan and Surin Island, Richelieu Rock
In march 1998 we went to Phuket Thailand. After some nice
dives at Phi-Phi
we saw seasnakes, leopardsharks and lots of coral, we went to
our final destination: The
cruiseboat for our live-aboard to the Similan and Surin Islands with the
This is one of world's most
sites for whalesharksighting and we had the chance to see 7 whalesharks within 2
days ranging from 3 to 8 m. The only disadvantage was the visibility.
Sometimes you could only see the shark when he was as close as 2m to you,
seconds later you could see it entirely. But the quantities of fish and all these whalesharks
excused this visibility.
special thanks to the excellent team of the cruiseboat. Fantastic food
(hand-madepasta from the captain's wife on the boat) and excellent service for a
real low price. We can only recommend them.