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Boat tours and snorkelling

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Group and private boat tours to a host of pristine beaches and snorkelling sites scattered around the Adang archipelago can be arranged all over Lipe. Though many of the reefs are bleached and dormant, you’ll still find some soft and hard coral supporting healthy schools of tropical fish and other marine life, including clownfish, anemones and rays.

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Some package tours include up to five chances to snorkel off the boat but only one or two stops on dry land, typically at Ko Hin Ngam's mysterious smooth-rock beach and a white-sand beach on Ko Adang, Ko Rawi or Ko Tong for lunch. Other tours will stop at a couple of snorkelling sites while allowing more time for beach lounging or hiking. Late-day trips include a sunset dinner and, if you’re lucky, a chance to swim among glittering bioluminescent plankton.

Your typical Lipe longtail. Photo taken in or around Boat tours and snorkelling, Ko Lipe, Thailand by David Luekens.

Your typical Lipe longtail. Photo: David Luekens

Most group tours include lunch, drinking water and snorkelling gear, with the most popular running from around 09:00 to 16:00 and costing 500 to 1,500 baht per person. Snorkellers can also tag along with some of the day-dive boats for around 650 baht including lunch. Reputable snorkelling tour outfits include Thai Beach Travellers and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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