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Snorkeling in Pattaya – Discover Underwater Paradise in Thailand

There’s always a bunch of people who are not that cool with deep diving or scuba diving, the best activity for you to go for before trying deep diving is snorkelling! Snorkelling in Pattaya is one of the best to enjoy a beautiful day with your loved ones. Pattaya is the young beach city of Thailand and has numerous beaches with a lot of the best snorkelling spots in Pattaya. One of the best parts of getting it done in Pattaya is taking the visitors to a far island from the main beach shore enabling visitors to enjoy the clear water and the blue sky with no hindrance of parasailing, jet skis, motorboats, and other tourists. The snorkelling spots in Pattaya are serene and pleasant and offer the tourists once in a lifetime experience.

Snorkeling in Pattaya
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Pattaya snorkelling tour must be booked in advance in case you are looking at a specific time slot. Planning the trip early and getting done with the bookings in advance helps a lot of visitors not only choose the best but also save up a lot of money. Snorkelling in Pattaya is one of the most popular water activities amongst visitors as it does not require any special training and all age groups can enjoy it. You need not know swimming to go for snorkelling, which is a major disadvantage for scuba diving as swimming is a must for scuba diving all over the world. This is the place for families as all age groups of the family can get into the water together and experience the best of marine life in the beautiful clear waters of Pattaya. Another advantage of getting snorkelling done here is that water activities in general, especially snorkelling is available at an unbelievably affordable price.


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Most snorkelling spots of Pattaya tour are done in different islands that are located close to the Pattaya beach and most of these are coral islands with unbroken exotic coral reefs. Snorkelling in coral Island in Pattaya is one of the best spots as the water in this region is crystal clear with exotic coral reefs. 

Things you need to know before Snorkeling in Pattaya

Coral reefs in Pattaya
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5 Best Spots to experience Snorkeling in Pattaya

Some of the best spots for snorkelling in Pattaya are:

1. Koh Larn

The underwater coral world of Koh Larn is unbeatable! A large number of tourists visit this island to snorkel every day. You can relax in paradise and wear your tan on.

2. Koh Sak

This island is small and horseshoe-shaped with wide varieties of Thai food and drinks. The clear waters have unique hawksbill turtles and bamboo sharks making it an all-new experience for its visitors.

3. Koh Krok

This island does not allow jet-skis as a policy to keep its natural environment conserved. This factor makes it unique from other islands. The crystal clear blue water makes you click a hundred pictures in one go. This private solitary beach is a luxury destination to spend time with your loved ones.

4. Ko Kram

This island has beautiful white sand shores and is the perfect shore for sun-bathing. It has numerous exciting water sports activities and snorkeling in Pattaya is one of them! Those looking to enjoy an adventurous day can spend their time here!

5. Koh Rin

This island is for the ones looking to spend time in one of the remote islands in Pattaya. It has rich marine lives like multicoloured emperor angelfish and butterflyfish which are visible even from the water surface!
Snorkelling in Pattaya Thailand is a one-day activity starting from exploring the beautiful scenic views on a ferry to diving into the water exploring the marine life and trying out some mouth-watering Thai delicacies. Not only the snorkelling experience, but also exploring the islands with your family can let you spend some memorable time near the shores, away from the busy city. 

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How to Reach for Snorkeling in Pattaya

There are too many spots to go for snorkeling in Pattaya and it depends on which spot one is looking at. You can either take a bus or rent a car to go to the Pattaya beaches. If you are looking at islands in specific then you will have to take a speedboat or a ferry from one of the beaches and booking this in advance will let you have a peaceful and stress-free vacation.

Best Time to Go for Snorkeling in Pattaya

The best time to visit Thailand, in general, is between November and April. There are no specific rules for snorkeling but the ferries operate only during the daytime, so the best time to go for snorkeling is early in the day. Those looking to snorkel after dawn and this is quite famous in Pattaya.

Snorkeling Fees

Snorkeling in Pattaya has various packages like the ones which include snorkel gear, ones with a longer or shorter duration, and many more. The fees for snorkeling start from 1000 THB per person.

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