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- Yes, we take nothing.
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Location: Khao Lak (Thailand)
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Marine Sightings:

Based on data from your reviews for Khao Lak. we know the following about the marine life you can expect to see.
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Reef Fish Sightings: Pelagic Fish Sightings: Quality of Coral:

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From February to April
Whale Sharks in the Andaman Sea, Thailand from February to April.
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Reviews:

Here are the last 10 reviews for Khao Lak. Show all of them.
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Visited Comments
November 2011 Surprised at how expensive the dives were here. I think the dive schools collude a bit to keep prices high. We went at the end of the fishings eason so the effects of overfishing were very visible. Dived with Sea Bees and they were a good lot, friendly and well organised.
Date posted: 27-Dec-2012 17:12 by: Shiva
January 2010 wil definitely come back in the future
Date posted: 25-Jan-2010 07:40 by: yzer4
November 2004 I have never so much funn on the Boat ever. The Staff are so nice, exelent fresh Food the whole day, a bit to hot at the night on the Boat but nothing to complain.
Date posted: 29-Aug-2005 07:19 by: Roger


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Rating: Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews95%
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Basking Shark
No Some Always
Beauforts Crocodilefish
No Some Always
Blue Ringed Octopus
No Some Always
Bluespotted Ray
No Some Always
Bottlenose Dolphin
No Some Always
Clown Anemonefish
No Some Always
Dugong
No Some Always
Emperor Angelfish
No Some Always
Giant Octopus
No Some Always
Gray Whale
No Some Always
Great Barracuda
No Some Always
Great Hammerhead
No Some Always
Green Sea Turtle
No Some Always
Grey Reef Shark
No Some Always
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
No Some Always
Leatherback Sea Turtle
No Some Always
Manta Ray
No Some Always
Marbled Ray
No Some Always
Pilot Whale
No Some Always
Potato Grouper
No Some Always
Scorpion Fish
No Some Always
Sea Otter
No Some Always
Spotted Eagle Ray
No Some Always
Steller Sea Lion
No Some Always
Trumpetfish
No Some Always
Whitetip Reef Shark
No Some Always
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