Phang Nga Bay Day Trip to Panak and James Bond Island by Speedboat from Phuket

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Spend a leisurely day cruising by speed boat through Phang Nga Bay's dramatic limestone islands to James Bond Island, and try sea-kayaking on a sturdy fibreglass boat through caves into the mysterious hearts of islands such as Koh Panak and Koh Hong.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Trip Store Krabi

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Boat Lagoon

Get picked up in the early morning from your hotel in Phuket by Andaman Leisure and meet the boat crew at Phuket Boat Lagoon including a quick COVID-19 screening and a short briefing about the trip.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phang Nga Bay.

Then cruise on a comfortable speedboat with 2 or 3 engines (with 20 resp. 30 seats) into the sheer limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay that jut vertically out of the emerald-green water.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hongs of Phang Nga

Make a stop at Koh Hong, and explore the hongs ('rooms' in Thai) that lie inside the island. These microcosms, hidden realms rich in unspoiled flora and fauna, are collapsed cave systems open to the sky and surrounded by towering limestone walls.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: James Bond Island

Continue to James Bond Island, also called Koh Ta-pu ('Nail Island' in Thai), first found its way onto the international map through its starring role in the James Bond movie, The Man with the Golden Gun (1974). With its signature rocky pinnacle, the entire area surrounding this island is indeed spectacular.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Enjoy a Thai style lunch on Koh Panyee, a remarkable village - it's built out over the water, with a giant rock monolith guarding its rear. The hundreds of huts, shacks, restaurants and houses where the villagers live are built on stilts over the surrounding shallow sea.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Koh Panak Cave

After sightseeing of the unique mangrove forest by speedboat, try sea-kayaking, where you paddle sturdy fibreglass boats through caves into the mysterious heart of Koh Panak Island and Diamond Cave.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ko Rang Yai

The last stop will be on Koh Rang Yai, a peaceful island about 5 km off the east coast of Phuket with a 1-km-long beach that's perfect to relax and swim in very warm waters - usually between 25°C to 35°C.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Naka Island

If the sea conditions are not good enough, you will alternatively make a stop at Naka Island for some beach time.
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