Sea Canoe in Phang Nga Bay & James Bond Island
Highlights / General details
Discover the mysteries of Phang Nga and explore the caves and lagoons on board of a canoe. See the beauty of the lagoons of Koh Panak and Koh Hong. Then get a delicious buffet lunch aboard the ship, you will visit Lawa Island where you can swimming or simply relaxing on this lovely beach.
The Phang-nga National Park covers a vast area both onshore and offshore of about 250,000 rais (100,000 acres), covering the areas of Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Takua Thung, and Amphoe Ko Yao. It was declared a national park on 29th April B.E. 2524 (1981). Ao Phang-nga National Park is the second seacoast national park after Tarutao National Park. It has striking scenic views because of a mass of limestone formations scattered around in the sea near the shore. Also, as a result of natural changes; caves and rock formations have been formed. The park is also fertile with mangroves. Best time to visit is between December and April. The most popular way to visit is a boat ride to various islands, which include:
Ko Panyi is a small island made from limestone hills and plains. This is an interesting Muslim community. There are about 200 households of fishermen. On the island, there are many restaurants and souvenir shops.
Ko Phanak is a beautiful island with caves that house stalactite and stalagmite formations as well as small cascade, which flows onto several tiers.
Khao Phing Kan Named so because of its nature of being split into two halves. The smaller rock slid down, with its foundation stuck under the ground and the upper parts still leaning against each other. Behind the mountain is a superb scenery. Looking into the sea one finds Khao Tapu, a nail-shaped island, a solitary pillar in the sea. It is the most remarkable attraction of Ao Phang-nga National Park.
Khao Machu, a striking appearance rock formation is located on the way to Ko Panyi. It resembles a dog; its head, body, with a bushy tail.
Khao Khian, is on the way to Panyi Island. On the cliff which stands above the sea, there are pre-historic paintings featuring various kinds of animals. A study by the Department of Fine Arts has indicated that these paintings are over 3,000 years old. They are assumed to have been painted by seamen who use this place to escape from the monsoon.
Tham Lot is a lofty limestone cave with a giant hollow whereby boats can pass through. In a hollow, there are numerous stalactite formations on its ceiling, beyond the hollow is a beautiful sight of the mangrove forest.
Ko Hong, with big and small mountains. Sailing to this island gives you a feeling of being surrounded in a large hall with two doors. It will give you an immense feeling of the power of nature's creation.
Roundtrip Transfer from the hotel (Patong, Tritrang, Kalim, Karon, Kata, Kata Noi, Phuket Town, Rawai); English Guide; Insurance throughout the trip; Fresh Fruit & Soft drinks; Buffet lunch on board; Snack, Coconut juice, Seasonal fruit; Life jacket.
Personal Expense; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Pickup time at 8:00-8:30am.
7:30am: Pick up by air condition vehicle from your hotel.
to James Canoe private Pier at Laem Sai.
8:00am-8:30am Land transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to James Bond Canoe's pier.
9:00am Depart from the pier and head to Phang Nga Bay on cruiser boat.
10:15am Arrive at Phang Nga Bay and discover the fauna and flora of this amazing landscape at Koh Panak and Koh Hong by canoe to know better the ecosystem of caves, sea tunnels, inner lagoons, hongs and then arrive to James Bond Island.
12:00pm Enjoy on board lunch while the boat slowly cruises to Lawa island.
1:30pm Arrive at Lawa island where the guest can do self-paddling, swimming or simply lying down on the white sand beach for relaxing.
3:30pm Time to go back to the pier.
4:30pm Arrive at James Bond Canoe pier at Laem Sai and transfer to the hotel.
Requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate.
Guest must call to reconfirm tour within 48 hours.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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