Phang Nga’s Hidden Gem: James Bond Island
Phang Nga Bay and James Bond Island are a must see for anyone visiting Khao Lak. The Bay is an impressive body of water at over 400 km2 and is renowned for its many dramatic limestone islands. A boat tour is the perfect way to explore Phang Nga Bay. These distinctive sheer rock formations jut vertically out of the emerald green water and at low tide hidden lagoons can be found through exposed cave tunnels entered by sea canoes.
On this one-day tour we travel across the bay on a traditional Thai long tail boat taking in the sights of the beautiful mangrove forests and karst formations on view. We visit Phang Nga’s most famous limestone rock, Tapu Island, otherwise known as James Bond Island.
Tide permitting, we explore natural hidden wonders found by sea canoe. We meander in our canoes under large rocks and visit secret compartments only exposed at low tide. Panyi village is the next destination where we enjoy an authentic Thai lunch. It is also a great opportunity to explore this fascinating village on stilts. After the boat tour of Phang Nga Bay we make our way back to the hotel, stopping at the Golden Cave or Suwanakhuha Temple.
|07:00||Pick-up from hotel|
|09:00||Depart the Pier by Longtail Boat|
|10:00||Sea Cave Canoing at Koh Talu Phang nga bay|
|11:00||Visit James Bond rock or Khao Ta Pu|
|12:00||Lunch at Panyi local restaurant one part of fishing village|
|13:00||Depart the Fishing Village to the Pier|
|14:20||Visit Suwan Khuha Cave Temple|
|16:00||Arrival back to hotel|