Phi Phi snorkelling trips depart from Phuket everyday using speedboat to visit the famous cluster of six islands called Phi Phi Islands, the islands are all part of the Mu Koh Phi Phi in Nopparathara National Park.
The Islands came to worldwide fame when Koh “Phi Phi Leh” was used as a main location for the 2000 British movie “The Beach -Maya Bay ” featuring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Following the film’s release it became one of the top tourist sites of Thailand over the following years. Phi Phi Leh also houses ‘Viking Cave’, which hosts the local bird’s nest soup industry and strange Viking Murals on the cave walls.
Phi Phi Island Day Trip
There are six islands in the group known as “Phi Phi Islands” and all are part of Phi Phi National Park, the local waters are home to an abundance of healthy corals and marine life, and a top location for scuba divers and snorkelers. There are limestone mountains with large cliffs, caves, and a long white sandy beaches. Phi Phi islands are located 47km to the east of Phuket and the fastest way to get there is by Daily speed boat .
- Maya bay Phi Phi Leh (Update:2nd of October 2018 – Maya Bay will be closed indefinitely for conservation
Phi Phi snorkelling is available Daily – visiting Phi Phi Island is a must as its considered by many as some of the most beautiful islands in the world. You will enjoy time snorkelling sightseeing and exploring Koh Phi Phi. After lunch on Phi Phi Don we then take the speedboat to Monkey beach famous for the local monkeys that will hang from the trees or walk on the beach, after this the boat heads off to Koh Kai Noi Island where you can relax and spend time swimming or snorkelling and have a cocktail.
As of the 1st of June the Thai government will deny access to maya bay to all boat traffic meaning tourist cant access The Beach area
PHI PHI SNORKELING AT KOH KAI ISLAND
Relax at Koh Khai island under the umbrellas or spend time Snorkeling with the local Aquatic marine life beach chairs are for rent by the Island Staff and not included in the trip price (Chair rentals at ~200 thb)
“Phi Phi snorkelling Speedboats” are the first and only choice on making the journey from Phuket to the Phi Phi Islands and take 1 hour”. Boat sizes can range from 2 to 5 engines and more horse power often means a bigger boat with more travellers on board.
- 7:30 Pick-up from your hotel and Departure to Phi Phi Islands by speedboat.
- Arrive at Phi Phi Leh Island at Maya Bay, and view the beach from the speed boat Maya Bay beach access closed.
- Phi Phi snorkeling Discover Loh Samah Bay and Pileh Lagoon and Sightseeing at Viking Cave snorkel before lunch…
- Arrive at Phi Phi Don Island Enjoy a great lunch at Ton Sai Bay. Spend your leisure time.
- Enjoy sightseeing at Monkey Beach.
- Khai Nok Island and enjoy 2 hours on the beach swimming, snorkeling and fish feeding.
- 5:30 pm Arrive at your hotel.
- Most day trip pick up times start 7- 8:00am depending on hotel location and return back to Phuket 5.00pm.
PHI PHI SNORKELLING DAY TRIP WHAT TO EXPECT:
The number of people in the speedboat will not effect the price of the trip (Hi Season Nov – March), Please consider your personal safety and family’s enjoyment when bartering for a cheaper price or taking a low priced tour. Booking with a reputable company ensures your safety, most of all No accidents, if you Book a Snorkeling trip with a local TAXI Driver and you may get the run around and a trip you did not want.. Book in advance to avoid disappointment …and then go the date you want..
There’s many different packages trips sold as join in trips but if you want something special away from the crowds you may have overlooked that we also have this SUNRISE trip option that departs earlier and avoid the crowds and with the sunrise trip all national park fees are included in the price as well as free fin rentals, its an earlier start departing at 5:30am.
PHI PHI ISLAND PRIVATE SPEEDBOAT CHARTERS
If you do have a large group or family we provide fair value phi phi snorkelling private speedboat charters to Phi Phi Islands also include a personal guide to look after you and the group, as part of this you can also travel where and when you want, avoiding the tourist traps. If you scuba dive or want to try this activity as a private charter booking we can also accommodate you to Go Scuba Diving at Phi Phi Island as part of your Tour. Private charters pickup time is when you want to travel, normally around 9.00am. The day is your’s and our boat captain will take you on your own private adventure to Koh Phi Phi, you can spend time in Phi Phi Don eating lunch and looking around the island, or we can arrange a private Buffet lunch on the boat or beach. Our private tour guide is yours for the day and they will take care of everything for you.
Phi Phi Snorkelling Tours Includes:
- Lunch, fresh fruits, soft drinks, tea, coffee
- life jacket
- Mask & snorkel
- Experienced Registered guide
Pick up times start 7:00am depending on hotel location and return back to Phuket 6.00pm, times may vary due to weather or sea conditions.
Transfers to the Port.
Phuket Dive Tours Office is located at Kata Beach we have Daily Free Local Departures transfers from all Hotels in the following resorts :- Picking up at Kata Beach – Karon Beach – Kalim Beach – Chalong Bay – Patong
Extra Charge Shared Transfer fees from Phuket Town – Rawai -Nai Harn – Katu – Kamala are 100thb – Cape Panwa – Chengtalay – Bangtao – Laguna 200thb – Koh Siray Island 300 thb
Extra Charge Private car Transfer or Minivan from:Maikhao Beach – Nai Yang – Talang -Ban Tao – Airport Area 1,500 THB – Surin Beach 1,800 thb – Khaolak 3,000 thb
Please note that the National park fees (400thb) are not included in this phi phi snorkelling trip price – According to the new Policy enforced by the forestry Department of Thailand, We must inform you that all excursion tours that visit National Marine Parks – visitors are required to be prepared to pay Cash for Entry. Park fees are paid directly on the spot as cash at your own expense and are not allowed to be collected by us and included in our trip selling price.
You may have overlooked that we also have this SUNRISE trip option that departs earlier and avoid the crowds and with the sunrise trip all national park fees are included in the price as well as free fin rentals
PHI PHI DAY TRIP – STAY SAFE WHILE SNORKELING…
Phi Phi snorkelling speed boat trip is suitable for age 4 years up to 60 years. However this trip is not available for a child under 1 year, pregnant women, or women who may be try to become pregnant. This trip is not suitable for any person with spinal, back or neck problem. The highlights of the trip are Snorkeling, swimming and we must recommend that you wear a life jacket at all time while you are in the water , the trip also involves walking on the island and sightseeing. The tour itineraries can be change depend on the local weather condition. It’s will be decide by the tour leader and boat captain on your trip.We may also incorporate this trip with other snorkeling & tour operators / companies running similar trips to the same locations due to demand for the Trip.
Buy Phi Phi snorkelling Day Trip Now online – 100% refund back into your account within 12 hours if the trip is cancelled due to Bad weather – we dont take any money when mother nature stops your trip to Phi Phi