Cruise past the limestone karsts of the Andaman Sea and stop to snorkel and swim on this guided island-hopping tour around Krabi. You’ll take a ferry boat to Ao Nang then climb aboard a speedboat to Koh Poda and Chicken Island. Have lunch at a beachside restaurant, wade to the Tup Islets at low tide and explore Phra Nang Cave, situated on the Railay peninsula just off the coast. This day trip departs from and returns to your hotel in Phuket.
What to Expect
This full-day tour will take you to the 4 unique limestone islands of Krabi, located offshore of Ao Nang. You can spend time to do plenty of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, exploring, and photo shooting. Expect plenty of sun, explore variety of corals and fish, crystal-clear water, and white powdery beaches lined with coconut palms. You will be picked up from your hotel in Phuket Town, Patong, Karon or Kata Beach, Chalong, Surin Beach, Bang Tao, Kamala or Panwa Cape 90 minutes before scheduled departure. Cruise by ferry from Rassada Port to Ao Nang and exploring the Andaman Sea. After arrival at Nopparat Thara Pier switch to the speedboat to start the island hopping to the 4 Islands around Krabi. The lunch will be provided in a restaurant on an island beach, and the boat will stop at a few spots for snorkeling, you may not be able to see much marine life as this trip is more about exploring the secluded beaches and photo shootings. You will stop at Chicken Island, which got its name from a bizarre rock formation which resembles the head of a chicken. One end of the island consists of steep cliffs, while the other end has beautiful beaches along a peninsula. This peninsula gets flooded at high tide, creating a small island. At low tide you can walk between the Tup Islets and Chicken Island. Itinerary will vary according to the tides, so that you arrive at the sandbank as close to low tide as possible. This trip includes several open water swimming and snorkeling stops of around 30 minutes. It is possible to stay on the boat during this time. Please wear a life jacket if you are not a confident swimmer. Travel time between the various beaches is maximum 20 to 25 minutes, usually less. You will be transported back to the hotel after the trip around