Phi Phi Islands early morning tour
The original and best Phi Phi early bird tour from Phuket
Here’s a recommended Phi Phi Islands tour by speedboat starting from Phuket. This is not a diving tour. For diving at Phi Phi look here.
- Early start to beat the crowds
- Uncrowded speedboat (max 30)
- Maya Bay, Piley Cove, Loh Samah Bay, Monkey beach
- Phi Phi Don village, Tonsai bay, Loh Dalam Bay, Phi Phi view point
- Bamboo Island
- Two organised snorkeling sessions of 30-40 minutes each.
- Excellent guides (languages available).
- Pick up from any Phuket hotel
0530-0640 hrs: Pick up from your Phuket hotel and transfer to the marina. If you missed breakfast there is complimentary light breakfast with tea & coffee available.
0700-0715 hrs: Speedboat departs from Royal Phuket Marina. The speedboat to Phi Phi Islands takes about 60 minutes.
The morning is spent at Phi Phi Ley, the uninhabited Phi Phi Island. This is the best area for Phi Phi snorkeling.
Phi Ley cove. A stunning lagoon surrounded by high cliffs. You can jump from the boat for a swim here.
Maya bay. Famous because of “the beach” movie and truly a beautiful bay. From the beach you can explore the jungle path behind. **
Camel Rock. Spectacular rock formations for sightseeing and photos.
Viking cave. Where Swiftlet nests are harvested to make “Birds nest soup,” popular in Asia for it’s healthful qualities.
Monkey beach. A white sand beach with lots of cheeky monkeys.
Loh Samah Bay and Nui bay. Favourite snorkeling spots at Phi Phi Ley, both are beautiful coves with coral reefs and lots of fish.
Hin Pae. A submerged rock (coral mountain/bommie). Clear water, lots of fish.
1200 hrs: At lunch time the boat moves to Bamboo Island. This tiny island has powdery white sand beach with turquoise water for swimming and snorkeling. A picnic lunch is served in the shade of the casuarina trees.
1300 hrs: Most of the afternoon is spent at Phi Phi Don island, on the quieter east side. You can relax on Laemthong beach or explore the local village nearby. Or take the trek up to the view point*** for amazing scenic views all over Phi Phi.
1500-1600 hrs: The speedboat departs Phi Phi and returns to Phuket.
1600-1730 hrs: Transfer back to your hotel.
Itineraries are subject to change based on tides and weather.
**Maya bay cannot be landed on, it is closed for conservation. The boat will pass Maya bay for photos.
***If it’s raining the Phi Phi viewpoint will not be visited.
Price: 3,700 baht per adult / 2,300 baht per child (3-12 years)
To book this tour visit: SnorkelingThailand.com/tour/phi-phi-early-bird