- 1 How do you get from Phuket to Phang Nga Bay?
- 2 Can you swim in Phang Nga Bay?
- 3 What is Phang Nga Bay known for?
- 4 How do you get from James Bond Island to Phang Nga?
- 5 How do you get to Phang Nga Bay?
- 6 How do I get from Phuket to Krabi?
- 7 What is Phang Nga Bay?
- 8 Where in Thailand is Phuket?
- 9 Why is it called James Bond Island?
- 10 Which part of Phuket was hit by the tsunami?
- 11 How do you get from Phang Nga Bay to Krabi?
- 12 Is James Bond Island worth seeing?
- 13 Is James Bond Island same as Phi Phi island?
- 14 How do you get to James Bond Island from Phuket?
How do you get from Phuket to Phang Nga Bay?
There is no direct connection from Phuket to Phang Nga Bay. However, you can take the Blue Songtaews to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the walk to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the Speedboat to Koh Yao Noi, then take the travel to Phang Nga Bay.
Can you swim in Phang Nga Bay?
The best way to see Phang Nga Bay Usually, you will explore the bay by boat, with stops to swim at secluded beaches or kayak around the limestone rock formations and sea caves.
What is Phang Nga Bay known for?
While Phang Nga Bay is rich in folklore, it is most widely famed for the hauntingly beautiful limestone karsts that jut out of the sea, many resembling unfinished clay vessels upon a potter’s wheel.
How do you get from James Bond Island to Phang Nga?
At Phang Nga, you need to enter the national park and hire a longtail boat. Depending on your bargaining skills, it will cost between 1500 to 2000 Baht. Then there is a small entry fee on James Bond Island, 300 Baht per person. In total, two person can make the trip for less then 3000 Baht.
How do you get to Phang Nga Bay?
Phang Nga has no train station, but the State Railways of Thailand operates a daily train service from Bangkok to Surat Thani. From there, you will be a two hours ride from Phang Nga via bus. Keep in mind with the buses, you will see fewer of them towards the evening.
How do I get from Phuket to Krabi?
You can get from Phuket to Krabi by ferry, bus, or taxi. You can also rent a car without a driver (from $23). The Phuket ferry to Krabi, Phi Phi, or Koh Samui leaves according to the fixed timetable and costs $22 (the travel time is 2.5 hours).
What is Phang Nga Bay?
Phang Nga Bay (Thai: อ่าวพังงา, RTGS: ao phangnga, Thai pronunciation: [ʔàːw pʰāŋ. ŋāː]) is a 400 km2 bay in the Strait of Malacca between the island of Phuket and the mainland of the Kra Isthmus of southern Thailand. Since 1981, an extensive section of the bay has been protected as the Ao Phang Nga National Park.
Where in Thailand is Phuket?
Phuket province is located in southern Thailand. It is the biggest Island of Thailand and sits on the Andaman sea. The nearest province to the north is Phang-nga and the nearest provinces to the east are Phang-nga and Krabi.
Why is it called James Bond Island?
The small needle-shaped island is officially called Tapu, but it’s known as James Bond Island because it appeared in 1974’s The Man with the Golden Gun.
Which part of Phuket was hit by the tsunami?
The popular tourist resort of Phuket was badly hit. Some 250 people were reported dead, including tourists. The tsunami struck the west coast of Phuket island, flooding and causing damage to almost all the major beaches such as Patong, Karon, Kamala, and Kata beach.
How do you get from Phang Nga Bay to Krabi?
There is no direct connection from Krabi to Phang Nga Bay. However, you can take the Longtail Boat to Railay East, take the walk to Railay Beach, take the ferry to Koh Yao Noi, then take the travel to Phang Nga Bay.
Is James Bond Island worth seeing?
For an interesting photo opportunity of a famous movie scene and for the beautiful scenery alone, the James Bond Island Tour is well worth the money. Add onto it the Monkey Caves and the Sea Gypsy Village and it really is astounding value for a first-timer.
Is James Bond Island same as Phi Phi island?
James Bond Island and Phi Phi Islands are both located between Phuket and Krabi but in opposite directions. James Bond Island is to the north of Ao Po pier while the Phi Phi Islands are to the south. Since Phi Phi Islands are closer to Krabi than Phuket, normally tours from Krabi are cheaper than the ones from Phuket.
How do you get to James Bond Island from Phuket?
Phuket to James Bond Island ferry is also a very good way to reach this place. One can rent a long tail boat in Phuket to go to Phang Nga Bay. This will include a journey around the James Bond Island and other important tourist attractions. To rent the boat, one has to go to Au Por, in the northeast corner of Phuket.