James Bond Island Day Tour by Longtail Boat from Phuket

Phuket

Tour Code: TAT-Thailand-DT-03

Tour Type: Group Tour

Price from: US$78 Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Explore Wat Suwan Khuha (Monkey Cave) and see the brilliant statues, carvings, and friendly primates
  • Marvel at the local life of the villagers at Panyee Island, a village built on stilts and floating on the water
  • Paddle, canoe, and swim around the Talu Cave area
  • Take stunning photos of the majestic limestone cliffs known as the James Bond Island

 

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Day 1 Phuket - James Bond Island - Phuket

Wat Suwan Khuha (Monkey Cave), longtail boat trip from Surakul Pier, Panyee Island, Canoe and sightsee around Talu Cave, James Bond Island (Khao Phing Kan),

Duration: 10 hours

Pick-up Time: 08:00 a.m.

 

 

Itinerary: 

8.00am

Pickup from accommodations in Phuket

 

10.00am

Wat Suwan Khuha (Monkey Cave) --- Our first stop of the day is Wat Suwan Khuha, also known as the Monkey Cave because of the rambunctious primates inhabiting the temple complex. We’ll descend into the cave temple and look at the statues and carvings before we make our way to the pier. From there we’ll board a longtail boat and head to our second stop, Panyee Island.

 

10.40am

Arrive at Surakul Pier and board a longtail boat

 

11.00am

Panyee Island --- Also known as the Floating Village, Panyee Island is a village built on stilts by the fishermen in the area. We’ll explore the village, taking in the everyday details of the locals, before having lunch at a local restaurant in the village. After stuffing our bellies with delicious local fare, we’ll board our boat and make our way to Talu Cave.

 

12.00pm

Lunch at a local restaurant

 

12.40pm

Canoe and sightsee around Talu Cave --- We’ll have some time to canoe, swim, and explore the cave area before heading to the day’s main attraction, James Bond Island. Our guide will bring us to a stop at the perfect viewpoint to see the breathtaking rock formation. Standing at roughly 20 meters tall, the solitary cliff surrounded by the turquoise waters and nearby cliffs, makes a picturesque momento to remember the day’s adventure by.

 

1.30pm

James Bond Island (Khao Phing Kan) --- James Bond Island itself is very scenic and the fantastic limestone cliffs are breathtaking. It’s always fun to see the real thing from a movie – even if the movie is old – and to realize there is no door to the secret lair and no radar coming out of the rock!” 

 

2.10pm

Head back to Surakul Pier

 

3.30pm

Depart for Phuket

 

5.00-5.30pm

Drop off at accommodations in Phuket

 

Price 

Group Tour US$78
Private Tour 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax & up
US$240 US$140 US$115 US$90 US$75

Note: The above price is based on US$/P.P

 

What’s included 

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Please Check Eligible Areas Above-in Highlights)
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • National park entrance fee
  • Canoe and life jacket
  • Lunch and seasonal fruits
  • Water

 

What’s excluded

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

 

Free Pick up and Drop off

Hotels in Maikhao, Naiyang, Naithon, Cherngtalay/Laguna, Surin, Bangtao, Kamala (Between Wat Kamala to Novotel Kamala only), Kalim, Patong, Karon, Kata, Kathu and Chalong.

 

Outside Free Pick up areas

Pick up in Naiharn, Rawai, Saiyuan, Panwa, Koh Srirey, and Naiyang will incur of 200THB per person.

 

What you should bring

  1. Camera
  2. Hat
  3. Sunscreen
  4. Sunglasses
  5. Comfortable shoes
  6. Swimming clothes
  7. Change of clothes
  8. Towel
  9. Bug spray
  10. Aqua/sport shoes that cover the feet
  11. Cash (for personal expenses)

 

Our cancellation policy

  1. If you cancel at least 48 hrs before the activity date, we will provide a full refund of the price paid at booking.
  2. If you cancel less than 48 hrs before the activity date, or if you don’t show up on the date, no refund.

What our clients say

4.9/5.0 | Excellent

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5.0

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Lois Gibson

5.0

May 19 ,2022

An Excellent Short Tour
Firstly, our tour guide David has provided support and comfort beyond his expectations and his role. He has bought everyone under his arm looking after each and every one. Has always been there even in odd times to finding out or arranging best of what's needed. 
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Debellis

5.0

Apr 29 ,2022

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

Dec 14 ,2021

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5.0

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4.5

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4.0

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