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  • Trip introduction

    The Phang Nga Bay and James Bond Island sightseeing and canoeing tour is a wonderful adventure that exposes you to Phuket’s coastal beauty and culture.

    In just a day, you’ll enjoy canoeing along the Phang Nga Bay as you pass through stunning landscapes. From limestone cliffs, you’ll canoe your way through thick patches of vegetation.

    For the next part of your journey, you’ll stop at numerous destinations to catch a glimpse into the local lifestyle. These include stopping at the Muslim village of Panyee, witnessing the traditional houses built on pillars above the bluish-green waters and strolling through handicraft shops of the locals.

    For last next leg of your holiday, you’ll sail to the James Bond Island, which is named after the filming of the James Bond movie ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ where you’ll get to see the famous Khao Ping Gan rock. Finally, you’ll end your adventure by relaxing on a soft sand beach before sailing back to Phuket.

    Destination

    A popular destination for kayakers, Phang Nga Bay is characterized by its limestone cliffs and houses many smaller islands, the popular being the James Bond Island as featured in the James Bond movie ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’.

    For this canoeing and sightseeing trip, you’ll begin with a ride from the Royal Phuket Marina to the Phang Nga Bay, where you’ll first visit the Hong Island to enjoy a session of canoeing. After catching a glimpse into the traditional life, you’ll then move on to the James Bond Island to witness the Khao Ping Gan.

    For this adventure, you’ll be travelling by a large non-ac boat that can accommodate up to 45 passengers. However, to offer each passenger better comfort, the boat does not carry more than 25 passengers. Besides this, the speedboat is also equipped with 2 washrooms.

    Destination highlights

    Spend a day along Phuket's islands through this Phang Nga and James Bond Island sightseeing and canoeing tour. | Enjoy the thrill of canoeing along the Hong island and witnessing limestone landscapes. | Catch a glimpse into the local way of life. | Stop at the famous James Bond Island. | Enjoy sunbathing and relaxing on the beach.

    Activity Details

    Sea kayaking

    Yes

    5 hours

    10 km

    Sea Kayaks

    Trip details
  • Canoe across Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island

    Be ready for a pick-up at your hotel between 06:30 and 07:30 hrs. You'll be picked up by an ac minivan that will drive you to the Laem Sai Pier where you'll feast on a light breakfast. By 08:30 hrs your depart from the pier and sail towards the Phang Nga Bay.

    Your canoeing adventure starts from Panak Island. Over the next few hours, you will explore secret caves in Palak Island. After feasting on a buffet lunch at Hong Island, you'll then visit the James Bond Island, which became widely popular after the movie 'The Man with the Golden Gun' was shot. After spending a couple of hours, you'll then proceed to the Lawa Island to enjoy swimming, self-paddling or relaxation on the soft sand beach. After this, you'll board the boat and sail back to the Laem Sai Pier from where you'll be dropped back to your hotel by 20:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends in the evening.

    You'll begin this trip with a pick-up from your hotel in Phuket between 06:30 and 07:30. Besides breakfast your package also includes a buffet lunch after your canoeing session. Apart from meals you'll be offered beverages such as tea, coffee and water and refreshments as and when you require it.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Phuket

    Phuket

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg | Non-veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 5 days or more before the departure of Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip: 100% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made within 5 days of the departure of Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 500 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    You must adhere to the instructions of the instructor at all times during the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip.

    Please use the equipment with care during the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip.

    No damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip pick-ups take place between 06:30 and 07:30 hrs from Kata, Karon and Patong areas in Phuket. Accordingly, please inform the tour operator regarding the address of your hotel a day prior to the trip date.

    Travelers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips to staff and other incidental expenses during the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking. 

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip. 

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Phang Nga Cave and James Bond Island canoeing trip depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveler.
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
    • Phang Nga Cave James Bond Island Phuket Thailand Canoeing Water Sport International Travel Adventure
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Kata, Karon and Patong

    • Non-AC boat travel from and to Laem Sai
    • 2 washrooms on board
    • Light breakfast
    • Buffet lunch
    • Water, coffee, tea and refreshments
    • Canoes
    • Canoeing gear
    • Life jackets
    • Safety insurance
    • Professional guide
    • Waterproof bag
    • National Park fee
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Hotel pick-ups and drop-off beyond Kata, Karon and Patong

    • Personal expenses
    • Additional activities
    • Insurance
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Gratituity and tips
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Swimwear
    • Light clothes
    • Beach shoes
    • Not to wear - Restrictive clothing
    • Expensive jewelry or watches
    • Flipflops

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • AC mini van
    • Boat
    • Canoes
    • Canoeing gear
    • Life jackets
    • Waterproof bag

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Handy backpack
    • Towel
    • Sunblock
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Underwater camera
    • ID proof
    • Dry snacks
    • Extra money in local currency
    • Beach towel
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.