Ao Maya and Ao Lo Sama - Phi Phi Islands scenic coves are favourite snorkelling places
while the sea around the islands, especially the southern part, which are deep and
full of coral formations are popular diving spots. With its emerald crystal sea,
secluded beaches, mountain cliffs, colourful coral reefs and undersea life, Phi Phi
is a paradise in the Andaman Sea. The best time to visit Phi Phi Islands is from
November to April, when the sea is calm.
Koh Yung - An island to the north of Koh Phi Phi Don, has a stone beach on the east
and small sandy beaches amid valleys. In addition, the island is teeming with diverse
colourful coral reefs. Koh Phai, another island to the north of Koh Phi Phi Don and
not far from Koh Yung, has spectacular beaches in the north and east of the island.
The bank of coral reefs comprised mainly of antler corals stretch from the north
to the south of the island.
Koh Mai Phai - Koh Mai Phai is north of Koh Phi Phi Don and not far from Koh Yung.
Marvellous beaches are in the north and east of the island. The bank of coral reefs
with staghorn corals, in particular, stretches from north to south of the island.
How to Get to Koh Phi Phi It is accessible from both Krabi and Phuket. From Krabi,
take the Song Thaeo service (12 Baht) from the provincial town of Krabi to Pak Khlong
Chilat Pier. From there, ferries depart for Koh Phi Phi twice daily at 10.00 a.m.
and 3.00 p.m. On return, the ferries leave Koh Phi Phi at 9.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.
The 2-hour trip costs 350 Baht per person. For further details, contact Phi Phi family
Co., Ltd., Tel. 0 7561 2463 0 7561 2463 Chao Ko Co., Ltd., Tel. 0 7563 1823 0 7563
1823 Andaman Wave Master Co., Ltd., offers a ferry service from Pak Khlong Chilat
Pier twice daily at 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. (200 Baht). For further details, contact
A D V Co., Ltd., on Khao San Road, Tel. 0 2281 1463 - 5 0 2281 1463 - 5 or Andaman
Wave Master Co., Ltd., Tel. 0 7563 0471 0 7563 0471
Alternatively, a one-day trip on a speedboat is available at Ao Nang. Departure
time is 9.00 a.m. On return, it reaches Ao Nang at 5.00 p.m. Contact Ao Nang Travel
and Tour Co., Ltd. for more information, Tel. 0 7563 7152 - 3 0 7563
7152 - 3 The trip costs 1,200 Baht per person with lunch included.
Boat fares are subject to change without notice.
Admission to Phi Phi Islands and other attractions in the Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu
Koh Phi Phi National Park : Adult 400 Baht, Child 200 Baht. Visitors travelling
from Phuket can contact tour operators in Phuket’s provincial city for a one-day
trip to Koh Phi Phi. On arrival to Ao Ton Sai in Ko Phi Phi Don, trips to the surrounding
islands can be made in a long-tail boat.