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Which is better James Bond Island Vs Phi Phi Islands Tour

14th September 2020

Whenever you are visiting Phuket or Krabi, probably you will have found it impossible to walk down any street and not see signs for a James Bond Island tour or a Phi Phi Island tour. It shows that every tour agency wants the visitor to book a day out to visit these iconic locations. But considering both the places are not affordable for everyone or people have also confusions which islands they should go or which is better James Bond Islands or Phi Phi Islands.

Among all the beautiful islands near Phuket and Krabi, Phi Phi Islands and James Bond Island are undoubtedly known as the most famous islands. Both the Islands have seen in Hollywood movies (Phi-Phi Islands in the Leonardo DiCaprio’s film “The Beach” and James Bond Islands in the Roger Moore’s film “The Man with the Golden Gun”.

Always there is a confusion among the visitors that Phi Phi Islands or James Bond Island which tour would be better for them.  Actually both the tour are amazing and have different fun and entertainment. And if you want to get the total fun and entertainment and you have no budget issue, you should explore both the islands but if you have budget or time issue, you should choose anyone who suits your desires or tastes better.

Here we explore both the islands which will be the ultimate comparison guide for helping you the best one, if you are thinking of taking the tours.

Phi Phi Islands vs James Bond Island

Phi Phi Islands and James Bond Island, both are located between Phuket and Krabi but in opposite directions. James Bond Island is located to the north of Ao Po pier while the Phi Phi Islands are to the south. Also Phi Phi Islands are closer to Krabi than Phuket and the cost of tours from Krabi is cheaper than the ones from Phuket. you can also tour to the Phi Phi Islands by a pirvate traditional Thai long-tail boat from Phuket. The one who wants a quieter, more intimate Phi Phi Islands experience. But if you are thinking of exploring James Bond Island, it is closer to go from Phuket than Krabi, and comparatively cheaper to take a tour from Phuket to James Bond Islands.

Why you should explore Phi Phi Islands?

The Phi Phi islands are some of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia. It is located just a 45-minute speedboat trip or a 90-minute ferryboat ride from either Phuket or Krabi. Phi Phi islands are exquisitely beautiful and a paradise. This islands consist of two islands, first one is Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh.

Koh Phi Phi Don is the only residential island, and it’s home to all the accommodation and amenities of the Phi Phi Islands and the Koh Phi Phi Leh is an uninhabited island to the south,

  • What things to do in Phi Phi Islands
  • Chill out on the beautiful beaches
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Kayak around Koh Phi Phi
  • Take a Sunrise Tour
  • Rock Climbing
  • Visit Bamboo Island
  • Trekking in Ao Lo Dalam
  • Visit Phi Phi Le National Park
  • Explore the Maya Baya at night

It is the best for those who love scuba diving and snorkeling, Phi Phi Islands tours usually include snorkeling at Phi Phi Leh. You can also entertain yourself with Bamboo island, which is an exotic island and known for strong bamboo trees, Monkey beach, where you will have to seed or feed the monkeys.